SharePoint Admin SME (NATO NCIA)

Geilenkirchen, Germany, Sapienza Consulting

Field(s) of expertise
Information Technology
Job type

About this job

Sapienza Consulting is recruiting a SharePoint Admin SME to work at NATO NCIA in Geilenkirchen, Germany.


System Administrator with Microsoft Commercial Of The Shelf (COTS) SHAREPOINT specialisation

HQ is looking for someone to support their process of accrediting large number of software applications and systems. They have large number to tackle, plus new capabilities come online all the time. Specific tasks identified for role, and associated skill/knowledge requirements, are as follows:


  • Executing efficient maintenance (both in-house and outsourced), installation and testing, operation and user support of application software for E-3A Component data and mission support processes, hosted on NAEW&C networks and stand-alone IT/CIS Systems (Data and Support Software)
  • Assisting with application administration for assigned software applications, to include introduction and maintenance of user groups, user profiles and site content management of portal software
  • Ensuring that all assigned IT/CIS Services (including software, on-line and archived data, workflows, etc.) are adequately protected according to NATO and NAEW&C security directives, to include viable disaster recovery capability
  • Providing technical support on assigned application software to external agencies,when required
  • Assisting in product selection and acquisition, trial installations and walkthroughs, deployment, enabler training, testing and release for use, in-house and outsourced technical support and maintenance, and 2nd level user support of each assigned IT/CIS Service
  • Executing review, testing, documentation, implementation and release for use of data and applications software
  • Arranging for and participating in installation support for IT/CIS Service application software and data on server and client platforms, including configuration management (i.e. user and system administration, license monitoring, product version identification, etc.)
  • Participating in analysis of causes and incidents of IT Service failures (including IT System troubleshooting) and effecting appropriate action to correct problems
  • Providing support needed to ensure continuous availability of all required software application functionalities


  • Profound knowledge of SharePoint farm administration with expert level skills on SharePoint 2010, SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint 2016
  • Profound knowledge on SharePoint farm migration from SP2010 to SP2013 to SP2016
  • Deep knowledge of Windows Server 2012R2; Windows Server 2016, DNS management; Group policy management
  • Intermediate expertise in core enterprise services (MS Exchange, MS Lync, System Center Configuration Manager, System Center Operation Manager, System Center Orchestrator, Microsoft Deployment toolset) – Installation, patching, administration, tuning, configuration, hardening/securing, troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of networking protocols, ports & topologies (TCP/IP configuration and troubleshooting)
  • Deep knowledge of storage (SAN, NAS, Fibre Channel, NFS, ZFS – setup, install, ..)
  • Thorough understanding of backup techniques (configuration, administration, troubleshooting)
  • Experience and understanding of Disaster Recovery (HW / OS / Storage planning, implementation,testing, documenting
  • Familiar with processes related to Change / Configuration management.
  • Knowledge of Intel hardware (servers, disk and tape storage)
  • Understanding of Remote Desktop Gateway Services; Remote App provisioning
  • Deep knowledge of SharePoint farm administration with expert level skills on SharePoint 2010
  • SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint 2016


Desirable Experience

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert SharePoint
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate SQL Server 2012
  • Microsoft Technology Associate Developer
  • Microsoft Technology Associate IT Infrastructure
  • Deep knowledge on SharePoint farm migration from SP2010 to SP 2013 to SP2016


Candidates must be eligible to work in the EU

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