Windows Active Directory Engineer- No third parties please

windows ad, active directory, exchange, vmware, access management, support, engineering
Contract W2, 6 Months
Depends on Experience
Travel not required

Job Description

Windows Active Directory Engineer

#AF – 22206


Please send resume to or call 630-376-0646 and ask for ALAINA.


Location: NEW YORK, NY (Lower Manhattan)                      

Duration: 6 -12 Months+        



  • A combined platform delivery and operations role where you will have responsibility for identifying and resolving second line support issues, maintaining the production corporate environment and assisting with project delivery tasks.
  • Individuals are expected to contribute to workflow or process change and to have a strong understanding of the Business and IT function.
  • A delivery and operations role where the split between delivery and operational responsibility will be 50/50
  • Ensure Incidents and Service Requests are dealt with to an excellent standard and with customer service in mind
  • Actively work with appropriate teams in IT to pre-empt service issues and minimize the impact of service issues to the Business
  • Responsibility on these systems to include engineering and provisioning, operations and support, maintenance, research and development to ensure continual innovation


  • 3-6 years’ experience within a Systems Administration\Systems Engineering role, required


  • Engineering and delivery of solutions for various project and operational needs
  • Install new / rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements
  • Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures
  • Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for system administration tasks
  • Identify approaches that leverage our resources and provide economies of scale
  • Perform regular file archival and purge as necessary
  • Create, change, and delete user accounts per request
  • Provide Tier III/other support
  • Repair and recover from hardware or software failures
  • Coordinate and communicate with impacted stakeholders and customers
  • Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities
  • Upgrade and configure systems and applications that fall under responsibility of Platform Team, either for project or operational needs
  • Maintain operational, configuration, runbook or other procedures
  • Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning
  • Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required
  • Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required.
  • Maintain data center environmental and monitoring equipment
  • Good experience of using best practice IT Service Management tools to log and manage user calls and provide first time resolution where practical. Experience of Service Now is preferred


  • Systems Administration/System Engineer for Microsoft Windows.
  • Must be able to demonstrate competency in:
    • Active Directory, authentication and access management
    • Messaging Infrastructure – MS Exchange & Skype for Business, on-premise & on-line
    • PowerShell
    • VMWare ESXi
    • Microsoft Windows Server and Windows Infrastructure Services - DNS, WINS, DHCP, etc
    • Enterprise Storage
    • TCP/IP Networking, OSI Model, Corporate WiFi Networking
  • Additional technical environment (preferred experience)
    • AWS
    • Red Hat Linux
    • PKI
    • Mimecast
    • SharePoint on-line
    • Mobile Device Management – Good, Blackberry Work, etc



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Dice Id : makecorp
Position Id : AF-22206
Originally Posted : 4 months ago
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