Active Directory Administrator

Clearance Level
Systems Administration
Falls Church, Virginia

REQ#: RQ126155

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

Guard Enterprise Cyber Operations Support (GECOS) – Active Directory Administrator: THIS POSITION ALLOWS FOR UP TO 2 DAYS REMOTE WORK A WEEK.

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important. GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.

GDIT has an opening for a Activity Directory Administrator position supporting the Army National Guard (ARNG) in Falls Church, VA. This is an IT Service Management contract in support of the operation, modernization, expansion, and further evolution of the ARNG’s global Information Technology (IT) services including networking, compute, storage, infrastructure, applications, hosting, and program management services.  The GECOS program supports the ARNG enterprise IT infrastructure, its Wide Area Network (WAN), authentication and directory services, cybersecurity, application hosting, and associated services. GECOS uses ITIL best practices framework as the basis for IT Service Management (ITSM) model.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

An Active Directory Administrator will:

  • Install, configure, and maintain Active Directory and third-party software utilities for hardware systems within operational guidelines.

  • Produce global enterprise-level designs for secure Active Directory and Identity systems for global initiatives

  • Monitor systems for vulnerabilities, track, prioritize remediate or mitigate per policies.

  • Strong knowledge of Active Directory design and Group Policy, DNS, and DHCP

  • Own root cause analysis and problem management for corporate Identity Management environment.

  • Lead projects through implementation via collaboration with all IT, security and support teams.

  • Create and maintain system documentation for domain technologies, including installation, configuration, and appropriate troubleshooting steps.

  • Identify opportunities and improve existing processes through solutions to recurring problems and enhancements to existing solutions or documentation.

  • Document processes and solutions.

  • Provide support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of IT systems

  • Manage IT system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems

  • Provide support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for Active Directory task and activities

  • Provide Tier 3 problem identification, diagnosis and resolution of problem

  • Provide support for the escalation and communication of status to agency management and internal customers

  • Provide support for the dispatch system and hardware problems and remains involved in the resolution process

  • Install/load operating system and application software

  • Integrate new technologies into new and existing systems including the transition and migration of corporate systems

Desirable Skills / Experience:

  • Experience working with Microsoft Identity technologies including Active Directory, Certificate Services, Lightweight Directory Services, Group Policy, Single Sign On and Multi-Faction Authorization solutions

  • Experience working with large AD enterprises to include DNS and DHCP technologies

  • Experience working with MECM ( Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager)

  • Experience working with Microsoft RDS (Remote Desktop Services)

  • Experience working with Microsoft Exchange

  • Experience working with Microsoft Print Services

  • Experience working in large DoD enterprise network environments

  • Experience working with DISA STIGs

  • Knowledge of server virtualization technologies, preferably VMware and/or Microsoft technologies

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience

  • 8 + years experience working with Identity technologies including Active Directory, Federation, Multi-Factor Identification, Identity Governance Administration, Privileged Access Management, Group Policies and similar systems.

  • IT engineering experience in a global information technology infrastructure environment

  • IAT level II Compliant certification

  • DoD Secret Clearance


About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.