Desktop Architect in Kansas City KS

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Dairy Farmers of America
Desktop Architect
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Kansas City KS
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Job Types:
Business Analyst, Programmer, Technical Support

Responsible for maintaining the SCCM environment (servers included), OSD creation/maintenance, application packaging/deployment, Windows patching, hardware specs, etc. Responsible for defining and managing the endpoint profile throughout the enterprise from design to deployment and steady state. Function as the primary resource for endpoint hardware configuration, software deployment, and security/patch maintenance policy.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • OSD

    • Design, implement, and maintain gold image(s)
    • Ensure base image(s) is up-to-date on patching
    • Provide automation into the base image(s) to handle multiple departments and builds
    • Design, test, and deploy secure base images for enterprise use
    • Update applications within the base image(s)
  • Applications
    • Work with business to validate resource allocation, compatibility, etc. of application requests
    • Package, test, and deploy applications in various forms to various business units
    • Work with business members and project managers offering consulting, helping build and meet deadlines, etc.
  • Patching
    • Maintain monthly patch procedure
    • Ensure workstation compliance is satisfactory
    • Drive testing, piloting, and implementation of monthly patching
  • SCCM
    • Maintain system and client health at all times
    • Maintain source repository
    • Maintain device collection health and automation
    • Upgrade SCCM servers and SCCM itself when deemed appropriate
    • Develop and implement baseline configurations
  • Hardware
    • Develop solutions for various hardware demands throughout the enterprise environment
    • Work with vendors to ensure workstation specifications meet needs of the business
    • Drive strategy for hardware refresh cycles
  • Administration
    • Maintain logical OU structure within Active Directory
    • Maintain and implement Group Policy Objects to manage devices and their policies
    • Manage ticket load for Deployment Services team
    • Serve as escalation point for break-fix deskside incidents
    • Create technical documents of implementations, break-fix solutions, etc.
The requirements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employee, but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Other duties may be assigned as required.

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