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Directory Services Design Engineer

Req #: 17001891
Location: Summit, Summit US
Job Category: Information Technology
Work Location: 556 Morris Avenue CELSUMWEST 07901
Organization: Celgene Corporation
Schedule: 40
Employee Status: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Job Level:
Other Locations:US- NJ- Summit West


Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health.  We value our passion for patients, ​quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries, and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.

The Directory Services Design Engineer at Celgene is a mission critical technology leader in design and build of Directory Services with focus on cloud technologies for both on-premise and off-premise (AWS, AZURE) access. Part of the Enterprise Services team, this role is essential to the entire enterprise services portfolio.

The Enterprise Services team plans, designs and delivers technologies as services for infrastructure to meet the substantial growth of the business. In this key technology role, you will design, develop and integrate the Celgene eco-system to use our Directory Service technologies to reduce manual tasks, promote control and auditability for service excellence.

This role must be able to foster innovation and to demonstrate strong business acumen and technical depth to successfully deliver solutions.

You should have a strong sense of personal accountability and be excited by the challenge of working in a scalable, innovative environment. Always thinking about a better way to do something.

You will be designing enterprise-level solutions based on technical, application and business requirements. Redesign of current global Active Directory is a key program.


  • Effectively articulate and understand our Technology Infrastructure.
  • Foster a service management view of design, creation and support
    • Active Directory process automation
    • Develop and execute complex deployment scenarios of our Active Directory platform.
    • Active Directory/Sites and Services/Group Policy/Domains and Trusts administration and tools
    • Azure Active Directory administration
    • Active Directory Federation and Certificate Services
    • Windows and Active Directory PowerShell scripting
    • DNS and DHCP Administration/Design
    • Vendor Management Relationships
    • AD OS Platform (Windows)
    • Engineering of Systems (Windows and Linux) including virtualized and cloud as it relates to Directory Services
    • Experience with deployment of equipment into multiple enterprise data centers.
    • Strong partnerships with Architecture, Project Management, Operations and other service organizations
    • Partner and collaborate with people at all levels – individual engineers, managers, executives and key vendors. Outstanding organizational, communication, interpersonal, relationship building skills conducive to team development
    • Serves as frontline subject matter expert resource (L3) in specialty area but is not operational day to day.


    • 10+ years of relevant experience including at least 5 years in a technology leadership role where taking ownership and being accountable for the service
    • BS degree in Computing Sciences or equivalent technical discipline
    • Strong operating system knowledge and experience including 5 years maintaining, troubleshooting, and performing performance analysis and tuning
    • Strong knowledge of Active Directory
    • Experience in authorization protocols/technologies such as SAML and OAuth is a plus
    • Enterprise knowledge of Cloud computing as it relates to infrastructure and security
    • Knowledge of Public cloud provider (AWS, AZURE) services, plug-ins and integration is a plus
    • Knowledge of VMWARE technologies
    • Ability to create / develop scripts as it relates to the service
    • Strong track record of effective project management, estimating resource requirements and timelines, managing and tracking multiple projects simultaneously, and delivering on commitments
    • Experience with monitoring and performance analysis tools
    • Very strong verbal and written communications skills
    • Organized and capable of multi-tasking
    • Change agent with influential skills to make positive change
    • Working knowledge to manage project deliverables utilizing SDLC and formal documentation such as requirements, design and testing
    • The ability to clearly define ideas and recommendations to drive consensus


Celgene is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Celgene complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Celgene in the U.S.
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