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Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc. Application Analyst - Microsoft 365 in Springfield, Missouri

Discover a POWERful career at Associated Electric! Our organization offers challenging and rewarding work with career development and internal mobility opportunities - all within a family friendly and community centric culture. Our purpose is simple - to provide safe, reliable and affordable energy for our member-owners. At Associated Electric, one of the largest electric cooperatives in the nation, opportunities to gain valuable experience and contribute new ideas in an ever-changing industry are endless.

We are currently seeking applicants for an Application Analyst - Microsoft 365 position in our Information Services division located in Springfield, MO.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the evaluation, design, implementation, and configuration of the Office 365 platform, including productivity tools such as SharePoint, Outlook, OneDrive, Teams, and other products within the Microsoft family.

  • L ead efforts to establish enterprise standards and frameworks as well as coordinating with leaders to ensure applications follow these standards and frameworks.

  • P erform various tasks on projects including requirements gathering/analysis, solution design, development, testing, debugging, and deploying.

  • Working closely with our member services department to promote and train the organization on new business capabilities

Job Requirements:

  • We are seeking candidates with a strong Enterprise Content Management program background and experience in leading and owning a SharePoint corporate intranet.

  • Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Sciences, or equivalent experience.

  • At least five years of SharePoint administration experience is preferred, but all levels will be considered.

  • Experience administering Office 365 is required with preference given to candidates who have participated in, or ideally lead, an organization’s migration to Office 365.

  • Strong understanding of Microsoft cloud-based endpoint management tools, such as Windows Endpoint Manager (formerly Intune) as well as familiarity with concepts like legal hold and document retention policies a plus.

  • Candidates with experience creating custom applications/interfaces within SharePoint and experience managing Azure in conjunction with Office 365 is preferred.

  • Demonstrated sensitivity to customer satisfaction; knows customer needs and expectations.

    AECI provides a competitive total compensation package including paid health care and dental premiums starting on day one with vision plans available. Basic life, short-term disability and long-term disability are paid for by AECI as well as a 401k with an employer match. Invest in yourself with our tuition reimbursement and enjoy time away with Paid Time Off (PTO) and paid holidays. Wellness incentives and employee assistance programs are also available. Come join a team where your talents are appreciated, your voice is heard, and your work has an impact!

To apply for a position, please visit You will be able to upload additional applicant documents (i.e. resume, cover letter). AECI is fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment. Please contact us if you require assistance in filling out an application. Individuals with disabilities should request reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act prior to an appointment.

Internal/External Posting Date: 10/28/2021

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Discover a POWERful opportunity at Associated Electric Cooperative.About 910,000 homes, farms and businesses count on their rural electric cooperatives to deliver electricity 24/7. And they do with power from Associated Electric, the wholesale power supplier to six regional generation and transmission cooperatives (G&Ts) that serve 51 local electric cooperatives in Missouri, southeast Iowa and northeast Oklahoma. Each employee at Associated Electric plays a part in providing economic and reliable power to member-owners. Associated employs about 700 people full time at one Arkansas and three Missouri locations, offering employment opportunities across a wide spectrum of technical, operational and professional disciplines. The cooperative is committed to employees and provides a competitive compensation and benefit package, as well as opportunities for personal and professional development. Associate Electric has many strengths: tremendous generation and transmission assets; a strong balance sheet; and a dedicated, talented workforce. If you are ready to work with a company whose financial position and credit ratings continue to be among the best in the country and in a work environment where leaders truly care about the well-being of the workforce, you have come to the right place.