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Microsoft Identity Engineerat CDW Careers

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Focus Area: 
Data Security
Post Date: 
Nov 01, 2021
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Focal Point Data Risk, a CDW Company, is one that delivers a unified approach to addressing data risk through a unique combination of consulting service offerings.  Focal Point has brought together industry-leading expertise in cyber security, identity governance and access management, data privacy and analytics, internal audit, and hands-on training services, giving companies everything, they need to plan and develop effective risk and security programs. By integrating these services, we provide our clients with the flexible support they need to protect and leverage data across any part of their organization. Simply put, CDW-Focal Point is the next generation of risk management. 

The security industry is rapidly developing, and innovation is constant. We pride ourselves on staying ahead of the curve in delivering in-demand and creative solutions to our clients. The Active Directory Security Engineer is responsible for the analysis, design, implementation, and maintenance of the Active Directory infrastructure including Trusts, Group Policies, Replication, Global Catalog, and Distributed File System. The core infrastructure technology duties include Microsoft Active Directory and Windows file service architecture creation and management, global system security, and policy creation, as well as top-level support for enterprise-wide initiatives.

What you will get to do:

  • Assist with the installation and configuration of the Active Directory Network components.
  • Provide technical assistance pertaining to Active Directory in planning and development of new projects
  • Recommend and implement improvements to the Active Directory environment
  • Support and maintain user account information including rights, security, and system groups
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of Active Directory upgrades and news releases
  • Proactively monitor all systems in the Active Directory domain to ensure maximum performance, efficiency and availability
  • Provide technical assistance with single sign-on and/or multi factor authentication solutions
  • Validate system upgrades and patches when required
  • Upgrade system software and hardware components as required to meet business needs
  • Ensure upgrades are occurring in accordance with established parameters
  • Provide appropriate user support as assigned
  • Implement and troubleshoot Certificate Authorities, DNS, DHCP, Federated Services and other core components

What you’ll need to succeed: 


  • 5 years of Active Directory experience that includes designing, implementing, and maintaining enterprise level Active Directory solutions, preferred.
  • Solid experience on migration tools - ADMT, Quest migration Manager, NetIQ domain migration 
  • Solid Active Directory infrastructure, DNS/DHCP in a large environment 
  • Working experience on Azure AD,
  • Working experience of MS exchange and Office 365, Azure tenant
  • Able to think logically and analytically in a problem-solving environment.
  • Possess good working knowledge and understanding of Windows credential stores such as Microsoft Active Directory and their related security capabilities and functions.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft application software (i.e., Word, Excel, Visio and Project) 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering or related IT discipline preferred.

Travel and Location:

  • Ability to travel up to 30%


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CDW requires all coworkers be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with the only exceptions being a documented, legally required medical or religious accommodation.  Prior to starting with CDW, successful candidates will be required to: (i) be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide CDW with proof of full vaccination; or (ii) apply for and receive a medical or religious-based accommodation to be exempt from the mandatory vaccination policy.

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