Active Directory Engineer

US Citizens only; Must be able to pass fed background check & obtain Public Trust clearance; Advanced Active Dir skills; 5-7 yrs exp in Microsoft Consulting capacity incl 2-4 at Sr level; MS cert/s
Full Time
Depends On Experience
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

US Citizens only


Must be able to pass a federal background check & obtain a Public Trust clearance


Job Description: 


It’s time! We’re ready! Are you? We certainly hope you are because we’re ready to bring on our next Active Directory Engineer. The JHC Technology team’s expanding on one of its most high-profile projects and we’re in need of the right Active Directory Engineer to be a part of the family. At JHC Technology, you’ll be a part of the delivery team to a Federal Government customer in downtown DC, with an on-site role featuring a diverse set of projects. You’ll be a center-piece in our delivery of a newly established Active Directory enterprise environment, including migration support and recommended improvements in moving to AD from Novell eDirectory.


We’ll need your capabilities in providing guidance on changes to AD schema, management of Organizational Units, and the creation and maintenance of a Group Policy Map. It all rolls up to support AD configuration enhancements to improve security and allow for expansion of resources into a cloud environment.


You’ll be a part of the broader JHC Technology Service Delivery team, a fast-moving group of tech enthusiasts that is driving its clients to the cutting edge of technology. As an Active Directory Engineer, you’re going to look forward to bringing your experience and perspective to your on-site project and the broader JHC Technology team. In this role, you’ll be on-site daily with our customer in the Washington DC metro area and within walking distance of a Metro station.


Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Provide guidance regarding changes to the Active Directory schema 
  • Manage and maintain standardized Organizational Units (OU) in Active Directory 
  • Manage and maintain Active Directory custom attributes and security groups 
  • Manage Active Directory sites and subnets, including site replication 
  • Manage and maintain group policy, and scripts associated with group policy 
  • Create and maintain a Group Policy Map 
  • Manage the Active Directory database, System Volume (SYSVOL) 
  • Monitor Domain Controllers to prevent outages and/or restore service as quickly as possible, review the properties currently monitored, and make recommendations as needed to provide meaningful alerts for action. 
  • Audit changes to accounts, group policy, and other changes to Active Directory with enterprise auditing tools 
  • Follow Change Management Policy when changing the IT infrastructure 
  • Share knowledge with other members of the team 
  • Maintain a listing of all service accounts, the applications and servers which use them, and the unit responsible for the accounts. 


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or other, relevant subject matter. Additional Experience in lieu of a degree will be considered. 
  • Must have 5-7 years of relevant, professional experience in a Microsoft Consulting capacity, including 2-4 of which were a Senior level 
  • Must have a recent, relevant, advanced Microsoft Certification, such as MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure or MCSA: Windows Server 2012/16 
  • Must currently maintain a DOJ Public Trust Clearance or be willing to undergo a DOJ Public Trust Background Investigation
  • Advanced Active Directory skills
  • Advanced understanding of US Federal Government Compliance Standards and how they relate to Microsoft Enterprise Configurations
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Willing to work on-site, full-time, at customer location in downtown Washington DC, a short walk from Metro



JHC offers full-time team members with a first-class benefits package, including company-paid health, vision, and dental insurance for employee and family, as well as paid time off, 401k, and cell phone and gym membership reimbursement. JHC Technology is a Service Disabled, Veteran-Owned Small Business. We look for innovative engineers that want to push boundaries, especially around cloud. We focus on four key areas: Cloud, Virtualization, Mobility, and Collaboration. We do significant work on Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure, as well as with SharePoint and Citrix. We work in the Federal Government, Commercial, and non-profit space. Our clients include small organizations that are just getting started in cloud all the way up to enterprise and agency data center migrations. We look for every opportunity to form repeatable and automated processes to streamline work and cost.



Dice Id : 10514331
Position Id : 638486
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