Multi-Cloud Active Directory Administrator

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Date: Jul 16, 2024

Location: Pune, MH, IN, 410501

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 63643


Corning is vital to progress – in the industries we help shape and in the world we share.

We invent life-changing technologies using materials science. Our scientific and manufacturing expertise, boundless curiosity, and commitment to purposeful invention place us at the center of the way the world interacts, works, learns, and lives.

Our sustained investment in research, development, and invention means we’re always ready to solve the toughest challenges alongside our customers. 

The global Information Technology (IT) Function is leading efforts to align IT and Business Strategy, leverage IT investments, and optimize end to end business processes and associated information integration technologies.  Through these efforts, IT helps to improve the competitive position of Corning's businesses through IT enabled processes.  IT also delivers Information Technology applications, infrastructure, and project services in a cost efficient manner to Corning worldwide.



Reporting to the Service Owner of Global Compute platforms, the Multi-Cloud Active Directory Administrator is a senior technology leader that will function as SME for Active Directory. This position will function as an enabler across IT Architecture, Engineering, Operations, Security, Strategic partners, Technology vendors and Project management teams to facilitate the successful delivery of complex Corning initiatives and priorities


Responsibilities will include evaluation of the current Corning Active Directory environment, making recommendations for improvement and alignment with best practices, and preparing for the transition of responsibilities from a managed server provider.  As a core member of the Corning Multi-Cloud team, the Multi-cloud Active Directory Administrator will be responsible for helping direct and guide the delivery of key priorities across multiple stakeholders, with the assistance of the Project Manager and Technical Support teams. While being predominantly internally focused, this position will require strong communication to bridge between various Infrastructure and Application teams as well as an excellent ability to navigate within a background of relative ambiguity.



●     Design, Install, configure, manage Active Directory (AD), including both on prem and integration with Azure AD

●     Establishes standards, policies & guidelines for Active Directory in collaboration with service line owner, information security, and technology teams

●     Develop, Configure, and support active directory solutions that meet business needs and align with Corning technology standards.

●     Supports IT project start up though technical consultation, charter definition, benefit and analysis, requirements gathering and formal PMO approval.

●     Partners with all members of project team as a technical lead in the planning, design, coordination and execution of comprehensive, realistic and effective work plans.

●     Helps promote a consistent vision and strategy throughout the organization

●     Builds relationships that foster collaboration and partnerships to drive better strategies, priorities, and service to the customer

●     Assists and oversees quality change control according to Corning Change Management, Incident Management, Problem Management and Disaster recovery Methodology

●     Mentors members of the Infrastructure team on architectural, engineering and operational best practices related to Active Directory

●     Communicates design at strategy at all level of the organization

●     Provides escalated support for Business-Critical problems



Bachelor's degree or equivalent from four-year college in computer science or related field

3+ years of experience in Active Directory / Windows system administration, with a focus on private cloud and public cloud platforms 3+ years’ experience in a production IT environment managing enterprise IT infrastructure, hardware, hosting services and cloud infrastructure.


Active Directory Design and Migration experience at an enterprise level (multiple forests and domains, trust relationships)
Active Directory Security Best Practice Implementation (e.g., tiered services, GPOs, Privileged Access Workstations, AD Health Monitoring)
Active Directory Backup / Restore Testing, Ransomware Protection In depth knowledge of Avtive Directory and Windows Servers, including
Active Directory on Prem
Azure AD
M365 Integration
Multi-factor Authentication
Windows Server Core
Leads by Example: Professional, big picture thinker, accountable, committed and well respected by team; can contributes significantly to Mission, Vision and Strategy of the organization; shows strong alignment of work and priorities to vision and strategy
Inspires Others: Exhibits a wide breath of technical, operational and team leadership skills; excellent command and control; develops strong talent through good situational management skills; possesses a passion for excellence
Gets it done: Consistently achieves quality results on a timely basis; challenges and pushes his team; high “Say-Do” factor (i.e. delivers on commitments); superior follow through.
Experience engineering, building, and supporting a global active directory environment
A holistic understanding of IT infrastructure inclusive of server, storage, network, virtualization, database, DR/business recovery and continuity practices, etc.
Understanding of public cloud models (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) and providers (AWS, Azure)
Demonstrated expertise driving operational improvement and excellence
Proven ability to influence and interact effectively with peers and IT leaders
Strong communication and presentation skills

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