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SharePoint Architect

SharePoint Architect

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By Light is hiring a SharePoint Architect to join our team supporting HQ Army Material Command. The SharePoint Architect will provide hands on technical and analytical leadership that ensures a resilient infrastructure that minimizes the risk of potential disruption to mission essential services. 


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 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
  • Direct and participate in high-level enterprise architecture analysis, evaluation, design, integration, documentation, and development of SharePoint 2013/2016 in a multi-tenancy, high-availability environment

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • Minimum Secret clearance and must be able to obtain Top Secret clearance
  • 10-12 years of experience
  • DoD IAT Level II Certification
  • SharePoint 2013/2016 architecture, design and farm administration
  • Web development experience (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, .NET)
  • NIST/RMF certification and accreditation experience
  • PowerShell scripting
  • At least one current Microsoft SharePoint Certification (MCTS, MCSA, MCSD, MCSE, or MCA-Microsoft Certified Architect)
  • Demonstrate SharePoint subject matter expertise including:
    • Well-developed knowledge of solution architecture using SharePoint and related technologies  
    • Experience configuring and troubleshooting SharePoint search technologies 
    • Must have experience migrating multi-tenancy solutions (design and implementation) in SharePoint 2013/2016 On-Prem or in O365 environments 
    • Experience in establishing trusted connections and shared services between farms 
    • Experience installing and implementing SQL BI tools, including SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and Business Connectivity Services (BCS) within a SharePoint 2013/2016 environment 
    • Experience installing and implementing SharePoint 3rd Party Tools including Nintex Workflows
    • Knowledge of how to monitor and manage the patching level of the farm and all servers in the farm 
    • Hands on experience with SQL, IIS/Web Server, and Windows Server including high availability and performance optimization
    • Experience with storage analysis, feature compatibility, farm capacity planning, scalability and auditing

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 Secret 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