Systems Administrator, Azure, Powershell

Systems Administrator, Azure, Powershell

Job Title: Systems Administrator, Azure, Powershell
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP!
Reference: AzureC_1553699966
Contact Name: Anthony Speed
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 27, 2019 15:19

Job Description

I am urgently recruiting for a talented systems administrator on an initial 3 month contract basis for my awesome client based in prime location Birmingham. Please note that there is the opportunity to go permanent should you wish to after the 3 months initial contract.

As my clients Systems Administrator you will work within the Information Systems Team and be responsible for running a number of transition projects migrating from on premise into Microsoft Azure.

The successful candidate will have strong IT skills in Infrastructure and exposure to Virtualized Cloud computing with Azure being highly beneficial.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain web, virtual, and client server environments for the enterprise
  • Maintain the operations of all virtual, web, and client systems to ensure availability
  • Troubleshoot and resolve any IT service issues related to operating systems and server
  • Assist the infrastructure team to troubleshoot and resolve network related issues
  • Implement and maintain a systems business impact assessment to prioritize system recovery in the event of a failure
  • Train the technical support staff on solving common systems-related problems
  • Build and implement software standards for servers, operating systems, and end-user workstations
  • Leverage optimization techniques to maximize the efficiency of all computer systems
  • Work with third-party vendors and consultants on developing system-specific skills


Technical experience relevant to the role:

  • Proficiency and working knowledge of: Administration of Office 365, SAML 2.0 / Single Sign On / Azure AD, VMWare VSphere, Windows Server Administration, Centos Linux Administration, Multi Factor Authentication / DUO
  • Design experience with Cloud Infrastructure Service - IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, DRaaS.
  • Knowledge of networking concepts (e.g. Systems, Protocols, Directory Services)
  • Skilled in programming, PowerShell & JSON

My client is looking to move quickly on this role so please apply ASAP should you be interested!