Cloud / Identity Systems Administrator

14 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Cloud/Identity Systems Administrator
  • Up to £460 per day
  • 6 month contract
  • Role based in Cambridge

As one of the most revered leaders in their industry, this technology led organisation is widely regarded as one of Britain’s global success stories. This is a fantastic opportunity to join them as a Cloud/Identity Systems Administrator.

Support & Develop
  • Work closely with the Technical Mgr Enterprise Platforms Services with all aspects of the Identity services
  • Primary technology focus will be around supporting Microsoft Identity services and identity lifecycle
  • On a day-to-day basis follow the ITIL processes including; Incident, Change, Problem, Request and Knowledge.
  • Engage with project teams to ensure project demand is fulfilled in a timely fashion
  • Escalate and work with third parties vendors on any tickets as required
  • Keeping up-to-date with identity service changes
  • Notify the Service Desk with any disruption to service that is third party or vendor related that will affect end-users
  • Keep up-to-date with the technical strategy and future roadmap for existing IT services and upcoming
  • Follow policy and provide advice on technical aspects of the service to ensure practices are applied correctly
  • Identify own development needs and request training where applicable

Essential Skills & Experience
  • ITIL certification to the foundation level.
  • Significant years of experience working in an IT infrastructure (2nd / 3rd line) capacity
  • Microsoft certified or successfully completed official Microsoft training for specialist technologies for Identity
  • Experience in supporting any identity based technical services, in particular Microsoft’s directory services, Microsoft’s Identity lifecycle and authentication services for MFA and SSO (SAML, OAuth, WS-Fed, WS-Trust etc.).
  • Experience with managing Identity services using PowerShell where applicable
  • Experience in working closely with third parties and vendors for support
  • Experience in documenting; processes, procedures and system documentation

Technical skills
  • Support and manage Active Directory, surrounding services and thorough working knowledge of; Domain Controllers, FSMO Roles, Kerberos, Group Policy, FRS, DNS, DFS, KMS, NTP, PKI, DHCP, Clustering, IIS, RADIUS, ADLDS, WSUS, AGPM, DSC and more.
  • Support cloud identity services includes; Azure Active Directory (AAD), Azure B2B and B2C. Also any Identity services available in AWS.
  • Support internal identity services including; Active Directory, Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services, Microsoft RADIUS and more.
  • Support identity synchronisation services including; Forefront Identity Manger or Microsoft Identity Manager and Azure AD Connect.
  • Support all the above using automation with PowerShell.

Desirable Skills & Experience
  • Experience of ITIL processes including incident, change, problem, knowledge and request
  • Experience in working with Oracle Directory Services

Personal Attributes
  • Being a team player.
  • Comfortable making and justifying decisions
  • Takes a customer focused approach in

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