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Active Directory Administrator

Job Location: MD - Bethesda

Regional Description: Northeast

Job Number: 00548328

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- Job description

Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.
 
Accenture people build careers in four different areas of our business: Consulting, Technology, Outsourcing and internal Corporate Functions. Each area offers a unique career experience and a compelling mix of work and training opportunities, work environment and structure for career progression.

Operations professionals work on projects across a range of business processes, business applications and information technology. They may provide technology services, such as application management, infrastructure management and systems integration, or they may deliver business process outsourcing services, including finance and accounting, procurement and human resources. Depending on the role, Outsourcing professionals may be based at a client’s office or in one of Accenture’s 50 delivery centers around the world.
 
The  Active Directory Administrator will work from the Accenture client location and interact with customer daily.. This professional will serve as subject matter expert for entire Active Directory technologies and will be on-call on a rotational basis for critical issues. Will also serve as an escalation point of contact for off-shore delivery team.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • .Expert level of experience with Microsoft Active Directory services including forest and domain design, policies, trusts, replication and topology
  • Well versed with security aspects and maintain system security as per industry standards.
  • Experience implementing GPOs, OU, resources, security principals, replication, DNS / name space, group policy management, schema modifications, ADFS, SSO, domain / forest creation
  • Strong shell scripting (PowerShell, SQL, VB…)
  • Working knowledge of Mobile Device Management (MDM)
  • Work with third-party vendors / professional services and in-house developers as necessary
  • Compose and compile thorough documentation to enable ongoing administration and support of their respective systems and applications.
  • Strong ITIL process knowledge
  • Strong analytical, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with Active Directory administration
 
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with handling ongoing and new projects throughout project life cycle
  • Subject matter expertise on messaging & collaboration technologies
  • Serve as escalation point of contact for off-shore delivery team.
 
Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).
 
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
 
Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
 
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Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.
 
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