Senior Active Directory Engineer

Location: Arlington, VA
ApplyLogic is a fast-growing Veteran-Owned consulting firm, headquartered in Dunn Loring, VA. Our people are our greatest asset and our company culture is grounded on that belief. We offer challenging and interesting work in a friendly and supportive environment. We deliver best-in-class technical expertise to the Federal Government market through IT professional service contracts. 

We offer a competitive salary with a robust Fortune 500 type benefits package: employee assistance, employee adoption, 401K with match, medical, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability, 15 paid time days off, 10 holidays, unlimited web-based training and up to $5K towards continuing education and/or professional development and more!
 
Founded in 2004, ApplyLogic is a Veteran Owned Small Business, ISO9001:2008 certified with over $7M annual revenues and 35 employees. Our growth has been recognized in the Washington Technology Fast 50 and the INC. 5000. We have an immediate Senior Active Directory Engineer position available in Arlington, Virginia.

Responsibilities
  • Exceed expected quality of service on maintenance & deployment of upgrades, enhancements and modifications to systems
  • Support ServiceNow ticket queue requests and document resolutions completely and accurately
  • Follow best practices to adhere to enterprise architecture.
  • Support projects in various stages of engineering, testing, or implementing Active Directory solutions.
  • Collaborate with Knowledge Management teams to draft operational documentation
  • Collaborate with Engineering and Problem Management teams to perform Root Cause Analysis
  • Able to analyze alerts from various monitoring tools and take appropriate actions during troubleshooting
  • Must have demonstrated a high level of problem analysis and resolution skills
  • Responsible for escalations to management for any SEV1 issues
  • Troubleshoot Active Directory problems associated with ADFS 2.x and 3.x
  • Administer, run, and maintain client’s Windows server infrastructure in production
  • Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures; contribute to and maintain system standards, policies, and procedures
  • Maintains system performance by performing system monitoring and analysis, performance tuning, troubleshooting system hardware, software, and operating system issues
  • Ensure correct installation, configuration, use, and maintenance of our windows server infrastructure
  • Install new/rebuild existing servers and configuration hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standard and project/operational requirements.
  • Research and recommend automated approaches for system administration tasks where possible.
  • Create and Maintain SOP’s and train junior staff
 
Requirements:
  • Extensive knowledge in all facets of AD-related tasks and activities, as well as with Domain Controllers (from an architecture, engineering, deployment, operational and support perspective)
  • Expertise in Active Directory and the associated Microsoft product line and have a solid understanding of Identity Management
  • Scripting (the ability to author and edit scripts; such as PowerShell, VBS, etc.)
  • Experience with Microsoft applications and technologies that are within the scope of this role, such as (but not limited to):
    • Microsoft Advanced Group Policy Management (AGPM)
    • Microsoft Distributed File System (DFS)
    • Microsoft Distributed File System Replication (DFSR)
    • Microsoft Unified Access Gateway (UAG)/Microsoft Web Application Proxy (WAP)
    • Active Directory Federated Services (ADFS)
    • Microsoft File/Print services
  • Experience with VMware ESXi 5.5, 6.x
  • Strong experience with Windows server
  • Experience working with application vendors
  • Hands on experience to troubleshoot hardware issues with HP servers
  • Understanding of server architectures, hardware, RAID
  • Knowledge of HA computing and networking. (e.g. Microsoft Clustering, load balancing, TCP/IP, DNS)
  • Understanding of application & OS security, including virus scan management and patching
 
Education and Certifications
  • BS or equivalent
  • 6 years of related experience
  • Microsoft Certifications
 
Clearance:
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Public Trust
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ApplyLogic is an equal opportunity employer. The Equal Employment Opportunity Policy of ApplyLogic is to provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all associates and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. ApplyLogic hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled. ApplyLogic believes that associates should be provided with a working environment which enables each associate to be productive and to work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.