Branchburg, New Jersey

Job Description

Our IT team operates as a business partner proposing ideas and innovative solutions that enable new organizational capabilities. We collaborate internationally to deliver the services and solutions that help everyone to be more productive and enable innovation.

Identity Directory Security Operations Lead will be responsible for the overall services delivery of IAM Operations, Directory Services and Security Operations at Organon.

  • The incumbent will serve as the team lead managing a group of service leaders to maintain business continuity and platform operations.
  • This role will also serve a Directory Services leader working as part of a global team to support a fast-paced environment.
  • Ensure conformance to established system architecture, contract management, service delivery, standards and practices, and drive their creation and upkeep. In addition to technical expertise, must be proficient in managing\driving projects through to completion, innovative, security focused and self-motivated. 
  • The candidate will be a member of the Business Technology Operations Global AMS/IDSO team which includes operational and engineering responsibilities across all supported LDAP compliant directory environments and core services within the organization. 
  • Good communication skills, documentation abilities and compliance experience are required. Comfortable working in a team environment and able to work collaboratively with other areas in implementing solutions that secure and benefit the company. Additional technical requirements follow:

Primary job responsibilities include:

  • IDSO Team Leader managing Service Delivery Leads
  • Expert with cloud capabilities and concepts including federation, RBAC and cloud security, Directory Synchronization (AAD Connect), Microsoft O365 and Azure AD.
  • Tier 3 engineer supporting multiple Active Directory forests\domains with various implementations across enterprise. Experience securing, hardening and implementing tiered concepts is required.
  • Excellent understanding and technical knowledge regarding core services including IPSEC, DNS\WINS, PKI, GPOs, replication, trusts, etc.
  • Authentication services especially Kerberos and LDAP authentication protocols.
  • Compliance and IT Security related best practices and processes
  • Plan, configure, troubleshoot and administer Microsoft AD and underlying Operating System(s).
  • PowerShell scripting experience in a large-scale environment for automation purposes and cloud connectivity.
  • Experience with Quest support tools specifically Active Roles.
  • Familiarity with old and modern Microsoft operating systems, server class hardware and VMWare technologies.
  • Experience with identity best practices, security, and SAAS strategies specifically around Microsoft Active Directory\Azure AD a must.

Optional Skills:

  • Experience with Oracle products including Oracle Virtual Directory (OVD) and  Oracle Directory Server (ODSEE)
  • RedHat Linux experience and support technical expertise
  • Advanced knowledge of large networks including F5 load balancers concepts


  • Bachelor's Degree

Our Support Functions deliver services and makes recommendations about ways to enhance our workplace and the experience of working at our organization. Our Support Functions include HR, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Procurement, Administration, Facilities and Security. 


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Requisition ID:R88466

Branchburg, New Jersey

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