Velocity Staff

  • Desktop Engineer

    Location US-KS-Kansas City
    Posted Date 1 week ago(10/8/2019 4:37 PM)
    # Positions
  • Overview

    Velocity Staff, Inc. is working with our client located in Kansas City, KS, to identify a Desktop Engineer to join their team on a direct hire basis. 

    This role will work in concert with the Desktop Architect to provide solutions that help drive the business forward through technology projects and solutions.  As a key member of the technical services team, the right resource will work with the business to understand user needs as well as develop, deploy and support solutions.  He/She will be results oriented with the ability to balance the needs of the business with supportable and repeatable solutions as well as be forward thinking and creative about how available resources can be utilized.  Strong expertise with SCCM, PXE/WDS troubleshooting, patching compliance, OU Structure maintenance, Group Policy Object creation and Maintenance, Project Management skills (Agile), report and presentation development, mentorship and more needed for this dynamic role.  


    • Maintain standard Windows Enterprise “gold” image
    • Maintain and create Workstation patching process
    • Ability to create reports on patching compliance
    • Work with business to assess software needs and deploy via SCCM
    • Understanding of MSI, EXE and App-V deployment
    • Experience with SCCM Imaging (Task Sequence, MDT, etc.)
    • Troubleshoot PXE/WDS issues
    • MBAM (Bit locker) Deployment via SCCM
    • Maintain existing client health and SCCM environment health scripts & processes

    Other Duties

    • Maintain OU structure for all computer objects
    • Maintain Stale object process
    • Maintain & create Group Policy Objects
    • Provide support for issues not resolved at level 2
    • Document solutions and share with lower support
    • Teach & Develop other team members
    • Collaborate to create communication for major projects
    • Provide a road map of future projects/implementations
    • Ability to communicate needs for the business to upper management
    • Invest in learning new technology for future business implementation


    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent industry experience preferred
    • 1-3 years of experience managing a medium to large enterprise environment
    • Experience in Agile project management
    • Experience in large migrations of Operating Systems
    • Experience in patching Windows systems
    • Experience packaging/deploying applications
    • Extensive scripting experience in PowerShell, Bash or Python
    • Certification and/or License –

    May be required to obtain and maintain other certifications and/or licenses in the future

    Current industry certifications preferred

    MCSA Windows 10

    MCSA Office 365

    MCSE – Productivity Solutions Expert

    MCSE – Desktop Infrastructure

    Apple – Certified Support Professional, Mac Integration


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Strong scripting abilities with experience in PowerShell, Bash, Python, C#
    • Experience with Adobe, Oracle, Microsoft, VPN, SAP and other client applications
    • Source Control Experience (Azure DevOps/VSTS, Git)
    • Co-Management/Intune Exposure
    • Parallels Mac Management for SCCM Exposure
    • Office 365 Click-to-Run ODT/implementation


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