Leidos is seeking an Active Directory / Exchange-Messaging Specialist to support the SMIT Program. The candidate will provide leadership in the execution of end user support services for Active Directory accounts and Exchange email services.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Manage the operation, servicing, trouble shooting, and account administration of Active Directory (AD), Exchange, Active Directory Application Mode (ADAM), and the Global Address List (GAL).
Manage end user accounts.
Perform life cycle events on end use accounts to include:
Creation, Modification, and Movement
Upgrade/downgrade accounts access.
Delete or transfer network end user data as required.
Manage web-based active directory (AD) tool for reporting and queries against the end user accounts.
Manage AD group objects including user accounts, computer accounts, and other group manageable units.
Perform life cycle events for AD groups to include:
Create new Groups
Modify Group attributes
Modify Group Object Type
Deactivate and delete Groups.
Manage the enterprise messaging service to process, deliver, store, and receive email and associated attachments.
Manage the ability to send and receive signed and encrypted email and attachments using PKI certificates.
Configure email service to utilize mandated and accredited messaging protocols and configuration to ensure interoperability and remote access.
Manage server mailbox restorations.
Manage smart/mobile device email service infrastructures and manage synchronization with mobile capabilities.
Manage the unclassified and secret capability to access email via a web-based application.
Required Experience & Qualifications:
Must be a US Citizen.
Minimum of 5 years’ experience across a broad-range of programs with increasing responsibility.
Minimum of 2 years using Active Directory and/or Exchange.
Ability to work with teams to manage IT solutions, identify problems and implement solutions.
Be willing to develop & document, processes and procedures.
Flexibility to work independently, with vendors, or in teams; sometimes across geographic regions and with members having varying AD and/or Exchange knowledge and experience.
·Knowledge of Active Directory DC design, Schema, OU design, AD replication topology, and DC backup/restore procedures; DNS, GPO's, Message tracking and performance.
Working knowledge of DoD networking and IA policies and regulations.
Demonstrate passion for resolving problems and identifying Exchange and AD best practices.
DOD Secret Clearance, clearable to TS/SCI.
Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) certification in Windows Server R2/2016 or Exchange Server 2013 & 2016 path.
Knowledge of virtual server operations including clustering, Group Policies, advanced configuration, anti-virus and anti-malware software, email gateways, NetApp SAN storage, network routing, and PowerShell scripting
DoD 8570.01-M Information Assurance Technician (IAT) Level II
Desired Experience & Qualifications:
6 years’ experience across a broad-range of programs with increasing responsibility.
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) certification in Server Infrastructure or Messaging
Familiarity with Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) STIGs baseline control and adherence
Experience with Microsoft 365.
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
External Referral Bonus $:3000
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Secret
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Systems Administration
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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