Microsoft Architect- EUC/Modern Workplace

The Friedkin Group
June 2, 2021
Houston, TX
Job Type


SUMMARYThe Microsoft Architect will be responsible for designing and implementing all Modern Microsoft Workplace technologies in an Enterprise environment. We are looking for a subject matter expert with a security-first mindset across the following Microsoft technologies:* Microsoft Endpoint Manager\System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)* Microsoft Office 365 E5* Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite* Intune* Windows 10 Security* Windows Hello * Device Guard* App Guard* Credential Guard* Operating System Deployment* Active Directory Group Policy* Azure Active Directory* PowerShell, SQL, Automation TECHINAL RESPONSIBILITIES* Enterprise architecture and design of the Microsoft centric End User Computing (EUC) environment to ensure productivity, security and management of user experience and overarching modern technology portfolio to provide a productive and secure enterprise and mobile workforce. * Extensive experience in managing enterprise clients including Windows 7, 8, 10 including relevant security and management technologies to provide a secure and scalable end user computing platform through usage of SCCM, Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS), Office 365, Azure Active Directory. * Extensive experience defining, implementing, and managing processes and procedures used to manage the computing environment including mobile device management, application self-service, software packaging and distribution, image build and distribution, deployment processes and management, inventory management, backup and restore during migration, profile management, patch deployment, client provisioning, etc.;* Expert in Windows 10 Operating System Deployment using SCCM Task sequences for new, refresh, replace, and upgrade scenarios. Must have experience with Windows as a Service (WaaS) servicing model, preferable design and support of. * Expert at design and troubleshooting of Active Directory and Group Policy as it pertains to the Windows 10 client environment, skilled at Group Policy security design and best practices as pertains to hardening and compliance. * Security expert for Endpoint management through the usage of Windows 10 Security features: Group Policy, Security baselines, Credential Guard, Device Guard, Health Attestation, Bit Locker, Secure & Measured Boot, Windows Hello, and Multi-Factor Authentication, Antivirus and Malware defense. * Productivity expert in implementing and managing Microsoft technologies including Office 365, Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business, and OneDrive. * Co-Management and Mobile Device Management (MDM) expert through the usage of MDM technologies including Device Management, policy management, and security. * Experience in creating user facing Software Self-Service catalogue using rationalization and normalization techniques to determine design and approach of Software Self-Service entitlements and portal development. Familiar with SCCM Self Service, Flexara, and Microsoft Store for Business helpful. * Experience with Asset Management systems including design and integration with Configuration Management environments to support overall business needs for license management. * Experience with software packaging and distribution. * Expert with SQL queries, excel, PowerShell, and windows scripting technologies. Report creation and writing using PowerBI or Excel is recommended. Usage of Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit, Desktop or Windows analytics desirable. * Experience with Desktop as a Service (DaaS) technologies and delivery using either Citrix, Microsoft Azure, and/or AWS Workspaces. * Excellent documentation skills including building requirements specifications, architecture & design, build, and operational procedural documentation to operationalize engineering projects for support team. * Responsibly receive, transmit, and handle consumer and customer data per applicable policies and procedures.* Review and follow data privacy practices, policies, and guidelines.* Other duties may be assigned.´╗┐QUALIFICATIONSRequires a bachelor's degree in Computer Science or similar with at least 10+ years of related experience in the field or in a related area or possess an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.(For optimum performance, the jobholder in this position would be expected to demonstrate appropriate knowledge, skills, and abilities in the listed areas.)CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS *Valid driver's license; Microsoft Certified Systems EngineerPHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. While performing the duties of the job, the associate is required on a daily basis to analyze and interpret data, communicate, and remain in a stationary position for a significant amount of the work day; and frequently access, input, and retrieve information from the computer and other office productivity devices. The associate is regularly required to move about the office and around the corporate campus. The associate is occasionally required to travel to other sites, including out-of-state, where applicable, for business. The associate must frequently move up to 10 pounds and occasionally move up to 100 pounds.WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While the job is generally performed in an office environment, the associate is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, areas in which moving mechanical parts, fumes, toxic or caustic chemicals are present, and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the office environment is typically quiet, but the associate may be occasionally exposed to loud noise levels. TRAVEL REQUIREDMinimal travel is required for this position (up to 20% of the time and on a domestic basis).*Legally authorized to work in the United States, without SponsorshipThe Friedkin Group and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain drug-free workplaces by conducting pre-employment drug testing.┬á#LI-EC1Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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