Active Directory SME

Job Locations US-AZ-Fort Huachuca
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 5 months ago(3/18/2022 4:03 PM)
Location : Location
US-AZ-Fort Huachuca
Potential for Remote
Clearance Requirement
Secret with T5
Job Requires Relocation
Job Requires Relocation


SOS International, LLC (SOSi) is currently seeking an Active Directory SME in Fort Huachuca, AZ. The Active Directory SME reports to the Active Directory Team Lead. The ideal candidate will possess experience in Active Directory / Windows Server Administration.


  • Install, configure, and maintain standardized operating system baselines specific to domain controllers, physical member servers, virtual member servers, and virtual domain controllers in support of business processing requirements.
  • Perform Active Directory domain, Active Directory sites and services, Domain Naming Service (DNS), and organizational unit administration per NETCOM guidelines and established internal processes.
  • Perform software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages.
  • Schedule installations, upgrades, and maintenance in accordance with established IT policies and procedures.
  • Monitor and tune the system to achieve optimum performance levels.
  • Ensure server data integrity throughout the Active Directory's Top Level Architecture by evaluating, implementing, and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions.
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive operating system hardware and software configuration database/library of all supporting documentation.
  • Organize the Operations & Maintenance of the CONUS NIPR and SIPR forests which provide AD/DNS services to all CONUS Army users; this includes the security and monitoring of the Windows operating system, all NETCOM-approved software packages, and the EOL/EOS hardware that the domain controllers and member servers reside on.
  • Serve as Tier III SME for issues varying from any of the following:
    • (a) AD object restorations/deletions/moves, to include users and/or computers Group policy creation/permissioning/deletions;
    • (b) DHCP authorizations;
    • (c) Top-level Organizational Unit administrative rights permissioning and TLOU group management;
    • (d) Troubleshoot connectivity/authentication issues for NECs;
    • (e) Support for any number of issues encountered by NECs;
    • (f) CCRI inspections for all NECs that house AD/DNS servers;
    • (g) Event log backups and archival to Gabriel Nimbus per ARCYBER requirements; and
    • (h) weekly, monthly, and quarterly taskings from 7th and ARCYBER.
  • Lead the integration of new technical solutions and platforms into the DoDIN-A, develop new processes, and author new SOPs and TTPs to employ them to their full potential
  • Lead the training and development of junior personnel.
  • Follow ITIL best practices to manage tickets and processes.
  • Develop and/or maintain SOPs, TTPs, and SmartBooks associated with current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
  • Participate in special projects as required.
  • Collaborate with GTMs, Branch Chiefs, Division Chiefs and RCC-C Leadership.
  • Provide on-call support after business hours and during weekends when required.


  • Active in scope SECRET w/T5 clearance or the ability to obtain Interim SECRET w/T5 eligibility
  • HS +12, or AA/AS + 10 years, or BA/BS +8 years IT experience/ education
  • An IAT II certification (CCNA-Security, CND, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, or SSCP) is required
  • ITIL Foundation Certification
  • Microsoft server specific certification (ex. MCP 70-410 or AZ-900 or 98-365)or higher is required
  • Be a positive, self-motivated, and proactive person with the ability to adapt to change and tolerate stressful situations
  • Candidate must communicate effectively with team members, team lead, management, and government customer
  • Must have the ability and desire to research and develop creative solutions to unique problems with minimal supervision
  • Strong working knowledge of the following:
    • Windows Active Directory services
    • Domain Name Service
    • Group Policy
    • Windows Server operating systems
    • Client/server hardware and software configuration
  • Familiarity with the following:
    • Networking concepts
    • Physical (Dell, HP, IBM) and virtual (VMware/Hyper-V) servers
    • Creating and/or modifying scripts (batch, vbs, PowerShell)
    • McAfee Host Based Security System (HBSS)
    • Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)
    • Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS)
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • DISA STIGs and IAVAs

Preferred Qualifications

  • ITILv4 Certification
  • MCSE Certification
  • Fluency in a foreign language is desirable, but not required

Working Conditions

  • Working conditions are normal for an office environment.
  • Fast paced, deadline-oriented environment.
  • May require periods of non-traditional working hours including consecutive nights or weekends (if applicable)


SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


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