Active Directory Analyst



  Full Time   Employee   Contractor

District of Columbia
United States

Active Directory Analyst

Position Description
CGI Federal is looking for an Active Directory Analyst with a background in Active Directory and PIV enablement to provide subject matter expertise to a government agency in moving to strong authentication using PIV cards. The individual will work on a small team performing an analysis of the client's current FICAM capabilities, providing recommendations for configuring Active Directory for PIV access, and working with government agency to implement the new configurations, including testing and assisting with security plans. This person will prepare a FICAM Governance Plan for the client. Your future duties and responsibilities
- Perform an analysis of the client's infrastructure, Active Directory architecture and FICAM program
- Perform identity data correlation and provide reports to client
- Contribute to preparing standard operating procedure from scratch with instructions and settings for agency systems administrators
- Prepare a FICAM Governance Support plan for the client
- Will work at various federal client sites throughout the DC metro area
Required qualifications to be successful in this role
- Candidates must be US citizens
- Bachelor's degree and 10+ years of related experience.
- Knowledge of FICAM, HSPD-12/PIV, NIST SP 800-53, FISMA, NSTIC and other federal ICAM-related directive, standards and mandates
- 2+ years experience with supporting effort for configuring LDAP authentication (Active Directory experience preferred) and Group Policy Objects, including design, configuration and deployment phases
- 2+ years experience supporting authentication protocols (Kerberos, SAML, OAUTH, LDAP, etc.)
- Ability to quickly adapt to the different working environments, and processes to hit the ground running
- Strong communication and consulting skills to interact with IT staff and stakeholders
- Experience writing policy documents

- CISSP certification a plus
- Certified Authorization Professional (CAP) certification
- Microsoft Certified System Engineer
- Experience with enterprise identity management products
- Familiarity with ADFS, Kerberos, NTLM, OAuth, SAML, and other authentication methods
- Ability to work within a team environment with a solid work ethic.
- Familiarity with SailPoint, RadiantLogic, and Centrify
- Strong written and oral communications skills.
- Ability to work both independently and with a team to solve problems.
- Initiative to quickly learn and put new skills to use.
- Ability and initiative to set goals and execute
- CISSP desired; PMP desired
- Also desired: experience in Security and Privacy, Security Operations MGMT, SDLC, RMF, CSF, NIST, FISMA, PCI DSS, PKI

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This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary depending upon specific assignment, or upon any US government security clearance if required. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, gender Identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or other status protected by law. CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI?s legal duty to furnish information.

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