Active Directory Engineer

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Date: Apr 20, 2024

Location: Heredia, H, CR

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 272459 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Active Directory Engineer to join our team in Heredia, Heredia (CR-H), Costa Rica (CR).


Position overview

The Active Directory Engineer will provide Engineering support for a large on-premises Active Directory (AD) environment. This involves all aspects Testing and Engineering for AD (Domain Creation, Group Policy Management, Security Enhancements and Testing, etc.), as well as Testing and Engineering for AD Support Infrastructures (ex. Backup and Restore, Privileged Access Workstations, AD Security Monitoring, etc.).


Position's General Duties and Tasks:

  • Work with other Engineering and Operations teams to complete large projects.
  • Represent AD Engineering in cross-organizational efforts.
  • Manage full Engineering lifecycle for AD Enhancement efforts.
  •  Review application interactivity with Active Directory in a lab context prior to release to UAT and Production environments.
  • Assist application managers with establishing AD connectivity.
  • Ensure applications do not negatively impact AD functionality.
  • Assist with managing Lab Server fleet to required standards.
  • Perform post-patching checkouts to ensure no negative impacts prior to promotion to UAT.
  • Respond to user issues with logons, passwords, lockouts, etc.
  • Respond to user requests for Groups, OUs, Users, etc.



  • -Active Directory Experience - Advanced understanding of, and experience with:
    • Group Policies
    • LDAP Connectivity
    • Kerberos / NTLM Authentication
    • PKI Integration with AD
    • Modern AD Security Concepts
    • AD Port and Protocol Knowledge
    • Non-Windows Applications Connecting to AD

Nice to have:

  • Risk and Security Awareness
  • Experience with communications through Firewalls.
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Technical Documentation Skills and experience
  • Network Capture Review Experience


Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology, or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.


About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a recognized leader in IT and business services, including cloud, data and applications, headquartered in Texas. As part of NTT DATA, a $30 billion trusted global innovator with a combined global reach of over 80 countries, we help clients transform through business and technology consulting, industry and digital solutions, applications development and management, managed edge-to-cloud infrastructure services, BPO, systems integration and global data centers. We are committed to our clients’ long-term success. Visit or LinkedIn to learn more.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regarding to race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter so that we may connect you with the appropriate team.

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