System Engineer - Windows 10 Image Engineer

Location: Crystal City, VA
Date Posted: 07-11-2018
System Engineer - Windows 10 Image Engineer

This position is for a Windows 10 engineer at federal customer. The engineer will develop and test the Windows 10 image to be deployed CONUS and OCONUS. Image will be place on laptops for IT refresh and deployed In-Place (using SCCM) on existing desktops worldwide.  
Task  Description:
This position is for a Technical SME with enterprise scale Windows 10 migration experience. The task involves developing and testing the Windows 10 image. The task includes analysis of the environment (network, hardware and applications) to assess gaps in USAID readiness. 
Work will be performed out of the client’s facilities in Arlington, VA and Washington DC. 
Required skills/Level of Experience:
Position requires 5+ years of experience with the following:
  • Experience with windows migrations and active directory upgrades
  • Experience managing Microsoft Active Directory to include implementation of GPOs to support the implementation of STIG settings on file and print services, DNS, Domain Controllers and application servers
  • Managing Windows systems, including Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Window Server 2012, to include 2012 STIG deployment
  • Building, configuring, and managing Microsoft Windows servers in multi-tenant enterprise environments
  • Experience with Enterprise Backup software
  • Harden Windows operating systems to STIG compliance
  • Experience managing Active Directory architecture and replication in a multi-domain environment
  • Experience with Active Directory design
  • Experience with large scale datacenter design and operations
  • Must have Windows 10 Migration experience
  • Must have SCCM experience
  • Must have Microsoft Edge browser experience

Position requires 2-3 years of experience with the following:
  • Experience working with virtual infrastructure (i.e. VMWare) required
  • Experience utilizing VB/Powershell to automate common functions
  • Experience migrating large infrastructures from physical to virtual environments
Experience/awareness of SCCM methodologies
Preferred Skills
  • Build a standard Windows 10 image and standard configuration to be approved by USAID, Test and pilot Windows 10 standard configuration, Document standard build and configuration
  • Configure Office 365 products for installation on the Windows 10 approved standard configuration, Test Office 365 products with the Windows 10 configuration, Pilot to ensure operability with all USAID enterprise systems, Document standard configuration, Work with Microsoft Azure support staff to ensure Office 365 functions properly in the USAID environment
  • Test Windows 10 (MS Edge and IE11) browser compatibity with USAID enterprise applications and ensure the AD infrastructure is unaffected.
  • Configure and test to ensure systems work with USAID enterprise systems, Pilot to ensure compatibility and functionality on USAID enterprise systems
  • Engineer a solution for in place upgrades of existing endpoint devices Test and pilot in place upgrade solution
  • Conduct gap analysis between current environment and what is provided/supported in Windows 10 and Office 365  
The candidate must be able to gather requirements and help architect, plan and implement system solutions for a Windows 10 platform to meet customer requirements.  Experience with web servers, databases, networks, cabling, new installations and migrations, and security scanning tools is required.  Experience with deploying and supporting Microsoft Windows Server 2016 and 2016 STIG.  
Off-shift coverage will be required for support of systems and/or scheduled maintenance and system upgrades. The ability to write shell scripts and utility programs for Windows system maintenance is also a plus.  Experience with Riverbed SteelFusion is desired.
Candidate must have experience in development of implementation guides based on NIST 800-53 moderate and high impact baselines and also must have Federal customer experience and be able to obtain federal Secret level security clearance, if needed. To be successful in this position, the candidate must also display excellent teamwork skills, written and oral communication skills, and formal documentation skills.
Desirable Certifications are as follows:
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA)
  • ITIL v3 Foundations Certification

  • Required:  US Citizen with the ability to obtain Secret Clearance
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