Senior Active Directory Administrator/ Engineer

in Quantico, VA

Senior Active Directory Administrator/ Engineer Job

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  • Job Location

    Quantico, VA 22134, US

  • Job Category

    Engineering & Technology

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  • Clearance Level

    Top Secret/SCI Polygraph

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  • Travel


Job Description Senior System Administrator (SSA)
BAE Systems is offering an exciting opportunity to support an important and dynamic Department of Justice customer as a Senior System Administrator/Engineer-Active Directory supporting a highly capable and diverse team driving technical innovation. The SSA/AD shall routinely make group policy modifications to support the needs of the domain. The SSA/Active Directory shall review existing configurations of the replication topology for inconsistencies and deploys new configurations during site build. She/he shall author PowerShell scripts to automate deployment tasks. The SSA/AD shall configure and troubleshoot name resolution in an Active Directory-integrated split-brain DNS environment. The SSA/AD shall perform daily health checks of the enterprise, and up-channel findings with suggested remedies
for implementation. The SSA/AD shall manage the Active Directory-based activation of Windows platforms. Implements security enhancements to the environment as directed by the CSO. The SSA/AD shall proactively review current Active Directory technologies and presents suggestions of those which may enhance the mission. The SSA/AD shall support the unit with other duties as assigned within the scope of work. Required Education, Experience, & Skills
Minimum Education: Four (4) year college degree in system administration, information technology, computer science, computer engineering, plus five (5) years of experience in designing, managing, administering, documenting, troubleshooting, and supporting Active Directory components as detailed above or in lieu of education ten (10) years of experience in designing, managing, administering, documenting, troubleshooting, and supporting Active Directory components within IT systems in both production and development environments. If utilizing in lieu of education, all experience must be at or above the position level described above.

SKILL Level- Demonstrated SME Level experience in:

  • Enterprise-level experience in optimizing Directory Services infrastructure and hierarchy.
  • Experience monitoring and maintaining existing Directory Services environments in multiple enclaves with various mission requirements.
  • Utilizes Group Policy to harden resources within the environment.
  • Working knowledge of DISA STIGs and their implementation.
  • Evaluate the relationship between existing policies and plans for the introduction of those needed in the future.
  • Troubleshoot Group Policy processing issues that arise on systems within the environment.
  • Maintain DNS at the service level, verifying functionality and troubleshooting issues.
  • Utilize split-brain DNS for multi-homed enterprise resources.
  • Working knowledge of designing/maintaining AD Federated Services and technologies.
  • Maintain the health of existing AD Certificate Services technologies.
  • Enterprise-level knowledge of Multifactor authentication design and implementation as it pertains to Active Directory and Certificate Services.
  • Enterprise-level mastery of Active Directory 2016, 2019, 2022 and latest version.
  • Author PowerShell scripts that will be used to standup and maintain AD environments.
  • Experience creating and managing custom schema objects within Active Directory.
  • Working experience analyzing current Active Directory delegation and proposing steps to convert to a zero trust-based delegation model.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Microsoft Azure and/or AWS cloud experience highly desired
  • Experience working on digital forensics technology or related technologies for law enforcement or intelligence community customers is a plus
  • Experience working on an Agile team
  • Ability to participate in strategy sessions for the planning, development, documentation, and review of project-related documents
  • Ability to participate and support the gathering, identifying, and documentation of the system, hardware, and software requirements, as well as security requirements
  • Experience with designing and developing Federated Services.
  • Programing skills utilizing C# and .net to manipulate AD resources.
  • Experience maintaining code repositories to ensure proper change management.
  • Experience working with on-premises vendor support to run proactive scans analyzing Active Directory technologies and remediating identified issues.

Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $126610 - $215270

Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience.

Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.
About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That’s BAE Systems. That’s Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit and follow us on Facebook:

Additional Information

Who We Are

You're used to protecting what matters most.

