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Posted: 3/4/2019
Job Reference #: 528305
Keywords: planning

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  • Job locationUS-0-Other | US-CO-Denver
    Date posted5 months ago(10/15/2018 12:03 PM)
    Job number
    Job category
    Technical Delivery
    Employment type
    Role type
    Individual Contributor
  • Overview

    Microsoft Services is proud to have the opportunity to serve our Public Sector Government customers and offer an opportunity for you to do the same. The security of our nation and preservation

    of our nation’s interests are critical to the safety and prosperity of the United States. The Microsoft Services team has provided and continues to provide a vital role in supporting the successful and accelerated achievement of our customers’ objectives through Microsoft products.


    Microsoft Consulting Services is looking for a Consultant that specializes in Active Directory. The ideal candidate will deliver Enterprise Services technical solutions to customers allowing them to maximize their investment in Microsoft technology. Building upon solid IT project experience relative to their level, consultants will work with Microsoft’s partners and customers to assist in the delivery of high quality engagements around Microsoft’s solution areas, technologies and products in diverse client environments. Stabilizing developed solutions using Microsoft methodologies in complex customer environments. The design and development of integrated solutions using the latest Microsoft products and technologies.​​



    A minimum of 4 years of experience with designing (creating documents) and implementation planning for Active Directory and assessing customer environments.

    Experience planning and implementing a Forest and Domain architecture to include Forest and Domain consolidation and migration.

    Experience planning and implementing Group Policy; understanding of precedence and policy processing.

    Experience planning and implementing an Organizational Unit (OU) structure.

    Understanding of trusts and security implications of said trusts.

    Understanding security requirements, risks and mitigation strategies of various industries and impacts to solutions such as internal vs. external threats and mitigation, Pass-the-Hash mitigation and other similar security concerns and STIG or similar baseline lockdowns.

    Experience with reading, interpreting and/or developing Technical specifications, diagrams.

    Ability to work with Leads and/or senior leadership, both internally and customer facing, to develop and communicate solution and technical information in the customer's context.

    Strong problem solving & troubleshooting skills.


    One or both of the following certifications:

    MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure

    MCSA: Windows Server 2016

    Experience working with and migrations into AzureAD.

    Understanding of Windows Server, Hyper-V or other virtualization platform, MS Cluster Server/Multi-vendor Cluster and SAN implementations, IIS, Desired State Configuration (DSC), PowerShell scripting.

    Understanding of basic principles of Identity security.


    Bachelor’s degree preferably in Computer Science or Information Systems. Will consider related field (or equivalent) experience.

    Security Clearance:

    The successful candidate must have an active U.S. Government Security Clearance and be able to obtain a U.S. Government security clearance at the level sought by our customers when required for the role. Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. Failure to maintain or obtain the appropriate clearance and/or customer screening requirements may result in employment action up to and including termination.

    Clearance Verification: This position requires successful verification of the stated security clearance to meet federal government customer requirements. You will be asked to provide clearance verification information prior to an offer of employment.


    This position may require overnight travel and this travel could be up to 75%. ​

    Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

    Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.