Azure Systems Administrator

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Apex Systems
Systems, System, IT, Linux, Windows
Full Time

Job Description

Location- Chicago, IL (currently remote)

Straight Perm/Direct Hire opportunity

Job Title- Systems Administrator, Azure

*Interested candidates please contact*


The System Administrator is responsible for implementing, monitoring and maintaining the instances of the on-prem and cloud infrastructure services and the servers.

  • Administers Azure environment to include Azure ADConnect, Azure Resource Groups, and deployment of Azure storage and database resources
  • Deploys, and manages Azure resources
  • Provides support to Azure deployments
  • Works with developers and the IT team to oversee/deploy the Azure DevOps releases.
  • Implement solutions to optimize and automate Azure DevOps processes.
  • Uses PowerShell to automate processes and changes in environment as required
  • Monitor and analyze resource usage to recommend/develop enhancements to system capabilities and performance.
  • Administer and support core Microsoft, Linux, and VMware technologies
  • Experience with Group Policy management and design
  • Deploy, Manage and troubleshoot VMWare ESX servers as required
  • Mentor / cross train team members on existing and new technologies
  • Follows and updates process documentation as needed
  • Manages and documents backups and disaster recovery processes
  • Documents configuration and monitors various aspects of server infrastructure
  • Supports in resolving escalated tickets requiring specific technical knowledge
  • Provides troubleshooting and support, including on-call rotation, after-hours support
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Microsoft Azure Administrator Certification is preferred
  • Good knowledge of the Windows servers (2008 R2, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019)
  • Familiarity with Linux
  • Experience with Azure storage and database configuration and deployment
  • Experience in deploying, and managing Azure Resource Groups
  • Experience with Azure DevOps processes
  • Experience creating and maintaining CI/CD pipelines
  • 8 years of Active Directory / Group Policy experience
  • Experience in technologies to include:
    • PowerShell Scripting
    • Windows Server Configuration / Troubleshooting
    • VMWare ESX Configuration / Troubleshooting
  • Flexible and able to adapt to a rapidly changing environment and can manage projects of varying length
  • Responsible, highly reliable, organized; able to work individually and collaboratively with peers
  • Windows system administration: 6+ years (Required)
  • Experience with Azure 2+ years (Required)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or equivalent experience

EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 844-463-6178.

Company Information

Apex Systems is a world class technology services business that incorporates industry insights and experience to deliver solutions that fulfill our clients’ digital visions. We provide a continuum of service from workforce mobilization and modern enterprise solutions to digital innovation to drive better results and bring more value to our clients. Apex transforms our customers with modern enterprise solutions tailored to the industries we serve. Apex has a presence in over 70 markets across US, Canada and Mexico. Apex is a segment of ASGN Inc. (NYSE: ASGN)

Dice Id : apexsan
Position Id : BHJOB2374_1152134
Originally Posted : 4 months ago

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