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Sr. Azure Administrator

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Job type:
    Direct Hire
  • Posted:
    6 months ago
  • Category:
    Information Technology
  • Deadline:
    February 28, 2022
  • Job Level:

Sr. Azure Administrator

Direct Hire

Remote

Option 1 Staffing is an award winning, statewide, recognized leader in staffing and recruiting, specializing in placing the highest caliber of Non-Clinical Healthcare, Information Technology, Supply Chain, Administrative/Office and Accounting/Finance professionals in contract and direct-hire opportunities. We work with top and emerging companies in the Technology and Healthcare industry.

Our client located in San Jose, CA is seeking a Sr. Azure Administrator to support on-premise and Azure cloud systems as well as develop tools and frameworks to automate workflows and repetitive tasks. This position is within the IT Operations Systems Infrastructure team and will be responsible for engineering solutions to improve operational quality, consistency, and efficiency. In addition to Tier-3 operational support for server and storage infrastructure including Windows server OS, Active Directory, SCCM, GPOs, Citrix VDI, Microsoft 365, etc., a significant focus will be on automating application deployment, onboarding/off boarding procedures, system and account provisioning, IaaS and PaaS scaling.

Essential Functions:

  • Automate OS provisioning, tools deployment, monitoring, and metrics, and other operations tasks
  • Work with senior staff to recommend and design systems architecture and topology
  • Spearhead the development of automation to optimize patching, and upgrade for endpoints and servers
  • Drives provisioning, configuration, administration, and maintenance of existing and new workloads in Azure

Required Education & Experience:

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.

  • BS in Computer Science or related technical discipline
  • Seven (7) years of experience as a Windows Systems Administrator
  • Three (3) years working in public cloud environments
  • Proficiency with the below technologies
    • Identity Management with Azure AD, Subscriptions, Azure Resource Manager
    • Azure Portal, Cloud Shell, Azure CLI.
    • Azure Virtual Networks, VNet Peering, Security Groups, Firewall and DNS zones
    • Azure Virtual Machines, Scale sets and managing Azure Files
    • Azure Monitor, LogAnalytics, and Network Watcher
  • Strong understanding of Microsoft technologies: Windows Server, Active Directory, Group Policy, SCCM, Windows security, Microsoft 365 (Exchange, SharePoint, Teams, etc.)

For immediate consideration, please apply!

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