Desktop OS Image Administrator

Location: Carson, CA
Date Posted: 12-07-2017
Desktop OS Image Administrator
Current Active Secret Clearance required
The role of a Desktop OS Image Systems Administrator is to serve as the Subject Matter Expert for the purpose of deploying thick and thin client desktop OS solutions and promoting structured software engineering and process improvement initiatives across a distributed physical and virtual desktop enterprise. The OS Image Administrator /integrates operating system deployment solutions for Enterprise-wide rollouts and upgrades; designs and manages baseline image creation for multiple (close to a dozen) hardware configurations; and provides preventative maintenance and troubleshooting expertise.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Develop architectural design documentation for desktop hardware, physical and virtual operating systems and management capabilities
• Perform Secure Host Baseline (SHB) image creation customized for DCMA and tailoring of Windows operating system images for specific hardware configurations from a common core baseline
• Support application packaging, deployments, documentation, and release control in an Enterprise environment
• Extensively utilize scripting to maximize productivity of platform management as well as for creating packages for patching.
• Maintain platform security and compliance with PCI to protect data and including desktop security patching and management of segmented virtual desktop environment
• Define, create and test Group Policy updates for desktop OS
• Utilize standard enterprise tools to develop or implement infrastructure hardware, software or other technical components
• Provide preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and quickly resolve routine problems to ensure infrastructure stability
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • Requires a minimum of a current and active Secret clearance
    Experience with Microsoft Deployment (MDT), SCCM, WSUS, and other Windows OS tools
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Deployment Workbench and the creation of Reference and Deployment images
  • Extensive experience with deploying OS and upgrading OS using SCCM and troubleshooting failed install/upgrades
  • Extensive Microsoft Windows client operating system expertise, including development of tailored images for Windows 10
  • A combination of 8+ years of experience to include the following areas:
  • SCCM,OSD, MDT, WSUS
  • Working knowledge of Active Directory and Group Policies (Both applied locally and via Domain)
  • Microsoft Server (2012 R2 preferred)
  • PowerShell Scripting (ability to write new scripts and modify/debug existing scripts)
  • Driver identification and injection
  • Experience in a large, geographically dispersed environment
  • Technical documentation skills
  • In-depth knowledge of state-of-the art engineering technical approaches in design, build, testing, debugging problems as
    required by domain
  • Strong analytical skills as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Direct experience with Dell and HP Hardware
  • BIOS manipulation
  • Familiarity with BitLocker and escrowing of the BitLocker key to a database
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