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Sharepoint Admin Lead - Farmington, CT
Ref No.: 17-02035
Location: Farmington, Connecticut
 Job Title:  Sharepoint Admin Lead
Job Location:  Farmington, CT
Position Type: Contract to Hire
Rate: DOE
Start Date: Immediate & URGENT
 
US Citizen and Green Card preferred

Job Description
 
Required Skills:
The qualified candidate will have proven experience in the following:
•             3-5 years of experience on SharePoint infrastructure, server and site administration
•             Hands on experience on Installing, configuring, maintaining, upgrading and managing a SharePoint Server or a Farm.
•             Ability to configure all service applications like Search, Metadata, and User Profile Synchronization etc.
•             Experience on creating a Content DB and maintaining it including maintenance of various logging databases in SQL Server. Compressing of logging Databases is also done by SharePoint admins since they grow in size considerably.
•             Experience on SharePoint event Log troubleshooting, search administration and troubleshooting, concepts of a farm and the planning and implementation of Service Pack and cumulative update
•             Knowledge on PowerShell programing. Clients usually prefer a person who can configure the whole system using PowerShell since it's much faster than UI.
•             Solid understanding of IIS, Active Directory and Mail Configuration.
•             Understanding on configuration of business Connectivity Services for connecting to a SQL database or a WCF service.
•             Strong understanding of what can be done using OOB features in SharePoint.
 
Responsibilities:
•             Build, Administrate and Manage the SharePoint infrastructure
•             Installing, configuring, maintaining, upgrading and managing a SharePoint Server or a Farm.
•             Configuring all service applications like Search, Metadata, and User Profile Synchronization etc.
•             Creation of a Content DB and maintaining it. It involves maintenance of various logging databases in SQL Server. Compressing of logging Databases is also done by SharePoint admins since they grow in size considerably.
•             Assignment of proper permission levels for all users of the site as well as configuring anonymous access if required.
•             Conducting training and supporting the business users in their day to day involvement in SharePoint sites. For instance uploading a document, starting an approval workflow etc.
•             Ability to multi-task
 
Nice to Have
•             SharePoint Development