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Active Directory Engineer

Active Directory Engineer

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Trace Systems, headquartered in Tyson’s Corner, Virginia, was founded in 1999 to support and defend our nation's security interests at home and abroad–– whenever and wherever. We provide cybersecurity, intelligence, communications, networking and information technology services, systems, and solutions to the United States Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and Department of Homeland Security.


Job Title: Active Directory Engineer


Job Location:  Scott AFB, IL


Security Clearance:  Secret

Job Responsibilities

Active Directory Engineer to support the Global Information Grid (GIG) Service Management-Operations (GSM-O) contract.  The customer is the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) located at Scott AFB, IL and acts as the provider of GIG/Defense Information System Network (DISN) services to the department of Defense (DoD) and national security organizations. 


  • Managing Multiple Domains and Forests (Cisco ESCs and Switch Expert 8.x)
  • Managing Groups, Users, Service and Computer Accounts
  • Group Policy Management (planning, implementing, and troubleshooting)
  • Managing Active Directory Certificate Services
  • Supporting Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services, Active Directory Federation Service, Single Sign On (SSO)
  • Manage identity information across a number of directories utilizing Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager 2010 (FIM)
  • Installation of server operating systems
  • System design, integration and installation, including; Cluster Management software (e.g. Microsoft Cluster Server), Database systems (e.g. Microsoft SQL Server), and Infrastructure Software
  • Disaster Recovery design validation and execution
  • Vulnerability management principles, proper patch management and deployment
  • Asset and Inventory Control
  • Server network design
  • Server capacity management and planning
  • Process Improvement, Change control, Incident and Problem resolution
  • Implementation of requests from other teams and individuals
  • Perform other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant technical discipline and 8+ years of overall related experience. 4+ years of additional related years of experience is accepted in lieu of a degree
  • Currently possess an active Secret security clearance
  • Significant experience in Infrastructure Technology
  • Expert-level knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server/Workstation Operating (e.g. Windows 2012, 2008, Windows 2003)
  • Proven experience working with Microsoft products (e.g. SQL Server, Internet Information Server – IIS)
  • Microsoft Active Directory Domain Services
  • Microsoft Active Directory Certificate Services
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Forefront Identity Manager 2010 (FIM)
  • Microsoft Cluster Services
  • Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services
  • Windows Server 2012
  • DoD 8570 compliant (Security+)
  • Must be a US citizen


  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant technical discipline and 8+ years of overall related experience. 4+ years of additional related years of experience is accepted in lieu of a degree

Security Clearance

  • Position requires an active, in-scope US Government issued Secret clearance.



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