Desktop Engineer

Reston, Virginia 20190

Post Date: 06/06/2017 Job ID: 23441 Industry: Information Technology

Technology Engineer (Desktop Engineering)

Kavaliro seeks a Technology Engineer for our direct client at Reston, VA, with strong experience in Desktop Engineering for supporting, managing and implementing Microsoft Windows 10 and legacy Operating Systems.


Required   Skills and Abilities:
  • Expertise with the supporting, managing and implementing Microsoft Windows 10 and legacy Operating Systems
  • Continued creation and maintenance of Operating System Deployment (OSD) task sequences with SCCM (Systems Center Configuration Manager), MDT (Microsoft Deployment Toolkit), and OMS (Operations Management Suite)
  • 5+ years dedicated to Microsoft enterprise software and platforms
  • Experience with Group Policy processing and troubleshooting across various computing platforms including servers, web servers, desktops etc.
  • Must have significant Microsoft Windows Engineering and Administration, as well as Infrastructure Knowledge 
  • Experience in application interaction with operating systems, including the Windows registry, COM object registration, system/user variables and user-centric data related to application settings
  • Proficiency with scripting languages (Python, PowerShell [DSC preferred], etc.)
  • This position will provide 24/7 coverage for Desktop Engineering Services
  • The candidate must have proven End User interaction with various End Users and able to maintain ticket SLA’ s for responding to User Requests promptly
  • Thrives in a highly regulated and fast paced and changing environment with proven multitasking skills and focus on details and accuracy
  • Maintain programmatic and technical documentation to ensure efficient planning and execution including design, installation, and administration documentation
  • Maintain architecture standards, policies, and procedures for the organization, structure, attributes, design documentation, data flow, security and nomenclature of data elements


Nice to have Skills and Abilities:
  • Experience designing and implementing Persona Management Solutions using RES Workspace Manager, AppSense, etc.
  • Experience with Virtualization Technologies primarily Xen – VMWare and vSphere
  • Experience in cloud computing markets and integrations (AWS, Azure, DO and related)
  • Experience with system automation technologies such as Chef, Puppet, Ansible and others
  • The use of interpreted programming languages, like Python, in support of automated system administration
  • Configuration of Patch Management using Configuration Manager 2012 R2 and Microsoft WSUS
  • Should have experience with Apple MacOS Support and Management
  • 5+ years technical leadership responsibilities
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