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18 May 2020

Senior Desktop Engineer

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Position Summary

The Senior Desktop Engineer is responsible for design, engineering, delivering and supporting the Modern EUC environment at Foundation Software. The Sr. Desktop Engineer will build, secure and maintain a stable desktop environment that supports the business while proposing and implementing new solutions that enhance business capability and user productivity.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Manages open desktop / service requests and issues to ensure all work is delivered on time and with high quality
  • Delivers and supports desktop solutions including OS design and deployment, OS upgrades and maintenance, software deployment and reporting, security, cloud productivity solutions (O365), On premise ADS and Azure AD environment.
  • Reviews completion and implementation of system additions and/or enhancements and makes recommendations to management and/or clients.
  • Provides system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance to end users.
  • Determines, establishes system specifications, standards for EUC desktop hardware/software
  • Practices asset management, maintenance of component inventory and related documentation.
  • Provides technical guidance and leadership to less-experienced systems engineers and may have supervisory responsibilities.
  • Serves as liaison for the desktop team to collaborate with other cross-functional teams and business units, participating in meetings to ensure client/business needs are met. Act as escalation point for desktop support team as needed. Participates in special projects as required.
  • Champions EUC process and operational improvements and best practices; Recommends and implements process improvements and automation solutions.
  • Works with management team to develop and deliver the 3-5-year desktop strategy /roadmap.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
  • All other duties as assigned

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science and/or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 5 years in Information Technology, with focus on desktop engineering and operations.
  • Service desk or customer service experience; Strong process oriented individual with experience in ITIL and ITSM concepts.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Flexible, positive and team-oriented attitude; able to work collaboratively and effectively with other groups and teams.
  • Strong organizational skills; Must be able to multitask without sacrificing attention to details.
  • Strong written, verbal and presentation abilities;
  • Able to handle dynamic and high-pressure environment with focus on success and productivity
  • Demonstrate excellent analytical abilities and critical thinking
  • Excellent troubleshooting, root cause analysis and test planning skills
  • Microsoft Windows engineering experience in a variety of Desktop based operating system and Microsoft Modern Desktop deployment, management and operation
  • Strong knowledge of supporting desktop management toolsets (Endpoint Management, Endpoint Protection, Software Deployment, MDM, Patch Management and Software Packaging/Deployment)
  • Desktop O/S imaging engineering solution experience required
  • Strong experience managing desktop environment using Active Directory Group Policy.
  • Strong working knowledge of:
  • Microsoft Exchange / O365 Exchange Online administration
  • Office 365 / Azure AD architecture
  • Office 365/Azure AD/MD ADS identity management / administration
  • Active Directory and core Windows services (DHCP/DNS)
  • MS Office 365 productivity suite including TEAMS, SharePoint Online and OneDrive
  • In-depth understanding of client hardware, ability to troubleshoot hardware/software issues.
  • Good working knowledge of vulnerability assessment / management and information security practices within EUC area.
  • Intermediate knowledge of internetworking (TCP/IP, subnetting, protocols, port, routing)
  • Intermediate knowledge of message hygiene for messaging system, Proofpoint is highly preferred
  • Professional Information Technology certifications highly preferred, but not required
  • Teamwork and high level of interaction requiring regular and predictable on-site attendance
  • Face-to-face interaction and coordination of work with other employees

Working at Foundation

What’s great about working for Foundation? Plenty! We have a fun, casual and hard-working culture that invests in our employees, promotes creativity and delivers on our reputation. Our campus features a top-notch workout facility, fitness classes and free personal training; a game room complete with table tennis, foosball and video game systems; a full kitchen; and free coffee, juices, soft drinks and snacks. Other employee perks include tickets to Cleveland sporting events, wellness incentives, free membership to our local rec center and various employee-appreciation events throughout the year. Benefits include medical, prescription, dental, vision, life insurance, ST and LT disability, generous paid vacation, paid holidays, 401(k) with match, and tuition reimbursement.

Foundation is a 13-time winner of NorthCoast 99 award, a multi-year winner of The Plain Dealer’s “Top Workplaces,” and a 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 member of the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the U.S.

Come and talk to us about your future at Foundation!

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.