Added May 21, 2021 Azure Engineer (22487) Chicago, Illinois | Permanent Apply

Job Description

LRS has prospered for over 30 years because our corporate philosophy embraces honest, ethical and hard-working people. If that describes your approach to IT consulting, we need to talk! LRS Consulting Services is seeking a Junior Server Administrator for a direct-hire (remote option) opportunity with our client in downtown Chicago, IL!

LRS Consulting Services has been delivering the highest quality consultants to our clients since 1979. We've built a solid reputation for dealing with our clients and our consultants with honesty, integrity, and respect. We work hard every day to maintain that reputation, and we're very interested in candidates who can help us. If you're that candidate, this opportunity is made for you!

The Junior Server Administrator will:

- 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


- Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or related field
- 6+ years' systems administration experience across Windows Server & Azure
- 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
- Extensive Active Directory / Group Policy experience
- Experience in technologies to include: PowerShell Scripting, Windows Server & VMWare ESX Configuration / Troubleshooting
- Candidate must be able to effectively communicate in English (written & verbal)
- Candidates must have permanent authorization to work in the USA for any employer
- Corp to Corp candidates will not be considered

LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.

*Colorado residents will not be considered for this opportunity

Colorado salary posting requirement - $40,000 - $200,000