Windows Migration Engineer

  • location: Frisco, TX
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $40 - $50 per hour
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Windows Migration Engineer

job summary:
Randstad is seeking an Enterprise Windows Migration Consultant who will be responsible for supporting Windows desktop and virtual migrations, technology assessments, driving planning, design and implementation/execution of enterprise scale migrations, covering desktop OS, Active Directory, System Center Configuration Manager, Office 365,and cloud infrastructure in a fast-paced consultative environment. This is a customer-facing and technology focused role. You are the subject matter expert and you thrive on hands on implementation and sharing your well researched opinion with customers and partners.

location: Frisco, Texas
job type: Contract
salary: $40 - 50 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
As an Enterprise Windows Migration Consultant you will:

* Assess, design and implement migrations supporting client needs

* Provide analysis of the environment (network, hardware and applications) to assess readiness gaps

* Develop technical standards upon which implementation designs are based, often in consultation with Technology Architects - Knows how to write standards

* Address problems and research questions within the assigned technology domains and implementations

* Review and manage technical requirements and business functional requirements

Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science, or equivalent experience

At least 4 years experience in a customer-facing role (can be internal IT customer)

Minimum 5 to 7 years of migration experience

Proven experience with prior windows OS desktop migrations (XP to Windows 7/Vista/Windows 8.1) using industry standard tools (SCCM/MDT)

Proven experience with windows 10 OS desktop migrations (Windows 7/Vista/8.1 to Windows 10) using industry standard tools (SCCM/MDT)

Experience creating/managing Microsoft Active Directory to include implementation of GPOs to support the implementation of security baseline settings for Windows 10 client desktops.

Experience creating/managing Microsoft Active Directory GPOs to manage Windows 10 features and settings (i.e. App Locker, Secure boot, Windows Hello, Device Guard)

Experience converting end user systems from BIOS to UEFI booth technology

Experience creating Windows 10 gold images and configuration of Default user profile/start menu layouts

Experience creating Windows upgrade and deployment Task Sequences in SCCM or MDT

Experience with hardening Windows operating systems to STIG compliance

Experience creating and managing Windows 10 as a Services (WaaS)

Must have Windows 10 Migration and Windows 10 upgrade/deployment projects experience

Must have SCCM OSD experience

Experience working with virtual infrastructure (i.e. VMware Horizon) required

High-level communication skills to influence and persuade others.

Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to create and present concepts and recommendations to management.

Ability to demonstrate supportive relationships with peers, clients, partners, and corporate executives

Ability to write design (and related) documents.

Experience creating and utilizing powershell scripts to automate common functions a must

Experience migrating large infrastructures from physical to virtual environments

Deep knowledge and understanding of Systems Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)

Experience with O365, Exchange, Active Directory, ADFS, DNS, MS Office Suite and Cloud a plus

Experience with InfoBlox, SharePoint and Okta a plus

skills: Role Desirables

Proven Windows 10 migration experience

Experience working in the Agile methodology

Experience working with Windows Upgrade Analytics in OMS/Azure

Knowledge of systems monitoring, capacity planning and performance tuning

Knowledge and understanding of industry trends and new technologies and ability to apply trends to architectural and design needs.

System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) and Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT)

Microsoft Baseline Security and Policy Analyzer

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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