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    3 - 5 Years
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      March 12,2021
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    Active Directory Expert

    Company Description

    Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to over 47,000 staff across a network of more than 900 independent companies in over 50 countries and operating more than 800 laboratories. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products, as well as providing innovative clinical diagnostic testing services, as one of the leading global emerging players in specialized clinical diagnostics testing. In 2019, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR € 4.56 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

    Job Description

    We are looking for a senior professional with extensive experience in designing and implementing Active Directory and Identity Management services.

    By acting as Subject Matter Expert, you will be involved in the implementation of Active Directory and Identity Management services both on premises and on cloud (Azure) and you will be responsible for ensuring the integrity of the environment.

    We are looking for someone who is results driven, used to working in a fast-paced environment with a career track record of engineering, developing, deploying, and maintaining business critical systems.

    Ideally you will be a quick learner who is able to adapt to an amorphous and dynamic environment. A firm knowledge of the operations and processes of a laboratory (or similar regulated/controlled environments) will be a plus.

    Specific assignments:

    • Contribute to the design/architecture of, and implementation of Active Directory network components (for both on premises AD as well as Azure AD).

    • Operate the Active Directory environment (including policy objects, certificate services, DNS, DHCP, as well as Federation Services and other core components), monitor health and security, and perform auditing and forensics to prevent unauthorized changes to stay compliant with Eurofins policies and standards.

    • Create and maintain system documentation for domain technologies, including installation, configuration, and appropriate troubleshooting steps.

    • Develop PowerShell scripts to automate repetitive administration tasks.

    • Participate in an after-hours on-call support rotation and implement solutions (AD upgrades, new releases, etc.), patching and deployment activities after hours as needed; validate system upgrades and patches when required

    • Partner with other infrastructure team members to learn, develop and enhance the skills needed to support software-based infrastructure.

    • Ensure that IT Services are delivered effectively to business customers. This includes the execution of SOPs, management of IT incidents/problems and IT changes as per clearly defined ITIL processes, as implemented in the ITSM system (ServiceNow).

    • Identify opportunities to innovate, extend and enhance service delivery in all areas.

    • Participate in disaster recovery plans and practice of recovery operations.

    • Consult with senior peers to learn through experience.

    • Cooperate closely with other Zone, Regional, and Group IT Infrastructure resources in Eurofins.



    • Bachelor's degree in computer science/IT, or comparable field


    • MCSA Windows Server 2012/2016 or Azure Identity and Access Administrator Associate certifications are a plus.

    • Agile or ITIL Foundation certifications are a plus.

    Work Experience:

    • Minimum of 5 years of experience designing, implementing and operating Active Directory on-premises in large enterprise environments.

    • Minimum of 1-3 years of experience in implementing and managing the Microsoft Azure AD environment including claims-based authentication, conditional access, Azure AD Connect, and multi-factor authentication.

    • Experience with other identity-related services like Ping Identity, Okta, or auth0 is a plus.

    Technical Skills:

    • Expert knowledge in Active Directory and associated components like AD DS, AD FS, AD CS, DNS, and GPM in Windows Server 2012 and newer versions.

    • Strong knowledge of (migration to / support of) Microsoft Azure, especially as it relates to identity and access management solutions (Azure AD, External Identities, and Domain Services).

    • Strong Knowledge of PowerShell scripting to assist in the automation of tasks.

    • Knowledge of maintaining technical documentation.

    • Good understanding of ITIL-based processes.

    Other/Soft Skills:

    • Excellent writing and communication skills (fluent spoken and written English).

    • Excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to interact effectively and work efficiently with people at all levels in an organization (internal employees, contractors, managers, 3rd parties, etc.).

    • Ability to troubleshoot complex problems, and translate technical issues into understandable business language for end users.

    • Must be able to work in a team environment with a “can do” attitude, in an amorphous environment; embraces change; resilient for setbacks.

    • Able to multi-task and prioritize (within tight timelines and high client expectations), provide clear and documented status updates/metrics to management.

    • Knowledge of laboratory (or similar regulated/controlled environment) operations and processes is a plus.

    • Familiarity with relevant regulatory requirements (GxP, GDPR, …) is a plus.

    Additional Information


    • A permanent position in a dynamic working environment with a good team spirit where personal development and growth are encouraged;
    • The ability to progress and gain increased areas of responsibility (within the Program and the Eurofins Group).


    As the role and Eurofins' IT Talent Acquisition team are international, please ensure to send your application in English.


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