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Systems Engineer (Active Directory)

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Job Id:

31872

Job Category:

IT Infrastructure

Job Location:

Falls Church, VA  22042

Security Clearance:

Secret

Business Unit:

Zachary Piper Solutions

Division:

Zachary Piper Solutions

JOB DESCRIPTION

Zachary Piper Solutions is looking for an Active Directory Engineer in Falls Church, VA. The individual selected for this position will be a member of the Enterprise Authentication and Directory Services team and will be assigned to work full time at a customer site in Arlington, VA.


Responsibilities:

  •    Document all platform service processes and procedures and maintain the artifacts in a document repository;
  •    Perform systems operation support, including server system administration, general troubleshooting, and troubleshooting of complex engineering issues for hardware, software, and network components;
  •    Participate in disaster recovery (DR) planning and execution in support of customer requirements;
  •    Support enterprise server refresh efforts;
  •    Design, build, and test application upgrades within specified timeframes.
  •    Manage and maintain Windows and VMWare servers in the customer data centers; work directly with customers as required to ensure their needs are met
  •    Work in a rapid paced environment and work independently
  •    Maintain the smooth operation of a multi-user computer systems, including coordination with other administrators, customers and engineers
  •    Set up administrator and service accounts, tune system performance, install system wide software
  •    Interact with users and evaluate vendor products
  •    Evaluate hardware and software, with the goal of improving and increasingly automating operations
  •    Develop and monitor policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources
  •    Create, maintain, and implement detailed documentation and maintain standard operating procedures
  •    Apply security settings and other commercial security best practices
  •    Provide support on a M-F business hours schedule; also may be responsible for on-call, extended hour, and weekend support as required by mission or emergency situations.



Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:


  • B. S. degree in a computer science, information technology, and computer related discipline or 5+ years supporting AD in a large enterprise IT environment
  • Experience managing Active Directory/ADFS and DFS
  • Experience as a Windows systems administrator in a large enterprise environment
  • Experience administering, maintaining and supporting Active Directory Federation Services software products
  •    Experience maintaining OCSP service and servers
  •    Experience establishing and maintain Identity Provider trusts with varying platforms specifically ADFS
  • Experience coordinating on-boarding of new applications into the ADFS environment;
  • Experience troubleshoot authentication issues and network connectivity issues as they pertain to authentication and authorization;
  •    Experience evaluating and reviewing new technologies/applications and tools to support federated identity systems and multi-factor authentication
  •    Very good understanding of Windows Server design, configuration and administration
  •    PowerShell Scripting experience
  •    Group Policy Management (GPO) and application of Local Security Policies
  •    Application of security settings/STIGs and other commercial security best practices
  •    System (hardware) and application (software) installation and configuration
  •    System monitoring using installed tools as well as external tools
  •    Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  •    Ability to multitask and function in a fast-paced environment


Desired Qualifications:

  •    MCSE certification
  •    ITIL training and/or certification
  •    Past experience with the DOD
  •    Network knowledge and experience
  •    Exposure to SQL database concepts and installations
  •    ITSM knowledge and experience, particularly with Remedy


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Job Id:

31872

Job Category:

IT Infrastructure

Job Location:

Falls Church, VA  22042

Security Clearance:

Secret

Business Unit:

Zachary Piper Solutions

Division:

Zachary Piper Solutions