Microsoft 365 Systems Administrator

  • National Basketball Association
  • Phoenix, AZ, USA
  • Apr 21, 2021
Full time IT Sports Technology

Job Description

The Phoenix Suns are seeking a new team member to join our family as our Microsoft 365 Systems Administrator. This person will be responsible for administration of Azure cloud environment including migration/configuration and maintenance of Azure Active Directory and Microsoft 365.

What you will do: 
  • Administer Microsoft Azure Resources including all facets of Microsoft 365
  • Monitor and enhance the security of current and future Azure environments
  • Assist in developing project schedules, prioritize tasks, and coordinate resources to meet project schedule requirements.
  • Provide SQL server management functions
  • Maintains up to date IT systems and procedure documentation
  • Maintains a high level of current knowledge regarding systems, technology, and communications.
  • Provide second tier helpdesk troubleshooting and support as needed
  • Participate in on-call rotation
  • Maintains regular and reliable attendance

 What we need from our Administrator:
  • Strong knowledge of Azure technologies: Compute, Storage, Networking
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft 365 technologies: Active Directory, Teams, Exchange, Sharepoint, OneDrive
  • Strong knowledge of Windows Server 2008R2 thru Windows Server 2019
  • Strong knowledge of Active Directory management
  • Experience managing Microsoft SQL server
  • Adept with PowerShell scripting
  • Strong collaboration, communication, time management, problem-solving and organizational   skills.  Proven ability to multi-task and manage projects on strict deadlines
  • Experience in independently running complex projects; utilize industry standard project management methodologies
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.  Possess high degree of discretion, integrity, professionalism, and accountability
  • Strong ability to work with others in a collaborative, respectful manner

Education and Experience:
  • 3+ years of experience as a Windows Systems Administrator
  • 2+ years of experience supporting Microsoft Cloud (Azure, Microsoft 365)
  • Experience supporting database technologies (MS SQL, SSIS)
  • Experience with virtualized environments, VMware/Hyper-V
What you can expect:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by a teammate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • This role maintains traditional business hours with some game day responsibilities including some evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime as business needs arise
  • This role will require travel to and from the arena to the practice facility, Iron Mountain offsite colocation facility and Chase Field
  • Medium Work – Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Light Work.
  • Ability to crawl
  • Ability to climb stairs
  • Ability to ascend or descend ladders, stairs
  • Repeating motions that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingers
  • Moving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one worksite to another
  • Moving self in different positions to accomplish tasks in various environments including tight and confined spaces
  • Able to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to walk short/long distances
  • This role is computer based and will require extended periods of time working in front of a computer screen
  • Capable of distinguishing colors and shades of color
  • Capable of listening carefully and speaking to others on the telephone/two-way radio
  • Communicating with others to exchange information
  • Ability to respond quickly to sounds/alarms
  • Ability to see and respond to dangerous situations
  • Ability to read, write & speak in English

The Phoenix Suns are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V