Active Directory Security Operator (Hybrid)

Richmond, VA

Capital One

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West Creek 4 (12074), United States of America, Richmond, Virginia

Active Directory Security Operator (Hybrid)

Do you have experience with building modern authentication solutions that include Active Directory, Azure Active Directory and AWS directory services with security principles in mind? Do you have a desire to learn and work on exciting leading edge technologies, design solutions for complex on-premises and cloud-based directory solutions, and push both technology and security into the future? If so, then keep reading as this role might be for you.

Capital One is seeking an experienced engineer within the Cyber Identity and Access Management organization to be a member of a team responsible for managing and securing Capital One’s enterprise Directory Services that includes Active Directory, Azure Active Directory, AWS managed Microsoft Active Directory, and Google Cloud Domain Directory.

Candidates for this role should have experience in engineering, deploying and supporting comprehensive and secure authentication solutions. In addition, this includes performing risk assessments, addressing key attack vectors and driving automated solutions to complex problems.


  • Analyze, design, and support a highly complex, enterprise level Active Directory and Single Sign On services in a hybrid on-premise and cloud hosted environment.
  • Protecting and securing Capital One’s enterprise Active Directory environments, including on-premise and cloud environments from Amazon, Microsoft, and Google
  • Manage enterprise cloud infrastructures in AWS, Azure, and Google cloud platforms
  • Develop automated solutions using scripts, pipelines, and cloud based server-less computing platforms
  • Manage and automate vulnerability remediation and perform security testing to proactively identify and remediate security risks within the Active Directory environment
  • Participate in the analysis, troubleshooting, investigation and remediation of operations or security related incidents
  • Develop and generate periodic security audits to ensure the various platform environments adhere to Capital One’s and industry standard security, risk and compliance requirements
  • Participate in disaster recovery, capacity planning, performance monitoring and maintenance to ensure high availability.
  • Support tools from Microsoft, Quest, and OneID to better protect the environment and monitor for security breaches, intrusions and irregular system and user behavior
  • Partner with CyberSecurity teams to support forensic investigations and ensure integration with enterprise SIEM systems such as Splunk
  • Be familiar with technologies such as, SSO, FIDO/FIDO2, Passwordless, AuthZ, AuthN and products like, Ping, Okta, and Windows Hello

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent certification

  • At least 4 years of experience in Cyber Security, Computer Science, Information Technology or Information Systems

  • At least 3 years of experience with Active Directory

  • At least 2 years of experience securing enterprise level Active Directory environments

  • At least 2 years of experience monitoring and analyzing logs from Active Directory

  • At least 2 years of experience developing scripts or queries to generate reports against Active Directory, LDAP, or SQL 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or Mathematics

  • 3+ years of experience developing complex scripts in PowerShell, VBScript, JavaScript, Python or other languages to develop automated solutions

  • 3+ years of experience supporting Active Directory in a cloud hosted environment in AWS, Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud

  • 3+ years of experience with Windows Server 2016, 2019 or later Active Directory

  • Professional Certification: CISSP, CISM, CEH, or Security+

At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

The minimum and maximum full-time annual salaries for this role are listed below, by location. Please note that this salary information is solely for candidates hired to perform work within one of these locations, and refers to the amount Capital One is willing to pay at the time of this posting. Salaries for part-time roles will be prorated based upon the agreed upon number of hours to be regularly worked.

New York City (Hybrid On-Site): $131,400 - $150,000 for Senior Platform Engineer

Candidates hired to work in other locations will be subject to the pay range associated with that location, and the actual annualized salary amount offered to any candidate at the time of hire will be reflected solely in the candidate’s offer letter.

This role is also eligible to earn performance based incentive compensation, which may include cash bonus(es) and/or long term incentives (LTI). Incentives could be discretionary or non discretionary depending on the plan.

Capital One offers a comprehensive, competitive, and inclusive set of health, financial and other benefits that support your total well-being. Learn more at the Capital One Careers website. Eligibility varies based on full or part-time status, exempt or non-exempt status, and management level.

No agencies please. Capital One is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender reassignment, citizenship, immigration status, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City’s Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia’s Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Capital One Recruiting at 1-800-304-9102 or via email at All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations.

For technical support or questions about Capital One's recruiting process, please send an email to

Capital One does not provide, endorse nor guarantee and is not liable for third-party products, services, educational tools or other information available through this site.

Capital One Financial is made up of several different entities. Please note that any position posted in Canada is for Capital One Canada, any position posted in the United Kingdom is for Capital One Europe and any position posted in the Philippines is for Capital One Philippines Service Corp. (COPSSC).

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Tags: Active Directory Audits AWS Azure CEH CISM CISSP Cloud Compliance Computer Science GCP IAM JavaScript LDAP Mathematics Monitoring Okta PowerShell Python Risk assessment SIEM Splunk SQL SSO Windows

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