Senior Active Directory Engineer (Contract x2)

  • Job type

  • Location

  • Profession

  • Industry

    Technology & Internet Services
  • Pay

    $55.00 - $63.00/hr.
  • Closing date

    10 Jun 2024

Senior Active Directory Engineer – Contract – Raleigh, NC – $55.00 - $63.00/hr.

The final salary or hourly wage, as applicable, paid to each candidate/applicant for this position is ultimately dependent on a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, the candidate’s/applicant’s qualifications, skills, and level of experience as well as the geographical location of the position.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Sponsorship not available.

Our client is seeking a Senior Active Directory Engineer in Raleigh, NC.

Role Description
The Senior Active Directory Engineer provides support, implementation, and design services for Microsoft Active Directory and Windows-based systems across the organization. Resolves and appropriately completes assigned tasks and change requests and acts as an escalation for support issues. Applies new solutions through research and collaboration with team and determines course of action for new application initiatives. Partner with fellow IAM resources and business teams to implement new software solutions. The core infrastructure technology duties include enterprise Microsoft Active Directory and Windows file services architecture creation and management, system security and policy configuration.
This role requires an in-depth knowledge of Active Directory, Federation, Windows Server, Windows security, Virtual Directory solutions and related technology.

• Identify opportunities to innovate, extend and enhance service delivery everywhere possible.
• Own Root Cause Analysis and Problem Management for Microsoft Active Directory environment.
• Serves as escalation point for application support and troubleshooting, provides guidance and direction in resolution of escalated issues and/or complex production, application or system problems.
• Serves as the first line of escalation support for domain technology issues that cannot be resolved by the service desk or server operations support.
• Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs.
• Install, configure, and maintain Active Directory and third-party software utilities for hardware systems within company operational guidelines.
• Create and maintain system documentation for domain technologies, including installation, configuration, and appropriate troubleshooting steps.
• Improve existing processes to existing solutions or documentation.
• Provide training as required.
• Manage customer satisfaction through effectively communicating and managing customer expectations.

Skills & Requirements

• B.S. degree in a computer science, information technology, computer related discipline or 5+ years IT work experience in a global information technology infrastructure environment.
• Experience working with Microsoft Identity technologies including Active Directory, Windows File Services, and Group Policies.
• Expert knowledge in administering Active Directory (AD) and GPO’s.
• Expert knowledge of AD, ADFS, PKI in Windows Server.
• Expert knowledge of DNS, DHCP, WINS, DFS, in a Windows landscape.
• Develops, documents, and enforces the standards, security procedures, and controls for access to ensure integrity of the Windows Systems, Active Directory, and related systems.
• Knowledge of server virtualization technologies, preferably VMware and/or Microsoft technologies
• Minimum 7 years overall IT experience with 3-5 years of experience working with Microsoft Identity technologies including Active Directory, Windows File Services, and Group Policies.
• Must show a progressive advancement in responsibility including deep troubleshooting technical skills.
• Must have an understanding of how to identify and instill industry best practices.
• Ability to translate technical issues into understandable business language for end users.
• Team Player with proven leadership, communication, organizational, and strong interpersonal skills.
• Must be able to work in a team environment with a “can do” attitude capable of overcoming difficult challenges.
• Self-motivated, with keen attention to detail and excellent judgment skills
• Ability to establish new standards for quality, performance or productivity
• Must have excellent writing and communication skills, strong communicator with ability to maintain open communication with internal employees, contractors, managers, 3rd parties, and customers as needed
• Able to integrate and apply feedback in a professional manner
• Able to prioritize and drive to results with a high emphasis on quality

Benefits/Other Compensation

This position is a contract/temporary role where Hays offers you the opportunity to enroll in full medical benefits, dental benefits, vision benefits, 401K and Life Insurance ($20,000 benefit).

Why Hays?

You will be working with a professional recruiter who has intimate knowledge of the industry and market trends. Your Hays recruiter will lead you through a thorough screening process in order to understand your skills, experience, needs, and drivers. You will also get support on resume writing, interview tips, and career planning, so when there’s a position you really want, you’re fully prepared to get it.

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