Azure Entra ID Engineer

Detroit, MI | Work from home flexibility

Posted: 06/04/2024 Category: Information Technology Job Number: DAPEL180

Job Description

Title: Azure Entra ID Engineer

Location: Detroit, MI / Charlotte, NC (Hybrid)

Note: C2C & 3rd party candidates will NOT be considered

The Azure Entra ID Engineer is responsible for steady state application production support activities, including access management, audits, incident management, change management, and event communications, among others. The Entra ID Engineer will collaborate closely with technology and business partners to analyze tactical and strategic solutions, and use that information, along with technology strategies, to formulate solutions to meet business needs. They will provide direction and oversight to design, develop, deploy, and maintain solutions that meet applicable business requirements. They will maintain control of Change Management processes and be responsible for resolving issues, mitigating risks, and escalating issues/risks, as appropriate. This is a mid to senior-level, highly technical role that will serve as a mentor to more junior sustain resources, and will report to a Director of Technology Operations.

Successful candidates in this role must have years of enterprise experience, managing and maintaining an Active Directory environment and it’s processes. They must have the ability to learn and implement new technologies and processes while providing technical leadership within IT, in keeping the Active Directory platform current.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing and approving root cause analysis and preventative action items
  • Maintaining authentication infrastructure for Azure Entra, including SAML, MFA, and Conditional Access Policies
  • Creating OU hierarchies with standard sub-OUs, groups, and appropriate security permissions, applying RBAC and Least Privileged concepts to delegated resources and applications
  • Partnering with technology and application teams to provide simple and secure delegation models and with business units, maintaining user metadata consumed by applications
  • Creating and managing directory infrastructure, including FSMO roles, trusts, Kerberos KDCs, replication topology, schema, etc.
  • Standardizing and helping establish and follow procedures, looking for improvements, and documenting results in Confluence
  • Monitoring and reporting associated data concerning the reliability and security of Active Directory and Azure Active Directory
  • Collaborating across a wide audience of stakeholders regarding business objectives, priorities, and impacts of proposed changes
  • Contributing to high impact problems/projects through in-depth evaluation of complex business processes, system processes, enterprise standards, and procedures
  • Collaborating with various groups and individuals to troubleshoot and resolve escalated production issues
  • Partnering with multiple teams to ensure appropriate solutions to meet goals, as well as identify and define necessary system and process enhancements

Position Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of Active Directory Management Experience
  • 5+ years of experience engineering GPOs and DSC policies for fine-grained access management
  • 5+ years of experience managing Entra, MFA, and Conditional Access policies
  • Experience with identity access management solutions in highly regulated environments
  • Experience managing AD in a PCI and/or SOX managed environment
  • Experience integrating with Delinea, Okta, etc.
  • Working knowledge of Hyper-V, Nutanix, Dynatrace, SCOM, and GitLab
  • Familiarity with SailPoint IDM
  • Familiarity with Okta cloud identity solutions
  • Experience in .Net, C#, SQL, and/or IIS / tactical tool development preferred
  • Experience in Automation, Configuration Management (e.g. Terraform, PowerShell), DevOps practices, and/or CI/CD pipelines preferred
  • A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in a related field, or a combination of equivalent education and experience

Note: C2C & 3rd party candidates will NOT be considered


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