Job #: 2563

Title: Desktop Engineer


  • New York City, NY
  • Job Type:

  • Contract
  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $50-75
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 10 months ago

    ​Desktop Platform Integration & Engineering is responsible for Windows Desktop Engineering within the WSS Organization. The position is primarily focused on Windows Desktop Engineering with strong focus on platform integration. The position is highly technical and hands-on with a focus on Windows desktop. The ideal candidate will have a very strong technical foundation as well as a strategic mindset, good communication skills and the ability to collaborate well with others.

    Responsibilities include:

    Windows Desktop General Engineering

    Creation of Application Profiles based on Business Requirements

    Create automation scripts (using PowerShell, VBScript, etc.)

    Change and Release Management for Windows Desktop OS and Applications

    Creation of Desktop Performance Baselines for Windows Desktop Platform

    Evaluate Desktop Products and Tools and provide solutions to support integration initiatives

    Creation of test case scenarios based on environmental considerations (Supported hardware models, Application profiles)

    Creation and maintenance of Desktop Build Documentation

    Manage Operations for Integration Engineering Services lab environment


    Extensive knowledge of Windows Operating System Internals and Microsoft based applications and technologies

    Deep technical understanding of Windows infrastructure services (e.g. AD, GPO, CIFS, DFS) within the enterprise

    Deep technical understanding of Web Browser Technologies

    Experience managing system and user configuration across large, distributed environments

    Strong troubleshooting mindset (i.e. parsing event log, sysinternals tools, analyzing memory dumps)

    Strong scripting knowledge (PowerShell is a priority, additionally Batch, WMI, VBScript, etc.)

    Software Integration, Packaging, Distribution and Patch Management using MSI, SCCM

    Ability to write technical and operational management documentation (system design and engineering documents, operational run books)

    Experience with virtualization technologies (i.e. VMware, XenServer, Citrix) is a plus

    Experience in Performance Engineering in large Enterprise Windows Environments

    Experience in monitoring tools for Network and Workstations, including but not limited to SevOne, Perfmon, SysTrack, Splunk

    Strong verbal and written communication skills ​


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