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Applications/Desktop Engineer

Wilmington, DE | Direct Hire

Post Date: 05/24/2017 Areas of Expertise: Technical Pay Rate: $80-110K

CSS Tec is currently recruiting Applications/Desktop Engineers for a Direct Hire position in Wilmington, DE.

The successful candidate will have a broad and thorough knowledge of windows desktop computing disciplines including: Windows registry, GPO, MSI packages, scripting, application Integration, Active Directory, desktop performance, mobile technology and desktop security. 

Responsibilities of the Applications/Desktop Engineer:

  • Plan and conduct technical design and installation of desktop software applications and related integrations and customizations to ensure proper operation in a base-line model.
  • Proactively provision and manage windows desktops utilizing Desktop Authority, Group Policy and other scripting tools.
  • Identify and define hardware and software issues at both server and desktop levels; recommend and implement solutions using discretion and independent judgement.
  • Responsible for coordinating client-wide installation, updating, repair, support and maintenance activities for desktop PCs and laptops according to the standards of the Client’s Information Services Department.
  • Keep desktop applications patched and updated to ensure efficient and current operations.
  • Research and recommend enhancements or upgrades for hardware, software and security solutions as appropriate.
  • Support solutions for secure, effective and reliable remote access connectivity.
  • Assist in the creation and updating of firm policies and other documentation related to firm technology.
  • Document Disaster Recovery Point and Recovery Time Objectives.  Participate in testing recovery environment and related recover point and time objectives.
  • Partner with consultants on significant IT projects and firm initiatives as appropriate.
  • Be professional, organized, and flexible and able to work in a fast-paced, high-demand environment.

Requirements of the Applications/Desktop Engineer:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required.
  • Technical certification a plus.
  • Excellent command of Group Policy management, the windows registry, and the installation, storage, and removal of applications/programs via MSI.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgement.
  • Ability to manage projects including planning, organization and implantation.
  • Ability to work with and train staff. 
  • Have interpersonal skills necessary to maintain effective relationships with staff, clients and vendors.
  • Experience with Windows 7 and Windows 10 desktop design, customization, implementation and support.
  • Oversight of troubleshooting and maintenance of client software.
  • Adapt, when appropriate, pre-developed application packages to the user environment.
  • Identify software issues, and recommend and implement solutions.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions while working with complex technical manuals.
  • Maintain excellent working knowledge of all client owned application software.
  • Prepare detailed documentation of software environment, and new implementations for both the IS team and users as appropriate.
  • Experience with networking and core Microsoft server products such as Active Directory, SQL, Exchange and IIS a plus.
  • Experience with iManage administration server administration including: WorkSite server, Communications server, IDOL server and mobility servers and experience configuring, packaging and deploying and supporting the iManage WorkSite client a plus.

If you or someone you know is interested, please email resumes to Kay

Kay Odenwelder
Sr. Technical Recruiter

Kay has been working at CSS for over 17 years. She specializes in placing Technical Professionals in Direct Hire, Contract to Hire and Contract opportunities.
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