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Senior Active Directory Engineer

Core Business Services
ALP001WA Requisition #
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Your key responsibilities

The role may also require the periodic allocation of additional time on the job to support multiple demands and escalating issues and could be asked to travel to support planned project activities and collaboration.

The role is generally an individual contributor but can and will operate as a lead on particular projects and therefore manage specific Active Directory engineering activities.  The role may be asked to mentor and guide across time zones and cultures and maintain effective and efficient oversight of all aligned activities. The role itself is generally guided by the Team Lead for Directory Enablement as a core component within IAMS and Information Security..


Skills and attributes for success

  • Ability to write detailed documentation required for solution delivery for instructional content for implementing engineers, as well as operational content and diagrams for support engineers.

  • Maintains solid interpersonal skills to engage with others including senior executives of the firm, in cross business discussions within a matrixed, geographically dispersed organization and to build a solid network of peers and others of influence. Adapts personal communication style to the style of others, develops rapport, stay calm under pressure and escalating issues using advanced oral and written English communication skills. 

  • Projects well-defined consultative skill to conduct effective questioning, hone in on key directives to formulate ideas and materials as well as present those ideas clearly and concisely to all levels of the organization including senior and/or executive management.

  • Maintains an advanced comprehensive knowledge of services and applications with the future and forward vision of the IAM processes and operating environment to recognize and position improvement opportunities and next generation solutions achievable through engineering or other technical solutions.

  • Manifests a strong analytical and problem-solving ability to escalate and negotiate complex and conflicting IAM or Information Security aligned engineering issues, handle multiple and shifting IAM engineering priorities across a broad spectrum of operating environments and drive solutions that are both financially sound and operationally feasible.

  • Develops an in depth and continuous understanding of EY’s business and the way IAMS Engineering teams adds to the effectiveness of the EY business.  Positions appropriate services and solutions as part of both knowledge sharing and Directory Enablement services positioning.

  • Manage engineering projects by operating within best practices or delegate work as needed utilizing the proper resource, time and project management disciplines across a diverse culture and multiple time zones. 

  • Maintains a continuous review of aligned applications and software, servers and networks aligned to the IAM and directory environments including but not limited to the Systems Center Operations Manager Administration, Windows 2008, 2012, and 2016 Administration and Infrastructure, perimeter networks (DMZ), Single Sign-On (SSO) configuration and remediation, and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP).

  • Maintains advanced and continuous knowledge of the ancillary technologies to be engineered such as Lightweight Directory Services (LDS), Rights Management Systems (RMS) as part of the IAM services to support the time sensitive management, monitoring and automation of Tier 0 technologies and other directives and drive continuous improvement.


To qualify for the role you must have

  • College degree in related technology field (Computer, Engineering, Science, etc.) or comparable job experiences aligned to Active Directory and/or IAM engineering directives 

  • Approximately 8 to 10 years of experience in an engineering role. Able to exhibit a progression of increasingly complex job responsibilities during the period inclusive of project management skills, engineering remediation techniques and project planning and implementation.

  • Certification as a Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA)

  • Certification as a Microsoft Certified Solution Expert (MCSE) Core Infrastructure or Productivity

  • 10 years Active Directory

  • 2 years Azure AD

  • 4 years PowerShell scripting

Ideally, you’ll also have
  • Understanding and experience with Azure managed services.

  • Understanding and experience with Cloud service providers, such as AWS.

  • Understanding and experience with Ping Directory.

  • Understanding and experience with System Center Configuration Manager.

  • PowerBroker
  • ActiveRoles Server

  • Splunk
What we look for

Our Ideal candidate is an accomplished self-starter who shares our passion for technology.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you


EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.


If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world.   


Apply now.


EY, an equal employment opportunity employer (Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Disabled), values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people.



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