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Active Directory Engineer

Company: SkyePoint Decisions, Inc.
Location: Springfield
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

SkyePoint Decisions is a leading Cybersecurity Architecture and Engineering, Critical Infrastructure and Operations, and Applications Development and Maintenance IT service provider headquartered in Dulles, Virginia with operations across the U.S. We provide innovative enterprise-wide solutions as well as targeted services addressing the complex challenges faced by our federal government clients. Our focus is on enabling our clients to deliver their mission most efficiently and effectively - anytime, anywhere, securely. We combine technical expertise, mission awareness, and an empowered workforce to produce meaningful results.
This is a contingent position based upon customer approval and funding. -
As a SkyePoint employee you will be given the opportunity to design, configure, and deploy some of the IT industry's latest products and services to ensure that our most critical customers maintain the ability to securely communicate and collaborate to meet mission demands. -In your new role you will share and partner with other like-minded, dedicated professionals to review your thoughts and ideas to improve upon and deploy new enterprise IT infrastructures and configurations. You will utilize not only your existing enterprise IT skills and talents to meet your customer's needs, but also draw upon those new skills that you will learn in your new role. Your ideas and contributions will matter.
What can you achieve and how you will make a difference:
The candidate will support the Department of State through hands on engagements including working within the Active Directory environment, troubleshooting, development of architecture and translation business needs into proposed solutions. Our Active Directory Engineer will serve as a subject matter expert guiding customers and teams to identify and address mission critical needs and support strategic objectives.
The Talent You Bring with these Qualifications -

  • Experience and confidence to be the subject matter expert (SME) Senior Active Directory System Engineer in a large AD environment with the proven ability to coordinate technical efforts and resolve issues across multiple teams.
  • Strong working knowledge of Windows 2016 and 2019 Member Servers and Domain Controller operating systems platforms, DNS, networks, DMZs, network security zones
  • Advanced PowerShell scripting experience and capabilities
  • Expert knowledge of ADDS, ADFS, Azure AD and Windows Server Operating Systems 2016 & up.
  • Experience working on on-prem and cloud platforms
  • Extensive and deep knowledge of advanced PowerShell scripting, Group Policy Objects (GPO) experience, Group Policy precedence order and scope of management, WMI filters, Group Policy Preferences, group-based GPO filtering,
  • Excellent writing and communication skills, including proven experience effectively communicating technical challenges and solutions to peers, customers, and senior management
  • A Strong understanding of DNS Management
  • Strong understanding and practical experience using Group Policy for server management
  • Active Interim Secret Security Clearance or higher

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Top Secret Security Clearance
    • Bachelor's degree with at least 8+ years of recent system engineering experience. Additional training and experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
    • Microsoft MSCE certification (Desired)
    • Alternative scripting/programming skills (JSON, C#, VBscript, Javascript, Python, Perl)
    • Experience working in Azure environment
    • Microsoft and/or networking certifications.
    • Working knowledge of Certificate/CA/PKI infrastructure
    • Working knowledge of LDAP and ability to comfortably construct queries
    • Ability to apply ITIL v3 Foundation concepts within the workplace.
    • Excellent interpersonal and team skills.
    • Strong writing skills.

      Applicants selected for this position will require an active Interim Secretclearance, and background screening. Applicants selected for this position will be put in for a Top Secret security clearance will be subject to a security investigation and must meet eligibility requirement for access to classified information.
      What We Can Offer You - -

      • Great Benefits: > 70%-80% of medical premiums cost share paid by SkyePoint, several insurance options including HMO and High Deductible plans with Health Savings Accounts [HSAs], Flex Spending Accounts [FSAs], Full Dental Plans, ST/LT Disability, Life Insurance, floating federal holiday options, and 401k matched
      • Certification Incentive Program

        • Paid Referral Program -

          • Corporate Sponsored Community Engagement (Giving Back) events every quarter
          • SkyePoint DoD SkillBridge Industry Partner Fellowship Program

            • SkyePoint Professional Growth Programs (Internal Training and Mentoring)
            • SkyePoint Azure Development Environment available to all Developers and technical staff to develop solutions for customers and/or to create innovation to win new business -

              • SkyePoint Professional Sports Ticket Perks, Quarterly Employee Morale Lunches, and Semi-Annual team-building events
              • Flexible Work Environment

                SkyePoint Decisions is an established ISO 9001:2015 and ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certified small business and appraised at CMMI Level 3 (with SAM) for Services. We possess a common vision of excellence and foster a collaborative team culture built upon individual performance and accountability. We invest in our people and systems to create value for our clients. It is the SkyePoint Way. We are grateful for the opportunity to work with exceptional people and give back to the communities we serve. Our employees value the flexibility at SkyePoint that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.
                As a federal contractor, SkyePoint is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.
                SkyePoint Decisions is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Keywords: SkyePoint Decisions, Inc., Springfield , Active Directory Engineer, Engineering , Springfield, Massachusetts

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