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System Administrator (Azure)

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Cloud, Infrastructure and Services

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Job functions:

    Systems Administrator

  • Salary:

    £400 - £450 per day

  • Contact:

    Nick Day

  • Contact email:

    nick.day@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    ND - 77087_1650994030

  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-06-07

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Your Key Responsibilities

As part of the Information Technology team, the System Administrator, Azure Specialist would:

  • Implement and troubleshoot enterprise solutions around Microsoft cloud, within governance and security frameworks
  • Serve as an expert in Azure Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and knowledgeable on Azure Platform as a service (PaaS), Software as a Service (SaaS), Azure AD, and other Azure service offerings
  • Provide support, migrations, optimizations and deployments for a wide range of Microsoft Azure, Azure Virtual Machines (VM), management, and maintenance
  • Troubleshoot moderate to complex issues across the breadth of the Azure solution
  • Stay current on Azure and M365 features, capabilities and services across multiple geographies
  • Work with the team to implement, manage and support Azure related virtual infrastructure.
  • Work with the team to ensure stable operation, availability, reliability and service ability of server infrastructure.
  • Analyze and resolve end user application and connectivity issues in a timely manner.
  • Manage, administrate, and support Windows servers and their associated software and hardware
  • Participate in capacity planning and performance monitoring and tuning.
  • Implement and support availability, reliability, performance, monitoring, backup, security and disaster recovery plans
  • Provide after hours escalation support - (including critical Azure VM maintenance and emergency response work)
  • Assess need for any system reconfigurations (minor or significant) and executes them if required.
  • Support corporate policies, procedures and best practices pertinent to supporting Windows servers.
  • Administer and maintain end user accounts, permissions, and access rights, as needed.
  • Able to work after office hours if required.

Education and Experience

  • IT related certificate or diploma
  • Minimum of 10 years server experience in an enterprise environment.
  • Minimum of 3 years working with Azure.