O365 / Azure Administrator

Location
London
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
22 Feb 2017
Closes
22 Mar 2017
Ref
AZ-AXW
Contact
Aaron Wallace
Clearance Level
None / Undisclosed
Job Type
Contract
The Office 365 / Azure administrator has responsibility for:

*Actively maintain Microsoft O365 and Azure platforms
*Review and or implement appropriate documentation to support service management needs
*Review and or implement appropriate controls and reporting for cloud based services, specifically around tracking costs back to projects and services.
*Implement and modify system processes and procedures to ensure compliance needs are met
*Work with project teams and support transition into service for cloud based solutions.
*Work with Office 365 Programme team to validate designs related artefacts and provide input into migration activity.
*Work with incumbent and other 3rd party suppliers to ensure service availability
*Support projects with their implementation of Office 365 / Azure cloud based solutions.
*Supporting the Head of Infrastructure and Applications to design and establish the future Infrastructure and Applications capabilities, including continuous improvement and on-boarding of new services
*Knowledge transfer to colleagues
*Contribute to the successful delivery of the Programme and other initiatives through participation as part of the wider Group.
*Maintaining appropriate working relationships and engagement with existing BAU teams.


General Skills and Experience:

*Previous experience of working in a fast paced 0365 / Azure based environments with a user base of c20k users.
*Mature experience in delivery of new ways of working across multiple business organisations looking to take an enterprise wide approach to reduce complexity, increase agility, whilst embracing new and mobile ways of working.
*Delivery of new technical models, including adoption of modern technology, cloud based approaches, infrastructure and tools
*Ability to contribute to a wide range of IT disciplines, whilst ensuring architectural design, systems integration, and target operating models support business needs
*Technical, Application and Information Architecture delivery techniques and notational Standards (UML, Archimate).
*Experience of working in a TOGAF environment and be TOGAF certified.
*Excellent verbal and written communication, leadership, interpersonal and presentational skills.
*Ability to keep a strategic focus whilst taking a pragmatic approach to tactical issues.
*Be a self-starter, lateral thinking individual with a strong work ethic capable of planning and managing own time effectively.


Specific Technical Skills and Experience:

*3 years - Office 365 / Azure management of cloud tenancy configuration in an enterprise environment.
*3 years Extensive experience working with Microsoft Azure able to design, implement and document cloud based solutions demonstrable skills to design, whiteboard and evangelise about these solutions
*3-Years Azure hosting setup, maintenance and administration
*Understanding of the client environment for applications such as Skype for Business, SharePoint Yammer, and Office
*3-Years SharePoint administration / design
*3-Years Powershell and scripting in Microsoft environments
*5 years Windows Server and Hyper-v experience
*5 years - Exchange online in multi-server hybrid environment
*5 years Active directory and DNS
*3 years - Networking + LAN/WAN communication experience
*5 years proactive maintenance of IT systems
*Excellent analytical skills as well as good fault finding skills.
*Strong communication skills in order to engage with people at all levels within the business.


LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds. Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.