Windows System Engineer

Posted 04 December 2023
Salary$400 - $500 per day, Benefits: + GST
Job type Contract
DisciplineInformation Technology

Job description

Client:                                             Technology (content creation, gaming, entertainment) business
Hours:                                            full-time (40 hours per week)
Location:                                       Macquarie Park, Sydney/WFH (hybrid – after an initial onboarding period)
Start Date:                                    early January start, interviewing ASAP
Duration:                                       6 months + extension/s
Pay Rate:                                       $500 per day + GST
Checks:                                          full working rights in Australia, references, police check
Key Accountabilities:
  • Offer leadership and strategic direction to the technical team
  • Oversee administration, configuration and maintenance of Windows Server operating systems
  • Manage Active Directory, Group Policy, and other core Windows services
  • Ensure the security, availability, and scalability of Windows-based systems
  • Manage and optimise the Office 365 environment, including Exchange Online, Sharepoint, Teams and related services
  • Monitor and enforce security and compliance policies in Office 365
  • Collaborate with end-users to provide support and training on Office 365 tools
  • Lead the planning, deployment, and ongoing management of Azure infrastructure and services
  • Implement best practices for resource management, cost optimisation, and security in Azure
  • Drive automation initiatives using scripting and orchestration tools (e.g. PowerShell, Azure Automation)
  • Continuously identify opportunities for infrastructure optimisation and cost saving
  • Maintain comprehensive documentation of systems, configurations and procedures, and report regularly on system performance, utilisation, and compliance
Candidate Profile:
  • 5+ years’ experience as a Senior System Engineer, managing Windows-based systems, Office 365 environment, with Azure cloud infrastructure – including maintaining comprehensive documentation and reporting
  • Highly developed grasp of ITIL methodology expertise
  • Strong customer-service orientation, with exceptional communication skills
  • The successful candidate must be comfortable with working in shifts
  • Strong scripting and automation skills (PowerShell, Azure Automation)
  • Relevant certifications (e.g. MCSE, MCSA, AZ-900, AZ-104, or similar)
If this role is of interest to you and your profile aligns with the requirements please apply at your earliest (DFP will not send your CV onto our client without your consent to do so).
To apply, please submit your CV (in MS Word), along with a Cover Letter that outlines your alignment to these technical requirements, outlining your relevant experience and qualifications through this job ad. If you have any questions, please do email Madhuri at DFP Recruitment on

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