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Windows Systems Administrator Job in Rochester, NY:

Ref: US_EN_6_916327_1479370

Posted 6 days ago

Windows Systems Administrator Job in Rochester, NY:

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The Microsoft systems administrator is responsible for the health and administration of our Windows platform, primarily focusing on the health of our Exchange on-prem/Office 365 Exchange Online (EOL) hybrid environment.

Roles and responsibilities of the Windows Systems Administrator Job in Rochester, NY:

  • Responsible for the functioning of Microsoft systems under Active Directory (including on-prem and Azure AD, DNS, ADFS (Active Directory Federation Services), PKI (Public Key Infrastructure), DFS, DHCP), Exchange/O365 Hybrid Environment, Microsoft Teams, conditional access policies within Azure AD.
  • Resolve user/group identity conflicts resulting from on-prem/cloud syncs performed by Azure AD Connect.
  • Collaborate with the Identity Management team to set policy around attributes and sync rules.
  • Install, maintain, and update the operating systems on the physical and virtual servers and the Microsoft server software.
  • Oversee server logs and events to ensure proper server function and availability.
  • Perform advanced diagnostics during emergency situations; must be available to work flexible hours and overtime when necessary.
  • Perform system and application updates. Apply new firmware updates.
  • Update and maintain documentation for each service; specifically, its configuration, operation, and diagnostic procedure for the platform.
  • Qualifications of the Windows Systems Administrator Job in Rochester, NY:

    degree in computer programming or other relevant domain, or equivalent experience in computer systems, computer science, math, or a related field.

    Relevant experience

    2+ years of experience preferred in Microsoft systems administration in an environment of over 100 servers.


  • Strong knowledge of Office 365. Experience with hybrid environments is a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of PowerShell.
  • Expertise in Windows Server 2016 and 2019.
  • Expertise in Active Directory, including ADFS and Azure AD.
  • Expertise in Microsoft Exchange and Exchange Online (EOL).
  • Experience with Microsoft Teams.
  • Good understanding of Microsoft System Center Operations Manager SCOM (System Center Operations Manager).
  • Good understanding of Internet technologies such as DNS, TCP/UDP, HTTP, SMTP, FTP.
  • Knowledge of VMware.
  • Knowledge of two factor authentication, conditional access, and certificates a plus.
  • For more information or to be considered for the Windows Systems Administrator Job in Rochester, NY please contact Thomas McCarthy at

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