Cloud System Administrator- Contractor

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6 months
IT Alliance Ltd
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My Client requires the support of an experienced, dedicated Cloud System Administrator with experience of building HP networks, Microsoft Virtualisation, System Center and Windows Azure private cloud solutions.

  • To be considered you must have experience on important projects that were required to meet tight deadlines.
  • You will work closely with the Architect and Service Planning Manager
  • You will review the design documentation of the proposed solution and build the required solution based on these requirements.
  • You will work in close cooperation with the Architect and report directly to the Service Planning Manager within the
  • You must have proven, substantial, practical experience of systems implementation projects, demonstrating a comprehensive knowledge of HP Networking, Microsoft based technologies including System Center, Hyper-V, Software Defined Networking, Windows Azure Pack, Active Directory, SQL Server, Dell Servers, Equallogics and Force10 Switches.

This engagement is intended to be for a 6 month period with the option to extend the engagement beyond the initial 6 month period should this prove necessary.

Experience required:

Expert level knowledge in designing secure network architectures, Microsoft virtualization technologies, Microsoft database platforms, System Center, identity and access management principles, application security, encryption technologies, Active Directory and DNS;

A minimum of 5 years Microsoft Active Directory management experience including exposure to PKI;

A minimum of 3 years' experience managing Windows Servers 2012 R2 and Hyper V, System Center 2012R2Suite;

Working knowledge of System Center, Microsoft Azure (Microsoft Cloud Platform), and server platform management with Active Directory;

Minimum of 3 years' experience installing, configuring and managing Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization technology, tools and setup;

A minimum of 3 years SAN management experience in an iSCSI environment. Experience of Dell EqualLogic storage system an advantage;

A minimum of 3 years Servers patching and configuration experience;

A minimum of 3 years Windows Cluster Servers 2012R2 management experience;

A minimum of 3 years' experience of disaster recovery management in a Microsoft stack and Hyper-V environment;

Experience of Hyper V upgrade;

Working knowledge of Network, LAN, WAN, Internet Protocols (NVGRE is a mandatory requirement), Firewalls and load balancers.