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Springfield, VA · Information Technology
NorthHill Technology Resources has a need for an Active Directory Engineer to support a Federal Program in Springfield, VA.  This is a direct-hire role with our client, a fast-growing Federal Integrator.  Excellent compensation, benefits and company culture.  Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship and an active Top Secret Clearance is required.  Will sponsor for CI Polygraph.

Active Directory Engineer 
Domain Service Engineer to support the planning, building, and operations of a large, globally accessed, hybrid cloud computing system. The Domain Services Engineer provides support, implementation, and design services for Microsoft Active Directory and Windows-based systems across the enterprise, including directory and identity management solutions.
We are looking for an individual who has a proven track record managing Active Directory in a large enterprise. Additionally, the position will require an individual experienced in system design and integration, identity life-cycle management, and process automation and improvement. The ideal candidate will be a motivated self-starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills, who exceeds as an individual, as well as excels among peers in a team environment.
Job Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Accountable for the management, uptime, and lifecycle of the organizations Active Directory architecture.
  • Deliver and implement a secure, scalable, and resilient Active Directory design, following industry best practices while adhering to Information Security standards.
  • Provide technical assistance and escalation support for all troubleshooting tasks related to AD, including but not limited to integration with Windows and non-Windows endpoints, authentication, role-based access controls, DNS, DHCP, etc.
  • Manage the environment proactively, anticipating risks and issues, designing and engineering for resiliency. Take technical ownership of projects and systems accordingly.
  • Facilitate the implementation of Group Policy Objects (GPO) based on stated requirements. Troubleshoot and resolve any GPO related issues which arise.
  • Monitor and identify replication interruptions between domain controllers.
  • Management of the Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) systems and certificates.
  • 5+ years of experience in progressive roles from Active Directory Administrator to Sr. Engineer
  • Knowledge of at least one scripting language (e.g. Powershell, Python, Bash, or Perl).
  • In Depth understanding of Active Directory or LDAP authentication and administration.
  • Advanced familiarity with enterprise directory synchronization tools such as Azure Active Directory Connect, Cisco Directory Synchronization, or others.
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)
  • Knowledge of custom Active Directory schema attributes.
  • Experience administrating Azure Active Directory and single sign-on.
  • Experience working in a fast tempo government agency production IT environment.
  • Experience troubleshooting various Microsoft Windows Server platforms' roles and features.


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