Azure and Active Directory Engineer

Undisclosed Company
Reading, Berkshire
£650 - £680 per day
Closing date
19 Jan 2022

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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 Engineer based on their customer site in Aldermaston. This is a full-time, temporary role for 12 months, working a 9-day fortnight, Mon to Friday 1 week and Mon to Thursday the following week. The role is paying up to £650 - £680 per day depending on experience. Please note for the first 4-6 weeks this role will be based onsite then will become hybrid working 2 days in the office and 2/3 days at home.

**Please note security clearance is preferred ideally DV would consider SC**

You will join our clients busy Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure. 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.


  • Administration of Azure Active Directory
  • Good understanding of Azure Security including Conditional Access Policies and Multi Factor Authentication and Privileged Identity Management
  • Basic Azure Monitoring and log analytics
  • Basic Azure PowerShell scripting
  • Administration of Microsoft Windows Server 2003-2016
  • Group Policy Management
  • Administration of DNS, WINS and DHCP
  • Managing PKI Service requests
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Self-motivated with a positive attitude and comfortable working with ambiguity
  • Scripting experience using BAT, PowerShell
  • Awareness of Change and Release Management
  • Basic knowledge in Active Directory Federation Services
  • Create Operations Guides
  • Create High-level designs

Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 5yrs in 3rd Line Active AD role
  • Azure Networking though not essential
  • Basic knowledge with Azure Firewalls
  • Basic knowledge Azure Windows Virtual Desktop & Management
  • Azure Enterprise and ADFS Application Provisioning
  • Basic Exchange Online administration skills
  • Role & Functional based Security Delegation and Layers and Role Based Access Control
  • Knowledge with MS Endpoint management
  • Good knowledge across Office 365
  • ITIL Foundation certified with a broad experience across Service Management disciplines and Agile delivery
  • Microsoft Azure Foundation Course and or Certification
  • Some Business Intelligence / Data expertise using Microsoft products

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