SC/DV On Prem AD/Azure support specialist

Berkshire  ‐ Onsite
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Job Title: SC/DV cleared ON-PREM AD/Azure support specialist
Location: Aldermaston, Reading. Potential hybrid agreements
Rate: £ per day
Working hours: standard office hours
Inside IR35 - Umbrella contractors only

*This role is not suitable for consultants or architects*

Holding SC or DV clearance

We are looking for customer-focused and enthusiastic Azure and Active Directory Specialist to join the company. 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, Dev environments and Active Directory services and issues within a complex locked down System 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.

The successful candidate will be responsible in supporting a strategic change to the service model and implementing design documents and processes along with 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.

* 5 years plus Azure Active Directory experience (Essential)
* Working Knowledge and implementation experience of Azure Dev Ops and Dev Test Labs
* Azure Virtual Desktop knowledge and implementation experience (Nerdio)
* Azure Cloud Infrastructure Knowledge
* Infrastructure as a Code (knowledge and implementation experience) (IaC)
* CI/CD pipelines knowledge and understanding
* ARM templates/Bicep (knowledge and implementation experience)
* Microsoft Tiered Model Knowledge and how this impacts different tiered environments
* Azure Role & Functional based Security Delegation and Layers and Role Based Access Control
* Azure Networking Experience
* Azure Firewalls Experience
* Azure Security including Conditional Access Policies and Multi Factor Authentication and Privileged Identity Management
* Azure Virtual Machine Management
* Azure Storage Experience
* Azure Monitoring and log analytics
* Azure Enterprise and ADFS Application Provisioning
* Active Directory Connect/sync and Active Directory Federation Services
* Azure PowerShell Scripting
* Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2019 and 2022 experience
* Comfortable working with a Hybrid Joined Active Directory environment
* Group Policy Management and Conditional Access Policy Management Experience
* DNS, DHCP Experience
* Working knowledge and understand of PKI Services
* Scripting experience using BAT, PowerShell, C# and VB Scripts
* Awareness of Change and Release Management
* Strong communication skills both written and verbal
* Self-motivated with a positive attitude and comfortable working with ambiguity
* Good knowledge of MS Endpoint Management
* Good knowledge of Office 365 and Exchange Online

* Infrastructure Support experience/background inc patching, backups and restores, Windows/Linux
* AD Sync and AD Connect Experience beneficial
* Azure Containers
* Azure Kubernetes
* Azure Endpoint Management/Intune
* Good knowledge across SCCM; WSUS; SCOM 2019; AGPM; Lumensions.
* ITIL Foundation certified with a broad experience across Service Management disciplines and Agile delivery

* Development through Training/Certification
* Put through DV clearance (including tax allowance)
* potential hybrid working (home and onsite)
* Joining a strong team with a wealth of knowledge and experience

If you have the skill required, apply now!

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6 months + ext
(extension possible)
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