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Azure Administrator


  • £35,000 to £36,000 GBP
  • Other Role
  • Skills: Azure, Administrator, Active Directory, VMware, Firewalls, Azure Resources, Microsoft Defender, SIEM
  • Level: Mid-level

Job description

Azure Administrator


Job Description

To provide technical support to the Microsoft Azure infrastructure - the platform for the organisations principal bespoke software applications and corporate resources. The role will also involve monitoring activity and taking actions to improve cyber security throughout the organisation whilst promoting awareness and reacting to possible threats.

The scope will include (but is not limited to) principal bespoke software applications and Azure corporate resources, Active Directory, VM's, Firewalls. Microsoft 365 Defender and SIEM solutions. Please note the role may require occasional out-of-hours working in case of emergencies.

Role & Responsibilities

* Support the administration and use of cloud-based platforms, such as Azure DevOps, Visual Studio App Centre or Azure Analysis Services
* Monitor, assist and resolve or escalate security alerts raised. Support in the promotion of cyber security and testing the organisations ability to react to cyber threats.
* Responsible for defining, as well as executing the infrastructure maintenance processes. Responding to security and/or cost recommendations.
* Ensure that essential IT administration and cyber security tasks are completed. Monitor and recommend best practice to improve security and compliance which may be promoted by NCSC, and similar, for SMEs and public-sector organisations.

Skills & Qualifications

* A minimum of one year's experience working in an administrative role with Microsoft Azure. VMs, Firewalls and Active Directory
* Manage, update and optimise Azure resources
* A curious mind - able to look at systems/data/events and say, ''that's odd'' or 'I wonder why…' or 'what will happen if I do this....'
* Ability to liaise with end users in an easily understandable language / ability to condense key technical points to jargon-free understandable language