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Senior Azure Cloud Specialist

Job Title: Senior Azure Cloud Specialist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Salary: AU$750 - AU$800 per day + including super
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 6486
Contact Name: Lee Hogben
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 11, 2021 09:31

Job Description

NSW Government Department is looking for a Senior Azure Cloud Technical Specialist to join the team, you will be involved in a number of projects and BAU including:

  • Transition of ICT services to Microsoft Azure Cloud
  • Microsoft 365 Tenant to Tenant migration
  • Microsoft 365 Administration
  • Application migration support and Database Administration
  • Active Directory implementation and management
  • Implementation of an SD-WAN solution
  • Enterprise Network and System Security
  • Ongoing management and maintenance of migrated services


  • Providing technical advice and application support regarding Microsoft Cloud solutions and platforms
  • Maintaining and deploying Microsoft O365 applications and solutions
  • Monitoring and conducting regular health checks of server system(s) to ensure all Assets are performing to the correct service levels
  • Continuous improvements in server and system security and stability.
  • Package and deploy new software, new operating systems or updates to existing OS and software
  • Migration of on-prem application(s) to Azure cloud VM infrastructure
  • Ongoing maintenance and support of server assets, including regular patching and version updates
  • Managing, measuring, and monitoring the services via the incident, change request and problem management processes
  • All Technical Maintenance Plans for Server Assets
  • Security, efficiency and stability of the system and server infrastructure
  • Working alongside vendors, completing the Azure implementation and Office 365 Tenant to Tenant migration
  • Migration of on-prem application(s) to Azure cloud VM infrastructure
  • Developing and implementing system(s) infrastructure security organisation wide
  • Level 3 support tasks with internal or external support services.
  • Administration of SD-WAN environment
  • Administration of LAN environment

Skills and Experience:

  • Technical Expertise around: Azure, Exchange, Azure Active Directory, Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • Proven experience working within Azure environments - specifically design, support and management
  • Expert in managing Azure AD integrations with Office 365 and on-prem servers.
  • Proven experience on managing and creating load balancers, virtual machines.
  • Experience with networks, firewall and cloud security
  • Proficient in Systems Administration and Operational Management Processes and Procedures
  • Experience in modern Microsoft management tools, including PowerShell, Microsoft Intune and Auto Pilot
  • Good understanding of core networking principles (including DNS, Radius, DHCP, and VPN technologies)
  • Database administration and maintenance
  • ACSC Essential Eight knowledge - system hardening and information security
  • Experience in managing Azure tenancies and Office 365 instances
  • Experience in maintaining Infrastructure architectures across medium to large enterprise
  • Demonstrated experience ability to manage a high workload with excellent attention to detail and manage priorities accordingly
  • The ability to manage time and plan own workload against performance expectations, communicate confidently in a clear and concise manner, build rapport and maintain stakeholder relationships, demonstrate personal resilience, research and make sound decisions within established guidelines

You must be either an Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident to be considered for this role.

Please send your CV in WORD format only.