Key contributor in architecting and building secure, robust and resilient Active Directory (AD) environments. Develop next generation of a multi-tenancy, standards-based, hardened Active Directory. Expert on automation and scripting to speed time to deployment, ensure reproducibility, and allow for auditability. Gather requirements and information from systems and stakeholders. Document current state, gaps against best practices and opportunities for improvement. Produce enterprise and department level designs based on accepted best practices. Work with team members across various technical groups to ensure alignment and coordination. Work with Microsoft subject matter experts engaged as supplemental resources. Install, configure and maintain AD and third-party software utilities. Develop scripts to automate routine functions including account creation, termination, monitoring and reporting. Document and maintain system installation, configuration and troubleshooting documentation for domain technologies. Requirements include BA or BS in computer science or related field or equivalent experience, 5 plus years of professional experience in Active Directory, and at least 3 years current experience in scripting VB Net Powershell administrative tasks. Tool proficiency in Azure Active Directory federated single signon integration process and tools as well as Microsoft Active Directory Services inc. Active Directory Certificate Services, Domain Services, Federation Services, and Networking Services.Knowledge of Active Directory sites, trusts, and topology. Extensive experience integrating SaaS and on premise solutions that require LDAP, OpenLDAPor direct Active Directory integration. Extensive ADSI, PowerShell, remote PowerShell, remote ADSI experience. Familiarity with Identity Federation technologies including experience integrating largescale identity solutions.Microsoft Online Office 365 with Mail Migrations, Azure Cloud MCTIP, MCSE and/or other Microsoft Certifications. Training and or certifications in one or more of Agile, DevOps, ITIL, COBIT, ISO IEC, SANS, NIST or related frameworks.
location: Boston, Massachusetts
job type: Contract
work hours: 8am to 4pm
Active Directory Systems Engineer with 5-8 years' experience
Perform operational activities related to Microsoft Active Directory
Cleanup of stale objects (users, computers, groups)
Monitor and manage events reported by monitoring tools such as AD Audit, SCOM, Splunk
Write and maintain a suite of PowerShell scripts for automation of various tasks
Assist with patching & upgrades
Group policy management
Assist with managing non-production environments
Assist with advanced troubleshooting of Active Directory environments
Identify, diagnose, and resolve connection, reliability, or performance issues.
Assist with change and incident management processes
Provide L2 support to customer reported issues by working closely with Service Desk
5-8 years' experience in Windows Administration
Minimum of 3-5 years server support, preferably Windows 2008, 2012, 2016, 2019
Demonstrated experience in supporting enterprise Active Directory environments.
Active Directory domain management and group policy management experience.
strong experience with FSMO roles, trust relationships, replication topology, data tagging, least privilege access controls, privileged accounts management, group policy management, LAPS, ADFS
Advanced experience with LDAP queries and knowledge of troubleshooting connectivity and search issues.
Microsoft certifications would be a plus.
- Experience level: Manager
- Minimum 8 years of experience
- Education: Bachelors
- Active directory
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