Active Directory Administrator

Posted 12 months ago by Anthon Byberg
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Job Description

Proven expertise in designing and architecting domain consolidation projects.
Design and architect a global Active Directory Infrastructure, including, design and implementation of Group Policy, domain consolidation for large scale organizations.
Utilize logical problem solving to find creative solutions to problems in the environment on a broad scale.
Plan and execute Active Directory Domain level upgrades.
Plan and design Group Policy Objects as requested to ensure compliance of company policies for servers and user endpoint devices.
Troubleshoot and resolve Active Directory, GPO, Active Directory Federated Services, and password/identity management systems.
Assist in management and support of internal and external DNS systems. Assist in management and support of internal DHCP architecture and scoping.
Work with stakeholders and other technical teams to collect business and technical requirements and design / deliver enterprise level solutions
Create and update technical documentation of operating procedures as needed.
Maintain standards for installation of infrastructure software / hardware installations.
Serve as a technical expert for Tier 1/2/3 support groups.
Oversee the architecture and design of the global backup and recovery of Active Directory.
Collaborate and communicates with architects with internal departments and vendor partners.
Own and lead discussions in business and technical information technology solution implementations, upgrades, enhancement and conversions.
Recommends solutions as appropriate.
Support IT goals and objectives including measures and projects.
Provide problem solving leadership based on experience with the technology.
Act as a member of the Windows Active Directory Domain Administrator Support Team in providing timely and efficient support to assigned operations; coordinate day-to-day operations, apply security patches/fixes and antivirus updates as released by software manufacturers and antivirus vendors, create and implement domain level security policies such as authentication mechanisms, password policies and rules, IPSEC policies etc.
Review domain level rights and privileges and perform changes to the same as appropriate.
Collaborate in assessing current and expected Windows infrastructure needs, configuration, maintenance, optimization and documentation of Windows infrastructure.
Follow and apply configuration and security standards and policies within a defined Change Management process.
Assist with implementing solutions for hardware and software. Implement common preventive maintenance practices for hardware and software.
Ensure that system improvements and changes are implemented correctly and completely, and monitor all effects of the modifications.
Establish/recommend policies on system use and services.
Perform common administrative tasks.
Support of a distributed MS Windowsbased network.
He/she must possess proven experience working with a large enterprise distributed computing environment. These experiences should include:
Directory Services Infrastructure architect/design/support.

Strong understanding of architecting and configuring Microsoft Windows OS technology including AD Forests, Domains, Trusts, DNS, DHCP, Group Policy and Organizational Units.