By Light Professional IT Services

  • Configuration Management Specialist

    Job Locations US-MD-Aberdeen Proving Ground
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/14/2018 4:33 PM)
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Supports the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM), Secretary of the General Staff (SGS) at Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG), MD. This position is contingent upon successful award of contract and duration is one-year base and two one-year option periods. Normal duty hours are Monday through Friday 0900 to 1500 daily. Primary responsibilities include the development and configuration management of data stored on RDECOM SharePoint portals and repositories.


    By Light provides a broad range of hardware, software, engineering, and IT integration services. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, we support defense, civilian, commercial, and health IT customers worldwide. We offer an excellent benefits package that includes: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, 401(k), and profit sharing.


    • Work with stakeholders, leadership, and subject matter experts in order to develop and maintain configuration management data stored on RDECOM SharePoint portals and repositories.
    • Provide program strategies, requirements analysis, and management plans to include technical analysis of new initiatives and assist in concept development for future programs by developing applications using the SharePoint technology.
    • Support mid-to short-range strategic planning by developing SharePoint applications to align efforts with Army and RDECOM long-range objectives.
    • Develop long-range strategic plans that identify and prioritize Army requirements based on Soldier needs, Industry trends, academic discoveries, regulatory and legislative requirements, and think tank outlook.
    • Maintain, troubleshoot and update the RDECOM HQ SharePoint. 
    • Ensure that website, portals, and repositories are compliant with all relevant Government policies.
    • Produce supporting documentation (users’ guides) for end users and power users.
    • Create, manage and troubleshoot SharePoint sites, lists, libraries, pages, content types, workflows and web parts.
    • Communicate with the RDECOM HQ staff to collect and analyze business requirements by coordinating interviews, requirement meetings and general research.
    • Create and maintain various documentation including requirements, user guides and other technical documents.
    • Train end users, power users and other staff on a wide range of SharePoint applications and processes.
    • Provide status updates and feedback to SharePoint team lead.
    • Assist in system testing, strategic planning, SharePoint architecture and quality assurance.
    • Contribute to the creation and maintenance of the SharePoint governance document.
    • Provide help desk and desktop support to the RDECOM HQ staff.
    • Provide updates on SharePoint usage, new applications, features and processes via a multi-media marketing approach.

    Required Experience/Qualifications

    • Possess expertise in the current RDECOM SharePoint architecture.
    • Possess a “COMPTIA Security+ Certification” prior to employment.
    • Two years’ experience using SharePoint Designer
    • Demonstrate working knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript
    • Proven ability to work as a team member or individually
    • Possess strong communication skills (be able to brief technical and non-technical stakeholders, peers, staff and other SharePoint users)

    Special Requirements/Security Clearance

    • Clearance: Secret

    An Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities



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