Windows Engineer

at Motion Recruitment Partners, LLC
Published February 12, 2024
Location Arlington, VA
Category All  
Job Type Full-Time  


Lead Windows Engineer

The Microsoft Windows / Active Directory Infrastructure Systems Architect is a highly technical position responsible for the analysis, design, implementation, administration, security, maintenance and support of the department's Windows Server / Active Directory-based environment. The environment is comprised of a multi-site, multi-forest Active Directory infrastructure, and supports Microsoft Exchange-based messaging services, Microsoft SharePoint collaboration services, Microsoft SQL Services, Single Sign-on services, File and Print Services, Microsoft O365, MS Teams. Microsoft-based configuration and software update management systems, systems performance management and infrastructure management tools.

The company is located in D.C. but will remain 100% remote. The candidate must be local to the D.C. Metro Area.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Function as an SME for Active Directory / Windows environment, provide oversight on daily activities to set priorities, function as mentor, help with problem escalation, and communicate significant problems or issues to management.
  • Function as a technical resource and integrator regarding Active Directory and Microsoft L3 issues to administrators, programmers, web developers, network security engineers, database analysts, network managers, and implementation teams.
  • Function as an SME for Microsoft cloud environments (M365, MS Teams, Sharepoint, etc.) including configuration, integration, management, performance tuning and security.
  • Participate in the identification of vulnerabilities and their mitigation and collaborate with security teams to conduct regular vulnerability assessments and implement necessary security measures.
  • Participate in the analysis and design of new or existing infrastructure systems and services. Create and maintain comprehensive system documentation, including architecture diagrams, configurations, and operational procedures. Research, evaluate, recommend, and implement new technologies.
  • Perform capacity planning, upgrades, and expansion of the environment.
  • Maintain effective communications with vendors, peers, and clients in support of assigned projects.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Windows Server and Active Directory
  • Windows Server and Active Directory Security
  • Windows DFS-N/DFS-R
  • Active Directory integrated applications (includes single sign-on)
  • Active Directory Group Policy to implement security standards on Domain Controllers, Domain Member Servers, and Domain Member Workstations
  • Microsoft Azure Active Directory (AAD) and ADFS in hybrid environments
  • Microsoft Azure Active Directory (AAD) Conditional Access Policies, AAD Connect
  • DNS services DHCP services NTP services
  • File and Print services
  • Auditing technologies and tools, and provide reports as needed
  • Implement security policies and procedures
  • SCCM and WSUS, for both servers and desktops
  • Virtualization
  • High Availability / Disaster Recovery
  • M365, MS Teams and MS Intune deployment, administration, and integrations
  • MS Exchange Hybrid - L3 Management
  • MS Sharepoint - L3 Management (cloud and on-prem)

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis now and in the future.
This position doesn't provide sponsorship.

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