IT Engineer - Active Directory Automation

  • Location:
    RTP, North Carolina, US
  • Additional Location(s)
    San Jose, CA, US
  • Area of Interest
    Information Technology
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What You'll Do

We are looking for a high-energy and motivated individual passionate about security technologies to join our Directory Services team. We are moving our service into the DevOps model by growing our automation, analytics and self-healing capabilities and welcome new ideas.

While understanding and operating our complex enterprise environment we'll look to you to recommend and implement automation of our services shifting where possible to self-service model. We look forward to your creativity in moving our Directory Services platforms into the digitized era.

Who You'll Work With

You will work with our all-star Directory Services team as well as cross-functionally across infrastructure services teams to explore what technologies have to offer today and expand beyond looking into using automation, analytics and machine learning.

Who You Are

It is important that you have passion to learn technologies, can communicate clearly and effectively with the distributed team, possess good critical thinking and analytical skills, and have ability to stay focused while working under pressure.

At a minimum, we require:

  • Knowledge and deep understanding of Active Directory and Windows Servers;
  • Experience in scripting in PowerShell or similar (cross-platform PowerShell Core 6.0 is a plus);
  • Proficient with Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP);
  • Familiar with core network and virtualization concepts.
  • 7+ years in IT industry successfully delivering in an enterprise environment.
  • BS Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related major such as Math, Physics. 

Additional qualifications may include:

  • Azure Cloud, Azure AD, Microsoft Graph API.
  • Python, Perl or equivalent.
  • System Center Operations Manager (SCOM), System Center Orchestrator (SCO), and System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM).
  • RedHat Ansible automation platform.
  • Experience with monitoring or logging analysis tools (System Center Operations Manager, Splunk). 

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