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SharePoint System Administrator

SharePoint System Administrator

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By Light is hiring a SharePoint System Administrator to join our team supporting HQ Army Material Command. This position will configure, monitor, and manage SharePoint Server 2013 Farms.


By Light is an IT products and services firm specializing in software development, satellite/terrestrial communications, cyber security, and network engineering/design. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, with branch offices in Hanover, MD, Chantilly, VA, and Silver Spring, MD, we provide support worldwide to DOD, Federal Civilian, and Health IT customers.


  • Participate in a system administration team providing 24/7 coverage of the SharePoint Farms
  • Provide support in enhancing the SharePoint Server Infrastructure's operation and performance
  • Keep abreast of new technology developments and make recommendations regarding changes to current standards and solutions as appropriate
  • Participate and ensure all activities supporting DoD cyber related documentation, testing, configuration are completed within scheduled timeframe
  • Support and coordinate activities with DISA and the team to identify, fix, and provide information regarding resolution of vulnerabilities and incidents

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience
  • Security+ CE is required
  • At least one Microsoft Computing Environment Certification (MCTS, MCITP, MCPD, MCSA, or MCSE) is required
  • SharePoint subject matter expertise including:
    • Developed knowledge of SharePoint solution architecture using SharePoint and related technologies
    • Developed knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server - operation, tuning, backup and recovery
    • Experience in installing and implementing Microsoft SQL BI tools, including Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, within a SharePoint 2013 or 2016 environment
    • Establishing trusted connections and shared services between farms
    • Creating and executing server scripts via PowerShell
    • Monitoring and managing the patching level all servers in the farm
    • Configuring and troubleshooting SharePoint search technologies
    • Microsoft SQL, IIS, and Windows Server 2012 or above
    • Experience with storage, network and server technologies related to SharePoint
    • Server configuration related to STIGs
    • An understanding on how to use SharePoint ULS logging and Correlation ID's to be able to look up error logs

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • B.S. Degree desired
  • SharePoint 2013 or 2016
  • SharePoint infrastructure
  • Microsoft SQL Server, IIS, and Windows Server 2012 or above
  • RMF/NIST/STIG knowledge
  • PowerShell

Special Requirements/Security Clearance

  • Active Top Secret security clearance required
  • The ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and to make rational decisions, and to exercise good judgment is essential
  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others

Physical Demands

  • Requires sitting for extended periods of time in meetings with peers, management, and with our client at customer facilities to discuss technical issues (10%)
  • Requires sitting for extended periods of time at a desk to write reports and perform engineering tasks (80%)
  • Requires ability to use stairs or elevators for access between floors and multiple buildings at Redstone Arsenal facilities (10%)


An Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities