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SkillStorm is seeking an Active Directory Engineer for our client in Jersey City, NJ OR Richmond VA, OR Charlotte NC. Candidates must be able to work on SkillStorm's W2; not a C2C position. EOE, including disability/vets.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analysis, design, capacity planning and implementation of Active Directory Security
  • Translate business needs into workable technology solutions that meet the requirements of internal customers and peer Active Directory Engineering and Operations teams
  • Responsible for developing standards, target states, roadmaps, effectively socializing 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 – verification/remittance of directory security evidence
  • Develop detailed architecture, standards, design and implementation documentation
  • Analyze current Active Directory environment 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

Required Skills:

  • At least 5-10 years of dedicated Active Directory engineering and architecture experience that includes designing, implementing and maintaining complex enterprise level (50K+ objects) Active Directory solutions and security models
  • Overarching broad and deep technical experience with Active Directory Security
  • Extensive experience and advanced knowledge implementing Windows security concepts and policies, least-privilege design principles
  • Extensive knowledge of AD Security best-practices, latest security threats/trends and mitigation thereof
  • Experience with best practices for Active Directory disaster recovery, object management, security models and trust creation
  • Granular ACE permissions models meeting functional and technical requirements
  • Advanced PowerShell scripting experience and capabilities
  • Strong working knowledge of Windows 2008, 2012 and 2016 operating systems platforms, DNS, networks, DMZs, firewalls, network security zones and IPv6
  • Deep, in-depth working knowledge of Kerberos (Microsoft and MIT/Heimdal) and NTLM authentication, MFA, SSO and federation technologies
  • Alternative scripting/programming skills (C#, VBscript, Javascript, Python, Perl)
  • Extensive and deep knowledge of Group Policy Objects (GPOs), engineering, implementing and 3rd party management solutions thereof
  • Strong knowledge of LDAP and ability to comfortably construct queries
  • Experience performing large scale upgrades, migrations, transitions and consolidation of Active Directory domains and forests
  • Experience deploying read-only domain controllers (RODCs) and implementing hardened security models required thereof
  • Experience and confidence to be the subject matter expert (SME) in an environment of this size and scale in order to coordinate technical efforts and resolve issues across multiple teams
  • Working knowledge of Certificate/CA/PKI infrastructure
  • Excellent communication skills, including proven experience effectively communicating technical challenges and solutions to peers, customers and senior management

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