FTN Financial - Active Directory Administrator in Memphis, TN at First Tennessee Bank

Date Posted: 7/23/2019

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Job Description

This position is responsible for the design, operation and maintenance of enterprise level Microsoft Active Directory (AD) Administrator.

As a technical lead, this position works closely with Exchange and Networks Leads to ensure a highly available and highly responsive systems environment for FTN Financial, an energetic and fast-paced leader in financial markets. The AD Administrator is responsible for implementing and maintaining security standards to insure compliance with established security procedures and standards. This key technical position will also provide mentoring and leadership for less experienced staff members.

The successful candidate will possess a working knowledge of current Active Directory technology and current techniques for management of performance and operations, patch management, maintenance and tracking.

Areas of responsibility:

Lead and set standards for a secure and functional Active Directory in the Windows environment using best practices
Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2016 Active Directory
Create and maintain Group Policies
Monitor AD and Exchange replication with monitoring tools such as Mailscape and SCOM
SCOM implementation and administration
Maintain a working knowledge of all aspects of Active Directory and perform administrative tasks such as delegation of tasks, ADSI, Powershell, DNS, DFS, DHCP and GPO
Server operations - participate with IT team in maintaining high availability:
• monitor operations and ensure performance using SCOM
• troubleshoot server issues and restore systems to high availability status
Microsoft updates and patches deployment with SCCM
Plan and implement the upgrade path for AD, SCCM, SCOM and other applications
Develop, forecast and manage capacity requirements; plan the implementation and migration in dynamic environment
Asset management
Vendor relations
Project methodology and management
Practices and techniques re: Change-Management
Participation in the design and testing of Disaster Recovery strategy for the firm
Leadership in the application and implementation of technology for competitive advantage in a growth environment
Report to management regularly regarding systems availability, operations & trends

FTN’s Active Directory is key to maintaining a secure technical environment. This position is a lead in the FTN’s cybersecurity procedures and implementation, participating in security issues involving compliance, audit and regulators. This position will also participate with the First Horizon IT Risk Group on security initiatives affecting the total FHNC enterprise.

In addition, this position will maintain awareness of industry and technical trends and will advise Management of opportunities to better serve the enterprise’s technical and business needs.

The successful candidate will thrive in closely-knit team environment with a commitment to the organization and delivering excellence for the firm.

Requirements Qualifications:

FTN requires at least eight years of experience in IT with two years of principal responsibility as AD Lead in a high availability, corporate environment. An attitude of customer service and excellent communication skills are expected. The candidate must enjoy working in a professional environment with high expectations of the IT staff.

The successful candidate will have working knowledge and collateral experience in networks, Exchange, server infrastructure, security as well as other disciplines named above. The candidate must have a proven, successful track record in handling multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.

B.S. in Computer Science or other qualifying discipline is preferred along with experience in a structured IT environment with direct participation in best practices, process documentation, security standards, structured methodology and project management.


FTN Financial is an industry leader in fixed income sales, trading, and strategies for institutional clients in the U.S. and abroad. FTN Financial also provides investment services and balance sheet management solutions. We have 29 offices located worldwide. To learn more, please visit us at www.ftnfinancial.com.


Days: Monday - Friday
Time: 7:30am - 4:30pm
  • All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender stereo typing, and age. First Tennessee is an EO employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled.
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