Active Directory-Solution Engineer

Job Summary

Cognizant Technology Solutions Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd
• Banking/Accounting/Financial Services • IT/Computers - Hardware & Networking • IT/Computers - Software
Kuala Lumpur, Selangor
Years of Experience
10 - 20 years
• IT • IT- Hardware/Telecom/Technical Staff/Support • IT/Software Development - Network Administration/Security
Posted On
21st May 2020
Active Directory,Citrix,Windows admin,Identity Management,Access Management

Job Description:

Job Role : Active Directory Solution Engineer

Experience : 10 – 18 years

Location : Sentral KL / Cyber Jaya

Key Responsibilities
  • Active Directory designing, Architecture, Solutioning, Integration with platforms & Applications
  • Develop an architecture of directory solutions for Windows, Unix, and related platforms.
  • Creating Active Directory Security controls, Domain controller hardening & OS Hardening (Desktop & server)
  • Creating security baseline for desktops, windows servers & domain controllers.
  • Creating a security access matrix & delegating access based on the requirement.
  • Analyzing the requirement and create a GPO to fulfil the requirement with zero impact to other platforms.
  • Auditing the security logs and integrating with SIEM e.g. Splunk
  • Working with Cyber Defense Security teams and configure the security alerts with clear documentation.
  • Conducting POC with multiple vendors for AD security solutions and prepare detailed test cases. Create a clear recommendation document with pros and cons for senior management.
  • Vulnerability Assessment and Management related to Active Directory & Windows platforms.
  • Create a project plan and ability to deliver a project within a timeline.
  • Recommend security best practices to achieve stated business objectives, advises on risk assumptions for any variances granted, and provides alternatives to achieve desired end results

Desired Skills:
  • Experience in designing, solutioning & securing Active Directory, Windows & End points
  • Strong familiarity with systems and security technologies, including application/OS hardening techniques, Active Directory, windows, Syslog & Security events management (SIEM)
  • Good Knowledge of and experience with Active Directory & windows in a large corporate environment
  • Good knowledge and experience in AD assessment in terms of OU delegation, GPOs, permission etc.,
  • Expertise in Active Directory versions 2003, 2008R2, 2012R2 & 2016
  • Good to have not mandate experience in Virtualising domain controllers and recovery
  • Good to have experience in AD disaster recovery
  • Good Knowledge on Active Directory & windows security audit logs
  • Good knowledge on Networking, DNS, DHCP, DFS & Network load balancer
  • Good knowledge on Cryptography, certificates, PKI, symmetric, asymmetric keys, Encryption & hash algorithms
  • Good knowledge on AD authentication protocols Kerberos, NTLM, LDAP, LDAPS & LDAP-Start TLS
  • Having knowledge on any security tools such as StealthBITS, Microsoft ATA/ATP, ALSID are added advantage
  • Strong hands-on familiarity with host-based security solutions, Forensic & Investigation agents, and Compliance scanning and reporting
  • Knowledge of single sign-on, federation, active directory/LDAP, Kerberos/NTLM authentication & integrated Windows authentication
  • Good knowledge on ADFS and Azure AD sync connectors
  • Good knowledge on Identity management and Role based access control, attribute-based access control & entitlement management

About Us:

Cognizant is a global leader in business and technology services that helps Clients bring the future of work to life – today – in a business environment that is being transformed by accelerating globalization, virtualization, and the shift toward cloud technologies.

We continuously seek the “best and the brightest” when we recruit new employees, and we’re consistently an “employer of choice” at leading engineering and business schools around the world. Our domain industry specialists have well-established backgrounds working with companies in the industries we serve.

Our teams and their talent are a principle reason that we consistently outperform the competition.