Senior Active Directory Architect

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Leidos is seeking a Sr. Active Directory Architect at Boston, MA.


Job Description:

Will perform duties of a subject matter expert level for the integration of Active Directory infrastructure in support of the DCMA ITO program.
Ideal candidate will possess extensive experience designing, maintaining and managing enterprise scale Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) deployments.
Candidate should have experience in configuration and troubleshooting of architecture areas such as ADFS, Direct Access, Certificate Services/ PKI Authentication, Terminal Server Farms, Optimal and OVD.


Job responsibilities:
Implement server requirements, implement client configuration, configure DNS for Direct Access, and configure certificates for Direct Access.
Create and configure DNS Resource Records (RR), including A, AAAA, PTR, SOA, NS, SRV, CNAME, and MX records; configure zone scavenging; configure record options, including Time To Live (TTL) and weight.
Configure round robin; configure secure dynamic updates.
Configure primary and secondary zones, configure stub zones, configure conditional forwards, configure zone and conditional forward storage in Active Directory, configure zone delegation, configure zone transfer settings, configure notify settings
Configure Active Directory integration of primary zones, configure forwarders, configure Root Hints, manage DNS cache, create A and PTR resource records.
Create and configure scopes, configure a DHCP reservation, configure DHCP options, configure client and server for PXE boot, configure DHCP relay agent, authorize DHCP server.
Configure domain and local user password policy settings, configure and apply Password Settings Objects (PSOs), delegate password settings management, configure account lockout policy settings, configure Kerberos policy settings.
Back up Active Directory and SYSVOL, manage Active Directory offline, optimize an Active Directory database, clean up metadata, configure Active Directory snapshots, perform object- and container-level recovery, perform Active Directory restore, configure and restore objects by using the Active Directory Recycle BinExperience configuring Active Role Servers (ARS).
Add or remove a domain controller from a domain, upgrade a domain controller, install Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) on a Server Core installation, install a domain controller from Install from Media (IFM), resolve DNS SRV record registration issues, configure a global catalog server.


Education and Experience:

BS degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or additional relevant experience in lieu of degree or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.


Must possess at minimum current Active Secret Clearance.
DoD 8570 Compliance to include current CompTIA Security +CE with expiration date no less than 6 months.
DoD 8570 Compliance with current Vendor Certifications (Microsoft). Preferably MCSE or MCSA in Office 365.


External Referral Eligible.

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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