SharePoint Administrator

21 Nov 2023

Jobsite Location: ForeThought Inc., Ocean Springs, Mississippi

Company Overview:

ForeThought Inc. is a dynamic and innovative IT company that values technology as a key driver of success. We are seeking a skilled SharePoint Administrator to join our Information Technology team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in SharePoint administration, a proactive approach to problem-solving, and a commitment to optimizing collaboration and information management within the organization. We manage Department of Defense on-premise and cloud based solutions.

Job Summary:

As a SharePoint Administrator, you will be responsible for the design, implementation, and ongoing administration of our SharePoint environment. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure the efficient and secure use of SharePoint for document management, collaboration, and business process improvement.

Key Responsibilities:

1. SharePoint Administration: Manage and administer SharePoint environments, including installation, configuration, and maintenance of SharePoint servers and services.

2. User Support: Provide support to end-users, troubleshoot issues, and offer guidance on SharePoint best practices. Conduct user training sessions as needed.

3. Security and Permissions: Implement and manage security policies, access controls, and permissions to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of information stored in SharePoint.

4. Customization and Development: Work with stakeholders to customize SharePoint sites, implement workflows, and develop solutions to meet business requirements.

5. Monitoring and Performance: Monitor system performance, troubleshoot errors, and implement optimizations to ensure SharePoint operates efficiently.

6. Backup and Recovery: Implement and maintain backup and recovery procedures to safeguard SharePoint data.

7. Collaboration: Collaborate with other IT professionals, business stakeholders, and external vendors to integrate SharePoint with other systems and applications.


1. Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field. Knowledge of cloud hosted solutions and technical certifications are a plus.

2. Proven experience as a SharePoint Administrator, with a deep understanding of SharePoint architecture, configuration, and best practices.

3. Proficiency in SharePoint Online and SharePoint Server versions.

4. Strong knowledge of SharePoint security models, including permissions and access controls.

5. Experience with SharePoint customization using SharePoint Designer, Power Platform, and SharePoint Framework.

6. Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.

7. Effective communication skills, with the ability to interact with technical and non-technical stakeholders.

8. Must be able to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret clearance and be a US Citizen.

  • ID: #50571341
  • State: Mississippi Gulfport / biloxi 39501 Gulfport / biloxi USA
  • City: Gulfport / biloxi
  • Salary: Salary commensurate with experience and/or education.
  • Job type: Full-time
  • Showed: 2023-11-21
  • Deadline: 2024-01-20
  • Category: Software/QA/DBA/etc