Architect 1/ Desktop Engineer
Posted date [2018-Apr-03]  (ID: 1268)
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Job Classification  : Architect 1/Desktop Engineer

Rate :DOE

Role :  This will Likely extend to June 30th 2019

Location : Columbus,Ohio

Interview Process : Face to face is must

Short Description on what they will be working on, objectives, and tasks/deliverables

AR1 to help IT Automate and implement new technology to assist with keeping the desktop environment current, secure and running optimally. 


This position will function as a highly skilled End User Environmental Automation and Migration Specialist with specific responsibilities that include:


  • Expert understanding of Desktop Support and Services.
  • Expert understanding of Active Directory, user authentication and authorization and identify and access management.
  • Uses creativity and innovation to automate and streamline processes and procedures.
  • Ability to plan, design, and execute change in the user environment to improve efficiency and automate management and deployment of devices.
  • Ability to troubleshoot in a high-level systematic way.  Ability to identify symptoms and research root cause.  Understands process to test, and put changes in production. 
  • Understanding of networking principles, including network troubleshooting for connectivity issues, DHCP, DNS, use of common tools and commands.
  • Ability and experience to work with SCCM version 2012.  Ability to show others how to use the tools like SCCM.
  • Ability to script with PowerShell 3.0 or above. Scripting abilities should include validation, editing, input and output, including automation to production systems, specifically Active Directory.
  • Ability to learn new tools such as Varonis to clean up, and audit unstructured data (user data) and Active Directory and NTFS permissions. Nomad and Corporate Software Inspector to distribute and secure software within the state environment.
  • The ability to clearly document changes, workflow, diagrams, and prepare status and change reports as well as KB Articles.
  • This is canned statement with hours, background check and interview date/time :

    During the interview process with the staff, the resource consultant must demonstrate competence/experience in their specific area(s) of project assignment. The resource’s experience must also be documented for review and verification. Offered resources not showing technical or functional competence/experience will be sufficient reason to reject the Offeror’s proposal.  It is the responsibility of the Offeror to pre-screen their candidates to ensure compliance


    This is canned statement with some info that is added to end of all requests :


  • Strong communication/ leadership skills.
  • Strong influence, collaboration and negotiation experience.
  • Ability to collaborate with supporting resources across business and/or functional lines.
  • Have excellent oral and written skills/possess strong meeting and work session facilitation skills.
  • Have the ability to work independently and as part of a team, the ability to manage time and resources to meet assigned deadlines.
  • Have strong understanding of prioritization stemming from the elicitation of system and/or user requirements.
  • Have excellent organizational skills, proven analytical, planning, problem solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Must be knowledgeable in the English language/speak clearly and understandably using the English language.

    Need Mandatory :

    This position is similar to a Desktop Engineer

    Requirements/Time :

  • 8  Years SCCM or SMS/MOM like experience
  • SCCM 2012 Experience Required (SCCM 2007 not sufficient)
  • Advanced understanding of Content Distribution and Management, Maintenance Windows, Queries, Application Deployment, Packaging Deployment, Operating Systems Deployment, LTI and ZTI Operating System Deployment, Microsoft Software Updates, and 3rd-Party Integrations.
  • Full knowledge of the Operating System Deployment process from design to deployment and the support tools and technology involved (SCCM, MDT, WDS, PXE, Bootable Media, Task Sequences, MSI and MST files, etc.)
  • STRONG SCCM, OS, AD and Application troubleshooting abilities.
  • Experience with top level support (no escalation beyond).
  • STRONG experience in the following tools: MDT, APP-V, InstallShield, Software Repackagers, MSI Tables
  • Ability to fully script repeatable tasks, Operating System Deployment, Application Installs and configuration changes.
  • Experience in Windows XP/7/8/10 from an Administrator perspective (not desktop support.)
  • 5 Years PowerShell scripting experience in a production environment
  • STRONG shell experience in windows (command shell, vbscript, PowerShell.)
  • Understanding of WMI/CIM.
  • Experience with Active Directory User and Computer accounts, Security Groups, and group policy objects. 
  • Ability to work on multiple assignments concurrently.
  • Experience working in a highly distributed environment.
  • Minimum 4-year (Bachelors) degree in computer science or related IT field. With equivalent work experiences showing that, the candidate has designed systems and migrations to success.
  • The ability to train and mentor staff on design changes and the ability to explain changes and needs to business units.
  • Desired Skills/Time :


    • 5 Years planning, designing and implementing change in a distributed corporate environment.
    • 10 Years Troubleshooting experience
    • 10 years knowledge of networking technologies to include PING, NETSTAT, DHCP, OSPF, DNS, and NSLOOKUP.
    • 12 total years I.T experience.
    • Master’s degree in Information Technology
    • 8 years’ experience with Active Directory.
    • Contributes to continuous process improvements to increase the efficiency of section.
    • Excellent communication skills both written and oral.
    • PowerShell 3.0 scripting background.
    • Certifications in Microsoft tools and technologies
    • Certification/classes in SCCM
    • ITIL Knowledge and ITSM Tools
    • Knowledge of Flexera Corporate Software Inspector
    • Knowledge of 1E Nomad Software Distribution.



    Dave Ahmed

    IT Recruitment


    Direct: 614-467-4017

    Board:  614-467-4001 x787





    Job Title Architect 1/ Desktop Engineer
    Post Details
    Posted By Company
    Job Function Architect 1/ Desktop Engineer
    Start Date Immediately
    Salary DOE
    Cell Phone 614-467-4017
    Email dave(at)
    Location Columbus,Ohio
    Sponsorship Yes
    Location Location -> OH - Ohio
    Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
    Classification Job Classification -> Information Technology