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On Prem AD/Azure support specialist 5505

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£600- £610 a day

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Support specialist





IT Support Specialist Jobs

If you are looking for IT support specialist jobs, we have a great contract role for a On Prem AD/Azure support specialist. This role is based in Aldermaston, Reading. Potential hybrid agreements. The day rate is £600- £610. The working hours are standard office hours.
This role is Inside IR35 and is only suitable for Umbrella contractors.

Holding SC or DV clearance is needed for this role.

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.


Firstly, 5 years or more Azure Active Directory experience (Essential)

Secondly, working Knowledge and implementation experience of Azure Dev Ops and Dev Test Labs

Also, Azure Virtual Desktop knowledge and implementation experience (Nerdio) and Cloud Infrastructure Knowledge

Likewise, Infrastructure as a Code (knowledge and implementation experience) (IaC)

Furthermore, 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

Also, Azure Networking and Firewalls Experience

Azure Security including Conditional Access Policies and Multi Factor Authentication and Privileged Identity Management

Also, Azure Virtual Machine Management, Storage Experience, Monitoring and log analytics

Likewise, 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

Create Operational guides and High-Level/ Low-Level Designs

Good knowledge of MS Endpoint Management

Good knowledge of Office 365 and Exchange Online

Firstly, infrastructure Support experience/ background inc patching, backups and restores, Windows/Linux

AD Sync and AD Connect Experience beneficial

Also, Azure Containers, Kubernetes and 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

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