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M365 Administrator - Hybrid

  • Location: Chicago, 60606
  • Salary: $110000 - $120000 / year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

MATRIX has partnered with a premier client in filling an urgent Direct-Hire role where you will work onsite 3 days a week in a beautiful office located in Downtown Chicago (2 days remote).

Are you an M365 Administrator who has strong experience helping others with the behind the scenes aspects including SharePoint, Teams, etc?  Have you administered SharePoint Online previously and can utilize with current projects already in flight?  Are you looking for a new challenge/opportunity on a brand new team in the process of being built?  Do you flourish in a dynamic, fast-paced environment?  

If the answers are yes, this job is yours!

  • New team – Microsoft Collaboration Tools
    • Teams, SharePoint, OneDrive, Yammer, Planner
    • Will leverage the full potential of MS365 for the company's business needs, be responsible for creating space and insuring technology, for the configuration, deployment, maintenance, and support of MS365 applications and services, including MS SharePoint, Teams, SharePoint Online Planner, and Viva. You’ll also monitor system performance, security, and usage, troubleshoot issues, provide training to users, and manage the integration with other systems and platforms
  • MUST:  Monitor usage against use case / System oversite / tracking license count
  • MUST: 
    • Need people to help the Business with different aspects of each application
    • They need people to help with the behind the scenes aspects
    • Have some larger projects coming up and some are already started - Need to be okay with this type of situation
    • Need people with SharePoint online and have administered it before and can utilize with current projects that are in flight
  • Legal experience is a plus

Title:  M365 Administrator


  • Manage MS365 applications and services, such as Planner, Teams, SharePoint, and Viva Engage
  • Operate in a client-facing capacity with Tech, Bus Services and Practice Clients
  • Ensure the availability, reliability, and security of MS365 solutions
  • Monitor the system usage, performance, and compliance
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues related to MS365
  • Provide user support and training on the effective use of MS365
  • Implement best practices and policies for MS365 administration
  • Manage the deployment of new features and updates for MS365
  • Coordinate with other IT staff and vendors to ensure the compatibility and integration of MS365 with other systems and platforms

Required Skills

  • BS Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of experience in MS365 administration or similar role
  • Microsoft certifications in MS365 administration (e.g., Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate, Microsoft 365 Certified: Messaging Administrator Associate) or equivalent
  • Proficient in PowerShell scripting and MS365 management tools
  • Knowledge of MS365 applications and services, such as Planner, Teams, SharePoint, and Viva Engage
  • Familiarity with cloud computing concepts and technologies, such as Azure AD, Intune, Exchange Online, etc.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re a top 15 U.S. IT staffing firm and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

For hourly W2 contract roles, MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options. Please see for more information. For direct hire placement with our clients, benefits will be offered in accordance with that particular client’s offerings. This may include PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and other pre and post-tax options.

Motion Recruitment Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including Veterans/Disability/Women. All applicants must be currently authorized to work on a full-time basis in the country for which they are applying, and no sponsorship is currently available. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Motion Recruitment Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.