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Active Directory Administrator - JP1908

Location: Taylor, TX
Job # 11023405
Date Posted: 06-04-2018
Active Directory Administrator
Contract W2 6 months plus
Austin, Texas 

Resumes to:

Microsoft professional to assist in the process of replacing an existing but outdated Identity Management System.

The project work involves:
  • Organization of Active Directory groups and relevant group memberships according to Microsoft best practices, company policies, procedures, and standards
  • Manual and automated validation of existing data
  • Manual and automated true-up of data to comply with documented standards
  • Close coordination with other Active Directory staff to implement changes in structure, groups, and accounts
  • Interacting closely with project teams and staff to ensure deployment meets the requirements of the project with minimal impact to current Active Directory design and architecture and no unplanned loss of access to users
Required Skills:
  • 5 years of experience in PowerShell
  • Experience populating and managing Active Directory groups, group types, entitlements and the capabilities and limitations of each
  • Knowledge of Microsoft best practices involving group nesting and permissions inheritance
  • Knowledge of Microsoft permission types, permission precedents and managing NTFS DACLs
  • Experience with complete administrative tasks including test, create, change, transfer and delete requests for users, service accounts, and groups
  • Expert proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Excel
  • Experience administering a mid-size or greater, multi-site Active Directory domain
  • Knowledge and understanding of highly structured IT change management processes
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
Education & Certifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
  • MCSA or greater
  • MCSE preferred
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