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Active Directory Engineer
BrandBest Buy

Best Buy is not only a retailer but also a technology-based company, where technology itself is at the heart of our operation. Our Information Technology organization is transforming to play an even more integral role in helping the company define and execute key elements of the business model. Today, Best Buy continues to evolve to a multi-dimensional IT model and expanding the internal teams and capabilities necessary to drive the IT strategy, architecture and technology solutions that support Best Buy's growth. Our IT environment is fast-paced and constantly changing to meet the demands of our diverse business offerings. We seek talented, motivated professionals with a sense of adventure, diversity of thought, and the combination of creativity and experience to make a difference.

This Active Directory Engineer will work closely with the Information Technology (IT) and Business Partners to enhance Best Buys Global Directory strategy. The Engineer will be responsible for identifying gaps in current active directory management and help provide solutions to close those gaps. This individual will play key role in developing the strategy and road map for Active Directory. The Engineer will play a key role in identifying appropriate technology that will be used to enhance the directory strategy. This role is part of Best Buys IT Infrastructure team and is a highly collaborative role with Best Buys IT Identity team.

What will you do?
  • Serve as a level 3 engineer on Active Directory issues that cannot be solved by level 1 and 2 support engineers.
  • Evaluating current state architecture and designing solutions for the Directory technologies
  • Identify opportunities to automate while strengthening the security posture of Active Directory
  • Acting as an internal consultant to IT teams for Directory related solutions
  • Providing solutions to identity related problems that meet both security and operational objectives
  • Managing multiple domains and Forests
  • Communicate fluidly and effectively with Key stake holders
  • Change Control, Incident management, Problem Resolution
  • Patch management and Vulnerability Management principles
  • Lead the team in successfully managing ongoing projects
  • Provide training as to junior members of the team as required
  • Internal subject matter expert in directory related technology and architecture
  • Leading evaluation and POCs
  • Briefing senior management within the infrastructure organization on directory related issues and solutions

What impact will you have?
  • You will have a lot of influence of the direction of Directory management within Best Buy
  • Have the ability to make things more efficient and interconnected than they currently are

Why should you consider this opportunity?
  • You will have a voice and we want to hear your ideas
  • Be forward thinking about designing and buying new products in a secure way
  • We have an appetite for change and you will be able to guide the changes to make the right decisions
  • You will have the responsibility for providing key inputs into Technology selection for the Directory team
  • This a great time at Best Buy to be in this role
  • This is a great opportunity for growth in your career

Basic Requirements:
  • 6 or more years of IT experience with at least 3 of those years in Active Directory
  • 2 or more years leading work streams within the directory capability

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience is acceptable
  • Experience with major identity management technologies such as Active Directory, OIM, ODSEE, etc.
  • Experience in Managed Engines Application Performance Monitor
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows Technologies, AADC, WSUS, PKI, Hyper V and Radius
  • Experience with Desired State Technologies
  • Experience Integrating with SIEM tools
  • Industry relevant certifications or training
  • Experience with SOX and PCI security controls
  • PowerShell Scripting

How we take care of our employees!
In addition to offering a challenging and fulfilling opportunity, we have a competitive salary and bonus program, full benefits including 23 days of PTO (that is 4 weeks!), and a generous employee discount. Our campus has many amazing amenities, including: full cafeteria, fitness center, onsite discounted daycare, not 1 but 2 Caribous, US Bank, dry-cleaning service, company store, Farmers Market ONSITE every week, and free covered parking (you wont have to brush snow off of your car in the winter!)

Auto Req. ID650421BR
Job LevelManager without Direct Reports
Job CategoryInformation Technology
Employment CategoryFull Time
Location Number940040-105-End User Access Security
Address7601 Penn Avenue South


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