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Systems Engineer in Cary, NC at Veritude

Date Posted: 2/28/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We are looking for a Systems Engineer at Fidelity Investments.  This position is located in Cary, NC

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Gather and analyze metrics for the Directory Services system to develop future road map and plan infrastructure migration, redesign, and integration projects.
  • Work across product life cycles and architecture groups to plan next generation technology structure.
  • Provide third level technical support for all Active Directory (AD) applications and systems.
  • Develop and maintain operational support documentation.
  • Test, plan, and implement Service Packs and Hotfixes.
  • Design and administer authentication and authorization solutions in multi-forest/multi-domain AD and Lightweight Directory Services (LDS) environments.
  • Architect, design, and implement auditing tools and enhance monitoring for Directory Services.
  • Document and validate Disaster Recovery Process.
  • Design replication model for AD, DFS-R, Datacenter, and internal sites.
  • Design and administer the Distributed File System (DFS).
  • Oversee policy restriction design and Group Policy Objects (GPO), administer LDS, and perform Group Policy Management.
  • Plan and implement migration projects on AD and Directory supported applications.
  • Architect, design, and implement Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) with external cloud vendors. 
  • Develop and support all products in the directory development portfolio.
  • Excellent communication skills – ability to articulate technical designs, strategies and problems to management.
  • Basic understanding of Identity Management & Synchronization of identifies.
  • Basic Administration and management of IIS & Web Page development.
  • Administration of database (SQL), develop codes/tools - integration with SQL.

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience managing a global Active Directory environment larger than 20K users
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant IT experience with LDAP standard directories
  • Minimum of 2 Years of experience working in access controls or other relevant information security experience
  • Experience working with specific software and/or hardware systems with a specific concentration in one or more areas: Active Directory for 2008/2012/2016 Server Domains, Group Policy, Support MS Windows Server versions 2008/2012 R2, DNS, WINS, DHCP, VB Scripts and Power Shell. 
  • Experience working with Microsoft .NET, c#, SQL, XML.

Technology Requirements

Active Directory (2008, 2012, 2016) (Required):

  • Knowledge of Active Directory infrastructure:
    • Sites and Subnets, site links, site overlap and failover
    • Site link weights and bridgeheads
    • Replication patterns and troubleshooting
  • Roles:
    • Primary Domain Controller Emulator
    • Infrastructure Master
    • RID Master
    • Domain Naming Master
    • Schema Master
  • Domains:
    • Root domain
    • Child domains
    • SID’s and SID History (local to domain or across trusts)
  • Trusts:
    • Forest Trusts
    • Parent Trusts
    • External Trusts
  • Global Catalogs:
    • DNS entries
    • Replication and cache times
  • DNS:
    • Fully Qualified domain names
    • Name spaces – contiguous and disjointed
    • SRV records
    • Weights
    • Priorities
  • Access Level:
    • OU’s
    • Groups
    • Computer accounts
    • User accounts
    • Other account types
    • Integrated Authentication methods
    • Kerberos Authentication
    • NTLM Authentication
  • Policies
    • Domain Wide Access Policies
    • Group Policies
    • User Policy
    • Computer Policy
    • Policy Priority
    • Loop back processing
    • Group Policy Management Console
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft .NET platform.
  • Desire and ability to work with various technologies and programming languages – our applications are developed in C#, SQL and run on Linux & Windows.
  • Development and implementation of XML including DTD/schema, parsers and style sheets is a plus
  • Secure login Web Infrastructure components is a plus.
  • Experience with GitHub, Team Foundation Server or another source control application is a plus.
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure/Amazon web Services – IaaS/PaaS/SaaS/EaaS is a plus.