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Cognosante SharePoint Manager in McLean, Virginia

Cognosante is on a mission to transform our country’s systems for healthcare, safety and security. We are an IT Company who helps public sector organizations do everything from strategic consulting and acquisition support to application development, data integration, data standards, and business process operations. Learn how we are making a difference in people’s lives today!

Job Description

The SharePoint Manager oversees and manages all aspects of the SharePoint environment. Specifically, the manager works closely with JPMO to design and develop solutions to address business needs and opportunities. Additionally, the manager maintains and administers Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server, including daily monitoring, troubleshooting and performance analysis; as well as performs as the SharePoint SME.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage all aspects of the SharePoint environment to include design, architecture, availability, reliability, performance, monitoring and security of the environment

  • Oversee the SharePoint Portal Server infrastructure, user access and application deployment – taking the lead role in implementing SharePoint across the JPMO

  • Supports the installation, configuration, security, operation, and maintenance of all web portal servers, equipment, and software related to SharePoint infrastructure

  • Participate in planning and execution of tasks related to the evaluation of SharePoint based initiatives

  • Develop, configure, and maintain document libraries, enterprise lists and site collections

  • Perform typical system administrative activities such as site creation, user training, backup, restore and issue resolution

  • Technical support of InfoPath forms, including communicating the location of form libraries, their purpose and workflows

  • Coordinate with divisions in standardizing and optimizing the way data/information is stored and retrieved

  • Work with JPMO to design and develop solutions to address business needs and opportunities

  • Propose changes that would make the SharePoint environment a more effective solution

  • Examine requirements documents and create technical design documents, unit test, system test and implementation plan for small to complex projects

  • Test or coordinate testing

  • Maintain and administer Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server, including daily monitoring, troubleshooting and performance analysis; as well as performs as the SharePoint Subject Matter Expert (SME). Provide technical guidance to the team in the technologies related to the development and support of an Enterprise SharePoint environment (understanding relationship with active directory, SQL, IIS, etc.)

  • Use judgment and creativity to design coding approach to meet requirements/specifications as provided by business analysts and software development managers

  • Maintain current industry knowledge of development concepts, best practices and procedures for SharePoint (MOSS 2007 or later) solutions which includes social networking and activity streams

  • Mentor and lead other SharePoint users, and continues to upgrade skill set

  • Provide support for Microsoft Teams and similar collaboration tools to include establishing teams within the tool, setting up and facilitating meetings with video conference capability, and coaching staff in the use of these tools

Required Qualifications

  • US Citizen able to pass a government level background check and obtain a Public Trust

  • 5 years’ experience performing SharePoint administration

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering or Information Technology or Business discipline

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience supporting Federal Government IT programs

  • Familiarity with the Department of Homeland Security Enterprise Architecture and SDLC, as well as Waterfall and Agile development lifecycles

We’re on a mission to transform our country’s healthcare system.

Each of our 1,700+ colleagues across the United States plays a role in transforming the lives of millions of Americans. This mission drives us - and it adds meaning to what we do, each and every day. Our passion for serving public health programs, and for engaging consumers more directly with the healthcare system, runs deep.

Passion for what we do. Pride in how we do it. At Cognosante we are all VIPS.

We create value being enterprising. We develop innovative ideas and solutions. We perform at our best and deliver results. We share achieved results and recognitions.

Cognosante was founded to address a critical gap in the health IT market - the need for a smart, nimble company, unencumbered by legacy systems and unafraid to challenge accepted wisdom. Experience grounds us; innovation drives us. For almost 30 years, we’ve worked to find progressive solutions to complex problems.

We help state Medicaid agencies navigate healthcare reform. We provide community-based assistance to Americans as they enroll in healthcare coverage. And we dream of, design, and develop IT solutions meant to disrupt the status quo and connect the dots between patients, plans, providers, and payers. We are the best minds on health - and we’re looking to grow our team.

Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of millions? Join us.

Highlighted Benefits for Full-time Employees

•Medical • Dental • Vision • 401k • Flexible Spending Accounts • Paid Time Off • Work/Life Solutions • Pet Insurance

Cognosante is an equal opportunity employer at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm . We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. If you’d like to view a copy of the company’s affirmative action plan or policy statement, please email jobs@cognosante.com . Cognosante is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to jobs@cognosante.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

T o all recruitment agencies: Cognosante does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited resumes to our requisitions, any Cognosante email address, any Cognosante employee, or to any company location. Cognosante is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

COVID-19 isn’t stopping our hiring process nor our business as (semi) usual. We’re still reaching candidates, virtually and we’re still working, remotely! Are you a self-starter who likes to work from home and is interested in this position? Apply today!

Quick tips on virtual hiring success:

  • Test your tech —make sure your internet connection and video conferencing program are both working prior to your interview.

  • Dress appropriately —dress for success and ensure your surroundings are tidy.

  • Be prepared —do your homework, rehearse your responses to key interview questions, and prepare your own questions.

  • Be personable —make eye-contact, smile often, and demonstrate enthusiasm for the role.

  • Remove distractions —engage with the interviewer by removing all distractions, including your smartphone.

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