IT Systems Engineer - Active Directory Specialist - Birmingham, Active Directory (ADFS, Identity Management, User Groups Permissions, Single Sign on etc) Windows Servers 2008, 2012 & 2016, MS Azure.To £40,000 + 20% Bonus + Pension Successful UK business are seeking an IT Systems Engineer to manager their Active Directory Estate. Working as a key player alongside your colleagues, you will support the Server, Hosting & Storage Team in the development and implementation of ongoing improvements and initiatives across the Active Directory Domain, plus the input of planning and technical remediation initiatives. Including a mix of BAU and Project work, your key tasks will be to support the strategic planning and implementation of the Active Directory Estate including but not limited to, Security, Single Sign on, Group Policy, OU's Permissions etc. This will involve planning, scheduling and implementing all Change Requests and Maintenance activities for the team as well as on-going Root Cause Analysis a within this position. Your Key technical expertise will include:Windows Servers 2008, 2012 & 2016MS Azure, ADFS, Active Directory, ExchangeVirtualisation, VMware, Hyper-VStorage Infrastructure,Active Directory Estate including but not limited to, Security, Single Sign on, Group Policy, OU's Permissions etc. Your key requirements will include:Experience in the BAU, Shared Services or Commercial IT Services operationConfident in fault diagnosis across technologies & platforms and experience of rectifying faults within strict SLAsExtensive experience in the monitoring and maintenance of internal IT systemsConfiguring and maintaining monitoring tools and systemsExperience operating in a change control and configuration management environmentAbility to competently act as the technical point contact of escalation for incidentsThe ability to Investigate potential future technologies and solutions that may benefit the IT and hosting, storage or operating system estateExperience of using Project Management, Time Recording and Service Management Toolsets (e.g. ServiceNow, Remedy, LANDesk, WorkFront, etc)Professional Certifications or equivalent in the relevant field of expertiseMCSE, MCSAMCITPFor the successful candidate the client will offer a secure and stable working environment, an excellent salary and benefits package and a progressive career path.