Senior Systems Engineer - Active Directory Domain Administrator

Salesforce   •  

Dallas, TX

Industry: Technology


8 - 10 years

Posted 59 days ago

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Job Details

As an Infrastructure Active Directory Systems Engineer in the IT organization you will join the team responsible for designing, building and maintaining innovative infrastructure solutions that support the needs of our employees. This includes, but is not limited to: Single Sign-On, authentication services, directory services, logging services and general IT application design, architecture, mobile device management, endpoint management, capacity planning, operations and DR.

This role’s primary technical area is Active Directory and certificate services, however you will be involved in many of the other core applications and services managed by corporate IT. You will be involved in IT infrastructure projects that will optimize current services as well as deploy and integrate new technologies for the global corporate IT environment. You will also be responsible for maintaining these mission critical AD and certificate services. You will build relationships and interact with various business, engineering and operational teams. The Senior Infrastructure Systems Engineer will contribute to the overall success of the engineering organization by providing recommendations and key insight into the technological path of corporate IT.


  • Establish close working relationships with Infrastructure Operations, Security, and Project Management

  • Participate in ongoing technology evaluations and keep up with technology trends and industry standards

  • Operate as a technical expert on infrastructure projects pertaining to Directory Services, AD Audit tools and certificates, Systems Management, Capacity Planning, and DR

  • Perform infrastructure service implementations, performance analysis and optimization, monitoring, problem resolution, upgrade planning and execution, and process creation and documentation

  • Continually analyze and work to improve the quality of services offered by Corporate IT

  • Ensure new Directory Service technologies are adequately tested and integrated with Infrastructure and Application Services

  • Optimize or re-design existing infrastructure services as needed

  • Ensure service availability & reliability of all infrastructure services.

  • Test lab development

  • Suggest improvements based on technology, best practices, or changing requirements

  • Provide regular management updates on advantages and potential opportunities for new technologies and automation

  • Assist Infrastructure Operations with testing & implementation of new technologies and/or services including methods, policies and procedures for installation, management, monitoring and support

  • Work with and manage outside consulting technical subject matter experts as needed

  • Help resolve complex IT issues in a Tier 3 capacity

  • Train/Mentor junior staff members as appropriate

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent

  • 7+ years of design/support of Enterprise environments with over 20,000 users

  • Demonstrated ability to think and execute long-term and big-picture in an environment with a short-term focus.

  • 7+ years experience as a Domain Administrator with large Microsoft Active Directory: Designing, Implementing, Maintaining, Troubleshooting

  • 7+ years of experience working with Windows Server environments

  • Experience with Identity Management

  • Proficiency in DNS, DHCP, PKI, LDAP

  • Directory integration with 3rd Party Applications and hosted services

  • Experience with mission-critical services and applications in a global enterprise environment

  • Customer service oriented with strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Excellent time management and prioritizing skills

  • Self-motivator able to take tasks or projects and run with them

  • Great oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to work well and collaborate with other teams of various skills

  • Strong analytical skills coupled with technical creativity and vision

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Prior experience with the application

  • Experience with the VMware Platform

  • Experience with Agile Development Methodology

  • Experience with SAAS and PAAS applications

  • Experience managing large-scale cloud infrastructure hosted on multiple OS platforms

  • Background in Information Security

  • MCSE 2012, 2016

  • One or more industry certifications