Sr. Active Directory Engineer in Madison, WI at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 4/17/2018

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    Madison, WI
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Job Description

Job #:  840641

Sr. Active Directory Engineer
Madison, Wisconsin, 53718


This position, Sr. Active Directory Engineer, support an Identity and Access Management refresh moving all application authentication from eDirectory to Microsoft Active Directory and build a new forest. Primary responsibilities include maintaining Active Directory infrastructure, Domain Controllers and Supporting Services, instituting improvements, managing authentication and access requests, implementing new Group Policy and address changes to existing GPSs, managing Domain based DNS services, assisting with DHCP service support, and enforcing company policies.


Job Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Active Directory Design
  • Active Directory Federation Services
  • Group Policy Design and Structure
  • Single Sign On and Federation (SAML, OAuth, Security Tokens, Web Services)
  • DNS Server Management
  • DNS Zone Design
  • DHCP Server Design and Maintenance
  • Enterprise PKI Active Directory Certificate Server Design and Maintenance
  • Privileged Access Management and Access Control
  • Understanding of Agile principles and methodologies
  • Responding to on call alerts and outages, with potential for limited off hours support if critical


Preferred Qualifications:

  • In depth knowledge of Active Directory database maintenance, object backup and restore, disaster recovery, LDAP, Kerberos, and troubleshooting
  • In depth knowledge of multi-forest management within Active Directory, One-Way, Two-Way Trust relationships, and Federation
  • Experience splitting a forest:
    • Moving user, workstation, and application authentication to a new forestMicrosoft tools access across forests: Sharepoint, Skype, Exchange, Yammer, OneDrive, etc.
    • SID synchronization and licensing during forest split project
    • Quest tools
  • In depth knowledge of Group Policy design, management and troubleshooting
  • In depth knowledge of DNS Server management including DNS zone migration, design, and configuration, experience managing Active Directory DNS with 3rd party DNS such as BlueCat or InfoBlox
  • In depth knowledge of DHCP Server management and IP address
  • Experience with Multi-Factor technologies


Skills and Competencies:

  • Creating and configuring the logical and physical Active Directory structures.
  • Creating and configuring Active Directory sites and site-links
  • Creating and managing role-based access controls
  • Creating and designing Active Directory group infrastructure for access control
  • Creating and configuring DHCP Scopes, Options, and Registrations
  • Configuring DNS Server settings
  • Configuring applications for LDAP or SAML integration
  • Monitoring system reliability and availability.









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