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Microsoft Active Directory Engineer

Company: Fannie Mae
Location: Reston
Posted on: October 10, 2021

Job Description:

Company Description

At Fannie Mae, futures are made. The inspiring work we do makes an affordable home a reality and a difference in the lives of Americans. Every day offers compelling opportunities to modernize the nation's housing finance system while being part of an inclusive team using new, emerging technologies. Here, you will help lead our industry forward, enhance your technical expertise, and make your career.

Job Description

As a valued engineer on our team, you will collaborate with team in building, supporting, and improving our Active Directory environment.

The Microsoft Active Directory Engineer role will offer you the flexibility to make each day your own, while working alongside people who care so that you can deliver on the following responsibilities:

  • Independently determine the needs of the customer and create solution frameworks.
  • Design, deploy, and manage multi-site, multi-domain active directory forest 
  • Use a process-driven approach in designing and developing solutions.
  • Implement new software technology and coordinate end-to-end tasks across the team.
  • Supporting Linux in Enterprise Active Directory Environment.



Minimum Required Experiences

  • 4+ years

Desired Experiences

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent


  • Relationship Management including managing and engaging stakeholders, customers, and vendors, building relationship networks, contracting, etc.
  • Experience mentoring others
  • Determining causes of operating errors and taking corrective action
  • Adept at managing project plans and resources to ensure successful project completion
  • Working with people with different functional expertise respectfully and cooperatively to work toward a common goal
  • Skilled in cloud technologies and cloud computing
  • Support on-site Active directory, Azure Active directory, AWS Managed Active Directory, ADFS and AD in AWS  
  • Work with Linux teams to ensure Linux compatibility with AD both on premise and in the cloud 
  • Experience with Linux Workstation and Server Enterprise Administration
  • Recommend best practices for Linux Active Directory integration 
  • Support IT Service tickets for Active Directory 
  • Part of on-call support rotation 
  • Assist Linux server and application integration teams 
  • Adept at working in an Agile Squad, completing EPIC, Story, and Features over time 


  • Experience working in Agile environment 
  • Experience in program/project management 
  • Advanced experience in Active Directory 
  • Advanced experience in Linux Administration 
  • Advanced experience in AWS computing technologies 
  • Advanced experience in Python Scripting 
  • Experience in Azure compute and directory technologies 
  • ???????Experience with Kerberos, LDAP, Key Management 
  • Experience with AWS Managed AD
  • Experience with AWS EC2s, EBS, S3, Secrets Manager  
  • Skilled in Python Scripting

Additional Information

Job REF ID: REF3170F

The future is what you make it to be. Discover compelling opportunities at

Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer, which means we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, personal appearance, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation in the application process, email us at

Keywords: Fannie Mae, Reston , Microsoft Active Directory Engineer, Other , Reston, Virginia

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