SharePoint Engineer


Job summary

BAE Systems
£40,000 - £49,999
Business Management, Civil, Software, Systems Design, Electronic
Aerospace / Avionics, Computing & IT/Hardware, Defence, Electronics, Engineering Consultancy, Software
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: SharePoint Engineer

Location: Preston - We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 - Depending on experience and skills

What you'll be doing:

  • Reporting to the SharePoint Squad Lead, the SharePoint Engineer will work under the technical guidance of the SharePoint Technical Lead to deliver and support Enterprise SharePoint across BAE Systems UK & RoW
  • Work closely with internal customers across all UK Business helping to capture requirements for Business-as-Usual improvements to their SharePoint deployments, developing innovative solutions then delivering against agreed work packages. Whilst ensuring all SharePoint deployments and developments adhere to internal Governance
  • Utilises methods, tools, techniques, selecting appropriately from plan-driven/predictive approaches or more adaptive (iterative and agile) approaches
  • Deals with problems and issues, managing resolutions, corrective actions, lessons learned and the collection and dissemination of relevant information. Collects and uses feedback from customers and stakeholders to help measure effectiveness of stakeholder management
  • Assists in the development of new or improved practices and organisational processes or standards and facilitates localised improvements to the quality system or services

Your skills and experiences:


  • Best practice application management in line with ITIL Processes
  • Experience of working with the multiple versions of SharePoint - in depth knowledge and experience required
  • An experienced individual that has worked in a similar role or environment for at least three years
  • An understanding of application development and promotion into multiple environments
  • Awareness of business unit policies and procedures
  • Experience managing Stakeholders
  • Experience of using 3rd party tools such as but not limited to Nintex, K2, Sharegate, Link fixer
  • A good level of experience in supporting the delivery of projects and large change requests


  • Be trained at least to ITIL foundation and either appropriate ITIL Intermediate or other appropriate capability training (desirable)
  • Be trained using Microsoft MS900 AZ900 (desirable)


You'll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You'll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts - you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The SharePoint team:

Current SharePoint team consist of 24 people, who are responsible for the Delivery of SharePoint 2016 / 2019 and SharePoint Online to all BAE systems UK, KSA and international Business, we manage the Service with our Service Provider DXC, and manage service and support from 3rd party suppliers such as Microsoft, Boost, KwizCom and Quest.

The team manage the relationship with the 10 UK Business who use our 5 Enterprise SharePoint environments. We are responsible for deploying the strategic roadmap for SharePoint including major upgrades, Business Change Requests, configuration changes as well as supporting end users in site creation and management.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you'll be able to make a real difference. You'll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you'll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.

We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.

Closing Date: 18th June 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.



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