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Senior Active Directory Engineer / Solutions Architect Resume

Tucson, ArizonA

SUMMARY

  • Enterprise size on - premise Active Directory experience. Multiple domain/forests. 100,000-200,000 user-base.
  • Enterprise scale design Windows Active Directory 2008R2, 2012R2, 2016, and 2019.
  • Enterprise forests, domains, sites, OUs, GPOs, FSMO’s, Identity Management, and DNS.
  • Azure AD-DS setup, configuration, and troubleshooting. Domain/VM creation and deployment (Test Forest).
  • ADFS 3 and 4 design and implementation in multiple forests and multiple domains, Web access and single sign on.
  • Azure Active Directory user/group implementation and support. RBAC best practice.
  • Cloud Protocols/Authentication experience: WS-Fed, SAML, Oauth2/Open ID connect.
  • AD DS Protocols/Authentication experience: Ldap, NTLM2, Kerberos, DNS, DHCP, TLS.
  • FIM 2010R2 to Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 (Test Forest).
  • O365 troubleshooting and maintenance.
  • Windows forest/domain 2003, 2008R2 migrations.
  • Experience resolving complex, challenging technical issues including RCA’s.
  • Quest Change Auditor/RMAD skills and experience.
  • Successful large-scale schema updates Windows 2003, 2008R2, and 2012R2.
  • Hyper-V and VMware skills and experience. Test Lab/Microsoft Forest Builds.
  • Proven experience leading medium to large-size technical teams.
  • Management and supervisory expertise while contributing in a team environment. Strong leadership skills earned through commitment and integrity.
  • Demonstrated ability to translate business needs into technology requirements that support the company’s business objectives.
  • Strong understanding of ITIL and change management processes with an Enterprise focus.
  • Concentrated focus on achieving client satisfaction and meeting a diverse range of needs.
  • Strong belief in providing excellent customer service to all clients.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Ability to liaise effectively with all levels of management, staff, and clients.
  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude, flexible mindset.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Senior Active Directory Engineer / Solutions Architect

Confidential, Tucson, Arizona

Responsibilities:

  • ADFS Active Directory Federation Services 3 and 4; design, implementation, and troubleshooting of ADFS. Single sign-on for client with one large corporate domain.
  • Completed project work to remove the ADFS 4 server farm in favor of Pass-through Authentication.
  • Azure Active Directory implementation support and maintenance.
  • Support and maintenance of Azure Active Directory Connect tool.
  • O365 implementation and support.
  • Tested and vetted an upgrade from FIM 2010R2 to Microsoft Identity Manager 2016.
  • AD Connect support and modification.
  • RBAC/PIM project and testing implementation.

Senior Active Directory Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Documented entire current state.
  • All domain controller settings
  • All GPOs
  • FSMO Roles
  • Inter-forest trusts
  • DNS/DHCP
  • Applications
  • Designed VM testing and development environments to mirror proposed forests.
  • Complete scaled replica of production environment
  • Designed testing strategies
  • Upgrade testing
  • Migration testing of users, groups, applications, and services
  • Designed complete end-state and strategies.
  • Consolidation of 102 Domain Controllers to 40 in each forest
  • Redesign of GPO, FSMO roles, DNS and FRS to DFRS replication migration
  • Inter-domain and inter-forest trusts design
  • Performed ADUA testing with Microsoft.
  • Responsible for steady-state performance of existing Active Directory forests during and post-migration.

Senior IT Manager / Active Directory Senior Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • AD consultancy with client facing responsibility. Collaboration with clients to create new AD for data center hosting.
  • High-level AD design, project management responsibility, and technical creation of AD forests based on customer requirements.
  • Exchange 2000/2003 installation, configuration, and maintenance.
  • Responsible for meeting strict company SLA and Change management timelines for both desktop and server infrastructure.
  • Creating and managing numerous Windows 2003 Active Directory forests including both single and multi-domain forests.
  • Creating and implementing an Active Directory disaster recovery plan.
  • Windows security (implementation/auditing of security configurations and patches).
  • Managing up to thirty technical staff in work allocation, project assignments, and reviews. Responsible for hiring/firing of technical staff and contractors.
  • Large-scale project management including client facing interaction. Leading project teams to administer, manage, and meet comprehensive company goals; hardware, software, and application rollouts.
  • Training technical staff in the administration and support of 1500 Wintel infrastructure servers.

Senior Systems Administrator / IT Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Managing and supervising over 30 system technicians.
  • Mentoring and training of information technology staff. Hiring/firing of technical staff.
  • AD design and statement of work responsibility.
  • Key player in the project management cycle for all IT work.
  • Exchange/Outlook 2000/2003 installation, configuration, and maintenance.

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