Senior Desktop Engineer_NASA_EAST - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States


Job Description:
SAIC is looking to hire a Sr. Desktop Engineer with the EUSO group supporting NASA in Huntsville, Alabama
Program Info:
The End-User Services Program Office (EUSO) is located at MSFC and one of the Agency’s six program offices under the Agency Office of the Chief Information Office (OCIO). We oversee the portfolio of services and capabilities associated with the end-user services domain, which includes defining and executing overall strategy, roadmaps, standards, policies, investments, and projects.
The scope of the EUSO includes Agency-wide: End User Compute, Mobile, and Print Device Management, End User Software Management, email and calendaring (O365 and NOMAD), Business Productivity Services, Infrastructure Services, Enterprise Service Desk (ESD), Local Service Desks, End User Standards, and IT Security.  Our contract Enterprise contract is ACES, and the follow-on contract is NEST.
Responsibilities Include:
  • Responsible for researching, evaluating, testing, and designing platform configuration models for end user computers and mobile devices.
  • Assist in design of end user data management strategy and Microsoft OneDrive optimization, to include development of performance metrics and service levels.
  • Ensure reliable backup and recovery of necessary data.
  • Provide analytical support to the program management team regarding platform engineering capabilities, functions, and solutions.
  • Maintain an awareness of trends within the technology industry.
Technical Skills Summary:
  • Excellent knowledge in installing and configuring Microsoft, Apple, and LINUX Operating Systems.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Windows 7/10 OS components and services, Microsoft Windows 2012 Server and Microsoft Active Directory and Group Policy functionality
  • Skilled in configuration and maintenance of network and cloud storage devices and services.
  • Experience with common end user network applications and software distribution systems, such as System Configuration Center Manger (SCCM), BigFix, Intune, and Jamf.
  • Experience with Virtual Desktop services, Citrix MCS and PVS
  • Experience with system automation/configuration scripting including: VB/VBS, PowerShell
  • Understanding of system security compliance requirements. 


Required Education & Experience:

Bachelor’s degree (in Computer Science, Engineering, Economics or Math) or equivalent, and nine (9) years of related Desktop Engineering experience; Master's and seven (7); PhD or JD and four (4).

Required Skills:
  • Experience designing/engineering/architecture experience in end user computing technologies Including Systems Center Configuration Management (SCCM) and Microsoft deployment toolkit
  • 2 + years of experience with O365 administration and experience with Microsoft Azure
  • Expertise in Configuration Management Engineering Support for Enterprise Wide Customer hardware and software installation and maintenance of Servers/Systems and related equipment.
  • Experience documenting end user requirements and user guides
  • Expertise providing strong written and verbal communication.
  • Experience with customer ticketing systems such as ServiceNow
Required Certs/Clearances: