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Microsoft O365 and on Prem SharePoint Specialist

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
England, West Berkshire, Berkshire
Closing date
29 Jul 2021

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AWE is currently recruiting an Microsoft 365 and on Prem SharePoint Specialist to work in the IS division of the business within the Enterprise Content Management Team (ECM Team). A team focused on delivering and utilising evergreen technologies to facilitate good Information Management and Exploitation. The specialist role is required administer, protect and exploit electronic information aligned to Information Management Strategies, Policies, Standards and Procedures.

This will include the development and implementation Microsoft 365 and on premises SharePoint technical solutions, applications and toolsets through rigorous governance, and stakeholder engagements. The position is ideally suited for a SharePoint Specialist with experience of Security and Compliance, Power Platform Applications, site administration, coupled with strong practical knowledge of SharePoint Search Service, User Profile Service and other Service Applications and experience. A demonstrated capability to deliver Microsoft SharePoint solutions with associated design documentation.

Please note that initially this is a two year fixed term contract.

Location - Reading area

AWE offer a competitive salary, market leading contributory pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement, excellent work/life balance including a 9-day working fortnight in the UK and flexible working hours (role dependent). A salary sacrifice scheme is also available. We welcome applications from candidates looking for full and part time hours.

Key accountabilities and responsibilities will also include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing and implementing the technical capability for the management and exploitation of information assets for the area of responsibility.

  • Identifying and ensuring effective management of technical risks associated for the protection, management and exploitation of information assets

  • Implementing and manage the technical elements of governance arrangements that assure business requirements for information management are satisfied.

  • Translate business requirements into system requirements, develop the technical solution, functional design and demonstrate appropriateness of solutions to key stakeholders.

  • Maintain and promote high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security and quality and be a great team player.

Key Skills

  • Excellent knowledge of Office 365, Microsoft SharePoint and Office programmes and applications

  • Detailed knowledge of Office 365, SharePoint deployments and associated structures and permission models.

  • Able to communicate at all levels the effectively at all levels with exceptional written and oral skills.

  • Highly organised and capable of managing multiple concurrent tasks, whilst maintaining effective judgment in prioritising and time allocation.

  • Understanding of Information management and Record management principles

  • Ensuring service excellence to fulfil customer expectations.

The successful candidate must be willing to obtain and maintain security clearance.


We’re looking for talented and ambitious people to join us in our work at the forefront of nuclear defence engineering, science and technology.

To work at AWE is to play a valuable part in keeping our country safe and secure.

Working at AWE gives you access to exceptional technologies, facilities and projects no ordinary company can provide – and the support of world-class professionals at every stage of your career.

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