Desktop Platform Engineer

Job Description


VANRATH are working with a Belfast-based law firm who is looking for a Desktop Platforms Engineer to join their Global Desktop Platforms team, which is a part of the Global Infrastructure team in the Firm's Global Technology department.

The role

The successful candidate will:

  • Develop and maintain a unified and worldwide standard operating environment (SOE) for desktops, encompassing all essential software components and settings, using Microsoft Endpoint Manager.
  • Diagnose and resolve problems concerning the deployment and administration of desktops, laptops, and mobile devices.
  • Monitor the status and performance of both cloud-based and on-premises devices and take corrective measures as required.
  • Investigate and fix user connectivity issues related to applications, licenses, devices, and access policies.
  • Establish and update a single Citrix server baseline configuration that applies globally.
  • Sustain the mobile computing infrastructure of the law firm.
  • Package core and specialized applications in a uniform and modular way for easy publishing, pushing, or pulling on demand.

The ideal person

  • Experience and preference for MCSE & CCA-V certification
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Windows Desktop OS, Group Policies, and AD/AAD.
  • Proficiency in building, managing, and maintaining an enterprise Citrix farm and its supporting infrastructure components, with a preference for knowledge in troubleshooting performance issues.
  • Preferable knowledge in Windows Server and Hyper-V.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Endpoint Manager (Intune/SCCM), with detailed knowledge of its use in patching, application delivery, and operating system deployment in an enterprise environment.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Cloud Technologies and Microsoft 365.
  • Proficiency in scripting and packaging applications for enterprise deployment, with a preference for Visual Basic and primarily Powershell.

For further information on this vacancy, or any other positions in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please contact Alannah Conlon in the strictest confidence.