Senior Systems Engineer

CISSP, Civil, Development, Disaster Recovery, DNS, Management, MCSE, PowerShell, Security, WAN, Windows
Full Time
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description


Position is supporting Active Directory Design/Build for a multi-discipline engineering team for our DTRA program in Fort Belvoir, Virginia.


Serves as the Lead Active Directory Architect for a 4000+ user active directory environment, utilizing Server 2012r2 and 2016 Core operating systems.  The AD Architect will plan, support, implement and document an Engineering solution to migrate from a multi-tiered 2012r2 factor to a Flat 2016 Core based design.


The AD Architect will be tasked with working with all IT support teams to ensure that requirements are accurately identified and executed in a delivered solution.  Will serve as the Subject Matter Expert for junior staff, developing skillsets within the operations team to facilitate a complete transition to them for day to day operations, while continuing to serve as the Tier 4 escalation point.  Will also oversee updates to the Disaster recovery and Continuity of Operations Plan as required by new implementations.




External Referral Eligible




  Advanced level understanding of Microsoft Server 2012r2 and 2016 Active Directory deployments

  Specific understanding deploying Active Directory utilizing the Server Core deployment, with ability to support it as such utilizing Microsoft provided toolsets

  Experience using the Quest ARS AD management tool to extend AD Schema and manage AD accounts for users and groups

  Experience working in a multi forest AD environment supporting Administrative, user, and resource Directory workflows

  Bachelors Degree in an Information Technology Discipline

  10 or more years experience supporting Microsoft Windows servers

  9+ years supporting Active Directory environments

  Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, to be able to effectively document solutions and obtain requirements from customers

  MCSE or the equivalent Professional level Microsoft Certification

  CompTIA Security+ or CISSP






  Expert level understanding of AD integrated DNS, and associated impacts on other connected systems

  Extensive PowerShell scripting expertise, to automate workflows and collection of data

  Expert level understanding of Sites and Services boundaries, impact of latency in multisite deployments, and troubleshooting replication issues across WAN links

  Working knowledge of L2/L3 network concepts to assist in the development of a complete Directory solution

  Extensive background securing AD in accordance with DoD STIG requirements

  Masters Degree in an Information Technology Discipline

  ITIL v3 Foundations certification






Employer Overview:

Employer is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the worlds toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The companys 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Employer reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Employer with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit The companys diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Employer will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Department: Technology

Dice Id : 10120548
Position Id : 3625_2099158
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