Desktop Image System Engineer

Location: Sterling, VA, United States
Date Posted: 09-01-2017
Candidates are required to have an active TC/SCI w/CI Poly.

The role of a Desktop OS Image Systems Engineer is to serve as a program lead for the purpose of deploying thick and thin client desktop OS solutions and promoting structured software engineering and process improvement initiatives across a distributed virtual desktop enterprise. The OS Image Lead designs/integrates operating system deployment solutions for Enterprise-wide rollouts and upgrades; designs and manages baseline image creation for multiple hardware configurations; and provides preventative maintenance and troubleshooting expertise.

  • Develop architectural design documentation for desktop hardware, physical and virtual operating systems and management capabilities
  • Perform secure baseline image creation and tailoring of Windows operating system images for specific hardware configurations from a common core baseline
  • Support application packaging, deployments, documentation, and release control in an Enterprise environment
  • Utilize PowerShell scripting to maximize productivity of platform management
  • Maintain platform security and compliance with PCI to protect data and including desktop security patching and management of segmented virtual desktop environment
  • Define, create and test Group Policy updates for desktop OS
  • Utilize standard enterprise tools to develop or implement infrastructure hardware, software or other technical components
  • Provide preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and quickly resolve routine problems to ensure infrastructure stability
Extensive Microsoft Windows client operating system expertise, including development of tailored images for Windows 7 and Windows 10
Extensive Active Directory design and administration
Experience with Microsoft Deployment Toolkit, SCCM, WSUS, and other Windows OS tools

A combination of 5+ years of experience to include the following areas: 
  • Active Directory
  • Hyper-V SCVMM (2012)
  • Microsoft Server (2012 R2 preferred)
  • Microsoft DHCP/DNS Server
  • SQL Database (2014 preferred)
  • PowerShell Scripting
  • Experience in a large, geographically dispersed environment
  • Technical documentation skills
  • In-depth knowledge of state-of-the art engineering technical approaches in design, build, testing, debugging problems as required by domain
  • Strong analytical skills as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Direct experience with Dell Hardware
  • Citrix XenDesktop 7
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education
  • Possess one of the following certifications: MCITP; MCSA; MCSE; MCSA; MCTS
  • DoD 8570 compliant (Within 90 days of hire)
  • Clearance with a Polygraph TS/SCI w/CI Poly

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