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Active Directory Group Policy Object Engineer

Richardson, Texas;

Job Description:

The Active Directory Security & GPO Engineering team is seeking an AD Group Policy Object Engineer responsible for analysis, design, implementation coordination and 4th level escalation support of complex, enterprise level GPO-based solutions.

The AD Group Policy Object Engineer will work within the engineering organization, interacting with peer teams and partner groups, scaling and deploying improvement, consolidation and migration efforts within the enterprise. This role will operate and function well in a multi-cultural, geographically dispersed virtual team environment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analysis, design, testing and deployment of Active Directory Group Policy Objects
  • Translate business needs into workable technology solutions that meet the requirements of internal customers and peer Active Directory Engineering and Operations teams
  • Develop standards, target states, roadmaps, effectively socializing and obtaining consensus across architecture, engineering and operations teams
  • Independently manage and perform engineering role for large scale Active Directory efforts and initiatives
  • Perform various functions and duties in support of audit and compliance deliverables – verification/remittance of GPO and RSoP reports
  • Develop detailed architecture, standards, design and implementation documentation
  • Analyze current Active Directory GPOs to identify both technical and operational challenges while making recommendations and developing solutions for improvement
  • Participate in or lead complex or high severity troubleshooting and incident/problem resolutions with other infrastructure teams

Required Job Skills:

  • Experience and confidence to be the subject matter expert (SME) in a large AD environment with the proven ability to coordinate technical efforts and resolve issues across multiple teams
  • Extensive and deep knowledge of Group Policy Objects, including Group Policy precedence order and scope of management, WMI filters, Group Policy Preferences, group-based GPO filtering,
  • At least 5 years of dedicated Active Directory engineering experience that includes designing, implementing and maintaining complex enterprise-level Active Directory solutions
  • Advanced PowerShell scripting experience and capabilities
  • Strong working knowledge of Windows desktop and server operating systems platforms, DNS, networks, DMZs, firewalls, network security zones
  • Working knowledge of third-party Group Policy management solutions
  • Working knowledge of LDAP and ability to comfortably construct queries
  • Excellent communication skills, including proven experience effectively communicating technical challenges and solutions to peers, customers and senior management

Desired Job Skills:

  • Alternative scripting/programming skills (C#, VBscript, Javascript, Python, Perl)
  • IIS and MS SQL knowledge
  • Microsoft or 3rd party management and monitoring solutions (SCCM, SCOM, NetIQ GPA)
  • Unix/Linux skills; Vintela VAS integration; RedHat IdM
  • Working knowledge of Certificate/CA/PKI infrastructure

Core Technology Infrastructure Organization:

  • Is committed to building a workplace where every employee is welcomed and given the support and resources to perform their jobs successfully.
  • Wants to be a great place for people to work and strive to create an environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their goals.
  • Believes diversity makes us stronger so we can reflect, connect and meet the diverse needs of our clients and employees around the world.
  • Provides continuous training and development opportunities to help employees achieve their career goals, whatever their background or experience.
  • Is committed to advancing our tools, technology, and ways of working to better serve our clients and their evolving business needs.
  • Believes in responsible growth and is dedicated to supporting our communities by connecting them to the lending, investing and giving they need to remain vibrant and vital.

LOB Job Profile:

Participates in design, development and implementation of systems engineering activities, to include OS technical support, systems programming and data center capabilities. Responsible for components of complex engineering and/or analytical tasks and activities. Assists in establishment of input/output processes and working parameters for hardware compatibility and coordination of subsystems design and integration of total system. Serves as a fully seasoned/proficient technical resource; provides tech knowledge and capabilities as team member and individual contributor. Will not have direct reports but will influence and direct activities of a team related to special initiatives or operations. Provides input on staffing, budget and personnel. Typically 5 or more years of systems engineering experience.

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

The Active Directory Security & GPO Engineering team is seeking an AD Group Policy Object Engineer responsible for analysis, design, implementation coordination and 4th level escalation support of complex, enterprise level GPO-based solutions.

The AD Group Policy Object Engineer will work within the engineering organization, interacting with peer teams and partner groups, scaling and deploying improvement, consolidation and migration efforts within the enterprise. This role will operate and function well in a multi-cultural, geographically dispersed virtual team environment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analysis, design, testing and deployment of Active Directory Group Policy Objects
  • Translate business needs into workable technology solutions that meet the requirements of internal customers and peer Active Directory Engineering and Operations teams
  • Develop standards, target states, roadmaps, effectively socializing and obtaining consensus across architecture, engineering and operations teams
  • Independently manage and perform engineering role for large scale Active Directory efforts and initiatives
  • Perform various functions and duties in support of audit and compliance deliverables – verification/remittance of GPO and RSoP reports
  • Develop detailed architecture, standards, design and implementation documentation
  • Analyze current Active Directory GPOs to identify both technical and operational challenges while making recommendations and developing solutions for improvement
  • Participate in or lead complex or high severity troubleshooting and incident/problem resolutions with other infrastructure teams

Required Job Skills:

  • Experience and confidence to be the subject matter expert (SME) in a large AD environment with the proven ability to coordinate technical efforts and resolve issues across multiple teams
  • Extensive and deep knowledge of Group Policy Objects, including Group Policy precedence order and scope of management, WMI filters, Group Policy Preferences, group-based GPO filtering,
  • At least 5 years of dedicated Active Directory engineering experience that includes designing, implementing and maintaining complex enterprise-level Active Directory solutions
  • Advanced PowerShell scripting experience and capabilities
  • Strong working knowledge of Windows desktop and server operating systems platforms, DNS, networks, DMZs, firewalls, network security zones
  • Working knowledge of third-party Group Policy management solutions
  • Working knowledge of LDAP and ability to comfortably construct queries
  • Excellent communication skills, including proven experience effectively communicating technical challenges and solutions to peers, customers and senior management

Desired Job Skills:

  • Alternative scripting/programming skills (C#, VBscript, Javascript, Python, Perl)
  • IIS and MS SQL knowledge
  • Microsoft or 3rd party management and monitoring solutions (SCCM, SCOM, NetIQ GPA)
  • Unix/Linux skills; Vintela VAS integration; RedHat IdM
  • Working knowledge of Certificate/CA/PKI infrastructure

Core Technology Infrastructure Organization:

  • Is committed to building a workplace where every employee is welcomed and given the support and resources to perform their jobs successfully.
  • Wants to be a great place for people to work and strive to create an environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their goals.
  • Believes diversity makes us stronger so we can reflect, connect and meet the diverse needs of our clients and employees around the world.
  • Provides continuous training and development opportunities to help employees achieve their career goals, whatever their background or experience.
  • Is committed to advancing our tools, technology, and ways of working to better serve our clients and their evolving business needs.
  • Believes in responsible growth and is dedicated to supporting our communities by connecting them to the lending, investing and giving they need to remain vibrant and vital.

LOB Job Profile:

Participates in design, development and implementation of systems engineering activities, to include OS technical support, systems programming and data center capabilities. Responsible for components of complex engineering and/or analytical tasks and activities. Assists in establishment of input/output processes and working parameters for hardware compatibility and coordination of subsystems design and integration of total system. Serves as a fully seasoned/proficient technical resource; provides tech knowledge and capabilities as team member and individual contributor. Will not have direct reports but will influence and direct activities of a team related to special initiatives or operations. Provides input on staffing, budget and personnel. Typically 5 or more years of systems engineering experience.

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-21072293

Band: H5

Manages People: No

Travel: No

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Kari Elsts

Referral Bonus:

0