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Desktop Engineer

Desktop Engineer

Job Info

Category: Operations/Support
Company Description: A data-driven approach to global change
Salary: Highly Competitive, Depending on Experience
Position Type: Permanent
Job Number: 10499

Job Description

Our Team works to create catalytic change across five areas of focus: arts and culture, education, the environment, government innovation, and public health. Our mission is to ensure better, longer lives for the greatest number of people.

Primary Function: 
Desktop Engineer is responsible for the delivery of Desktop Applications, Physical and Virtual Desktops through Local and Remote Access systems. Implements and maintains supporting systems and architecture to ensure a secure, highly-available and stable workstations for the firm.  The Desktop Engineer team is also responsible for project delivery related to supported technology.



  • Maintain, Administer, Implement and Support User Endpoint Systems and Operating Systems which includes:
    • Physical Desktop/Laptop Configurations (Windows 10)
    • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (Citrix XenDestkop)
    • Thin Client Endpoints including Mobile Devices
  • Preparing Master Client OS Images
  • Management of Group Policies for physical and VDI user endpoint environments
  • Active Directory maintenance
  • Support VDI/Citrix Infrastructure
  • Develop and execute projects that drive IT automation and better end user experiences
  • Manage the lifecycle of end user equipment (research technology, provide guidance on selection, etc)
  • Guide desktop engineering standards and creating diagrams and documentation on the environment
  • Responsibility for the security of the end user endpoints meet the current standards of the organization.
  • Work with the IT Security team to improve and enhance security and suggest other tools to secure the user end point.
  • Manage the IT security products for the end points (vulnerability scanning, AV, application whitelisting)
  • Escalation support to the Help Desk and for enterprise applications



  • Six (6) years of IT knowledge and demonstrated hands-on experience and/or training in desktop engineering and administration (Windows)
  • In depth knowledge of SCCM, Microsoft Deployment Technology (MDT/OSD), Windows 10 Operating Systems. Virtualization (VMWare, Citrix UPM/AppSense), PowerShell, Group Policy and Active Directory.
  • Experience with security initiatives and technology including Device Guard, Application Guard, Credential Guard, Bitlocker, Carbon Black, DLP, Bomgar.
  • Experience with Windows Server System Administration a plus
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or a similar field

Andiamo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Andiamo provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Andiamo complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their resume as an MS word document including a cover letter with a summary of relevant qualifications, highlighting clearly any special or relevant experience.
Adriana Abadi

Adriana Abadi

Technology Recruiter & Account Manager

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