TAD PGS, Inc. Deployment Engineer in Rockville, Maryland
We have an outstanding Contract to Hire position for aDeployment Engineerto join a leading Company located in theRockville, MD surrounding area.
Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust.
Assist in the enterprise images’ architecture, implementation, and maintenance of the organization's desktop infrastructure environments including installation, upgrades, software deployment, patching, and high-level troubleshooting.
Develop and document architectural design for endpoint hardware (both physical and virtual) as well as operating systems configurations and management capabilities.
Perform secure baseline image creation and tailoring of Windows operating system images for specific hardware configurations from a common core baseline.
Conduct Windows 10 Readiness and Compatibility Assessment of hardware, software, and infrastructure environment.
Support application packaging, deployments, documentation, and release control in an Enterprise environment.
Writes documentation, including project plans, backup plans, business continuance, installation procedures, and troubleshooting tips. Creates diagrams, including technical topology.
Develop Windows 10 Base Image, crafting the operating system and GPO settings so that they integrate with all enterprise hardware and software.
Create / maintain custom task sequences and other custom code for front-end image management
Validate that each image meets the customers’ supplied requirements and internal quality guidelines
Provide desktop management automation through scripting to deliver consistent and predictable services
Ensure that the images load without errors and completely in all supported scenarios (e.g. Vendor staging, DMA, bare metal re-image, USB Flash Drive, USB Drive, Network, etc.)
Work in close relation with the Release Manager and Application Packagers.
Maintain documentation of their activities and having checklists for the various tasks in their respective area of responsibility.
Open and follow-up on incidents with the hardware vendors in the event of a problem relating to A supported hardware platform
Keep abreast of changes occurring in the client environment that could have an impact on deliverables.
Ensure that the drivers and UEFI/BIOS levels and configurations are certified.
Conduct sanity testing of images before it is handed out for QA testing.
Basic Hiring Criteria:
Bachelor’s Degree (in Computer Science or related field) or equivalent, and 8 - 12 years of related experience, including at least 7 years specializing in Windows desktop, server and enterprise technologies.
Working understanding of Active Directory including Kerberos, GPO, LDAP, and basic Forest/Domain design/deployment.
Experience managing Microsoft Active Directory to include implementation of group policy objects (GPOs).
Proficient in scripting, PowerShell a must.
Experience configuring and maintaining Microsoft Windows security technologies
Experience with Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager. Ability to create packages, deployments, task sequences, and site configuration and troubleshooting.
Familiar with Microsoft Windows OSD (Operating System Deployment) principles and implementation including Sysprep, Windows Image Format (WIM), Unattended automation, User State Migration Tool (USMT), Windows Preinstallation Environment (WinPE), and Preboot Execution Environment (PXE).
Microsoft Windows 7 through Windows 10 operating systems build-out, imaging and deployment, backup & restore, patching, hardware management, resource management and allocation, troubleshooting, vendor management, critical incident response.
Windows Servers: 2012 R2, 2016 (physical and VM) experience highly desired.
TAD PGS, Inc.is a Global Fortune 500 company with worldwide revenue of over $27 billion and more than 50 decades of government contracting experience. We specialize in supporting U.S. Government Agencies and their prime vendors by delivering a full range of recruitment and workforce solutions. As part of the Adecco family, we have access to over 2.5 million active candidates supporting hundreds of locations across North America. On any given day, we have more than 70,000 professionals working at client sites across the United States.VEVRAA Federal Contractor / Request Priority Protected Veteran Referrals / EOE Protected Veterans/DisabilityThe Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.To read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains how we will use your information, please visithttp://www.tadpgs.com/candidate-privacy/
Location: Rockville , MD
Minimum Experience (yrs): 8-12
Required Education: Bachelors Degree