November 5, 2018

Senior Azure Administrator

Shaw Systems Associates is looking for a passionate and highly motivated Senior Azure Administrator, to play a critical role in our Azure Cloud strategy.


  • Enhancing Shaw’s current Azure cloud environments
  • Monitoring and enhancing the security of Shaw’s Azure environments
  • Evaluating and automating the scaling and capacity requirements within Shaw’s Azure environments
  • Ensuring federated access across Active Directory and Azure AD
  • Troubleshooting and resolving Azure environment performance issues, connectivity issues, security issues, etc.
  • Migrating legacy infrastructure to Azure; implementing new environments in the cloud
  • Working with DevOps and integrating the Azure infrastructure into Shaw’s CI/CD process and procedures


  • Strong experience in implementing, monitoring and maintaining Microsoft Azure solutions, including major services related to Compute, Storage, Network and Security.
  • Strong knowledge of Backup, Restore, Recovery and high availability strategies for Microsoft Azure environments.
  • Strong knowledge of IaaS and PaaS services.
  • Windows Server and SQL database creation, configuration, upgrade, migration and patching.
  • Experience in troubleshooting and resolving Azure environment performance issues, connectivity issues, security issues, etc.
  • Ability to identify and troubleshoot Azure server and SQL database related CPU, memory, I/O, disk space and other resources.
  • Strong understanding and background of working with a complex Active Directory, Azure AD, LDAP and the requirement of strictly following standards, procedures, and processes.
  • Advanced knowledge of DNS, DHCP, Kerberos and Windows Authentication.
  • Knowledge of network protocols such as: DNS, SMTP, SNMP, SSH, SFTP.
  • Knowledge of Network and TCP/IP routing/subnetting.
  • Knowledge of Cisco network equipment/IOS: routing, switching, and firewalls.
  • Knowledge of Windows operating systems.
  • Working knowledge of VPN connectivity and client trouble shooting.
  • Experience with PowerShell.
  • Experience with Azure AD, Active Directory including managing/maintaining several domains.
  • Experience with Intune a plus.


  • Four-Year College Degree (BA or BS). A degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field is highly desirable.
  • Azure Cloud Certifications (preferred)
  • System administration: 5 years
  • Virtualization: 2 years (Required)
  • Network Protocol: 2 year (Required)
  • Cisco Network: 1 year (Required)
  • Azure Admin: min 1 year (Required)
  • Powershell: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Active Directory: 1 year (Required)
  • Azure AD: 1 year (Preferred)
  • VPN: 1 year (Required)
  • A thorough understanding of Microsoft cloud technologies (Required)

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