SharePoint Architect

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Fort Meade, Maryland
Chantilly, Virginia

REQ#: RQ135897

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking a SharePoint Architect with both technical and functional expertise in SPO and One Drive for Business to help test and deliver the first ever implementation of O365 on our Defense Enterprise Office Solutions (DEOS) contract. Due to the nature of work this role entails, the employee must report onsite to Fort Meade MD, Chantilly VA or Durham NC at a minimum of 2 days a week, in addition to key meetings.


The SharePoint Architect provides applied subject matter expertise to governance, knowledge and data management, solution development, high level analysis, collection, assessment, migration, design, development, modeling, simulation, integration, installation, testing, training, documentation, and implementation. This employee will resolve problems which require an intimate knowledge of the related subject matter, as well as apply principles and methods of the subject matter to specialized solutions.   


Responsibilities include the following:  

  • Functions as the primary SharePoint Online, Teams, and OneDrive for Business expert on the Secure Cloud team.  

  • Assumes a lead role in the creation of the Governance, CONOPS, and SOP documentation for SharePoint Online, Teams, and OneDrive for Business  

  • Provides input into SharePoint technologies training and best practice guidance documentation as needed  

  • Key testing team member responsible for identifying and executing test cases associated with SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business, Teams, and Power Platform and reporting out the findings.  

  • Assists in design and implementation of required components within the IL6 environment.  This includes architecture, STIG application, system hardening, file system structures, workflows, and solutions as applies to SharePoint Online, Teams, and OneDrive for Business. 

  • Assists with architecture and implementation of new solutions approved for integration into the IL6 O365 environment as pertains to SharePoint Online, Teams, and OneDrive for Business  

  • Works with other SharePoint Developers and Engineers as needed to assist with design of appropriate solutions to meet customer needs and expectations  

  • Participates in team and customer interactions to analyze, design, and document SharePoint solutions and architecture suited to specific business needs and processes  

  • Oversees and assists with assessments, documentation, and presentation of results to customers in preparation for migrations of their current SharePoint, OneDrive, and File shares into O365 and SharePoint Online  

  • Works with project teams and customers to plan, document, oversee and/or assist with migrations of customer data into SharePoint Online, Teams, and OneDrive for Business 

  • Provides responses for other team members in support of end user support requests as needed   

  • Other duties as assigned   

Required Qualifications:       

  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance

  • Level II 8570 Certification (Security+ CE or equivalent)  

  • Bachelor of Science Degree (or equivalent work experience in lieu of degree) 

  • 10 years of work-related experience  

  • 3+ years' experience managing Office 365 services in a large-scale environment  

  • Expertise in Cloud, Azure, MS Office 365 environments with emphasis on SharePoint Online / Teams 

  • Expertise with environment and solution design and integration of out of the box and new components and features within Azure and O365   

  • High proficiency with establishing governance and policies for large organizations residing in a single tenant 

  • High proficiency handling taxonomy, metadata, and site mapping 

  • High proficiency with complex migrations into SharePoint Online   

  • High proficiency with PowerShell scripting in support of SharePoint configuration, management, and migrations 

  • Experience with SharePoint assessment and migration tools (i.e. AvePoint, Metalogix, etc.) 

  • Experience with DoD entities and processes  

  • Experience with GCC or higher environments a plus 

  • Familiarity building and executing within the SharePoint Framework  

  • Familiarity with JSON 

  • Exceptional analytical, research, and problem solving skills  

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills including explaining technical and program requirements to both technical and non-technical audiences.  

  • Ability to thrive in a highly collaborative, fast-paced, growth-focused environment  

  • Proficient in the ability to effectively manage risks, issues, and change requests   

  • Ability to adapt to change effectively   

  •  Strong and effective communication and presentation skills    

  • Strong attention to detail and highly organized   

  • Solid work ethic and the ability to work in a mission critical environment independently and as part of a team 

  • Willing to report onsite as indicated above

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Experience with Teams and/or Power Platform (Power Automate, Power Apps, Power BI). 








About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

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GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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