Applications Specialist (O365), IT

November 24 2021
Industries Goods transportation, Warehousing
Categories Information Technology, Programming, Development, Analyst, Systems architect, Design, System administrator
Montreal, QC

Fednav, headquartered in Montreal, is the largest international dry bulk shipping group in Canada engaged in worldwide ocean transportation, terminal operations and logistics services.  Fednav has five international offices as well as several local offices in Canada, USA and other countries. Founded in 1944, we are a driven, innovative, and respected organization committed to our employees and customers.

We are currently looking for a Microsoft Application Specialist, IT to take ownership of the Microsoft environment (including O365 and SharePoint). Fednav is embarking on a business and digital transformation. As such, Fednav's application landscape will be going through significant changes throughout the coming years. Migrating from on-prem legacy systems to fully cloud managed solutions will require a new focused approach and managed approach to application support. More specifically, there will be a 0365 rollout that will focus on collaboration functionalities and an intranet project that will be based on SharePoint technology.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Act as Office 365 (O365) architect and  technical lead .

  • Design, build and rollout the O365 suite.

  • Ensure the maintenance of Fednav's Office 365 account and licenses, respecting a secure and optimized utilization.

  • Configure and change management of the O365 environment.

  • Act as SharePoint architect and developer.

  • Design, build and rollout the corporate and departmental intranet using SharePoint

  • Responsible for the maintenance and evolution of the intranet.

  • Champion the O365/SharePoint benefits and opportunities to the different business units.



The ideal candidate has:

  • Bachelor or Technical degree in Information Technology, Computing Science, or related Engineering field.

  • Minimum of 5 years in application management or similar system administration role.

  • Experience with an 0365 rollout or intranet project.

  • Microsoft Certifications: O365, Administration, SharePoint, etc.

  • Expertise in building business solutions and configuring applications in O365.

  • Very strong understanding of SharePoint, One Drive and Teams environment.

  • Very strong understanding of Microsoft Exchange, Outlook and Public Folders.

  • Focused, detail oriented, with excellent planning skills.

  • Ability to properly document processes, procedures and testing protocols.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability of being at ease in difficult situations.

  • Advanced troubleshooting and analytical skills.

  • The ability to multi-task and consider yourself a self-starter.

  • Great communication and customer service skills and proven ability to deal with users at all levels of the organization.

  • Ability to simplify technical concepts using user-friendly language.

  • Bilinguism, English and French.


Honesty, integrity, commitment to professional excellence, regard for employees and 
corporate responsibility define our values.

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