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Job ID S0000G0 Date posted Jan. 28, 2019 Address 1015 Cobb Place Blvd, Kennesaw, Georgia 30144

Aaron’s has a long legacy as an industry leader with continued growth. In business since 1955, we have grown to over 1,860 stores across North America built on a foundation of excellence, customer focus, quality products and services. Personally and professionally, we hold ourselves to high standards and an unwavering commitment to do what’s right; treating every individual with respect, compassion and integrity. We are highly invested in the communities we serve through our community outreach programs, donating time, products and services locally and nationally.

As a potential Aaron’s Associate, you’ll share our purpose and passion for making a real difference in the lives of others and the rewards that come from creating strong personal connections for life. You’ll be a contributing team member in an environment that embraces challenge and has a strong drive to achieve. We like to set the bar high, roll up our sleeves and work together to out-perform the competition. You’ll have an opportunity to work in an environment which prides itself on recognizing and rewarding top performers.

Interested in becoming a Sr. Systems Engineer (Active Directory) at Aaron’s? As a Sr. Systems Engineer (Active Directory), you will be primarily responsible for building and maintaining all aspects of the corporate Active Directory infrastructure. He or she evaluate new products, designs systems, designs and maintains Active Directory and identity management infrastructure, and troubleshoots any server or systems issues. Come see why the difference is personal at Aaron’s, connect with us today!


  • Provide technical leadership for Windows servers, features, and roles, including DHCP, DNS, WINS, IIS, DFS, and Active Directory, configuration and network performance.
  • Systems health, capacity planning, and log analysis.
  • Sr. technical resource Windows 2016 Active Directory infrastructure for over 10,000 users across all locations and data centers.
  • Troubleshooting Active Directory performance, authentication, and replication issues.
  • Group policy management, including update and management of password policies, and CIS benchmarks.
  • Implementing low level delegation of access within Active Directory.
  • Maintain and support a secured and compliant PCI environment.
  • Understanding of Active Directory security audit data points and best practices for security settings.
  • Analyzing and resolving problems related to access control, user administration, and operating level system security.
  • Federated Identity Management, Azure ADFS, and third-party federated services.
  • Microsoft Exchange Online, including Barracuda mail relays and SPAM/DLP/Anti-Malware filtering systems.
  • Office 365 Suite management, including Skype for Business, Yammer, SharePoint and OneDrive.
  • Management and reporting of FDE and Bitlocker.
  • Maintain communications with Information Assurance related to security, Infrastructure Services for capacity planning, hardware and virtualization requirements, and changes to the environments.
  • Ensure AD Azure alerts and monitoring are in place and responded to in a timely fashion.
  • Coordinate, participate in, and demonstrate disaster recovery tests for critical systems.]
  • Create and maintain support documentation, asset inventory, and technical drawings of the enterprise infrastructure.
  • Ensure incident and change management processes are followed and impacted teams are communicated with appropriately.

Position Requirements:

  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Windows Server, Exchange Online, SharePoint Services and Server, Active Directory, Terminal Server, IIS Server.
  • Demonstrated ability with PowerShell
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server, and configuration management software, such as System Center Configuration Manager, Chef, or Desired State Configuration, source control systems, and other scripting languages
  • Disaster recovery planning and development of testing scenarios
  • Operational knowledge of VMware vSphere & Hyper-V.
  • Experience with Azure multifactor authentication technology
  • Strong analytical skills with a focus on business process mapping and the ability to apply system solutions to business problems.
  • Ability to quickly learn and enhance current technologies and systems as well as identify, lead evaluation of, and implement new and improved technologies to enhance the efficiency of the company.
  • Must have proven written and oral communication skills; strong customer service skills, and leadership skills.
  • Proven project life-cycle documentation skills; e.g., functional user requirements, technical requirements, testing documentation, etc.
  • Must be able to plan, conduct and direct major projects, including project definition, cost assessment, and ROI analysis.
  • Must be able to direct teams of cross-functional professionals involved in the analysis, design, development and implementation of large-scale software applications with the integration of multiple systems and data sources.
  • Ability to work with people at all levels within the organization.
  • Relevant Microsoft certification(s) (e.g. MCSA, MCSE, MSITP: Enterprise or Server Administration) strongly desired.
  • Must be comfortable working in an ever changing IT environment, have excellent project management skills, and easily connect with Department staff.
  • Familiarity of multi-site and retail environments is beneficial.

At Aaron’s, you will have access to a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

Paid time off including vacation days, sick days and holidays
Ongoing training and development
Medical, dental & vision insurance
401(k) plan
Stock Purchase Plan
Life insurance
Disability benefits
Employee Purchase Discounts

Aaron’s is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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