Job Description :
Job Title: ACTIVE DIRECTORY and MICROSOFT OFFICE 365 SUPPORT
Location: Downey CA
Duration: 12+ months
Interview Process: Telephonic/Skype

DESCRIPTION OF WORK/DUTIES

The Consultant shall perform all of the following duties:
Provide technical support to ensure optimal design, operation, and maintenance of hardware, software, and performance problems for AD, Identity Management services and access management solutions.
Analyze system performance data and project computer workloads for purposes of capacity planning and management.
Assess AD infrastructure on a regular basis to ensure it continues to meet necessary demands.
Design systems and assess the effectiveness of technology resources already in use or new systems that are being implemented to determine the feasibility of changes and modification of systems.
Develop strategic and long-range information systems plans; develop systems for large scale, complex AD Services and Access Management solutions for compatibility with long-range departmental strategies.
Develop and document enterprise AD architecture for the Department.
Review systems proposals for conformance to standards and integration with the documented enterprise systems architecture.
Perform feasibility studies to determine whether to re-engineer existing AD Infrastructure, evaluate, and implement new applications, or to purchase commercial software applications.
Develop requirements and specifications for specialized and complex systems and AD infrastructure
Work with external partners, including consultants, agencies, and vendors, to evaluate and implement the most appropriate system or integration of multiple systems
Review proposed AD Infrastructure designs to ensure that design criteria are compatible with long-range development plans and methodologies, and provide the flexibility required by future changes in systems requirements
Assist in the planning and deploying of new technology and software products related to Identity Management Services, Enterprise AD Migrations, and products such as: Computer Software Distribution, Computer Data Synchronization, Application Integration Support, Integration with Unix/Linux’ Domain Controllers (LDAP servers), DNS (Domain Naming Service), DFS (Distributed File System), Certificates/Enterprise PKI, Webadmin (AD Administration, Delegation, & Reporting Software), Net Mapper (File & Print mapping Software), Lightweight Directory Services (LDS), FIM (Microsoft
Forefront Identity Manager), Directory Change Auditing thru Quest Change
Auditor software, Directory Objects Backup and Recovery thru Quest Recovery
Manager software, Active Directory Federation Service (ADFS) Single Sign
On Synchronizing Data Sources and applications with different types of data formats including Active Directory, Lightweight Directory Service, SQL, Oracle database and Text, and synchronizing with Microsoft Azure AD in the Office365 cloud to provide the identity linkage for Exchange Online services.
Provide technical support in Active Directory Domain Controller, DNS DHCP, DFS and Certificates/Enterprise PKI design and implementation.
Assist in Security policies design implementation.
Provide Technical Support in Microsoft Identity Management Service (MIIS), Forefront Identity Management (FIM) or synchronizing with Microsoft Azure AD in the Office365 cloud to provide the identity linkage for Exchange Online services.
Assist in configuring, using, and translating system monitoring and management technologies that use SNMP, Network, and Performance Monitoring.
Provide technical support in automation and administration provisioned using one or more of the following: AGPM, Batch, VBS, VB, WMI and ADSI.
Assist in scripting for user and group object attributes modifications on Departmental domain migrations.
Lead a team with the installation, configuration, testing and implementation of new releases of all O365 services and tools.
Support business continuity and recovery efforts towards messaging information store, directory structure, supplemental databases and shadow copy services.
Perform architecture design and implementation functions with respect to the O365 solutions.
Work with external partners, including consultants, agencies and vendors to evaluate and implement the most appropriate system of integration of multiple systems.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

The Consultant must meet all of the following minimum qualifications:
1. Three (3) years of experience within the last five (5) years in engineering, implementing, and supporting a Microsoft Active Directory infrastructure in a 5000+ user environment including all of the following:
a) Group Policy design implementation
b) Active Directory Application Mode (ADAM) or Lightweight Directory
c) Services (LDS)
d) Trusts relationships
e) LDAP directories
f) Understanding and Coding PowerShell scripts
2. Completed three (3) prior implementation Active Directory solutions and infrastructure engagements within the last four (4) years. All engagements must have been at an Enterprise level of no less than 1,000 users.
3. Completed seven (7) enterprise migrations within the last six (6) years.
4. Completed four (4) planning and design Enterprise migration engagements within the last four (4) years. All engagements must have been with no less than 1,000 users.
5. Four (4) years of experience within the last six (6) years in Maintenance and Support of Microsoft Exchange Online and Microsoft Exchange 2013 Server in a Hybrid Environment in a 50,000+ user environment.
6. Four (4) years of experience within the last six (6) years with implementation and support of the following Microsoft Office 365 Suite of services:
a) Exchange Online
b) OneDrive for Business
c) Skype for Business
d) SharePoint Online
e) Security and Compliance Center
f) Exchange Online Protection
7. Be certified as a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) in two of the following: Server Infrastructure, Productivity, Communications and Cloud Platform and Infrastructure. Must submit proof of certification with resume.