The SCCM Architect a self motivated contributor to a core team responsible for leading the advancement of a Fortune 500 Infrastructure organization with 16,000 SCCM Clients across 300 global sites. Candidates will provide expertise in architecting and deploying Enterprise Desktop solutions that includes Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2007, Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2007/2010, Windows OS platform and solutions from the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP). The ideal consultant will also be well versed in the guidance and best practices associated with the planning and deployment of the desktop infrastructure. This includes the Engineering of the Operating System, Packaging and deployment of applications, Infrastructure remediation to support, secure and manage the desktop environment.
Candidate must have extensive experience with SCCM, MDT, Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP), and Windows Operating Systems. Candidates should be hard working individuals with the willingness to meet high customer satisfaction levels and provide industry thought leadership around Desktop Lifecycle Management.
This position offers an individual an exciting opportunity for the leadership and delivery of project-based assignments that encompass system architecture, proof-of-concept and deployment services. These projects focus around the latest Microsoft desktop solutions including Windows 7, Windows XP, SCCM, Group Policy Preferences, etc. The team member will be responsible for:
•Leadership and delivery of project based assignments that encompass Desktop image standardization, application packaging and deployment, group policy, proof-of-concept and deployment services for the Enterprise.
•Leading client architecture, configuration and planning meetings.
•Performing system reviews of client network environments and preparing findings documents outlining short and long-term strategies or documenting architecture design decisions.
•Utilize the latest industry tools and practices for helping to execute desktop management initiatives.
•Working closely with Microsoft as part of delivering these solutions.
•Responsible for managing smaller projects or segments of larger projects.
•Strong experience in architecting, planning and implementing Windows 7/ Windows XP, and desktop management infrastructure projects encompassing 16,000 seats including group policy and security aspects
•The ideal candidate will also be able to provide guidance with the planning and deployment of application packages in an Enterprise environment.
•Experience in scripting using VbScript, Windows Scripting Host, and Powershell
•Experience with Windows Server and Active Directory Technologies.
•Experience with Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) solution accelerator.
•Able to design, create, debug and install Zero Touch Deployment Methodology.
•Strong customer relationship skills and willingness to lead customers through successful, challenging projects.
•Candidates should be hard-working individuals with the willingness to meet high customer satisfaction levels and provide industry thought leadership.
•Proven project management and methodology skills.
•Seven years minimum experience in Desktop Engineering and Management
•Excellent verbal and written skills
•Five years minimum experience with Microsoft infrastructure technologies across a large enterprise environment.
SPECIFIC TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS:
•Experience with Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT)
•Experience with Microsoft Assessment and Planning Tool (MAP)
•Experience implementing the solutions of the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP)
•Experience with Group Policy Preferences (GPP)
•Knowledge and experience with configuring Direct Access and Branch cache for Windows 7
•Knowledge and experience with configuring Internet Based Client Management for SCCM