Microsoft Systems Administrator

Microsoft Systems Administrator Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Microsoft Systems Administrator to join our team.


  • Ensure compliance with IT security requirements and policies;
  • Ensure reliable monitoring and alerting for systems infrastructure;
  • Identity management on platforms using Azure Active Directory and Active Directory Domain Service;
  • Develop and deploy Group Policy objects that optimize the org’s global security posture as well as enhance end user workflows;
  • Design, deploy, and maintain a hybrid multi-forest Active Directory infrastructure using industry best practices;
  • Resolve support tickets as they’re escalated from other teams;
  • Implement and support the integration of applications into a centralized SSO infrastructure using OIDC and SAML protocols.


  • Provide subject matter expertise in troubleshooting all issues related to the Windows server infrastructure;
  • Perform other related duties as assigned;
  • Maintain and administer operating systems, server security and Microsoft services;
  • Available to work off-hours to perform maintenance or in case of emergencies;
  • Investigate and resolve application problems and enterprise monitoring alarms;
  • Install, upgrade, configure and maintain server systems hardware and software;
  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience in System Administration;
  • Identity management tools such as Quest Active Roles, Adaxes, Windows Admin Center;
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience;
  • Effective time management and organizational skills;
  • Familiarity with MDM/MAM platforms such as Intune and Jamf;
  • Multi-forest/multi-site AD architecture and troubleshooting;
  • Learn from and educate your fellow team members;
  • Strict adherence to company processes, change management and other procedures in accordance to regulatory requirements;
  • Develop technical designs and estimates to meet the business needs while supporting the company’s overall IT direction and standards.