Senior Active Directory & Azure Engineer

Employer
AXIS
Location
Orlando, Florida
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Nov 15, 2022
Closes
Jan 14, 2023
Ref
REQ03770#GIJ-AxisSpecialty.7
Category
IT
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
Not Specified

This is your opportunity to join AXIS Capital – a trusted global provider of specialty lines insurance and reinsurance. We stand apart for our outstanding client service, intelligent risk taking and superior risk adjusted returns for our shareholders. We also proudly maintain an entrepreneurial, disciplined and ethical corporate culture. As a member of AXIS, you join a team that is among the best in the industry.

At AXIS, we believe that we are only as strong as our people. We strive to create an inclusive and welcoming culture where employees of all backgrounds and from all walks of life feel comfortable and empowered to be themselves. This means that we bring our whole selves to work.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or creed, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, civil union status, family or parental status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Accommodation is available upon request for candidates taking part in the selection process.

  • As part of this position, required to provide escalation and mentoring to Junior Analyst team members on an ongoing basis
  • Escalation skill responsible for proactively supporting the Junior Analyst members. Empowering them to resolve current issues and develop coping strategies for the future. Provide a healthy and trusting relationship via clear communication and setting appropriate boundaries
  • Support and encourage the professional and technical development of the Junior Analyst members. Provide active guidance to assist in achieving their goals. Offer a fresh perspective and independent point of view, while guiding a process that fosters growth and educational development of the Junior Analyst members.
  • Build and maintain productive relationships within AXIS, the Infrastructure Technology Outsourcing (ITO) supplier, and other suppliers to enable the objectives of their towers to be fully realized.
  • Support the achievement of service levels and metrics-based performance in collaboration with the Outsourcing Suppliers
  • Directing, tracking, and oversight of day-to-day operations in their towers
  • Promptly respond and resolve inquiries and escalations. Ensure systemic issues are identified and remedial actions are taken to prevent future occurrences.
  • Collaborates with the Infrastructure Architecture, Operations, Project Management, and Application teams to properly forecast future demand and drive the appropriate actions to fulfill these needs.
  • Drive a service-oriented culture across all activities
  • Provide support and oversight as necessary for Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity activities for their tower
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive set of Knowledge Artifacts for their tower, such as documentation, technical standards, operational procedures, workarounds, and technical drawings
  • Ensures adherence to enterprise IT policies and procedures
  • Oversight of escalations related to incident management and service requests
  • Problem management and root cause analysis
  • Planning & execution of change management activities
  • Adherence to AXIS policies, procedures, and technical standards
  • Provide support for IT and Business project activities
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Works under supervision with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
  • Work outside of regular hours / BAU rotation will be required

Technology Specific Job Responsibilities:

  • Expert knowledge AD / Azure
  • Creating, modifying, deletion of GPOs
  • Creating, modifying, deletion user / group administration
  • Creating, modifying, deletion Powershell scripting
  • SHA2 Certificates (design, cleanup)
  • Share and corporate drive structure and permissions
  • DNS, DFS, and DHCP
  • SSO
  • Support, troubleshooting, reporting on MFA
  • ADConnect synchronization
  • Azure Roles assignment
  • Active Directory privilege assignments
  • Creating, modifying, deletion conditional Access Policies
  • On Prem Domain Controllers architecture
  • Cloud Azure architecture
  • Ability to identify issues and resolve
  • Creating, modifying, deletion of domain trusts
  • Strong AD / Azure
  • AD / Azure design skills
  • L3 troubleshooting
  • Working knowledge of UWM polices a plus
  • Scripting in VB a plus

Skills in these disciplines

  • Certificate Knowledge
  • Design/building/implementing of Active Directory
  • Strong working knowledge of Powershell commands/scripting
  • VBScript experience a plus
  • Strong working knowledge of group policies, DNS (monitoring, configuration and management), and IIS
  • Strong working knowledge of domain trusts
  • Strong knowledge of Operational Units management
  • Strong knowledge of file and print systems
  • Strong knowledge and ability to troubleshoot DFS
  • DFS replication
  • DFS namespaces
  • Strong knowledge of DHCP
  • Strong knowledge of DNS
  • Recommendations for system improvements/automation/optimization
  • Strong knowledge of replication and configuration
  • Working knowledge of ADFS a plus
  • Escalation point for L1/L2/L3 team members
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive documentation
  • Create and maintain new and existing baselines, technical drawings
  • Working knowledge of network infrastructure and operations
  • Ability to act as the primary resource with minimal supervision
  • Experience with Data Center operations
  • Prior experience providing production support for highly available services
  • Should be well versed in Best Practices for Active Directory and Azure
  • Research and implement new technologies to improve the enterprise infrastructure
  • DFS replication
  • Strong knowledge of DHCP
  • Strong knowledge of DNS
  • Recommendations for system improvements/automation/optimization
  • Strong knowledge of replication and configuration
  • Working knowledge of ADFS a plus
  • Escalation point for L1/L2/L3 team members
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive documentation
  • Create and maintain new and existing baselines, technical drawings

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business, IT or related field or equivalent military experience
  • MCSE or MCITP a plus
  • 6+ years' experience in Active Directory and Azure

For this position, we currently expect to offer a base salary in the range of $68,180-94,780 (GA, FL); $78,000-109,000 (NJ); $82,000-114,000 (NY). Expected salary range information for Toronto and Nova Scotia available on candidate request. The specific salary offer will be based on an assessment of a variety of factors including the experience of the successful candidate and their work location.

In addition, all employees are eligible for competitive incentive targets, with awards based on overall corporate and individual performance. On top of this, we offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package which includes medical plans for employees and their families, health and wellness programs, retirement plans, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, and much more.

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