Active Directory Senior System Engineer

  • WASHINGTON, DC
  • Posted 55 days ago | Updated 5 hours ago

Overview

On Site
USD 135,001.00 - 145,000.00 per year
Full Time

Skills

Group policy
Distributed File System
Active Directory
Systems analysis/design
Tier 3
Cloud computing
Domain controllers
Systems engineering
Operating systems
Network security
DNS administration
Server administration
Microsoft SQL Server
C#
Information Technology
Science
Security clearance
Windows PowerShell
Scripting
Migration
Microsoft Azure
Communication
Leadership
Testing
Software deployment
Replication
Roadmaps
Operations
Management
Auditing
Regulatory Compliance
Design
Documentation
Training
Microsoft Windows
Servers
Dragon NaturallySpeaking
ADFS
GPO
WMI
Writing
Microsoft
MSCE
Software development
JSON
Visual Basic
JavaScript
Computer networking
PKI
LDAP
ITIL
Microsoft SCCM
Microsoft SCOM
SolarWinds
BigFix
SAP BASIS
Policies
FOCUS

Job Details

Job ID: 2404655

Location: WASHINGTON, DC, US

Date Posted: 2024-03-28

Category: Engineering and Sciences

Subcategory: Systems Engineer

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Minimum Clearance Required: None

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Potential for Remote Work: No

Description

SAIC is Seeking a motivated, experienced Active Directory (AD) Senior System Engineer with advanced PowerShell scripting capability, responsible for analysis, design, and implementation coordination and Tier-3 level support for complex, enterprise level AD and Cloud solutions in Washington, DC.

As a senior member of the engineering team, will work within the AD Engineering Team organization, interacting with peer teams and partner groups, scaling and deploying improvement, consolidation and migration efforts within the enterprise.

This role requires an in-depth knowledge of the Active Directory, Domain controllers, Azure Cloud with a proficiency in PowerShell scripting. The right candidate will have the ability to adapt to changing technology and apply it to the customer needs. Great communication, leadership and personal skills are a must. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, someone who can work independently, and will be flexible in a fast-paced environment.

Description of Duties:
  • Analysis, design, testing and deployment of Active Directory, Entra ID, (formerly Azure AD), Entra ID Connect & Domain Controllers.
  • Advanced knowledge of PowerShell scripting capability with an understanding cloud scripting.
  • Tier 3 level troubleshooting including diagnosing complex replication and multi domain issues.
  • Develop standards, target states, roadmaps, effectively communicating and obtaining consensus across architecture, engineering, and operations teams.
  • Independently manage and perform engineering role 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 both technical and operational challenges while making recommendations and developing solutions for improvement.
  • Participate in or lead complex or high severity troubleshooting and incident/problem resolutions with other infrastructure teams.
  • Translate business needs into workable solutions that meet the requirements of enterprise customers and Operations teams.

Qualifications

Required Education & Experience

Bachelor's and ten (10) years or more system engineering experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience; May accept additional training and experience in lieu of degree.

Experience and confidence to be the subject matter expert (SME) Senior Active Directory System Engineer in a large AD environment with the proven ability to coordinate technical efforts and resolve issues across multiple teams.

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, Entra ID, and Entra ID Connect.

Experience working on on-prem and cloud platforms.

Extensive and deep knowledge of advanced PowerShell scripting, Group Policy Objects (GPO) experience, Group Policy precedence order and scope of management, WMI filters, Group Policy Preferences, group-based GPO filtering to manage Windows workstation and server population.

Excellent writing and communication skills, including proven experience effectively communicating technical challenges and solutions to peers, customers and senior management.

A Strong understanding of DNS Management.

Extensive knowledge of Distributed File Systems (DFS).

Strong understanding and practical experience using of Group Policy for server management.

Experience with Microsoft SQL Infrastructure and creating queries.

Strong understanding of Windows print queue management.

Required Clearance

Public Trust

Desired Experience/Skills/Attributes

Microsoft MSCE certification (Desired).

Alternative scripting/programming skills (JSON, C#, VB-Script, JavaScript, PowerShell).

Experience working in Azure environment.

Microsoft and/or networking certifications.

Working knowledge of Certificate/CA/PKI infrastructure.

Working knowledge of LDAP and ability to comfortably construct queries.

Ability to apply ITIL v3 Foundation concepts within the workplace.

Excellent interpersonal and team skills.

Strong writing skills.

Understanding of Third-party management and monitoring solutions (SCCM, SCOM, SolarWinds, and BigFix).

Target salary range: $135,001 - $145,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

SAIC accepts applications on an ongoing basis and there is no deadline.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


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