Senior M365 Engineer

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Date: Oct 4, 2023

Location: Shanghai, CN

Company: Bekaert NV


Be part of something bigger!


As the world and the way people live is changing, at Bekaert we believe it’s our responsibility to contribute to finding new solutions for the future. Our ambition is to be the leading partner for shaping the way we live and move. And to always do this the Bekaert Way – safe, smart, and sustainable.

With a heritage of more than 140 years, we continue to strengthen our core competencies that have made Bekaert a global market and technology leader in material science of steel wire transformation and coating technologies. Today, we also apply our expertise beyond steel to create new solutions with innovative materials and services for markets including new mobility, low-carbon construction, and green energy.

As a dynamic and growing company with over 27,000 employees worldwide, 75 nationalities, a retention rate above 90% and almost € 7 billion in combined revenue in 2022, we're looking for someone like you to join our team!


Why join us?

  • Personal Growth – Let us help you unlock your full potential
  • Pioneering – Join us to challenge the impossible
  • Creativity - Discover possibilities beyond steel
  • Purpose – Drive progress for our planet and people
  • Diversity – Together, we create change




Purpose of the Job

As a Senior M365 Engineer at Bekaert, you will be responsible for managing and enhancing the Microsoft 365 platform and ensure the associated configurations and policies are supporting our business and processes. You will be working with a small team of dedicated IT professionals, supported by a larger outsourced Digital Workplace managed service, within the Advanced Digital Solutions department at Bekaert.


Your Role


  1. Design and implement the Digital Workplace strategy leveraging Microsoft 365 technologies, including Active Directory, Microsoft Teams, Exchange Online, OneDrive for Business, and other related applications, with a strong emphasis on providing an exceptional user experience.
  2. Manage our Endpoint Management System for endpoints & BYOD, including SCCM, Intune & Autopilot and 3rd Party Software Package tools.
  3. Manage our Corporate Identity Management service, Azure Active Directory, including Azure AD SSO, Permissions, Object Management, MFA & Conditional Access, B2B & B2C tenants, Policy configuration, and other related features.
  4. Lead the life cycle planning of the M365 applications through the phases of strategy, architect, select, deploy, operate, evolve, and retire.
  5. Collaborate with key stakeholders to understand business requirements and translate them into intuitive and user-friendly solutions within the Microsoft 365 environment.
  6. Collaborate with vendors and third-party service providers to evaluate and implement new features or enhancements within the Microsoft 365 ecosystem, with a focus on improving user experience and satisfaction.
  7. Work with the team to continuously monitor and analyze user behavior and adoption metrics within the Microsoft 365 environment, identifying patterns and trends to proactively address user needs and drive adoption.
  8. Collaborate with cross-functional teams, such as Internal Communications, to develop and execute change management strategies that promote user acceptance and adoption of Microsoft 365 technologies.
  9. Stay up to date with the latest trends and updates in user experience design and Microsoft 365 technologies, evaluating their potential impact on the digital workplace environment and making recommendations for improvement.


Your Profile

  1. Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field.
  2. Proven experience (min. 5 years) as a Digital Workplace Engineer or similar role, with a focus on Microsoft 365 implementation and enhancing user experience.
  3. Relevant certifications in Microsoft 365 (e.g., Microsoft 365 Certified: Enterprise Administrator Expert) are highly desirable.
  4. In-depth knowledge of Microsoft 365 applications and services, including Exchange Online, Azure Active Directory, Microsoft Teams, OneDrive for Business, and related technologies.
  5. Experience in configuring and customizing Microsoft 365 features and functionalities to improve user experience, productivity, and collaboration.
  6. Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to identify and address user pain points and optimize user journeys within Microsoft 365 applications.
  7. Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with stakeholders and translate business requirements into intuitive and user-friendly solutions.
  8. Proficient (C1) in English (speaking, reading, listening and writing).
  9. Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, with a strong focus on enhancing user experience and satisfaction.
  10. Experience with working in an international environment with outsourced managed services to IT partners.
  11. Good understanding of ITIL processes, Service Level Agreements and Key Performance Indicators as part of the end-to-end service management responsibility for Digital Workplace.



The digital transformation that Bekaert is going through has created a number of digital opportunities, such as this position!

For a full list of our digital opportunities, click here!


Will you dare to take the next step?


Join us to unlock your full potential AND have a true impact in pushing the boundaries of what is possible.

We're looking for individuals who are not afraid to take risks and explore new ideas. If you are passionate about personal growth and bringing your authentic self to work, we want you on our team!

At Bekaert, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

To learn more about us and our exciting career opportunities, visit Bekaert Careers 


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