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SharePoint Administrator

Job Title: SharePoint Administrator
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: £190 - £220 per annum
Reference: BBBH54710_1502204801
Contact Name: Cameron De Souza
Contact Email: c.desouza@parity.net
Job Published: August 08, 2017 16:06

Job Description

SharePoint Administrator

3 months contract


We are looking for an individual with support skills aligned to SharePoint 2013 infrastructure. The successful candidate will have strong problem solving and analytical capabilities along with strong PowerShell scripting skills. This individual should be able to work as part of a team and on their own with the ability to propose and implement solutions to problems whilst setting technical and process standards for the team. An understanding of ITIL is essential with the ability to apply its principles to this role. Good communication skills are essential as the job involves interacting with customers, third party suppliers, business stakeholders and project managers and would involve training team members. The individual must also be able to produce good documentation. This post may involve leading on projects within the team. The successful candidate must have an excellent technical understanding & experience of SharePoint configuration and architecture aligned to supporting the product.

Essential Skills:

SharePoint Administration

  • Commercial experience of SharePoint 2013 on premise infrastructure support
  • SharePoint Infrastructure management - installation, patching, upgrading, configuration and maintenance
  • Monitoring SharePoint via SCOM & troubleshooting errors found
  • Knowledge of SQL backup and restore processes for SharePoint
  • Deployment of custom solutions
  • Strong PowerShell scripting (Desired State Configuration knowledge would be advantageous)
  • IIS Administration
  • SharePoint performance and storage capacity planning and upgrades
  • Acting as a Tier 2 escalation point for SharePoint infrastructure issues (resolving incidents within SLAs)
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert in SharePoint Server (MCSE) Exams; 331 & 332 (desirable)

Desirable Skills:

MS Server Administration

  • Commercial experience of Windows server 2008 R2 and 2012
  • Reviewing performance thresholds & identifying continuous improvements
  • Implementing measures to ensure the Infrastructure is secure


  • Source Control (Git knowledge would be advantageous)
  • Network troubleshooting
  • Managing and maintaining virtual servers (vSphere knowledge advantageous)
  • Active Directory
  • DNS
  • NetScaler
  • Team Foundation Server
  • NetApp

Communication & Soft Skills:

  • Analytical and troubleshooting
  • Able to work on own initiative and as a team member.
  • Good written and verbal skills.
  • Good at documenting instructions and procedures
  • Able to train others in areas which are highly technical

If you have the essential skills please apply

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