Active Directory Subject Matter Expert
Act as an integral part of the Windows Active Directory Domain Administration Support Team in providing timely and efficient support to assigned operations; coordinate day-to-day operations, applying security patches/fixes and anti-virus updates as released by software manufacturers and anti-virus vendors, creating and implementing the domain level security policies such as authentication mechanisms, password policies and rules, IPSEC policies etc, reviewing domain level rights and privileges and performs changes to the same as appropriate, and maintenance in a critical enterprise-class servers. Collaborate in assessing current and expected Windows infrastructure needs, configuration, maintenance, optimization and documentation of Windows infrastructure. Follow and apply configuration and security standards and policies within a defined Change Management process. Assist with implementing solutions for hardware and software. Implement common preventive maintenance practices for hardware and software. Ensure that system improvements and changes are implemented correctly and completely, and monitor all effects of the modifications. Manages a large, complex site or network. Works under general direction from senior management. Establishes/recommends policies on system use and services. Perform common administrative tasks. Provide after hours and on-call support as part of a rotation. Education Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work experience. Contractual Requirements: Requires HS + 12 yrs similar experience, AA/AS + 10, or BS/BA + 8. Qualifications 8-10 years of related information systems experience, including supervisory experience. Contractual Requirements: Depending on degree obtained (please see education requirements) at least 8+ years of similar experience. Requisite Skills: Strong interpersonal and communications skills; capable of writing proposals or papers, acting as a vendor liaison, making presentations to customers or client audiences or professional peers, and working closely with upper management. Ability to solve problems quickly and automate processes. A solid understanding of an operating system; understands paging and swapping, inter-process communications, devices and what device drivers do, filesystem concepts (inode, clustering, logical partitions), can use performance analysis to tune systems. A solid understanding of networking/distributed computing environment concepts; understands principles of routing, client/server programming, the design of consistent network-wide filesystem layouts. Must be possess a minimum of an Active DoD Secret clearance with SSBI investigation. Must obtain CompTIA Security+ CE certification prior to start. Must obtain MCSE 2003 (or later) OR MCITP: Enterprise Architect within 6 months. Willing to participate in on-call rotation. As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.