Throughout your career in the military, you've been dedicated to improving security, defending freedom and making the world a safer place. Now you can continue that commitment through cyber operations, intelligence analysis, and building combat vehicles and electronic systems. We’re proud to provide solutions and services that advance the strength and security of America and our allies – and we’re honored to offer an environment where veterans and reservists can continue doing mission-centered work. In all that we do, we are guided by our company values – trusted, innovative and bold – understanding that it’s not just what we do, but how we do it that underpins our success.
+ The Organization

Our team has the privilege and the responsibility of knowing that the work we do really matters. Our work is vital to the armed forces personnel and major corporations who rely on us to protect, equip and support them where it counts; to the security and prosperity of the nations we serve; to our skilled and talented people; to the local communities where we are based; and to the wider community who invest in, supply and engage with us. At BAE Systems, everyone can make a difference.

+ The Culture

We believe that a diverse workforce inspires creativity and drives innovation. We respect and value the huge variety of skills, abilities and perspectives that our people bring to our business. We celebrate our differences and aim to recruit and develop talent from all backgrounds, championing the strength that a truly inclusive and collaborative workplace gives to our company culture and performance.

+ The Work

Enjoy a flexible environment that values your work-life balance and helps you perform at your best.

+ The Opportunity

On the job training, leadership programs, collaboration with leading experts – excellence is built into your career development whether you are just starting out as an apprentice or are an experienced professional.

+ The People

We’re united by trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in our field. It helps that we’re nice people too.

+ The Reward

See your contribution, making real change as breakthrough technology and intelligence solutions reshape the landscape for our customers.

What We Offer

+ Warrior Integration Program (Est. 2008)

This program was created to assist in the employment, transition, education, and development of wounded warriors. Through mentoring, partnership, education, and leadership, we vow to serve our veterans in the same manner they served our country. WIP provides mission-centered work that gives wounded warriors the opportunity to contribute, providing a path for career progression.

+ Camo to Corporate (Est. 2013)

Camo to Corporate underpins all of our military recruiting and veteran efforts. We participate in annual career workshops and partner with VA employment reps to identify opportunities for vets at BAE Systems. We’re also proud members of Joining Forces, the Veteran Jobs Mission and Hiring our Heroes - initiatives focused on helping vets and their spouses find meaningful careers.

Perks & Benefits

  • Veterans Support Network
    Veterans Support Network +-

    The mission of the Veterans Support Network is to help connect former service members, active duty members, reservists and those who are supportive of the Armed Services.

  • Health & Wellness
    Health & Wellness +-

    We offer medical plans that take great care of you and your family’s health and well-being. These include medical plans, prescription drugs, dental and vision, along with incentive programs and health saving and spending accounts.

  • Time Away From Work
    Time Away From Work +-

    Paid Time Off (PTO) provides you with paid time away from work that you can use for vacation, personal time, personal illness, or to care for dependents. You can accumulate up to a maximum of 400 PTO hours.

  • Military Leave
    Military Leave +-

    Full-time and part-time employees who serve in the military reserves are eligible to take paid and unpaid leaves of absence to perform military duty.

  • Employee Assistance Program
    Employee Assistance Program +-

    The EAP offers confidential support to manage personal issues, such as stress, family issues, and substance abuse.

  • Employee Discount Programs
    Employee Discount Programs +-

    BAE Systems partners with Beneplace to offer exclusive discounts on a variety of products and services.

  • Tuition Reimbursement
    Tuition Reimbursement +-

    Lifelong employee learning is critical to both your personal growth and that of BAE Systems as a trusted, innovative, and bold organization. That’s why we offer a tuition reimbursement program, so you can pursue advanced education to help further your career.

  • Adoption Assistance
    Adoption Assistance +-

    You can be reimbursed up to $4,000 for qualified adoption expenses through the Adoption Assistance program.

  • Financial Wellness
    Financial Wellness +-

    Plan for today, save for tomorrow. Our programs support your goals at every stage of life. These programs include 401(k) savings plans, life and accident insurance, disability coverage, home, auto, and pet insurance and legal planning.

Our Partners

G.I Jobs Hiring Our Heroes Veterans Job Mission Joining Forces Soldier for Life American Association of People with Disabilities

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