Velocity Staff

Endpoint Management Specialist - Linux / Unix

Location US-GA-Savannah
Posted Date 2 months ago(12/15/2017 10:34 PM)


Velocity Staff, Inc. is currently working with our client located in Savannah, GA to identify an Endpoint Management Specialist - Linux / Unix, for a full time, direct hire opportunity. This position also has potential for candidates to work in the following locations: Atlanta GA, Dallas TX and Long Beach CA.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:  

  •  Solve complex problems in a complex, large-scale, and multi datacenter environment.
  • Develop workstation configurations that consider the requirements of several unique business applications processing simultaneously on a particular workstation or group of workstations.
  • Analyze, document, package, test, and distribute business applications, workstation packages and utilities in accordance with DOD standards.
  • Manage workstation / server images for a multiple OS environments, implement quarterly image updates, maintain configuration documentation.
  • Plan, design and test vendor client/server packages for new software, patches, and new releases, to insure application to workstations has the desired effect.
  • Manage and maintain endpoint systems management infrastructure.
  • Implementation of DISA STIG and DOD Security Requirements.
  • Virtualization of applications and automation/scripting of processes.
  • Installation, configuration, administration and troubleshooting Microsoft, Linux & Unix products.
  • Patching management, Software Distribution and reporting.
  • Work with ServiceNow incidents related to workstation issues.
  • Troubleshooting issues related to workstation and application performance.
  • Create and maintain appropriate technical documentation associated with enterprise projects and systems.
  • Support operational transition of enterprise solutions into production.
  • Work with Project Managers to break down a project into tasks, resources and timelines.
  • Collaborate, document, and share information to improve the team toward providing outstanding customer support. Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%





Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or technology related field preferred.
  • Five (5) years experience with one of the following: Infrastructure endpoint management tools: SCCM, Airwatch, Sophos AV, Centrify, Casper, Red Hat Satellite Or SUSE Manager. Certification desired.
  • Three (3) years of experience in planning and executing software deployment/patching activities. Three (3) years experience in endpoint management system design and implementation.

Other Requirements: 

  • Task sequencing, integration, and automation experience of endpoint management systems.
  • Experience in the installation, configuration, administration and trouble shooting of Linux and Unix products required.
  • Solid background with Windows, Linux or Unix Operating Systems.
  • VDI experience desirable.
  • Puppet, Chef, OpenStack, PowerShell experience a Plus.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in MS Word, Powerpoint, and Excel 2010.
  • Working knowledge of ServiceNow.
  • Outstanding customer service with strong communication skills, sound judgment, negotiating, and decision making skills.
  • Knowledge of Power Shell, infrastructure automation and command scripts.
  • PKI familiarity.
  • Patch management and reporting experience.
  • Ablility to manage and prioritize multiple tasks.


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