Active Directory Architect

  • NY-5, Buffalo, NY, USA
  • Contract

Job Description

Position: Active Directory Architect

Location: Buffalo, NY

Duration: 6 Months (Extendable to long term)


Job Description:


Must have- ADFS, Azure AD, Powershell, PKI.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform AD assessment/review and provide recommendations[JKS]  & implementation of best practices standardize and optimize Active Directory
  • Perform domain controller refresh
  • Perform ongoing AD/PKI engineering support day-to-day


[JKS] Complete Assessment of Group policy objects

Primary interface between the customer and Delivery teams and own the technical ownership of Active Directory, DFS, Wintel, PKI, ADFS, Azure AD etc.




  • Expert with Active Directory with extensive hands-on experience
  • Provides technical expertise for system transitions, migrations and consolidations.
    Tests software updates and patches.
  • Monitors and tunes the system to achieve optimum performance levels in standalone and multi-tiered environments.
  • Conducts system analysis, configuration management and develops improvements for system software performance, availability and reliability.
  • Performs incident resolution, problem determination and root cause analysis in accordance with Service Level Agreements.
  • Designs, develops, recommends and implements new or revised system software, utilities and automated processes as necessary.
  • Provides in-depth diagnosis for operating systems software/hardware failures and develops solutions.
  • Ensures server data integrity by evaluating, implementing and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions.
  • Prescribes system backup / disaster recovery procedures and directs recovery operations in the event of destruction of all or part of the operating system or other system components.
  • Implements appropriate levels of system security.
  • Expanding knowledge of related disciplinary areas.
  • Enhances own knowledge through understanding business trends and objectives.
  • Understands and foresees implications of decisions.

 Basic Qualifications:

  • 5 years of experience in Active Directory and PKI
  • 5 years of experience in ADFS – installing, configuring and troubleshooting
  • 5 years of Azure AD
  • 5 years of experience in System Administration and Operating Systems - Windows Server 2008, 2012 and 2016
  • 5 years of experience in Systems Hardware
  • 5 years of experience in Enterprise Level Systems infrastructure

Desired Experience:

  • Basic knowledge of Datacenter Operations
  • Basic knowledge of network technologies
  • Basic knowledge of industry standards and audit requirements

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.