Active Directory Specialist

Location: City of London, London Salary: £470 - £500 per day + competitive
Sector: IT Type: contract

Active Directory Specialist - London - 3 months with chance of extension - 470-£500 per day

Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply

We are looking for an Active Directory Specialist to work for a government client for 3 months. This is a contractor post paying a daily rate of up to £470-£500 per day

The role also has specific skill/experience requirement:
- Active Directory management - on-premise and Azure. This is essential and the client will reject all candidates without it
- SCCM & Group Policy experience - Essential
- Microsoft Information Manager (MIM - used to be called FIM). MIM experience is highly desirable and will be a sift selection criteria if we can find candidates with it.
- Active Roles experience - desirable

Technical understanding and experience of:
o Supporting Server Operating Systems (eg Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2, and 2012) o Desktop Operating Systems (eg Windows 7/8) o Virtual Technology (eg VMWare/Hyper-V) o Active Directory, DNS, and DHCP o Systems Administration

Technical understanding of:
o SQL Server & T-SQL o IIS, Apache & Tomcat

Technical understanding of:
o Cloud based platforms (eg Azure) o Citrix Xenapp or Application Virtualisation
o Infrastructure such as: routers, switches, SANs, and proxy servers

Proven experience of working within an ITIL framework; managing incidents, requests, changes and problems through a service desk system.

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 13th December between 11am to 2pm so please ensure you will be available.

Deadline for this opportunity is Friday 8th December at 12pm. If interested please contact Shary Malik and send across your latest CV along with a very short paragraph outlining your suitability or call 0161 827 7777.

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