Microsoft Engineer

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Regular FTE


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Sentinel is seeking a Microsoft Engineer to join our project delivery team. Current projects include an enterprise level Active Directory consolidation and migration project. Working with the Program and Project Management teams you will assist with developing and deploying actions which align with the architectural vision while meeting risk team needs. With complete access to customer environments, you are validating and updating information from audits and architectural plans. You are also leading a team of analysts and technicians providing technical services and guidance applicable. This position can be remote but must be able to provide onsite support at our office in Downers Grove, IL or local project accounts as needed.


  • 10+ years of experience in Information Technology
  • Ability to lead a team of technicians and Tier 2 analysts
  • 5+ years of experience designing, implementing, and supporting Microsoft Active Directory environments
  • Expert knowledge in AD architecture and infrastructure (LDAP, LDS, Directory Replication, group policy, security, schema changes, Domain Controllers management)
  • Expert knowledge of ADDS, ADFS, Azure AD and Windows Server Operating Systems 2016 & up.
  • Extensive knowledge of Active Directory authentication, authorization, and security
  • Experience with Active Directory migrations and upgrades
  • Advanced knowledge of PowerShell scripting
  • Extensive knowledge of AD Sites, Replication Topology, and native AD troubleshooting tools
  • Extensive knowledge of Group Policy Objects and all related operations
  • Advanced knowledge of DNS, Kerberos, Windows Authentication and Single Sign On (SSO)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Certificate Services / PKI infrastructure
  • Strong TCP/IP networking knowledge including LAN, WAN concepts, understanding and troubleshooting
  • Demonstrate strong analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills related to Application remediation
  • Ability to diagnose and resolve complex Active Directory-related issues
  • The candidate must have a car, as this position requires travel between location and the transportation of equipment
  • A valid driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance will be required
  • Legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship
  • Must demonstrate a “can-do” attitude


We focus on candidates that display our “ACE” factor – Attitude, Compassion, and Enthusiasm to deliver quality solutions with exceptional customer service.


What you get:

We offer an energetic work environment with many corporate culture amenities, competitive salary, and rich benefit plan including: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, 529, Life Insurance, Income Protection Short and Long-Term Disability, Medical and Child/Elder Care, Flexible Spending Account Plans, Employee Assistance Program, Two weeks vacation, additional paid time-off for Personal and Sick, certification and hands-on training, and discounts for local event entertainment and health clubs.


MOTIVATED…..make IT happen!

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Sentinel Technologies, Inc. has been rated a top workplace every year since 2012!


About Us:      

Sentinel delivers solutions that can efficiently address a range of IT needs – from security, to communications, to systems & networks, to software applications, to cloud and managed services; all of which include our staffing solutions for our clients. Since 1982, Sentinel has grown from providing technology maintenance services to our current standing as one of the leading IT services and solutions provider in the US. We have aligned with many of today’s global technology leaders including Cisco, Dell, VMware and Microsoft. Sentinel services customers both nationally and internationally with primary support operating centers in Downers Grove (HQ), Chicago, and Springfield, IL; Phoenix, AZ.; Detroit, Lansing, and Grand Rapids, MI; Milwaukee, WI; Denver, CO; and Fort Lauderdale, FL. 


If you are MOTIVATED… you can make IT happen at Sentinel. Our commitment to our employees is to create a work environment that encourages creativity, an entrepreneurial spirit, fosters growth through certification and hands-on training, and values a team-oriented culture with rewards based on impact!


If you share our passion about what technology can do and want to be part of a top workplace environment – we’d like to have you join our team.  Learn more at


As part of Sentinel's employment process, candidates will be required to complete a background check. Only those who meet the minimum requirements will be contacted. No phone calls please.


Sentinel is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, genetics, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other basis protected by law.


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