Job Description :
Short Description:
Seeking a Senior Directory Services Consultant with extensive knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory, Active Directory Federation & Active Directory Lightweight Directory , LDAP, Azure Active Directory, Identity, Access Management & PowerShell scripting
Complete Description:
Senior Directory Services Consultant position requires in-depth knowledge of Microsoft-based infrastructure design and development, directory services best-practices and advanced knowledge of systems engineering, operations and management. The consultant should have architect level experience planning, documenting, installing, managing, monitoring, and troubleshooting high-availability Active Directory (AD-DS), Active Directory Federation Services (AD-FS), Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD-LDS), LDAP, Azure Active Directory, Identity and Access Management (IAM) platforms, Enterprise and/or cloud solutions, as well as 3rd party application integration. This role requires an in-depth knowledge of O365, Azure, Active Directory, Windows server 2008, 2012, 2016 and LDAP integration Active Directory for Windows Server 2003/2008/2012/2016. Knowledge of Directory Services Management overlay platforms, as well as PowerShell scripting is a must. Detailed Responsibilities Include: • Enterprise Active Directory Engineering and Operations • Troubleshooting any Active Directory Replication and Federation Issues • Enterprise Active Directory Domain Name System (DNS) Engineering and Operations • Enterprise Active Directory Federation Services (AD-FS) Engineering and Operations • Enterprise Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD-LDS) Engineering and Operations • Integrating COTS, Cloud, and in-house developed applications with AD-FS and AD-LDS • Develop and maintain documentation for integrating applications with OCTO’s various directory services / authorization and authentication platforms • Develop OCTO’s directory services security best practices and keep up to date based on newly released STIGs and NIST security guidelines • Support the AD consolidation project, which consists of migrating multiple child domains and disparate AD forests into the Enterprise Active Directory Forest • Install, configure, and maintain Active Directory and third party migration products for the duration of the project • Deploy, configure and support unified management solutions such as CayoSoft Administrator and Quest ActiveRoles • Develop and maintain Group Policy Objects (GPOs) • Responsible for monitoring and resolving Service Desk escalated incidents and problem tickets related to Active Directory issues. • Responsible for the day-to-day operations of Microsoft infrastructure with focus on Enterprise Directory Services • Support all aspects of the Enterprise Directory Services ensuring security, federation and identity compliance • Monitor performance levels of the various enterprise Directory Services products, and assist in proper capacity planning and management • Develop and enhance PowerShell scripts as needed Minimum Education/Certification Requirements : Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field or equivalent experience