Engineer (AD and Federation) (CTS) (NATO-NCIA)

Mons, Belgium, Sapienza Consulting [C002030]

Field(s) of expertise
Information Technology
Job type

About this job

Sapienza Consulting, a tpgroup company, is recruiting an Engineer (AD and Federation) to join NATO – NCIA in Mons, Wallonia, Belgium.


  • Provides technical expertise to enable the correct execution of operational procedures
  • Contributes to the planning and implementation of maintenance, configuration and installation tasks for the operational Active Directory and Active Directory Federation Services environments
  • Identifies operational problems and contributes to their resolution
  • Provides appropriate information to specialists, users, and managers
  • Liaise with the customer to identify required changes to the business functions, and perform analysis and implementation of user requirements
  • Implement disaster recovery procedures to ensure data integrity for all managed Active Directory and Active Directory Federation Services environments
  • Develops & maintains Standard Operating Procedures for routine system administration tasks
  • Resolve reported incidents, trouble tickets and implement change proposals
  • Responsible for the installation, operation, maintenance and central administration of Active Directory Federation Services and Directory Services
  • Maintains Active Directory and Federation Services support processes and checks that all requests for support are dealt with according to agreed procedures
  • Uses management software and tools for technical fault correction, configuration change implementation, collect performance statistics, and create reports


  • A currently active NATO COSMIC TOP SECRET security clearance
  • Expertise in implementation and maintenance activities of Active Directory and Federation Services in large enterprise environments consisting of multiple interconnected and federated Active Directory Domains and Forests
  • Practical experience in diagnosing and troubleshooting deficiencies in networks and associated equipment
  • Experience in operating systems such as Windows 2012/2016/2019/Win7/Win10
  • Experience with software life-cycle activities
  • Experience in supporting and advising SMEs (Subject matter experts) and Project Managers during all stages of project life cycle on topics related to Directory and Federation Services
  • Experience with deployment of PKI digital certificates to various CIS systems
  • Experience of implementing configuration and security settings through AD Group policies and troubleshooting related incidents
  • Experience of Implementing DNS configuration and troubleshooting
  • Experience in creating and implementing gMSA accounts and troubleshooting related incidents
  • Experience in automation via PowerShell
  • Knowledge of Virtualization and Platform services

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