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Senior Desktop Engineer
Ref No.: 18-02294
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Contract
Senior Desktop Engineer
Investment Banking Client
1 year contract with extension
Downtown, NYC


The core responsibilities of this position include: 
- Engineer/sustain existing/new desktop related technologies into the firm 
- Ensure products meet the necessary security, supportability, performance requirements.
- Ensure we meet our users expectations around user experience 
- Create, review, maintain and update documentation. 
- Provide 3rd line support to investigate & troubleshoot root causes. 
- Dissemination of knowledge amongst peers. 

Skills Required:
The ideal candidate will have extensive experience/knowledge of Windows operating systems, management of end user productivity apps, standard associated technologies and third party products. 
- Deep technical understanding of Windows Desktop x64 operating systems up to and including Windows 10. 
- Experience designing technical solutions to meet complex business requirements 
- Extensive experience with common third party tools used to manage/support large environments. i.e. Appsense/SCCM- Scripting ability with PowerShell 
- Experience in engineering Large Scale Deployment/Migrations of Office 2010/2013 
- Knowledge of common Windows Infrastructure i.e. Active Directory/GPO 
- Strong troubleshooting mind-set (i.e. parsing event log, Sysinternals tools, analyzing memory dumps etc). 
- Experience of large scale desktop deployment tools and techniques in large distributed organizations. 
- Ability to write technical and operational management documentation (system design and engineering documents, operational runbooks). 
- Desktop/Laptop Hardware Knowledge 

Skills Desired:
- Knowledge of software packaging tools (e.g. InstallShield, App-V sequencer, Wise) 
- Some development experience/knowledge. 
- Experience of working in a global environment