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Active Directory Engineer

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Job ID: 2118769
Location: CARY, NC, United States
Date Posted: Feb 17, 2022
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Sys Administrator
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
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Job Description


SAIC has a career opening for an Active Directory Engineer in Cary, North Carolina.

Note:  This role offers temporary work from home / remote / virtual work due to COVID-19.  Eventually the work will go back on site 100% in Cary, NC.


  • The job of the Active Directory Engineer is installing, operating, and maintaining physical/virtual operating system workstations and servers in support of business processing requirements. 
  • Perform user account management. 
  • Installs, upgrades, and patches operating systems and complex software packages.   
  • Schedules installations and upgrades in accordance with established IT policies and procedures. 
  • Conduct routine hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines. 
  • Must be a self-starter; capable of working independently, under limited direction, and in team environments.


The successful candidate must be able to do the following:

  • Perform Active Directory object management
  • Assist with installation, operating and maintaining ARNG directory services (i.e., Active Directory (AD)) for the ARNG Domain
  • Maintain AD structure (Enterprise policies, user, and computer groups) 
  • Maintain ARNG AD Forest Root and administrative domains along with State, Territory, and NGB NCR NEC level AD structures
  • Create, execute and maintain Standard Operating Procedures for Enterprise Services
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Capable of resolving complex issues
  • Strong troubleshoot and debugging skills
  • Capable of multi-tasking
  • Must be a self-starter; capable of working independently, under limited direction, and in team environments


Required Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma and 6 years or more experience; OR Bachelors and 2 years or more experience; 
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and have an active SECRET security clearance
  • Experience configuring and maintaining Windows Operating System platforms
  • Active Directory knowledge / experience
  • Must have Level II DoD 8570 certification: CompTIA Security+ CE prior to start date
  • Must have the ability to obtain ITIL Foundation certification within 60 days of hire date

Preferred experience (not required):

  • Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)




COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt SAIC's vaccination policy.




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