Senior Active Directory System Engineer


Depends on Experience
Full Time


communication skills
VB - Script

Job Details

Summit Technologies, Inc. is currently seeking a Senior Active Directory System Engineer with advanced PowerShell scripting abilities to join our client’s team. You will perform analysis, design, implementation coordination and provide Tier-3 level support for enterprise level AD and Cloud solutions. This is a hybrid role based in Washington, DC. You must be eligible for a Public Trust clearance.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the subject matter expert (SME) Senior Active Directory System Engineer in a large AD environment.
  • Analysis, design, testing and deployment of Active Directory, Azure AD & Domain controllers.
  • Perform Tier 3 level troubleshooting, including diagnosing complex replication and multi domain issues.
  • Develop standards, target states and roadmaps, by obtaining consensus across Architecture, Engineering, and Operations teams.
  • Independently manage and perform engineering roles for large scale Active Directory efforts and initiatives.
  • Perform various functions and duties in support of audit and compliance deliverables.
  • Develop detailed architecture, standards, design and implementation documentation.
  • Analyze current Active Directory Security Baseline deployments to identify technical and operational challenges, while making recommendations and developing solutions for system improvement.
  • Coordinate technical efforts and resolve issues across multiple teams.
  • Translate business needs into workable solutions that meet the requirements of enterprise customers and Operations teams.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Have an in-depth knowledge of Active Directory, Domain controllers, and Azure Cloud.
  • Advanced knowledge of PowerShell scripting capability with an understanding Cloud scripting.
  • Possess the ability to adapt to changing technology and apply it to the customer’s needs.
  • Strong working knowledge of Windows 2019 and 2022 Member Servers and Domain Controller operating systems platforms, DNS, networks, DMZs, network security zones.
  • Expert knowledge of ADDS, ADFS, and Azure AD
  • Experience working on on-prem and cloud platforms.
  • Strong understanding and practical experience using Group Policy for Windows workstations and server management.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Strong understanding of DNS Management.
  • Extensive knowledge of Distributed File Systems (DFS)
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Infrastructure and creating queries.
  • Strong understanding of Windows print queue management.

Desired Experience and Skills:

  • Alternative scripting and programming skills (JSON, C#, VB-Script, JavaScript, PowerShell).
  • Experience working in an Azure environment.
  • Working knowledge of Certificate/CA/PKI infrastructure.
  • Working knowledge of LDAP and ability to comfortably construct queries.
  • Ability to apply ITIL v3 Foundation concepts.
  • Understanding of Third-party management and monitoring solutions (SCCM, SCOM, SolarWinds, and BigFix).
  • Microsoft MSCE and networking certifications preferred.


  • Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of system engineering experience; Or
  • Master’s degree and 7 years of experience.
  • Will consider additional training and experience in lieu of degree.

Security Clearance:

  • Must be eligible for a Public Trust

Summit Technologies Inc. appreciates your interest. We will contact the best matching prospects and will consider you for future opportunities. We will not submit your resume without your prior knowledge and consent. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.