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Senior SharePoint Farm Administrator

Location: Redstone Arsenal, AL

Dates: 3 yr + 4 * 1-year options 

Clearance (if required): Secret 

This position will work on site with the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) in Huntsville, AL. The work location will be on Redstone Arsenal, AL.

The candidate will provide this office with expertise on SharePoint environment and infrastructure design, maintenance, and operations. The Senior SharePoint Administrator manages operational aspects of the development, integration and production SharePoint environments including availability, reliability, performance, monitoring and security of the platform. The Administrator must be able to work with very little supervision in a highly charged and fast paced environment. deadlines.


  • Create, Review, Update, Execute PowerShell scripts for automating tasks and reporting
  • Provide coordinated support in troubleshooting custom code during approved maintenance windows
  • Develop skills in deployment of custom SharePoint solutions
  • Create and maintain SP 2007, 2010, and 2013 Dev Images
  • Manage SharePoint projects and builds solutions to improve efficiency
  • Support web content managers in the use of, e.g. web part pages, web part configuration, built-in lists and document libraries, custom lists and libraries, InfoPath forms, workflows, JavaScript/html/CSS, etc.
  • Ensure sites and site collections are configured in compliance with local policies and configuration standards
  • Manage site and site collection features, functionality, user permissions
  • Develop and maintain technical standards, procedures and techniques for the resolution of system problems to ensure maximum system availability and performance levels
  • Provide Tier III support to the service desk and Tier II support to specialists for incidents and problems related to SharePoint sites and site collections; ensures expedient resolution and high customer satisfaction
  • Provide and support governance policies and procedures including change management, perform an assessment of design changes and impact and ensures compliance with governance policies, information architecture and other organizational policies
  • Perform site and site collection configuration, administration, support, and maintenance for testing, production and disaster recovery SharePoint environments.
  • Support all server, application, and OS level patching during approved maintenance windows
  • Support development team throughout process; development, QA, UAT testing, and production deployment
  • Utilize Central Admin, Stsadm and PowerShell to implement configuration changes and meet customer requirements
  • Design, develop, and manage SharePoint sites to facilitate collaboration and resource sharing
  • Design, implement, operate, maintain and optimize databases, database components (e.g. tables, indexes, procedures, queries/views, maintenance plans, etc.) and database security (table/view/procedure permissions)
  • Create new databases and database instances in support of SharePoint Farm growth, development efforts, and the migration of existing instances as needed
  • Proactively manage the servers by reviewing the appropriate logs, performance metrics, and manage storage resources
  • Analyze, monitor, and troubleshoot hourly, daily, and weekly loads of production data.
  • Ensure the overall health and availability of database objects by regularly verifying data integrity, and implementing disaster recovery (backup and restore) procedures
  • Manage all nodes of the failover cluster and ensures the health and availability of all cluster resources
  • Utilize available third-party applications for database management (Quest SpotLight, LightSpeed, etc.), as well as native SQL Server management tools
  • Ensure health of database and perform backup processes
  • Ensure full database functionality to meet customer requirements while adhering to DoD/DISA mandates
  • Strictly adheres to the customer’s processes and procedures for approving system maintenance and overall change management
  • Performs other related assignments as needed


1. Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related IT field (4 additional years of experience may be substituted)

  1. Must have a SECRET Clearance or higher
  2. Must have one of the following:
    1. Security+ CE
    2. CISSP
    3. GCIH
  3. Must have one of the following:
    1. ITIL Foundations
    2. MCSA: SQL Server 2008 (retired)
    3. MCSA: SQL Server 2012 (retired)
    4. MCSA: SQL Server 2012/2014
    5. MCSA: Windows Server 2008 (retired)
    6. MCSA: Windows Server 2012
    7. MCSA: Windows Server 2016
    8. MCSE: Business Intelligence (retired)
    9. MCSE: Data Platform (retired)
    10. MCSE: Data Management and Analytics
    11. MSCE: SharePoint (retired)
    12. MCSE: Productivity
    13. MCITP: SharePoint Administrator 2010 (retired)
    14. MOS: Microsoft SharePoint 2013
    15. MCSD: SharePoint Applications (retired)
    16. MCSD: App Builder

Required Qualifications/Experience: 

  1. At least 4 years of SharePoint farm administration/maintenance experience and SQL Server experience
  2. Experience with SharePoint 2010 or 2013. Experience with 2016 is a plus.
  3. Must have a high level of interpersonal skills and the ability to successfully collaborate with team members
  4. Excellent customer facing and communication skills
  5. MDA experience a plus

Special Requirements/ Additional Information

  1. Candidate must be able to articulate how they meet the above requirements during the interview process and experience listed in resume should reflect this
  2. Would like 2 job references
  3. Candidate must be able to pass a background check
  4. The is the possibility for telework upon approval from the Customer

Senior SharePoint Farm Administrator