Active Directory Project Manager

Boston, MA

Active Directory Project Manager

Category: Business Consulting, Strategy and Digital Transformation

Main location: United States, Massachusetts, Boston

Position ID: J0524-0182

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

Job Overview:

The Active Directory Project Manager is a senior-level role responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining the Active Directory infrastructure to ensure the availability, security, and scalability of directory services. This individual will lead a team of AD administrators, provide technical expertise, and collaborate with other IT teams to ensure seamless integration of Active Directory with other systems and applications.

Key Responsibilities:

Active Directory Design and Architecture:

Design and implement the Active Directory architecture based on organizational requirements.

Ensure the scalability, performance, and security of the AD infrastructure.

Team Leadership:

Lead and mentor a team of Active Directory administrators.

Provide technical guidance and support to team members.

Implementation and Configuration:

Install, configure, and manage Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) and related components.

Implement Group Policies and ensure compliance with security policies.

Security and Access Management:

Develop and implement security best practices for Active Directory.

Manage user access, permissions, and authentication protocols.

Integration and Collaboration:

Collaborate with other IT teams to integrate Active Directory with various systems and applications.

Ensure seamless user authentication and authorization across the organization.

Monitoring and Performance Optimization:

Monitor the performance of Active Directory services and take proactive measures to optimize performance.

Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to AD infrastructure.


Create and maintain documentation related to Active Directory configuration, processes, and procedures.

Ensure that documentation is up-to-date and accessible to relevant team members.


Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field.

Several years of experience in designing, implementing, and managing Active Directory infrastructure.

Strong leadership and team management skills.

In-depth knowledge of Windows Server operating systems.

Experience with scripting languages for automation (e.g., PowerShell).

Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.


Relevant certifications such as Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert, Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate, or Microsoft Certified: Identity and Access Administrator Associate would be beneficial.


CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to skill set, level, experience, relevant training, and licensure and certifications. To support the ability to reward for merit-based performance, CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range for this role in the U.S. is $67,800-$202,700.

CGI anticipates accepting applications for this position through 07/03/2024.

At CGI we call our professionals “members” to reinforce that all who join our team are, as owners, empowered to participate in the challenges and rewards that come from building a world-class company. CGI’s benefits include:

• Competitive base salaries

• Eligibility to participate in an attractive Share Purchase Plan (SPP) in which the company matches dollar-for-dollar contributions made by eligible employees, up to a maximum, for their job category

• 401(k) Plan and Profit Participation for eligible members

• Generous holidays, vacation, and sick leave plans

• Comprehensive insurance plans that include, among other benefits, medical, dental, vision, life, disability, out-of-county emergency coverage in all countries of employment;

• Back-up child care, Pet insurance, a Member Assistance Program, a 529 college savings program, a personal financial management tool, lifestyle management programs and more


  • Active Directory

  • Leadership

  • PowerShell

  • PowerShell

What you can expect from us:

Together, as owners, let’s turn meaningful insights into action.

Life at CGI is rooted in ownership, teamwork, respect and belonging. Here, you’ll reach your full potential because…

You are invited to be an owner from day 1 as we work together to bring our Dream to life. That’s why we call ourselves CGI Partners rather than employees. We benefit from our collective success and actively shape our company’s strategy and direction.

Your work creates value. You’ll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

You’ll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last. You’ll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

Come join our team—one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, height, weight, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

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