Desktop Support Engineer

TECHEAD

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TECHEAD is seeking qualified applicants for the following Permanent position – Desktop Support Engineer / Chesapeake VA – (JOB-18197). If you are looking for a new opportunity and this position looks to be a fit, please apply to see the TECHEAD difference that has made us successful for 30+ years!

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Job Description:

 

Desktop Engineer

Techead is looking for a Desktop Engineer for one of our regional Health Care Clients. 

The Desktop Engineer’s primary responsibility is to manage and maintain the end users’ desktop platform, associated peripherals, and 3rd party applications. The Desktop Engineer creates operating system images, performs operating system upgrades and software patches, deploys applications, and assists in maintaining the SCCM infrastructure. The Desktop Engineer will have a broad knowledge of Windows and Mac desktop operating systems to include design considerations for desktop and laptop deployments and upgrades. The Desktop Engineer will also help resolve tier-3 support incidents and documents, maintains, and improves standardized processes around desktop management.   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

These duties and responsibilities described below represent the general tasks performed on a daily basis.  Any other duties as needed to drive to the vision fulfill the mission and abide by the values of the organization.

  • Maintain end users’ desktop experience.
  • This is a client-facing role, and the Desktop Engineer will have regular interactions with various organization staff and contractors.
  • Uses Software Distribution and Patch Management Tools to deploy applications and security patches.
  • Conducts software packaging QA and user acceptance tests.
  • Conduct vulnerability scans and remediate findings.
  • Provides technical expertise to evaluate, install and maintain both hardware and software solutions.
  • Follows system-wide server, workstation, networking and integration standards, policies and procedures.
  • information technology field.
  • Serves as point of escalation for Service Desk and desktop support teams.
  • . Provides Level II and III support for hardware and OS related incidents by determining appropriate solutions to problems including software, hardware, network, and system integration requirements.
  • Assists in the design of automated installation processes using AppV, Citrix XenApp, or similar deployment tools.
  • Ensures all newly requested applications are packaged and tested with existing desktop image prior to deployment.
  • Performs requirements gathering, initial engineering design, platform/environment integration and evolution planning to support highly reliable, available, scalable, and cost-effective computing.
  • Creates, modifies and documents complex desktop image design defaults, scripted processes and image maintenance procedures. Works in conjunction with internal or external department groups in setting hardware and software standards.
  • Troubleshoots and assists with Mac devices to include setup and ongoing support.
  • Interfaces with product vendors for escalated support and advance product knowledge.
  • Provides 24×7 support for all desktop/laptop and end-user devices for critical issues.

Qualifications

Minimum Required Education: High School Diploma

Preferred Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Experience: 3+ years of experience maintaining and supporting a Microsoft environment.

  • Demonstrated knowledge with TCP/IP, DNS, 802.1X, and DHCP protocols
  • Focus on Virtualization Technology; hands on experience Citrix (XenApp, XenDesktop) and VMware (Horizon) is a plus.
  • Minimum 2 years’ desktop infrastructure engineering experience with desktops/laptops and Microsoft Windows Operating Systems and general business productivity software (i.e., MS Office, Visio, Adobe) within a corporate environment is required.
  • Strong background in building, testing, updating, and deploying Windows operating systems in a large professional, business environment required.
  • Knowledge of software distribution, patch management, inventory and asset tracking required.
  • Experience with Citrix is preferred.
  • Experience with Active Directory, Azure, Exchange.
  • Office 365, SharePoint Online, Exchange Online management experience preferred.
  • Familiarity using 3rdparty remote access tools to troubleshoot remote user incidents.
  • Familiarity with VPN and other remote tools.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Industry recognized certifications such as Security+, A+, Network +, MCSE or ITIL are preferred or equivalent experiences.

TECHEAD’s mission is to make our on-site associates successful by placing them in the right environment so they can grow and prosper. How we treat and respond to our clients and employees is a reflection of who we are and makes us stand out from the rest. Keeping our business focused on building and maintaining relationships with our employees and clients is the key to our success. We won’t strive for anything less.

TECHEAD provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

For more information on TECHEAD please visit www.techead.com.

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