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£72,000 - £75,000

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AD / Azure Specialist





AD / Azure Specialist Opportunity

AD / Azure specialist
This role is based in Aldermaston, Reading. This is a hybrid role split 50/50.
The salary is £72,000-£75,000, with standard office hours.

You must be a British national to apply for this role. This is due to the nature of the client as well as the clearances required.

Also, holding SC or DV clearance is a bonus though candidates eligible to go through the clearance will also be considered.

Apply for AD / Azure Specialist today.

AD / Azure Specialist Role Overview:

Firstly, we are looking for customer-focused and enthusiastic Azure and Active Directory Specialist to join our Team supporting a hybrid AD environment. You should have a genuine interest in solving IT issues and be empathetic to customer needs and requirements. Day-to-day tasks include expert management and troubleshooting of Azure and Active Directory services as well as issues within a complex locked down GPO structure. You should possess good written and verbal communication skills, and be willing to collaborate with the wider IT support teams. Also, help us develop a strong partnership with our customers’ IT Leadership.

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting a strategic change to the service model and implementing new statements of work. This will require working closely with the Operations Manager and Account Project Lead. This is to define and implement a more agile and collaborative structure that is capable of blending BAU support with short term projects and ad-hoc requests, where scoped and agreed upon. This will be achieved by following Agile and ITIL Continuous Service Improvement methodologies.

Essential Skills and Experience:


Active Directory.
Role and Functional based Security Delegation and Layers and Role Based Access Control.
Security, including Conditional Access Policies and Multi Factor Authentication and Privileged Identity Management.
Virtual Machine Management.
Monitoring as well as log analytics.
Enterprise and ADFS Application Provisioning
Directory Connect / sync and Active Directory Federation Services
PowerShell scripting

Other essential skills and experience:

Firstly, Active Directory in a hybrid environment.
Also, Group Policy Management.
PKI Services.
Scripting experience using BAT, PowerShell, C# and VB Scripts.
Awareness of Change and Release Management.
Also, strong communication skills both written and verbal.
Finally, be self-motivated with a positive attitude and comfortable working with ambiguity.

Desirable Skills and Experience:

Firstly, Azure Windows Virtual Desktop.
Azure Containers.
Also, Axure Kubernetes.
Azure Endpoint Management / Intune.
Also, good knowledge across SCCM; WSUS; SCOM 2012; AGPM; Lumensions;.
Minimum 5 years of active AD role.
ITIL Foundation certified with a broad experience across Service Management disciplines and Agile delivery.

Azure training/Certification.
Put through DV clearance (including tax allowance).
Finally, flexible hybrid working (home and onsite – 50 % split).

If you have the listed skills as well as experience, please apply now!

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