Directory & Identity Administration, Lead Associate

Other / Technical



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Flexible for occasional telework – must be local to work location
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About Peraton

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.


Maintains smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network engineers. Monitors and manages system resources, including CPU usage, disk usage, and response times to maintain operating efficiency. Performs systems security administration functions, including creating user profiles and accounts.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Implement and manage Active Directory services ensuring a simplified, optimized, sustainable AD organizational structure.
  • Manage and maintain servers and other computing components related to AD.
  • Perform AD set-up, management, monitoring, and changes, to include restructuring and cleanup on a recurring basis as well as regular health checks.
  • Perform and maintain AD system state backups on Domain Controllers.
  • Manage and administer the AD forest, including domains, organizational units (OUs), groups, shared files and folders, user accounts, printer queues, and other AD services.
  • Maintain Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) to include user authentication.
  • Document and maintain the design and configuration of AD in a TAD.
  • Maintain AD security settings configured in accordance with enterprise security guidance. This includes access control, audit, and protocol settings.
  • Monitor AD security logs, identifying and ascertaining the nature of potential security violations, and responding to security violations in accordance with defined security response procedures.
  • Monitor AD domain controllers to ensure critical AD services are functioning properly. Maintain PIV and PIV-A enabled server infrastructure.
  • Maintain PIV and PIV-A account infrastructure, to include temporary rollbacks for users who have PIV issues.
  • Manage, operate, and update the PIV-A Registration websites (Entrust).
  • Monitor and manage Certificate Revocation List (CRL) to ensure that it is valid at all times and escalate to DoS or Entrust within one (1) hour of identifying a potential expiration.
  • Coordinate troubleshooting to address Certificate issues.
  • Enforce PIV enablement on all Windows Operating Systems based on oraganizational policy.
  • Manage and maintain the NPE Offline Root Certificate Authority (CA), NPE Subordinate Issuing CA and Hardware Security Modules (HSM).
  • Manage the enrollment of NPE certificates on Microsoft Windows and non- Windows based devices.
  • Maintain physical access control system(s) (such as Velocity and C-Cure).

 *Contingent on Contract Award*


Basic Qualification:

  • U.S. Citizen
  • An active SECRET or the ability to obtain a SECRET Clearance.
  • Bachelor’s degree with 5 – 7 years, master’s degree with 3 - 5 years, or PhD with 0 – 2 years; four (4) years of experience can be substituted in lieu of a bachelor’s degree.
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative to do what is needed to achieve learning goals.
  • Demonstrates ability to communicate with individuals at many different levels from within and from outside of the organization.

Target Salary Range

$66,000 - $106,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values


At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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