Active Directory Administrator

Cambridge, Massachusetts | Freelance | Job ID #60613 |
Posted Last Month

Educational Institution in the Boston area is seeking an Active Directory Administrator to join them on a 6 month+ contract engagement.

In this role you will:

  • Perform operational activities related to Microsoft Active Directory
  • Cleanup of stale objects (users, computers, groups)
  • Monitor and manage events reported by monitoring tools such as AD Audit, SCOM, Splunk
  • Write and maintain a suite of PowerShell scripts for automation of various tasks
  • Assist with patching & upgrades
  • Group policy management
  • Assist with managing non-production environments
  • Assist with advanced troubleshooting of Active Directory environments
  • Identify, diagnose, and resolve connection, reliability, or performance issues
  • 3+ years server support, preferably Windows 2008, 2012, 2016, 2019
  • Demonstrated experience in supporting enterprise Active Directory environments
  • Active Directory domain management and group policy management experience
  • Strong experience with FSMO roles, trust relationships, replication topology, data tagging, least privilege access controls, privileged accounts management, group policy management, LAPS, ADFS
  • Advanced experience with LDAP queries and knowledge of troubleshooting connectivity and search issues
  • Microsoft certifications would be a plus

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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