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Active Directory Specialist (Senior Engineer II)

  • Location: Seattle

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Other Areas
  • Start Date: 2024-06-10
  • Job Ref: 16095
Job Type: 6-month contract with potential to extend to 12 months based on performance
Job Title:  Active Directory Specialist (Enterprise Platforms & Engineering)
Location: Seattle, WA
Onsite Requirements: 3 days per week
Start Date: ASAP (high priority; customer will schedule interviews right away)
Hours Per Week: 40


Project Overview:
  • Preparation for eventual migration to EntraID (formerly Azure AD) from current Hybrid AD deployments.
  • Responsible for Microsoft Active Directory, GPOs, MS Firewall policies, EntraID, MS DNS, NPS systems.
  • L3 Incident and problem management, alerting and observability.
  • Development and Implementation of best practices and automation.

Position Overview:
  • Actively work with AD, EntraID, NPS, DNS and associated components
  • Maintain and improve stability of the environment
  • Implement best practices and automation
  • Troubleshoot incidents and work towards resolving outstanding problems in the environment
  • Work towards preparing the environment to be all-cloud (Azure, EntraID)


Must-Have Skills:
  • Active Directory (AD) – expert knowledge of AD, EntraID (Azure AD), and MS DNS; able to configure and manage Active Directory Services.
  • PowerShell – extensive experience with PowerShell scripting
  • MS NPS – ability to configure and maintain NPS
  • Azure Cloud – strong understanding of cloud tools and technologies; ability to design, deploy, and manage cloud infrastructure solution
  • Gitlab

Nice-to-Have Skills:
  • MS Certified Administrator Expert or equivalent
  • Infoblox
  • Terraform
  • Observability tools such as Datadog, Splunk, etc.
  • Jira, ServiceNow, Confluence
  • Retail industry experience