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Senior Active Directory SME



Full Time

On Site


Sierra Vista, Arizona, United States


This position description is subject to change at any time as needed to meet the requirements of the program or company.

Vectrus is currently seeking a Senior Active Directory (AD) Subject Manager Expert (SME) to serve as a Key Technical Staff Leader in support of the Army Regional Cyber Center-CONUS (ARCC-C) support contract. In this role, candidate applies deep organizational, technical, and analytical skills to protect and defend the US Army Department of Defense (DoD) Information Network (DoDIN) to further the Army zero trust environment for both classified and unclassified enterprises. This role requires a strong mix of Information Technology (IT), people, process management, and analytical problem-solving skills. The core infrastructure technology duties may include enterprise Microsoft Active Directory, ADFS, MIM/FIM, DNS, OCSP, and PKI system security and policy configuration, PowerShell scripting, and top-level support for enterprise-wide initiatives in a virtualized environment.


Major Job Activities:

  • Serves as the Senior Active Directory SME.
  • Oversees support of design, deployment, operation, maintenance, security, and troubleshooting authentication and directory services.
  • Provide support for Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM).
  • Develops solutions to complex technical scenarios.
  • Provides root cause analysis to identify, diagnose, and resolve active directory incidents from both operations and cybersecurity perspectives.
  • Leads all phases of active directory administration and daily operations.
  • Creates and maintains policies and procedures for all implemented active directory activities.
  • Develop and maintain Active Directory Group Policy Objects (GPO), accounts, and security groups.
  • Resolves interoperability problems to sustain operations across multiple platforms and enterprises including email, file transfer, multimedia, teleconferencing, and authentication.
  • Taylors systems to specific user requirements.
  • Provide technical support and review for the implementation and integration plans of new configurations.
  • Administers active directory security and associated security appliances.
  • Works with vendors to evaluate new products.
  • Develops applicable policies and procedures.
  • Provides guidance and leadership to less-experienced active directory engineers and other technical staff.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
  • Participates in routine meetings and special projects as required.
  • Continually pursues organizational efficiencies.

Material & Equipment Directly Used:

  • Basic Office Equipment

Working Environment:

  • Normal office environment
  • May require support during periods of non-traditional working hours including nights or weekends

Physical Activities:

  • Must be able to lift/push/pull 40 lbs. unassisted


Minimum Qualifications:

  • This position requires candidates to adhere to DoD 8570.01M. All candidates are required to maintain at least one (1) baseline certification and one (1) computing environment (CE) certification. Baseline certifications cannot also be used as a CE certification. The authorized certifications for this position are listed as follows:
    • IAT Level II Baseline Certification: CCNA Security, CND, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, or SSCP
    • Computing Environment: Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) or the current highest level of Microsoft certification for Active Directory

Education / Certifications:

  • BS Degree in Information Technology or similar field.
  • ITIL v4 Foundation Certification desired upon hire, required within three months of hiring date

Other Requirements:

  • U.S. citizenship is required
  • Active TOP Secret Clearance

Experience / Skills:

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience demonstrating the ability and aptitudes, required to perform technical, managerial, and analytical work and coordination involving management of information systems.
  • Must have a thorough understanding of Active Directory delegation and security models.
  • Minimum of 3 years or more of supervisory experience.
  • Microsoft Active Directory, MECM (SCCM), WSUS, SQL, MIM/FIM, ADFS, DNS, and PKI in a Wide Area Network

Supervisory / Budget Responsibilities:

Acts in a technical based supervisory capacity in leading System/Network Management staff.

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports the contributions of each individual. This commitment along with our common Vision and Values of Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility, allows us to leverage differences, encourage innovation and expand our success in the global marketplace. Vectrus is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.