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Active Directory Engineer in Cambridge, MA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 5/28/2019

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    Cambridge, MA
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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Active Directory Engineer with our industry-leading client in Cambridge.

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the Active Directory Engineer:

  • Architect and build secure, robust and resilient Active Directory (AD) environments
  • Develop next generation of a multi-tenancy, standards-based, hardened Active Directory
  • Expert on automation and scripting to speed time to deployment, ensure reproducibility, and allow for auditability
  • Gather requirements and information from systems and stakeholders. Document current state, gaps against best practices and opportunities for improvement
  • Produce enterprise and department level designs based on accepted best practices
  • Work with team members across various technical groups to ensure alignment and coordination
  • Work with Microsoft subject matter experts engaged as supplemental resources. Install, configure and maintain AD and third-party software utilities
  • Develop scripts to automate routine functions including account creation, termination, monitoring and reporting
  • Document and maintain system installation, configuration and troubleshooting documentation for domain technologies

Requirements of the Active Directory Engineer:

  • BA or BS in computer science or related field or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of professional experience in Active Directory, and at least 3 years current experience in scripting VB Net Powershell administrative tasks
  • Tool proficiency in Azure Active Directory federated single signon integration process and tools as well as Microsoft Active Directory Services inc. Active Directory Certificate Services, Domain Services, Federation Services, and Networking Services
  • Knowledge of Active Directory sites, trusts, and topology
  • Extensive experience integrating SaaS and on premise solutions that require LDAP, OpenLDAPor direct Active Directory integration
  • Extensive ADSI, PowerShell, remote PowerShell, remote ADSI experience. Familiarity with Identity Federation technologies including experience integrating largescale identity solutions
  • Microsoft Online Office 365 with Mail Migrations, Azure Cloud MCTIP, MCSE and/or other Microsoft Certifications
  • Training and or certifications in one or more of Agile, DevOps, ITIL, COBIT, ISO IEC, SANS, NIST or related frameworks.

Keywords: Active Directory, Azure, Agile, DevOps, Powershell, audit, ITIL

Job ID: 319691

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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