Directory Services [ Active Directory / Azure AD Expert ]

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • India

Website CosMicIT CosMic IT

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Hello Everyone,

We at #CosMicIT are looking for a #Active Directory / Azure AD Expert

Locations: India ( Remote )

IT Experience (in years): 10+ Years 

Job Description :

Must have Skills:

  • Proven experience as an Active Directory / Entra ID expert.
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft’s Active Directory, Entra ID, and Microsoft 365 services.
  • Strong understanding of identity and access management principles.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server Operating Systems and Windows Desktop Operating Systems
  • Strong knowledge of AD / Entra ID security best practices and overall security.

Nice to have skills:

  • Good understanding of Microsoft Azure services and resources.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work under pressure.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Relevant certifications would be a plus.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Key activities & role during transition:

  • Review relevant AD and Entra ID documentation.
  • Perform an AD and Entra ID assessment in order to get acquainted with the platforms and identify possible issues, quick wins and optimizations / configuration needs.
  • Define an AD and Entra ID operational roadmap with the Cloud and Hosting / DWP / Networking Architects Team.

Key tasks and responsibilities for regular operations:

  • Design, implement, and manage Active Directory and Entra ID environments.
  • Implement and manage identity and access management solutions in line with the company’s needs.
  • Be able to implement and troubleshoot AD and Entra ID policies and configurations (ex: GPOs. AAD Sync, ADFS, SSO, MFA).
  • Optimize system performance, conduct regular audits, and troubleshoot issues.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures for the usage of the identity and access systems.
  • Collaborate with other IT team members and stakeholders to ensure system efficiency and security.
  • Provide technical support and training to users on identity and access management.
  • Manage user identities and access across Microsoft 365 services.
  • Stay up to date with the latest trends and changes in Microsoft 365, Active Directory, and Entra ID.
  • Knowledge of the different AD components, such as domains, forest, domain controllers, sites, and trusts
  • Knowledge of features and roles relevant to AD, including DNS, DHCP, Group Policy and certificate Services
  • Understanding of the best practices for scalability, security, and performance
  • Knowledge of the role-based access control (RBAC) and delegation of administrative tasks
  • Maintain and monitoring health and performance of AD infrastructure.
  • Troubleshooting and resolving issues related to replication, authentication and directory service errors.
  • Experience in configuring and managing ADFS for SSO and Identity federation.
  • Knowledge of Security features such as BITLocker, credential Guard and Windows Defender
  • Proficiency in using PowerShell for automating routine tasks, managing AD objects and scripting administrative functions.
  • Understanding of networking concepts, including TCP/IP, subnets, and routing.
  • Knowledge of DNS configurations and troubleshooting
  • Implementing and testing backup and recovery strategies for Active Directory
  • Familiarity with Windows Server backup and third-party backup solutions
  • Experience in upgrading and migrating Active Directory environments to newer versions.
  • Knowledge of tools and methodologies for domain and forest migrations
  • Maintaining comprehensive documentation of Active Directory configurations, policies, and procedures
  • Experience with configuration and managing Azure Entra ID for hybrid Identity scenarios.
  • Synchronization of on-prem AD objects and Azure Entra ID
  • Implementation and management of SSO solutions using Azure Entra ID
  • Integration with various applications and services for seamless authentication
  • Configuring and managing privileged roles and time-bound access using Azure AD PIM
  • Monitoring and auditing privileged access.
  • Experience with managing identity and access in multi-cloud environments, integrating Azure Entra ID with other cloud providers.
  • Collaboration with other Azure Services, such as Azure Information Protection, Azure Sentinel and Microsoft365

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Any references would also be accepted.


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