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SharePoint Developer

SharePoint Developer

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Information Technology - Business Applications/Help Desk/Network/Web - All
Experience (Years) 
Erin Cresswell
Minimum Degree 
Not Required

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Thales Defense & Security, Inc., is a global company serving the defense, federal, and commercial markets with innovative solutions for the ground tactical, airborne and avionics, and  naval/maritime. In addition to mission-critical communication systems, the company provides helmet-mounted displays and motion tracking technologies; SATCOM terminals; advanced sonar systems; air traffic management navigation, and surveillance, and simulation.  Further, Thales Defense & Security, Inc. serves as a gateway for technology, leveraging Thales-wide solutions—such as combat management systems; naval, airborne, and ground ISR; and electronic warfare—to address U.S. requirements. 


We currently have an opening for a SharePoint Developer in our Clarksburg MD office. The SharePoint Developer/Admin will be working as the developer and administrator for web-based applications.  Responsibilities include maintaining Production and Development SharePoint 2010 and 2013 Intranet sites, as well as working with a service provider hosting the corporate extranet site. The SharePoint Developer/Admin will work with other members of IT to assist with troubleshooting servers, performance monitoring, communications, network links to other systems, and provide support for server and desktop related issues. The desired candidate should have excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work independently.


  • Expert in web based development, design and analytical processes.
  • Ultimately and solely responsible for the stability and safety of the Web based applications and SharePoint environments, including the administration and security of server(s).
  • Mentor and guide across all levels of web based development, and some aspects of SharePoint Administration.
  • Conceptualize, propose and work with managers to implement better web design policy, and practices.
  • Able to independently manage and operate a SharePoint environment.
  • Create highly complex SQL queries, and work with the DBA in aspects of database tuning and assuming DBA tasks for web based applications and systems.
  • Supervises policies and procedures for web applications and SharePoint to ensure their security and integrity is documented and maintained.
  • Assist with external hosted website development and support using Microsoft Expressions Web, Visual Studio, C#, .net technologies and ASP VBScript.
  • Perform website configuration and branding.
  • Ensure efficient maintenance, support, and troubleshooting for web sites.
  • Create and maintain Microsoft SharePoint 2010/2013 sites, site collections and portals.
  • Develop plans for SharePoint upgrades, requirements, maintenance, operations, and support issues.
  • Perform the customization of SharePoint web parts using MS Visual Studio.
  • Perform the creation, publishing and support of SharePoint InfoPath forms.
  • Perform the creation and maintenance of Nintex Forms & Workflows.
  • Perform some Windows Server administration, and assist with the installation of software patches and upgrades.
  • Assist with configuration and support Microsoft IIS.
  • Work with the DBA to configure and manage database connections.
  • Document system architectures and topology.
  • Troubleshoot servers to include reboot, pinging and testing.
  • Have strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Have full understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Works under minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrate support for company values and vision.
  • Set and demonstrate through example the standards that embody the TDSI Core Value & Thales Leadership Model.
  • Maintain high ethical standards, including compliance with all company procedures.


  • US Citizenship
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance
  • Proficient with web development tools, e.g., Microsoft Expressions, Visual Studio, or comparable web developer.
  • Proficient with SharePoint 2010.
  • Experience with XML, jQuery, Active Directory, and SQL.
  • Experience with Web front end servers, index servers, search servers, central administration servers, and SQL server instances
  • Excellent English Communications Skills – written/verbal


 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in integration, testing and configuration of Microsoft SharePoint 2010 (highly desirable).
  • Experience with SharePoint 2010 or 2013 design, development, and administration.
  • Experience with SharePoint version upgrades (desirable)
  • Experience setting up security, and customizing SharePoint site collections.
  • Experience with Nintex workflows (desirable).
  • Knowledge of .net and .asp
  • Knowledge of Microsoft IIS web server configuration and support (desirable)
  • Knowledge of content migration strategies for importing/exporting legacy data into web applications and SharePoint
  • Microsoft Office 2010/2013.
  • Microsoft Project.
  • Microsoft Visio.
  • Project Management tools and techniques. 
  • Knowledge of VMware tools used to monitor and support environments.
  • Knowledge of Active Directory, LDAP, and DNS.
  • Knowledge of VMware virtual infrastructure.
  • 4 years of college w/work experience or BS/BA in Business, Computer Science/IT related field, or comparable experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.


Thales Defense & Security, Inc. participates in the United States Department of Homeland Security's E-Verify program.


Thales Defense & Security, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity /Minorities/ Females/ Vet/ Disabled Affirmative Action employer.


We welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce.




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