Active Directory Engineer- Mid/Senior

Active Directory Engineer- Mid/Senior

08 Apr 2021
California, Livermore, 94550 Livermore USA

Active Directory Engineer- Mid/Senior

Company Description

Join us and make YOUR mark on the World!

Are you interested in joining some of the brightest talent in the world to strengthen the United States' security? Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where our employees apply their expertise to create solutions for BIG ideas that make our world a better place.

We are looking for individuals that demonstrate an understanding of working in partnership with team peers, who engage, advocate, and contribute to building an inclusive culture, and provide expertise to solve challenging problems.
Job Description
We have an opening for an Active Directory Engineer. You will design, implement and support enterprise-wide Active Directory and supporting systems. This position is in the Information Technology Solutions Division (ITSD) within the Computing Directorate, in support of the Livermore Information Technology (LivIT) Program.

This position will be filled at either level based on knowledge and related experience as assessed by the hiring team. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if hired at the higher level.

In this role you will
  • Support the design and implementation Microsoft Active Directory environments.
  • Recommend, justify, and implement improvements using an accepted change control methodology.
  • Contribute to the design and delivery of creative solutions and resolve problems in a timely and proactive manner while collaborating within a diverse group.
  • Create and manage processes, systems, and tools exercising a high degree of responsibility.
  • Contribute to the design, implementation, deployment, and maintenance of hardware server systems to support enterprise applications.
  • Ensure service level agreements are met and highest levels of service reliability are maintained.
  • Drive scripting and automation to develop solutions to common problems and reduce operational overhead.
  • Support critical systems off-hours as needed and part of a regular 24/7 on-call rotation.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional job responsibilities at the SES.3 Level
  • Manage multiple complex parallel tasks and priorities of customers and stakeholders, ensuring deadlines are met, while leveraging team member skills.
  • Develop tools and procedures to improve monitoring infrastructures services and automate various complex tasks.
  • Lead and mentor junior administrators in best practices and procedures.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. Citizenship.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field, or the equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory in a large-scale enterprise setting.
  • Broad experience architecting and administering highly redundant and fault tolerant enterprise Windows server environments including deployment, patching, monitoring, backup and repairing.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, technical team environment with competing priorities, tight deadlines and high pressure associated with operating a critical, complex system.
  • Broad knowledge using PowerShell to administer Microsoft systems and services.
  • Proficient written and verbal communication and strong interpersonal skills, ability to interact with all levels of management and staff as well as outside vendors, contractors, service providers and consultants.
  • Ability to maintain a professional manner and remain calm under pressure.
  • Ability to work off-hours and on-call and to respond to service alerts from various monitoring systems (intermittently, either as-needed or as part of a rotation).

Additional qualifications at the SES.3 level
  • Significant knowledge of and experience with PowerShell scripting and/or C# development.
  • Advanced ability to provide innovative approaches and apply new technologies to tasks and projects that may not be well defined.
  • Advanced analytical and complex problem-solving skills.

Qualifications We Desire
  • Experience with Microsoft Identity Manager.
  • Significant experience with Azure AD, Azure tenant, Office 365 or Exchange Online.

Additional Information

Position Information

This is a Flexible Term appointment, which is for a definite period not to exceed six years.

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?
  • Included in 2021Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!
  • Work for a premier innovative national Laboratory
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Flexible schedules (depending on project needs)
  • Collaborative, creative, inclusive, and fun team environment

Learn more about our company, selection process, position types and security clearances by visiting our Careersite .

Security Clearance

LLNL is a Department of Energy (DOE) and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Laboratory. Most positions will require a DOE L or Q clearance (please reference Security Clearance requirement). If you are selected, wewill initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if youmeet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing. An L or Q clearance requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold multiple citizenships (U.S. and another country), you may be required to renounce your non-U.S. citizenship before a DOE L or Q clearance will be processed/granted. For additional information please see DOE Order 472.2 .

Pre-Employment Drug Test

External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

Pre-Placement Medical Exam

A job related pre-placement medical examination may be required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

LLNL is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer that values and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please submit a request via our online form .

CaliforniaPrivacy Notice

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) grants privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitlesjob applicants, employees, and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information LLNL collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed here .
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