Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Active Directory Database Administrator

Information Technology Analyst 2 (35 Hour)

Recruitment #200109-7604EU-001


The State of Connecticut Department of Administrative Services (DAS) is looking for self-starters willing to make a difference. We are working to improve the experience of all those who interact with the State and are making progress, but we’ve still got work to do. That’s where you come in. Come join an organization that provides superior benefits, competitive salaries and where people truly believe in what they are doing. We’re committed in bringing passion and customer focus to all those with whom we interact.

The State of Connecticut Department of Administrative Services ' Platform Division, part of Bureau of Enterprise Systems and Technology (BEST), seeks qualified individuals for the position of Active Directory Data Base Administrator (
Information Analyst 2). This position is located at 55 Farmington Ave, Hartford CT. This is a full-time 35 hours per week position. The work schedule is as follows: Monday thru Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The selected candidate will report directly to the Manager of Identity Access Management.

The successful candidate will perform architectural and operational support of the Microsoft Active Directory environment. Duties include problem resolution, automation, disaster contingency planning and testing, patching, and product life cycle management.  We are looking for motivated, self-initiating individuals with strong collaboration skills and a willingness to learn and grow.

All applicants must include a resume within the "Resume Tab" of their application. (Note: At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: a cover letter, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as indicated to apply for this position. State employees currently holding the above title or those who have previously attained permanent status in this class may apply for a lateral transfer. Questions about these required documents or any other phase of this recruitment should be directed to the hiring agency's human resources office: Elena Vazquez, .

Selection Plan

In order to be considered for this job opening, you must be a current State of CT employee, who has permanent state status* and meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on the job opening.  You must specify your qualifications on your application.

*For employees in the classified service, permanent status is obtained after successful completion of a working test period.  For employees in the unclassified service, permanent status is obtained after serving in a position for at least six months (full-time or full-time equivalent).


In a state agency Information Technology (IT) environment, this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of information technology tasks and project coordination work involving infrastructure systems support, security and application development in an IT environment.


This position will be responsible for:

  • Managing the operational infrastructure of the Active Directory environment
  • Investigating, analyzing and resolving active directory incidents/issues
  • Contributing to continuous improvements within the organization
  • Developing reports/tools to help manage the environments
  • Performing product life cycle management for the active directory environment and associated software
  • Providing expertise to agencies and projects on Active Directory
  • Additional examples of duties can be found here.


Considerable knowledge of IT equipment and diagnostic tools; considerable knowledge of principles and techniques of systems analysis, design, development and programming; considerable knowledge of principles of information systems; considerable knowledge of principles and theories of business and planning functions; considerable knowledge of programming languages; considerable knowledge of capabilities of computer technology; knowledge of methods and procedures used to conduct detailed analysis and design of computer systems; knowledge of principles and techniques of software generation and programming; knowledge of practices and issues of systems’ security and disaster recovery; knowledge of computer operating systems; knowledge of project management principles and techniques; knowledge of principles and techniques of business information systems re-engineering; considerable technical problem solving skills; considerable logic and analytical skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable problem solving skills; interpersonal skills; project coordination skills; considerable ability to analyze, troubleshoot and resolve data communications problems; considerable ability to write, test and debug computer programs; considerable ability to use programming development tools; considerable ability to prepare manuals, reports, documentation and other written materials; considerable ability to identify, analyze and resolve complex business and technical problems; ability to analyze and debug complex software programs.


Six (6) years of experience in information technology (IT) operations, programming, systems/software development or another IT related support area.


One (1) year of the General Experience must have been performing professional information technology work in one of the following areas:
1. Installation and support of microcomputer hardware, software and operating systems.
2. Analysis, design and development of information systems.
3. Network hardware and software installation and support.
4. Network hardware and/or software problem diagnosis and resolution.
NOTE: For state employees this is interpreted at the level of Information Technology Analyst 1.


1. College training in management information systems, computer science or information technology related area may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling six (6) months of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.

2. A Master's degree in management information systems, computer science or electrical engineering may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.


The successful candidate will possess:

  • Experience with Microsoft Active Directory;
  • Experience with PowerShell Scripting Language;
  • Experience with Windows Operating System;
  • Documentation skills;
  • Experience with VMWare and virtualization;
  • Experience with Cloud Computing such as Azure.



The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.