Microsoft Active Directory Specialist

£52,000 | London | Permanent
Posted 11 days ago

Microsoft Active Directory Specialist
Central London (zone 1)

The Infrastructure group manage the day to day running of the technologies which underpin the business systems. Focussed teams within this portfolio manage the day to day health, support and future direction of each specialist area. An exciting opportunity is available to join this group for a Microsoft Active Directory Specialist. Focussed on all aspects of this technology, the Active Directory Services team handle day to day management of the platform; the documentation and governance of platform standards; through to the planning of technical direction and strategy.

Joining a highly productive team, the successful candidate will be expected to familiarise themselves with the processes and procedures of the bank quickly to be able to support and oversee the day to day platform management and the coaching / mentoring of best practice to teams operating the identity processes. Candidates will be expected to articulate complex technical instruction in plain English to earn the support of senior management stakeholders and those technically less experienced. The role requires an excellent team player; a self-starter with a motivation and desire to seek out & deliver improvements and a drive to document and promote future platform opportunities for approval and funding. Candidates applying for this role must be able to demonstrate in depth knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory technologies through either a Microsoft Systems Engineer qualification or significant experience working in this speciality.
Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Key Competencies
"Functional / Technical competencies (Essential):

1. Microsoft Active Directory and Windows Server (Version 2008 and above), VMWare ESX (version 5.5 and above). Quest AD management tools (e.g. Quest Change Auditor; Quest Recovery Manager)

Functional / Technical competencies (Preferred), Experience working with or supporting the following technologies would be an advantage: McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 8.8 / ePO 4.5 , SAN Storage (EMC and Hitachi), Varonis DatAdvantage

Work experience (Essential): Significant experience supporting an Active Directory within large corporate environment. Experience managing a Windows Server platform, especially at Windows Server 2008 R2 and above. Experience managing Active Directory infrastructure: Roles, DNS, DHCP, Sites & Trusts, SPN, ADFS, ADCS, Kerberos and other authentication protocols.

Work experience (Preferred): Experience highlighting and managing Active Directory in “Cloud” based scenarios.

Education (Essential): Degree level qualification or equivalent level / recent technology focussed qualification. Familiar with the specific standards associated with an IT practitioner's current role: e.g. Health and safety standards; change management; incident management and problem management standards; and common service focussed frameworks such as ITIL. Good general knowledge of IT infrastructure (hardware, software, database, networking and cloud technologies). English language skills required for technical authoring of documents and creating of persuasive presentations.
(Preferred): Certified Systems Engineer standard demonstrable skills associated with Microsoft software (e.g. MCSE or equivalent), Degree level qualification or recent technology focussed qualification.

Please send your CV to to be considered for this position

For more information about this role, please contact:

Kay Sadler
01442 509 080

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