Azure and Active Directory Specialist SC or DV Cleared

Undisclosed Company
Berkshire, Reading
£500 - £600 per day
Closing date
4 Oct 2021

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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a world leading global organisation. Our client, a blue-chip IT company, is currently seeking an Azure and Active Directory Specialist Security Cleared based on their customer site in Aldermaston. This is a Full-time, temporary role for 6-9 months, Monday to Friday then Monday to Thursday alternating weeks, 8 hours, and 20 minutes per day between 08:00 and 18:00 to start ASAP. The role is paying up to £600 per day depending on experience.

*** Please note SC or DV clearance is essential, DO NOT apply if you don't have this in place***

Role Overview:

We are looking for customer-focused Azure and Active Directory Specialist to join our Infrastructure and Tools Team supporting a hybrid AD environment. You should have a genuine interest in solving IT issues and empathetic to customer needs and requirements. Day to day tasks include expert management and troubleshooting of Azure and Active Directory services and issues within a complex locked down GPO structure. You should possess good written and verbal communication skills, be willing to collaborate with the wider IT support teams and help us develop a strong partnership with our customers' IT Leadership.

You will be responsible in supporting a strategic change to the service model and implementing new statements of work. This will require working closely with the Operations Manager and Account Project Lead to define and implement a more agile and collaborative structure which is capable of blending BAU support with short term projects and ad-hoc requests, where scoped and agreed. This will be achieved by following Agile and ITIL Continuous Service Improvement methodologies.

Essential Skills/Qualifications:

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Azure Networking
  • Azure Firewalls
  • Azure Security including Conditional Access Policies and Multi Factor Authentication and Privileged Identity Management
  • Azure Windows Virtual Desktop
  • Azure Virtual Machine Management
  • Azure Storage
  • Azure Monitoring and log analytics
  • Azure Enterprise and ADFS Application Provisioning
  • Active Directory Connect / sync and Active Directory Federation Services
  • Azure PowerShell scripting
  • Office 365
  • Sharepoint Online
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003-2016
  • Active Directory in a hybrid environment
  • Group Policy Management
  • Role & Functional based Security Delegation and Layers and Role Based Access Control
  • DNS, WINS and DHCP
  • PKI Services
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Self-motivated with a positive attitude and comfortable working with ambiguity
  • Scripting experience using BAT, PowerShell, C# and VB Scripts
  • Awareness of Change and Release Management

Desirable Skills/Qualifications:

  • Good knowledge across SCCM; WSUS; SCOM 2012; AGPM; Lumensions; Minimum 5yrs of active AD role
  • ITIL Foundation certified with a broad experience across Service Management disciplines and Agile delivery
  • Some Business Intelligence / Data expertise using Microsoft products

*** Please note SC or DV clearance is required for this role ***

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