Desktop Platform Engineer

Location
New York, NY

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

Pay Rate
$78.85

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
  • 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
  • Creation of automation scripts in support of performance efforts
  • Evaluation of benchmarking and performance engineering tools
  • Document Dependencies and Construct Application Profiles based on Business Requirements
  • Evaluate Desktop Products and Tools and provide solutions to support initiatives
  • Creation of test case scenarios based on environmental considerations (WM supported hardware models, WM application archetypes)
  • Creation and maintenance of all WM Desktop Build Documentation
  • Manage Operations for Integration Engineering Services lab environment

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Strong scripting knowledge (PowerShell is a priority – additionally Batch, WMI, VBScript, etc.)
  • 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 Microsoft IE 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)
  • Experience with virtualization technologies (i.e. VMware, XenServer, Citrix) is a plus
  • Experience in Performance Engineering in large Enterprise Windows Environments
  • Experience in Windows Performance Benchmarking and Monitoring Utilities
  • Experience in monitoring tools for Network and Workstations, including but not limited to Netuitive, SevOne, Perfmon, SysTrack, Splunk
  • 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)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
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