Location: Chantilly, VA

Job ID: 5680

Capital TechSearch is hiring Active Directory SME

Security Clearance:

  • Top Secret with SCI eligibility (used within last 2 years)
  • CI Polygraph may be required later

Our client is undergoing a top-down IT transformation.  The IT Infrastructure team is in search of an Active Directory SME to lead the design and architecture of the Infrastructure Portfolio. Duties include the consolidation of AD Forests, collapsing directory services across various enclaves and moving the organization to a more federated approach with regards to authentication.  As an Active Directory SME, you will be working with various components within the agency that leverage Active Directory from an AuthN standpoint along with resolving issues related to cross-firewall boundaries. 


  • Full understanding of Forest Trusts "two way / one way / transitive and intransitive"
  • Replication
  • FSMO Roles
  • Group Policy
  • OU Structure Design 
  • Backup and restore features within AD


  • 10-15 Years of related system engineering and Active Directory experience
  • Significant experience in Infrastructure Technology and Microsoft core services
  • Near expert level knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server operating systems
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory Domain Services
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services
  • Strong understanding of DNS including deployment and troubleshooting
  • Strong understanding of PKI Authentication, Smart Card (CAC Auth - UPN Mapping) and Digital Cert Authentication
  • Strong understanding of Sites and Services (AuthN boundaries)


Preferable Secondary Skills

  • Knowledge and/or experience with Microsoft Dynamic Access Control
  • Knowledge and/or experience with AD Rights Management Services
  • Knowledge and/or experience with Forefront Identity Manager and/or Microsoft Identity Manager
  • Knowledge and/or experience with Powershell scripting and automation

No remote.  No c2c.  No 3rd party.

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