Senior Active Directory Engineer

28201, Charlotte
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Nov 13, 2020
Jan 12, 2021
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The world isn’t standing still, and neither is Allstate.  We’re moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers’ evolving needs.  That’s why now is an exciting time to join our team.  As a leader in a corporation with 83,000 employees and agency force members, you’ll have a hand in transforming not only Allstate but a dynamic industry.  You’ll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.

You’ll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards – a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount.  We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live.  Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.

Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from life’s uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams.  For 89 years we’ve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatever’s coming next – to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face.  We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws.  We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment.  We’ve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection.  We are the Good Hands.  We don’t follow the trends.  We set them.

Job Description

**We are open to candidates in the following markets to work from our Allstate strategic local offices:  Charlotte, NC; Dallas / Fort Worth, TX; Phoenix, AZ.  Relocation assistance or sign-on bonus will be a consideration for individuals willing to relocate to one of these markets.**

The Senior Active Directory Engineer is an expert in Active Directory and Microsoft systems and associated components.  He / she is competent to work at the highest technical level of all phases of Active Directory and Microsoft analysis and administration activities.


Key Responsibilities

  • Technical expert in Intel/Microsoft products and/or services, develop processes and procedures, develop and implement test plans, develop migration plans, cross train technical analyst and oversee the implementation.
  • Performs documentation for Active Directory solutions, works with second level support for implementation; serves as a third level escalation support to drive complex incidents or issue resolution.
  • Translates business needs into long-term architecture solutions; integrates applications authentication and authorization based on requirements to on-prem and cloud solutions. Develop strategies for new technologies and implement enterprise deployment in compliance with global standards. Evaluates new products and\or services, provides recommendations and integrate Active Directory systems.
  • Demonstrates expertise in a variety of the fields concepts, practices, and procedures. Understand infrastructure services, networking topologies, protocols and practices.

Job Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in the field or in a related area.
  • Expert in Active Directory and Microsoft systems and associated components.
  • Large Enterprise Active Directory Design experience (greater than 30 Domain controllers) spanning multiple locations and business units.
  • Multi-forest expertise with an understanding of Kerberos and NLTM, LDAP and SAML protocols required.
  • In-depth understanding of Active Directory Replication, DNS, Site Links, Site Topology, Group Policy, Global Catalogs, Security, Domain Controllers and other core infrastructure components required.
  • Experience with the following technologies: Windows Server 2012\2016 required. Ability to use PowerShell to assist in the automation of tasks, required.
  • Performance baseline, backup and restore, disaster recovery, troubleshooting and complex problem solving on an enterprise network, large distributed Domain Controllers in multi-forest Active Directory environment.
  • Knowledgeable on deploying Domain Controllers, placing, on-boarding of new services, application\systems integration on a large distributed network.
  • Experienced in complex problem solving and troubleshooting of authentication services and systems integration.
  • Ability to consult and collaborate with application and infrastructure teams on Authentication/Authorization requirements and integration to directory services.


The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning.  Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k).  Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.

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