Active Directory Specialist

23 Jan 2017
20 Feb 2017
Gareth Bird
Clearance Level
Job Type
Our defence client are currently looking for an experienced DV cleared Active Directory Specialist to work on an initial 6 month contract at their site in Herefordshire.

Applicants must have the following skills:

*Significant Experience with Design, Maintenance and Operation of Active Directory
*Significant Experience with Advanced Group Policy Management
*Experience with Windows 8.1
*Experience with Windows 10
*Experience with Windows Client & Server Lockdown, Security & Security Enhancements
*Experience with Windows Deployment Services
*Experience with Windows Server 2008 R2
*Experience with Windows Server 2012 R2
*Experience working with Licencing (Active Directory Based Authentication)
*Experience with System Centre product suite

Nice-to-have skills and experience
*Experience with Windows Server Update Services
*Experience with App-V
*Experience with Certificate Services
*Experience with DNS
*Experience with EXSi 5.1

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following tasks:

Working closely as part of the System Design Authority, alongside architects, system designers and business analysts. The specialist will also need to work with the Service Transition and Service operations team, and have engagement with procurement and project management functions.

Providing support to the System Design Authority; assisting service transition, continuous service improvement and change initiatives. Specific role responsibilities include Change Management: manage and evaluate change, maintain configuration control. Release and deployment management: manage system release and deployment events and record outcomes. Knowledge Management: Support capture, development and use of knowledgebase articles. Service Catalogue Management: Support other technical specialists in SCM. Service Level management: Contribute to and report on service levels for services and technologies alongside wider support team. Capacity Management: Monitor and forecast capacity demand Information Security Management: Work within and maintain appropriate security configuration.

Due to the nature of this client applicants with a current DV clearance are strongly encouraged to apply.

Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 18 weeks.

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds. Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.

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