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Active Directory Administrator Jun 14, 2017
Gaithersburg, MD  
Senior Active Directory Administrator
Location: Carson, CA
Duration: Long Term Contract (Temp - Hire Position)

US Citizen and Active Secret (DOD) or Higher
Current Security+ CE CERT (copy needed)
Must be willing to work on call and after hours to support Operations worldwide

• Support a robust, resilient infrastructure for DCMA's authorization and authentication requirements
• Maintain Support for the enterprise Active Directory environment and resolve any errors therein.
• Provide expertise on Active Directory integration and capacity planning
• Prepare management with reports on system availability, issues and recommended solutions
• Function as a Senior Level Technical resource regarding Active Directory issues to messaging administrators, programmers, web developers, network security engineers, database analysts, field services technicians, network managers, and implementation teams
• Conduct Windows server administration
• Provide advanced trouble shooting of WSUS, DNS, DHCP, and IIS
• Diagnose and resolve production incidents in an analytical and methodical manner
• Build and maintain partnerships with agency and Active Directory support clients
• Develop, implement and update disaster recovery plans for supported systems
• Create and manage Group Policies including GPO precedence, enforcement and blocking
• Maintain and understand systems, regulatory requirements, and security of hosting systems
• Develop, document and participate in system disaster recovery tests, in accordance with DCMA policy, on a quarterly basis to ensure data integrity and availability
• Keep abreast of current developments in server technology for future direction of server technology
• Acts as a mentor to junior team members
• Assist in the development and/or revision of server based standards, guidelines and policies as determined by internal stake holders
• Assess, review Enterprise server infrastructure, take measures to ensure continued stability
• Troubleshoot issues with servers, server operating system and software

Required Skills:
• Senior level experience managing large scale server environments
• Senior level experience troubleshooting server issues and diagnosing root cause of issue
• Knowledge of virtualization and server consolidation using VMware Virtual Infrastructure and associated tools.
• Must have in-depth experience in designing, managing, and supporting at a senior level
• Microsoft Active Directory infrastructure, including Hands-on experience administering Microsoft Active Directory
o 2008/2012 in a multi-site and multi-domain organization
o Microsoft WSUS infrastructure
o ADFS infrastructure
o DNS infrastructure
o AD Replication
• Experience in troubleshooting issues in a high availability production environment, load balancers, disaster recovery and encryption
• Strong working knowledge of standards and protocols: TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, WINS, SMTP, RPC, HTTPS; including knowledge of forest to forest trusts
• Scripting expertise on Windows Server 2008 – 2012 as well as knowledge of IIS and networking concepts, VPN’ s, etc.
• Knowledge of active directory concepts and configuration security groups, inherited rights, delegation, OU structure, object types and attributes
• Work successfully in a large team environment, with individual accountability

Desired skills
• Familiarity with Microsoft PowerShell scripting
• Preferred knowledge in domain migrations & consolidation
• Knowledge of Quest/Dell Active Directory management and migration products a plus
• Certified Information Systems Security Professional CISSP designation is a plus
• Ability to lead and motivate others and work in a team environment
• Excellent communication skills in order to be able to participate and drive customer meetings
• Strong design and architectural background, and demonstrated success in this area in previous work
• Experience with developing and measuring Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for various business applications and services

Contact Karan Oberoi at 301-217-0425 * 104 Cell 301-346-9015

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