Active Directory Administrator

Permanent contract|Montreal|IT (Information Technology)

Active Directory Administrator

  • Montreal, Canada
  • Permanent contract
  • IT (Information Technology)



The Global Technical Services organization (GTS) provides Infrastructure Engineering, Project Management and Administration for all staff and applications worldwide.

The Digital Workplace Services (DWS) Group is responsible for all services delivered to end-users like Desktop Services (Physical/virtual or mobile workstations, printing services), Unified communication services (Messaging, Phones, and meeting room conferencing solutions), collaboration services, user facing support functions and all associated technical services (collaborative tools, messaging, desktop engineering, security, technical directories) and all infrastructure services that support these services like User data management, IT directories and Multi-factor authentication, Packaging and software deployment services.


Active Directory Services

  • Active Directory troubleshooting of domains and provide L3 support for incident management.
  • Active Directory consolidation & migration activities.
  • Apply standard group security policies.
  • Provide support to application teams for application integration.
      • Define OU tree and delegations.
      • Deliver package to create groups, service accounts, policies, and delegation model.
      • Ensure security level of new trusted AD forest.
      • Set trust relationships.
  • Help with users/resources/applications migration.

Data Management

      • Administer / Support file services and DFS.
      • Manage CIFS shares and permissions, on multi-sites environment.
      • Merge / Reorganization of Folders / Shares.
      • Support infrastructure providing end users data in his/her workplace (DFS, Login Script, File Share Service).
      • Review capacity planning (share occupancy and forecast)

Account Management

      • Provide support to application teams for management of their Accounts/Groups/Admin-Accounts in Active directory, using either standard Microsoft tools, homemade provisioning tools or external Identity Management solution.
      • Create groups in Active Directory to support Projects/Need

Profile required

Skills and Qualifications:

Technical Skills:         

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 and 2016.
  • Microsoft Active Directory
      • DNS, NTP, DHCP, replication, trusts
  • Strong authentication.
  • PKI Management.
  • ADFS & Office365.
  • Data Management (CIFS, ACL NTFS, DFS).
  • Scripting (Visual Basic, PowerShell)
  • Azure (AD connect)


  • Experience in troubleshooting.
  • Experience in consolidation activities.
  • Experience in working with stakeholders and other technical teams to collect business and technical requirements and design AD integration with enterprise solutions.
  • Basic understanding of Project Management.
  • Architecture/design and implementation experience
  • Agile practices are a plus
  • You’re client oriented, and you’d like to teach and explain in a simple way complex problematic
  • You are comfortable using communication tooling (PowerPoint, digital tools, workshops, etc.).

Nice to Have:

  • ITIL
  • Agile practices are a plus

Language requirements:

      • French and English

Why join us

OUR Benefits:


Competitive compensation & benefits offering, including but not limited to:

  • Minimum of 20 Vacation days + 4 personal days 
    • Supportive Maternity, paternity, parental and adoption leave policy 
    • Health spending ($2,000/year) and personal spending ($1,000/year) accounts with 75+ eligible reimbursement categories (health, training, electronics etc.)
    • Fully sponsored virtual healthcare assistance and Employee Assistance Program to you and your immediate family
  • Various Employee Resource Groups (ERG) to engage with such as Pride and Allies, American Women Network, Black Leadership Network, One planet, etc. 
  • A culture of continuous development by encouraging our employees various training programs (online training and coaching platform such as Coursera, GoFluent, Pluralsight, First Finance, and others) 

Business insight

At Societe Generale, we live by our 4 core values of commitment, responsibility, team spirit and innovation. We are engaged and demonstrate consideration for others. We act ethically and with courage. We focus our talent and energy on collective success. We experiment and propose new ideas. This way, we maximize our ability to serve client needs and anticipate market changes. Societe Generale is committed to strengthening bonds with colleagues, communities, and the world in which we live, because relationships are at the heart of how we operate.

Our Diversity & Inclusion Mission: Recruit, develop, advance, and retain a diverse workforce that is united in our efforts to enhance our competitive position and deliver innovative solutions to our clients.

Our Diversity & Inclusion Vision: 
•     Engaged workforce that is demographically diverse in a way that reflects the communities in which we operate
•     Inclusive culture and workplace that recognizes employees' unique needs and utilizes their diverse talents 
•     Engage our community and marketplace, and position the organization to meet the needs of all its clients

For more information about our D&I initiatives, please visit this link (

Societe Generale offers a hybrid work arrangement that offers employees the flexibility to work remotely, as well as on-site, in order to promote interaction and collaboration with colleagues while adhering to all SG standard protocols.  Hybrid work arrangements vary based on business area.  The applicable Business lines will determine and communicate the work arrangements that best meet their business needs.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

  • Reference: 2300057T
  • Entity: Montreal Solution Center 1
  • Starting date: 2023/04/17
  • Publication date: 2023/02/23