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SharePoint Engineer
Ref No.: 17-00344
Location: Rockville, Maryland
Position Type:Regular, Fulltime
Experience Level: 5 Years
Start Date: 02/28/2018
Job Req -Additional Info
Clearance Requirement:Public Trust
Shift Work?:No
Work Schedule::8 am - 5 pm
Must be a US Citizen or a US Permanent Resident. Must have or be able to obtain and hold a Public Trust clearance.

TELESIS has an immediate need for a SharePoint Engineer with excellent proactive skills, to join an established Operation and Support team. The mission of this group is to provide 24x7x365 operational and administrative support for a government Civilian Agency client, and to manage all incoming and outgoing support requests related to the network and business infrastructure.
The SharePoint Engineer position is an individual contributor role based in Rockville, MD. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience as a SharePoint engineer and architect, focused on both SharePoint 2013. While the role does not involve development, the ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of SharePoint development principles, the SharePoint app model, can review SharePoint development code, and will be a PowerShell expert. S/He will also have a successful history as a technical lead on projects in a fast-paced environment and demonstrate a track record of successfully delivering high quality solutions which meet project timelines.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Architect, build, and support large SharePoint server farms designed to meet both business and technical requirements (high availability, disaster recovery, WAN optimization, load balancing, at rest encryption, BLOB offloading, SSL, Kerberos, etc.)
  • Serve as a technical lead for SharePoint Online for business within SharePoint Online (including support for mobile apps)
  • Build, maintain, and test disaster recovery environments for SharePoint
  • Communicate effectively with team members, consultants, and clients
  • Serve as technical lead for collaboration technologies projects, as needed
  • Open, manage, and resolve support incidents with Microsoft and/or other vendors when incidents arise.
  • Strong understand of the SharePoint app model
  • Troubleshoot extremely complex technical incidents with multiple large SharePoint farms.
  • Assist with maintenance of SharePoint environments through command line tools and PowerShell, possessing the ability to write complex PowerShell scripts for farm management and automation
  • Proactively monitor system health and performance and automate routine tasks
  • Advise staff and developers of governance and policies around SharePoint
  • Able to work effectively as part of a highly collaborative team while independently prioritizing individual daily activities.
  • Work with developers and solutions teams to design integrations with other corporate applications and tools
  • Solid understanding of patching and upgrade principles for SharePoint farms
  • Independently able to learn new technologies in the collaboration space

Job Qualifications:
  • 5-10 years' experience as a SharePoint engineer and/or architect, working with large enterprise SharePoint farms
  • Experience serving as a technical lead on multiple large collaboration projects
  • Extensive experience delivering collaboration solutions from requirements, evaluation, architecture, engineering, through launch and support
  • Solid understanding of enterprise corporate environment extending beyond application platform to network, OS, client OS, browsers, DNS, WAN optimization, encryption, authentication, etc
  • Strong conceptual and analytic thinking skills with the ability to independently drive timely resolution of complex issues
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Able to communicate effectively with a broad group of business and technical stakeholders.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Public Trust Clearance. Candidates must have or be able to obtain and keep a Public Trust Clearance
  • Demonstrated proficiency and experience working with SharePoint and, or all of the following: Linux (CentOS and Red Hat), Microsoft Windows (Server and Workstation), databases (Oracle, MySQL), web services, and internet protocols
  • Exceptional computer skills and proficiency on PC platforms
  • A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institute in an area applicable to this position (e.g. information systems, computer science, math, or engineering) and three (3) years of relevant technical experience
  • An additional four (4) years of relevant technical experience may be substituted for the Bachelor's Degree

Desired Qualifications:
  • Previously worked for a federal civilian government agency
  • Previously worked in an O&M environment where ITIL best practices were employed
  • SharePoint Certification or related Microsoft certifications