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HCS Systems Architect - Active Directory - IT Network Services

Job ID: 4079
Location: Morrisville, NC
Facility/Division: Shared Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description


Become part of an inclusive organization with over 30,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

 UNC Health is seeking an Active Directory Architect who will design, develop, and maintain the Active Directory architecture and Microsoft technologies. The AD Architect is the technical leader responsible for the oversight of Azure AD, Active Directory including forest consolidations, security best practices, standards, GPO design, certificate management, disaster recovery and architecture documentation. UNC Health has over 45,000 users, 6,500 servers in a multi-forest/domain and Azure AD hybrid environment.

Advanced knowledge of Active Directory design and planning in large environments

Experience with Group Policy design, implement, and support

Proven experience with best practices tied to AD security, performance, scripting, and backup and recovery

Active Directory hands-on experience in a multi-site/multi-domain/multi-forest environment

Experience with AD enterprise certificate services, AD federation services, and identity manager

Experience with Active Directory consolidations/migrations (ADMT)

Create and maintain architectural reference documentation

Experience with privileged access management tools and processes to ensure “least privilege” model is applied

Serves as technical leader for Active Directory and other security domains/ concepts for team members and others across the organization

SCCM implementation and design experience in large environments

Active Directory Azure experience including AD Azure Connect

In-depth experience with scripting languages such as PowerShell

Serves as a technical escalation point for troubleshooting and resolving advanced issues with Microsoft technologies

 Preferred Skills :

·5+ years of experience with Windows client/server networking including Windows domain and authentication, Active Directory, logon scripts, policies, client and network security, name resolution and time synchronization services.

·5+ years of experience with Active Directory design, GPO management, and security best practices

·1+ years of experience with Azure AD/M365/AD Azure connect



Any of the following certifications: Microsoft (MCSE), ITIL certification,

Assets Include:

·Experience with Active Directory design

·Experience with SCCM and/or Intune design and implementation

·Experience with Active Directory forest migrations/consolidations methods and tools

·Experience with Microsoft GPOs

·Experience with Azure AD including conditional access rules

·Experience with Authentication methods

·Experience Active Directory RBAC model

·Knowledge of ITIL and Enterprise Architecture (EA) principles and processes

·Client focused approach with strong interpersonal skills and close attention to detail

·Advanced troubleshooting skills

    ·Good time management skills with the ability to work with minimal supervision and meet deadlines.


    Other Information

    Other information:
    Education Requirements:
    ● Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management or related field (or equivalent combination of education, training and experience).
    Licensure/Certification Requirements:
    ● No licensure or certification required.
    Professional Experience Requirements:
    ● If a Bachelor's degree: Five (5) years of relevant experience.
    ● If an Associate's degree: Nine (9) years of relevant experience.
    ● If a High School diploma or GED: Twelve (12) years of relevant experience.
    Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
    ● Excellent analytical and communication skills. Ability to work well in a team environment. Demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Highly responsive to internal customers.

    Job Details

    Legal Employer: NCHEALTH

    Entity: Shared Services

    Organization Unit: IT Network Services 

    Work Type: Full Time

    Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

    Work Schedule: Day Job

    Location of Job: US:NC:Morrisville

    Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes

    This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Health Care System, in a department that provides shared services to operations across UNC Health Care. This is not a State employed position.
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