Active Directory Lead Engineer

  • Competitive
  • Zurich, Switzerland
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Bank Julius Bär & Co. Ltd
  • 19 Apr 19

Active Directory Lead Engineer

Julius Baer is the leading Swiss private banking group with a focus on servicing and advising sophisticated private clients and a premium brand in global wealth management. That is why a comprehensive range of services and first-class service quality are essential - as are the committed teams that provide them.

Innovation, operative excellence and appreciation to our employees influence the IT of Bank Julius Baer. We invest continuously in the development of our existing IT landscape and offer through progressive thinking and efficiency the best possible service to our business units. As part of our global and strategic initiatives back office, channel, partner and wealth management systems will be replaced by future-oriented new solutions. To support our strategy, we are looking for the best talents who are willing to shape this challenging journey with us. If this appeals to you, then you should contact us.


  • Overall responsibility for the company wide Active Directory infrastructure
  • Engineering and operations for all AD related interfaces and components
  • Rights delegation management
  • Close collaboration with stakeholders, coworkers and suppliers like IAM, Access Management, Windows and Linux, Virtualization, Network and DNS, etc.
  • Plan, coordinate and execute any life cycle activities with regard to Active Directory and surrounding systems
  • Plan and execute system relevant changes
  • Keep the directory services roadmap up to date
  • Project work and project support
  • Process definition, automation and optimization
  • 3rd level support

  • Higher education in computer science
  • Deep knowledge in Microsoft Windows and Active Directory
  • Very deep knowledge in MS Windows Server technologies
  • Good scripting skills
  • Deep network knowledge, particularly TCP/IP in general, DNS, Kerberos, NTLM
  • Security awareness
  • Visionary thinking especially in terms of infrastructure and architecture
  • Self-motivated personallity
  • Open minded and a good communicator
  • Teamplayer
  • English fluently & German desired

Several years of enterprise experience with regard to directory services, in particular:
  • MS Active Directory
  • Azure cloud managemnt
  • Group policy management
  • LDAP/LDAPS/NTLM/Kerberos
  • Keytab management (UX Integration)
  • User provisioning and automation (IAM)
  • Delegation management
  • Multi forest management
  • AD backup and recovery

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