Active Directory Engineer

Security Engineer in Charlotte, NC

Posted 2018-05-02

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Job Description
As an Active Directory Engineer, you will evaluate compliance, assess risk and design and build solutions needed to that will protect Allstate against ongoing and potential security threats. This critical role requires the ability to synthesize radical ideas, the aptitude to define new strategies and the tenacity to get the job done — Globally.

Key Responsibilities
Partner with governance, compliance, and risk management teams to ensure the system consistently meets the requirements for certification and accreditation
Identify and recommend appropriate measures to manage and mitigate risks and reduce potential impacts
Engineer and implement solutions to reduce risk
Work directly with IT and business partners to establish and enforce best practices, protection objectives, process improvements and effective security controls
Develop and improve KPIs and metrics
Develop and refine procedures and techniques used by the team
Job Qualifications
3+ years of experience managing Active Directory as a “Data Administrator”
Ability to craft and execute complex AD queries using LDAP, understand AD Objects, classes, attributes and strong working knowledge on how common attributes work in the AD security space
staff such as Legal, Compliance and Audit organizations
Experience integrating applications with Active Directory (AuthN, AuthZ)
Experience managing the AD and understanding the complexities and challenges common to AD administration (Recycle bin, Nested Groups, Circular Groups, SIDhistory, Token Bloat etc.)
Expert PowerShell skills, particularly to manage users and groups using the AD cmdlets, the quest cmdlets and/or [system.directoryservices]
Strong logical, written and oral communication skills
Clear understanding of security protocols and standards and have experience with software and security architectures
Understanding of designing and implementing security tests in accordance with stated criteria
Understanding protocols, such as, SSL/TLS, CIFS, HTTP/S, DHCP, SMTP, LDAP/S, NFS, SNMP and DNS
Experience in networking concepts and services, such as, VPNs, IPsec, PKI and TCP/IP
Demonstrates an ability to bridge technology knowledge gaps between IT staff and corporate
Preferred Competencies
Knowledge of Active Directory Security. (Users and Groups, understand ACLs/DACL, SIDs, and SDDL and AD authentication)
Research and evaluate emerging trends, threats and assess the overall security risks to the system
The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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

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Company summary

Allstate offers car, motorcycle, boat, home, property, condo, renters insurance, and more, plus financial products including college savings programs, retirement planning, and a range of life insurance products.


Education support; commuter benefits plan; adoption assistance; annual financial seminars; wellness incentives.

Tech Stack

Java, Spring, JavaScript, Angular, React, Node, SQL, MongoDB, Jenkins, REST, JSON, XML

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