Data Center Active Directory Manager

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    Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

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    Shakeel Shamsuddin

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Main Responsibility:

  • Owning the success and delivery of the Data Centre AD Service and Virtual Directory Services (VDS). O365/Cloud/Federation of Identity.
  • Design and deployment of Microsoft O365, Intune, and Advanced Information Protection (AIP).
  • Implementation of high-level architectural designs and successful rollout of new domains and associated tooling.
  • Integration of domains with transformational Identity projects including SailPoint, Microsoft Azure AD Single Sign On/MFA, SIEM and PAM.
  • Closely partner with AD Architect to Implement new initiatives. Ongoing maintenance of the platform, server support, and troubleshooting.


  • Bachelor's degree in Technology (Computer Science, Computer Engineering etc.)
  • At least 8 years of experience in Security or Identity & Access Management.
  • At least 5 years of experience working directly with Microsoft Active Directory (2016 preferred)
  • Deep understanding of Single Sign On technology including SAML and Kerberos and other Multi-Factor Authentication design and implementation of same.
  • (75%) Willingness to learn Microsoft AD, Server 2016 and how they interact with multiple cloud providers (Azure AD, AWS, and Google Cloud) at a deep technical level and provide senior level engineering support
  • (25%) 1 years of Team Leader or Management experience, good Project Management, inter-personal & communications skills and the ability to adapt to change, move fast, take charge of deliverables, work with ambiguity, and foster a positive working environment
  • Good understanding of Security Architecture, Application Design and Integration
  • Scripting Experience in PowerShell or a similar language.
  • Ability to troubleshoot connectivity issues and interact with end user administrators
  • Can work independently with less supervision
  • Ability to interact with stakeholders, create PowerPoint, Excel reports

Good to have but not required:

  • Experience with Cloud Identity Platforms for AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud
  • Experience with Quest Software supporting Active Directory
  • Experience consolidating data centres and providing AD support as servers migrate to the cloud.
  • Security Certifications (CISM, CISSP, CISA, CISM, CRISC, ITIL, PMP)
  • Knowledge of firewalls, Load Balancers, and port/protocols involved with connectivity
  • Experience owning and supporting a service, creating run books, & 24/7 up-time and support

Interested? Apply before the 27th May for immediate consideration