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Desktop-Microsoft System Engineer-Columbus


Date: Apr 11, 2014

Location: Columbus, OH, US

Desktop-Microsoft System Engineer-Columbus(Job Number:23633)


A Senior Consultant, System Engineer, designs, installs and configures server infrastructures, plans and implements enterprise technology infrastructures, designs network security and develops operations solutions to manage Microsoft and multi-vendor environments. This position works on projects of medium - larger size and complexity. A Senior Consultant, System Engineer, applies functional knowledge and technical expertise in the designing of systems to support customer needs. The position contributes to the repository of intellectual property.

Key Responsibilities:

May be involved with the following: -Platform Migration: Migrate platforms to the latest Microsoft operating system
- Server Consolidation: Maximize resources that are under-utilized to increase reliability and centralize administration
- Data Center Operations: Evaluate processes and infrastructure design to more efficiently manage operations and reduce costs while increasing predictability
- Enterprise Directories: Deploy enterprise-wide business directories to lower administrative costs, coordinate end-user accounts, and reduce development costs
- Desktop Deployment: Execute large-scale desktop deployments without productivity or data loss
- Review/Validate in all project stage focus areas. Deliver in Asset Development and Harvesting and in the Marketing focus area and Contribute to the Sales focus area


2 plus years of experience in the following:

- Demonstrated expertise Windows 7 desktop design, automation, configuration, testing, implementation and deployments for medium to large sized enterprises.

- Demonstrated enterprise experience working with several of the following desktop transformation areas:

*Desktop Migrations (OS: XP, Vista, Windows 7)

*Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2010

*Microsoft Virtualization technologies (VDI, App-V)

*Zero Touch Installation (ZTI) and Low Touch Installation (LTI)

*Application Compatibility or Application Compatibility Factory (ACF)

*Microsoft Desktop Optimization Package (MDOP)

*Desktop Deployment Planning Services (DDPS)

*Office 2007 and 2010 Deployments and Migrations

Avanade® Is An Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, military or marital status, genetic information or any other protected characteristics.

Primary Location:United States-Ohio-Columbus
Travel:Yes, 75 % of the Time |
Job Type: Standard

Region- US East Heartlands
Job: Infrastructure Engineer

Capability Group: SL - Infrastructure Services


Avanade Core Competencies and Behaviors:

Customer Focus; Embracing Change; Teamwork; Realizing results the Avanade way; Technical passion; Interpersonal awareness

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