Senior Active Directory & Identity Specialist

DevOps, Networks & Cybersecurity
Job type
Fully Remote (Fully remote)
£60,000 - £75,000
Job role

Bristow Holland is seeking a highly experienced and dedicated Senior Active Directory & Identity Specialist to join a dynamic IT team in a fully remote position. 

This role involves developing processes and procedures to ensure our managed environments maintain the highest levels of availability, security, and quality. You will play a critical role in capacity forecasting, problem prevention, and serving as an escalation point for complex production, application, or system issues.

Key Responsibilities:

Active Directory:

  • Configure/troubleshoot GPOs and manage DNS.
  • Deploy AD Sites/Services and manage Domain Controllers.
  • Conduct AD user migrations and support multiple AD forests.
  • Automate AD health checks and lifecycle management.
  • Administer Quest Change Auditor and AD Certificate Services.
  • Troubleshoot AD replication and MS Entra Connect sync issues.

Identity Management:

  • Design/manage Identity Lifecycle Management systems.
  • Implement lifecycle processes and support user provisioning.
  • Define access control and support governance/compliance.
  • Automate identity lifecycle processes.

MS Entra Connect:

  • Setup connectors, develop sync rules, and resolve conflicts.
  • Configure password sync, writeback, SSO, and more.

O365/MS Entra:

  • Setup/troubleshoot Conditional Access policies.
  • Configure Privileged Identity Manager and Multifactor Authentication.
  • Manage O365 licenses and enterprise app SSO.


  • Develop PowerShell scripts for automation and reporting.
  • Utilize GitHub and YAML configuration.

Other Skills:

  • Experience with CyberArk, Mimecast, MS Exchange administration.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • 5+ years in Active Directory and Identity management.
  • 5+ years in corporate application integration.
  • Experience with MS Entra provisioning and app integration.
  • 2+ years of MS Entra experience.
  • Knowledge of Kerberos, LDAP, ADFS, DNS, DHCP.
  • Expert knowledge of Windows servers, ADFS, GPOs.

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Effective meeting facilitation and teamwork.
  • Strong PowerShell automation skills.
  • Excellent communication and prioritization abilities.
  • Professional interaction with management.
  • Flexibility for escalations and off-hours changes.
  • Annual Bonus
  • Buy or Sell Holiday
  • Discount Gym Membership
  • Discount Scheme
  • Enhanced Holiday
  • Flexitime
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Death in Service
  • Mobile
  • Laptop
  • Team Lunches
  • Nights Out
  • Work From Home

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