Directory Services Strategic Consultant

Toronto, ON M5V 3C6

Posted: 11/28/2018 Category: Other Area(s) Job Number: 13455

Position: Directory Services Strategic Consultant

Duration: 12 months 

Location: Toronto

Description of Assignment

Very Technical SME in the development and implementation of Directory Consolidation and Transition Project:

-          Migrate from NetIQ eDirectory/IM to MS Active Directory/Forefront Identity Manager
  • Build and Implement Microsoft ADCS Enterprise Public Key Infrastructure (Certificate Authorities, Certificate management)

Assignment Duties: 

The Directory Services Strategic Consultant is responsible for:
  • Concept: assist in identifying the high key business metrics, Current State and Desired State
  • Definition: assist with organize resources, budgets, schedule, stakeholder & risk register – elaborate on current and desired state
  • Planning: assist with WBS, key messaging, project meetings, tracking budget, schedule, risks, stakeholder management, test plan, procurement tracking and monitoring, etc.
  • Execution: coordinate effective reporting (risk, scope, quality, schedule, cost, opportunities), change control, documentation (processes, run books, etc.), training, change management, effective delivery, testing, Quality assurance
  • Close: Lessons learned, formal transition to operations and administrative close out

Qualifications and Experience:
  • University/Community College degree in Computer Science / Electronic Engineering, Business/Marketing/Communication or equivalent a definite asset. Applicable Certifications in Business Process Mapping, Change Management, Risk Management, Communication, Project Management or equivalent a definite asset.
  • Ability to coordinate the design, deployment and migration to a new Directory Service, including Identity Management and Public Key Infrastructure components, in a complex, heterogeneous Technology and Business Application Environment
  • Clear understanding of Business/Technical Requirements, Statement of Work, and Strategic Plan creation as they apply to projects. Solid understanding of System Development Life Cycle, Project/Product and other methodologies

  • Extensive NetIQ eDirectory/IM to MS Active Directory/Forefront Identity Manager experience in all facets of technology (unit, functional, integration, system, regression, penetration, and performance) is required

  • Infrastructure and/or System Architecture experience in large enterprise environment is a definite asset

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Experience in strategy creation input and execution for a large project/program.

  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment.

  • Ability to drive collaborative consensus in a highly technical environment

Technical Capabilities:

  • Demonstrated expertise in the field of Infrastructure Architecture, planning, and execution.

  • Strong knowledge of NetIQ eDirectory/IM and Microsoft Active Directory DS/FIM, including Exchange and third-party application integrations

  • Strong knowledge of PKI concepts in Microsoft AD CS environment (Chain of Trust, CAs, deployment modes, certificate management, etc.) and Office365

  • Experience in Cloud Technologies, IaaS, PaaS, etc. is an asset

  • Thorough understanding of Cash Flow analysis, budgeting and general financial management.

  • Demonstrated Working knowledge of Server, SAN, Middleware, and Database and Application Development technologies.

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