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Job Title: (Directory Services Engineer)
Category:  Information Technology (2854)
Position Title: Directory Services Engineer (Active Directory Support)

Location: Fort Meade

Security Clearance: TS/SCI

Position Description:

Designs and develops highly complex, integrated Active Directory solutions to meet business requirements or enhance performance.

Provide legacy OS support: NT4, 2000 support

Provide IP & Name Resolution Services: DNS architecture and administration, internal and external facing, AD intergrated, appliances (InfoBlox preferred)

Provide WINS architecture and administrtion support

Provide Windows based DHP architecture and administration support

Performs and evaluates cost analyses and vendor comparisons for large scale projects to ensure cost-effective and efficient operations. Measures feasibility of various approaches and makes recommendation(s). Ensures adherence to model created and overall budgetary guidelines.

• Recommends moderately complex systems investment(s) to management and customers based on results of independent assessment of current and future performance, stability, and systems management/life cycle issues.

• Provides escalated, highly complex technical support to customers by investigating and resolving systems-related matters of significance; provides support telephonically and/or electronically.

• Plans, conducts and oversees the technical aspects of projects; coordinates the efforts of technical support staff in the performance of assigned projects.

• Applies advanced methods, theories and research techniques in the investigation and solution of the complex system requirements and problems. Develops training tools and documentation; oversees implementation of same.

• Reviews literature, patents and current practices to support business requirements and/or new industry technology. Prepares reports regarding new technology to communicate to appropriate personnel.

• Provides technical consultation on current and proposed systems to other organizations and clients.

• Provides leadership and work guidance to less experienced personnel.

  • BS degree in related field, degree may be substituted with equivalent combination of education/experience. In addition, candidate should have a minimum of 7 years technical experience.

  • Experience working with computer hardware; operating system software; desktop applications with a specific concentration in one or more areas; design principles and applications; scripting (Vbscript, Powershell); Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop; Exchange 2003/2010; and McAfee

  • Intermediate to advance knowledge of various network technologies and concepts (VLANs, converged fabric, VPN, ipsec, firewalls, ec.)

  • Ability to quickly get up to speed on complex topologies and interdependencies across a wide range of technologies, most specifically: AD Services, 2003 or later forest/domains, 2008  base domains and complex group policy architecture and administration.  Knowledge of Remote Management Services: Quest ARS suite of products.  Ability to integrate complex hardware and software systems

  • Strong communication skills to communicate systems proposals to management and customers, and provide systems diagnoses and resolution for current systems.

  • Strong organization skills to prioritize work, balance and lead complex projects.  Good interpersonal skills to interact with customers, senior level personnel, subordinates, and team members.  Good leadership skills to guide and mentor the work of less experienced personnel.  Ability to work independently and as part of a global team.

Location  Fort George G Meade , MD
Minimum Experience (yrs):  7+
Required Education:  Bachelors Degree

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