Trainee SharePoint Developer


  • Information Technology exists to enable and enhance business communication, facilitate access to information and to increase productivity through an efficient and integrated environment.
  • The Trainee SharePoint Developer is responsible for ensuring the efficient day-to-day operation of the SharePoint (internally known as Global Connect) infrastructure for shore and fleet by undertaking scheduled tasks and identifying any weaknesses in the existing systems.
  • The Trainee SharePoint Developer should work closely with the Technical Analysts, Support Technician and Head of IT to implement SharePoint projects that improve business productivity. 
  • The Trainee SharePoint Developer must have a keen awareness of leading-edge technologies and be able to identify those areas that can be exploited by the business.
  • Working within a small team, they must be able to provide support duties as backup to their colleagues.


  • To administer, maintain and support the shore and fleet-based instances of SharePoint, both for Global Marine Systems ltd and its subsidiary company CWind.
  • To implement SharePoint projects as directed by the Head of IT.
  • To actively maintain and support the data synchronisation between shore and fleet instances by utilising proprietary technology – ‘Metalogix Replicator’.
  • To resolve SharePoint support issues reported to the HelpDesk system in an efficient and proactive manner, taking into account no-technical users.
  • Occasional travel to vessels and remote offices for support and project purposes.
  • To ensure that procedures, configuration records and relevant documentation are accurate and up-to-date.
  • To promote the effective use of SharePoint throughout the business.
  • To research, identify and test innovative SharePoint solutions that can improve the business.

Experience / Qualifications:


  • Understanding of web development technologies such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript and SQL.
  • Knowledge of SharePoint and a willingness to learn more through both training and self-motivated study.
  • Experience in a ‘SharePoint Administrator’ role.
  • Understanding of Microsoft Technologies.
  • Experience in User Interface design and prototyping.
  • Keen attention to detail and excellent communications skills.


  • IT-related degree.
  • Marine background.

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