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Job Category:Services & Consulting
Location:Bellevue, WA, US
Division:Services & Support
Do you possess both broad and deep technology knowledge and the ability to develop a solution by mapping a customer’s business problem to an end-to-end technology solution? Does your background demonstrate the ability to engage in effective dialog with senior-level technology decision makers, a focus on the development of customer business agility and business value, and deep experience with technologies related to Windows and Desktop deployments as described below? If so, we have an exciting career opportunity for you within Microsoft Consulting Services! MCS Consultants manage the complete lifecycle of large and complex projects, leveraging your passion for the customer that is demonstrated through a track record of professionalism and excellence in all aspects of the customer experience. The role requires an individual who is resourceful, confident under pressure, and is able to effectively deal with ambiguous and challenging working environments while developing superior customer value and satisfaction.
The Microsoft State and Local Government and Education group has an immediate opening for a Senior Consultant specializing in System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), and Microsoft Operations Management (SCOM/MOM) Management.
The ideal candidate should have at least 2-3 years of experience with SMS, MOM and a minimum of 1 year with SCCM and SCOM. This candidate should possess a solid working knowledge of Microsoft platforms products Windows NT/2000/2003/2008 Operating Systems. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a passion and proficiency for advanced System Management skills to impact systems architectures, investigate system-wide technical problems, and develop new features. The successful candidate will also have experience with the evaluation, design, and upgrading of several technologies used to create, manage, update, monitor, and report on Windows desktop configurations.
Critical Skills Include:
- SCCM deployment and infrastructure knowledge including troubleshooting, design, and implementation experience
- Desktop imaging using BDD/MDT
- SMS Packaging updates
- Deploying updates with Systems Management Server or System Center Configuration Manager
- Reporting with Systems Management Center Systems Management Server or SCCM
- Scripting experience
- Imaging experience should include: SMS OSD feature pack and/or Microsoft MDT
- Knowledge of Sysprep, WinPE, and image deployment methods such as Lite-Touch
- Packaging experience should include Wise Studio, but Install Shield experience may be substituted, along with VBscript and SMS packaging
- Deployment experience should be Systems Management Server and or System Center Configuration Manager
- Reporting experience should be based on the SMS database
- SCOM Installation
- SCOM Management Pack tuning
Solid Consulting Skills: IT Infrastructure Consulting, Defining Functional Requirements, Architect Specified Infrastructure Model,
Self-Starter / Leadership: Must understand the needs of Project Managers & Executives, Clear, Concise, & Timely communications vital, Must be a self-starter, able to work within tight timeframes, & work with minimal supervision with Great Results
This role requires both broad and deep technology knowledge and the ability to develop solutions by mapping a customer business problem to an end-to-end technology solution.
In addition to these technical aptitudes, successful candidates will have 6+ years’ experience managing complex projects and must possess strong verbal and written communication skills. Experience with a mainstream project lifecycle methodology is strongly preferred. BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field also strongly preferred. Frequent travel (up to 80%) is an integral part of this job, as are high levels of recognition and visibility.
We are looking for experienced individuals to join the exciting U.S. West region State Local Government and education team, perhaps this is the right opportunity for you!