Lincoln Financial Group Director, IT Domain Services in Boston, Massachusetts
Alternate Locations: Work from Home
Hybrid/Flexible : Work at home and use the office as appropriate for in-person collaboration.
Relocation assistance: is not available for this opportunity.
Hiring Manager: Joe Brannan
Requisition #: 72262
The Role at a Glance
This position provides leadership, direction, and functional expertise on complex projects/initiatives for their assigned area(s) of Domain Services engineering. This position will be responsible for elevating the IT Domain Services discipline and organization required to address existing risks and exposure.
What you'll be doing
Maintains a deep knowledge on current industry and emerging technology developments/trends for assigned area(s) of responsibility, assesses the impact, and collaborates with management to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future solutions for on-premises Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft Azure Active Directory (cloud), Azure Key Vault, Secrets Management, SAML, OAUTH, NTLM, LDAP, Kerberos, PKI and LDAP environments.
Directs and enhances organizational initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within assigned area(s) of responsibility.
Directs, establishes, and implements priorities, performance goals and objectives to ensure departmental results for their assigned area(s) of responsibility.
Provides strategic leadership and direction to continually improve the capability and results for their assigned area(s) of responsibility.
Directs/executes approved strategy decisions and contributes to strategy creation for assigned area(s) of responsibility.
Plan and execute the delivery of Active Directory services projects and BAU activities.
Continually seeks opportunities to improve and simplify our existing Active Directory and domain services architecture, implementation, and operational state
Develops and executes permanent solutions for internal and external audit requirements and ensures constant availability of all domain authentication services
Develops comprehensive test cases to include testing scenarios for both normal and degraded (e.g., disaster recovery, continuity of operations, data recovery, performance, and capacity planning
Manages and enhances organizational initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within assigned area(s) of responsibility.
Establishes and implements individual and team priorities, performance goals and objectives to ensure completion of responsibility for their assigned area(s) of responsibility.
Identify and recommend process improvements that significantly reduce workloads or improve quality across for their assigned area(s) of responsibility.
Serve as a resource to team members and internal/external stakeholders on more complex assignments/projects for their assigned area(s) of responsibility.
Manages and evaluates individual/team performance and takes appropriate action to meet and/or exceed performance standards for assigned area(s) of responsibility.
Manages assigned area(s) of responsibility to ensure workloads are appropriately balanced among team members.
Oversees the resolution of operational issues, communicates status to impacted customers and management in a timely manner
Builds relationships and partners with various Information Technology teams.
Ensure that top talent is hired and retained for their assigned area(s) of responsibility.
Build organizational capability within their assigned area(s) of responsibility.
Ensure Domain Services resources maintain compliance with service level agreements.
Advise support staff concerning administrative procedures, escalated technical issues, and priorities.
Monitor and prepare reports on progress, work trends, and problems.
Manage multi-site operations 24/7 with the support of Technical Leads and direct reports.
Responsible for the development and ongoing financial management of IT Domain Services budgets and finances.
What we’re looking for
The individual will have overall ownership of Active directory space which includes developing target states, roadmaps, engineering & operational support, capacity management, coordination with other teams, metrics development and team development
4 Year/bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience (10 years of IT technical leadership experience in lieu of Bachelor's) (Minimum Required)10+ years of IT management experience that directly relates to the specific responsibilities of this position required, with at least 3 to 5 years demonstrated in a leadership role
Advanced knowledge in AD architecture and infrastructure (LDAP, Directory Replication, group policy, security, schema changes, domain controllers management)
Advanced knowledge of DNS, Kerberos, Windows Authentication and Single Sign On (SSO)
Ability to perform under stress in cases of emergency, critical or hazardous situations.
Ability to work with others in a team environment.
Demonstrated ability to identify and recommend processes improvements.
Demonstrated strong relationship management skills with internal clients (e.g. senior management, peers and colleagues); proven ability to develop creative and collaborative approaches.
Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills with a collaborative style.
Demonstrates strong project management leadership skills including, critical ability to coordinate and balance multiple projects in a time-sensitive environment, under pressure, and meeting deadlines.
Finds common ground and can gain collaboration among senior/executive management, colleagues, and peers; can influence outcomes without directing or commanding.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Successfully completes regulatory and job training requirements.
Agile Mindset; awareness/understanding of Agile methodologies (Preferred)
What’s it like to work here?
At Lincoln Financial Group, we love what we do. We make meaningful contributions each and every day to empower our customers to take charge of their lives. Working alongside dedicated and talented colleagues, we build fulfilling careers and stronger communities through a company that values our unique perspectives, insights and contributions and invests in programs that empower each of us to take charge of our own future.
What’s in it for YOU:
A clearly defined career framework to help you successfully manage your career
Leadership development and virtual training opportunities
Competitive 401K and employee benefits (https://hrdirectdocs.lfg.com/misc/HR/Recruiting/BenefitsResourcesGuide.pdf)
Free financial counseling, health coaching and employee assistance program
Tuition assistance program
A leadership team that prioritizes your health and well-being; offering a remote work environment and flexible work hybrid situations
Effective productivity/technology tools and training
Pay Range: $105,301 - $175,000
Actual base pay could vary based on non-discriminatory factors including but not limited to work experience, education, location, licensure requirements, proficiency and qualifications required for the role. The base pay is just one component of Lincoln’s total rewards package for employees. In addition, the role may be eligible for the Annual Incentive Program, which is discretionary and based on the performance of the company, business unit and individual. Other rewards may include long-term incentives, sales incentives and Lincoln’s standard benefits package.
About The Company
Lincoln Financial Group provides advice and solutions that help people take charge of their financial lives with confidence and optimism. Today, approximately 16 million customers trust our retirement, insurance and wealth protection expertise to help address their lifestyle, savings and income goals, and guard against long-term care expenses.
Headquartered in Radnor, Pennsylvania, Lincoln Financial Group is the marketing name for Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) and its affiliates. The company had $290 billion in end-of-period account balances net of reinsurance as of March 31, 2023.
Lincoln Financial Group is a committed corporate citizen included on major sustainability indices including the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America and ranks among Newsweek’s Most Responsible Companies. Dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion, we are included on transparency benchmarking tools such as the Corporate Equality Index, the Disability Equality Index and the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index. Committed to providing our employees with flexible work arrangements, we were named to FlexJobs’ list of the Top 100 Companies to Watch for Remote Jobs in 2022. With a long and rich legacy of acting ethically, telling the truth and speaking up for what is right, Lincoln was recognized as one of Ethisphere’s 2022 World’s Most Ethical Companies®. We create opportunities for early career talent through our intern development program, which ranks among WayUp and Yello’s annual list of Top 100 Internship Programs.
Lincoln is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive (https://www.lfg.com/public/aboutus/companyoverview/diversityinclusion?audience_page_id=1422918942386) environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
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Lincoln Financial Group (“LFG”) is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, Veteran status, or genetic information. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. If you are a person with a disability that impedes your ability to express your interest for a position through our online application process, or require TTY/TDD assistance, contact us by calling 260-455-2558.
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Lincoln Financial Group ("LFG") is an Equal Opportunity employer and, as such, is committed in policy and practice to recruit, hire, compensate, train and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, veterans status, or genetic information. Opportunities throughout LFG are available to employees and applicants and are evaluated on the basis of job qualifications. We have a drug free work environment and we perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
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