SharePoint Administrator - Top Secret SCI clearance req'd

Information Technology Pasadena, California


Take your career to new heights. Come join us at MORI Associates and help us support the most exciting projects at NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. As a SharePoint Administrator, you will be part of a dedicated team of diverse professionals creating and supporting cutting edge solutions for our client’s critical missions. MORI is a mid-sized nationwide company founded in 1997 with the ideals that creating an agile organization full of innovative and passionate people will progress science and technology for all life on earth. We focus on offering a complete range of services from strategic consulting to the development of Information Systems and providing advanced engineering solutions. Now, let’s see if this opportunity is the right challenge for you.


We are seeking candidate to work at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory as an experienced SharePoint Administrator in Pasadena, CA. This person will be a member of the IT Special Programs Group and will be responsible for supporting the SharePoint platform and other related Microsoft technologies.


Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Support, configure, and develop our Microsoft environments; including various SharePoint farms, SQL, and IIS.
  • Maintain and administer SharePoint services, including search, User Profile,  BCS, and Excel services.
  • Support customers with all service related issues.
  • Support development efforts for hosting on our environments; including site backup and restore, procedure validation, and testing support
  • Develop operational procedures and provide training to support personnel
  • Analyze and assess existing business systems and procedures.
  • Assist in the definition, development, and documentation of business requirements, objectives, deliverables, and specifications on a project-by-project basis in collaboration with developers, stakeholders, and customers.
  • Assist with software development project plans, including scoping, scheduling, and implementation.
  • Research, test, and implement security and functional updates to services and applications within the our infrastructure.
  • Provide level 4 support for issues escalated from operations for these services
  • Provide on-call support for resolution of after hours issues within the platform
  • Liaise with service providers, operations, and customers to assist in resolving problems with the SharePoint/.NET hosting framework, sites, and information.
  • Lead tasks for the implementation of new solutions, improvements to existing solutions, and general maintenance
  • Develop and maintain user and technical manuals and guidelines.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Typically requires a Bachelor’s degree in computer science, or related discipline with a minimum of 9 years of related experience; Masters degree in similar disciplines with a minimum of 7 years of related experience; or PhD in similar disciplines with a minimum of 5 years related experience.
  • 3+ years experience with implementing and maintaining SharePoint 2010/2013 farms and services
  • Experience supporting Active Directory, ADFS, and federated authentication.
  • Understanding of SharePoint administration including management of service applications, web applications, site collection administration, solution deployment, and backup/restore via Central Administration and PowerShell.
  • Solid working knowledge of current Internet technologies, including .Net Service Communication applications.
  • Experience with agile software development, scrum, and TFS.
  • Experience developing test cases and test plans.
  • Experience in Information architecture and taxonomy development.
  • Top Secret clearance with SCI


Desired Skills:

  • 3+ years relational database and operating systems experience with MS SQL 2008/2012 databases desirable.
    Familiarity with Windows and IIS administration desirable. Familiarity with Windows NLB and clustering a plus
  • Able to communicate effectively with technical as well as non-technical staff.
  • Flexible and adaptable in regards to learning and understanding new technologies.
  • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
  • Azure Solutions Architect
  • Understanding of Microsoft Visual Studio and Web systems architecture desirable.