Desktop Applications Engineer - Chantilly, VA 20151 - US
Employer : teKnoluxion
Job Title : Desktop Applications Engineer
Location : Chantilly, VA 20151 - US
Job Type : Direct-Hire / Permanent Full-Time
Minimum Clearance Level : TS/SCI plus CI Polygraph
Date Modified : 01-21-2022
Salary : (not listed)
Additional Salary Information :
Career Level : Experienced (Non-Manager) 10+ Years of Experience
Education Level : High School or Equivalent

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Desktop Applications Engineer


Location: Chantilly, VA
Security Clearance Required: TS-SCI with Polygraph (CI or FS)
Certification: Must have CompTIA Security+ CE or similar for IAT Level II DoD 8570 certification

teKnoluxion provides the Defense and Intelligence Communities technical experts in the fields of Software & Systems Engineering, Enterprise Operations, and Cloud Services Management & Consulting. Our goal is not to simply support efforts, but to ignite a technology revolution, bridging the growing technology gap between the Government and commercial space.

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What you get to do every day:

• Design, build and deploy, and administer large scale multi-domain enterprise Windows environments
• Build, maintain and Windows desktops on both thick client hardware and within a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure leveraged by thin client hardware
• Provide support to multiple globally dispersed WAN connected sites
• Responsible for supporting their solutions throughout the IT project lifecycle, to include refining requirements, creating design documentation, creating installation instructions and deployment plans, and providing O&M support
• Project assignments will vary based on skill level, and may include engineering geographically dispersed services, integrating services into public, private and hybrid cloud environments, engineering solutions to be deployed via automated CM tools, and hardening the solutions to address security and SCAP compliance
• Design and define system architecture for Windows desktop solutions and client based applications
• Support the integration of the Windows desktop with a variety of enterprise services
• Evaluate desktop software and hardware technologies and determine the most efficient method to leverage the technology within the customer’s network environment
• Administer, operate, manage and maintain components for Windows desktop deployments to thick clients and VDI
• Review completion and implementation of system additions and/or enhancements and makes recommendations to management and/or clients
• Plan and direct upgrades of Windows desktop operating system version and supporting infrastructure and related components


What skills do you need?
• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, and work experience
• 12+ years of directly related experience in systems engineering
• Experience with Microsoft Windows desktop design engineering and implementation options
• Experience with Microsoft deployment tools to include Microsoft Deployment Toolkit and Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager
• Experience with engineering and deploying client software installation packages for Microsoft Windows desktops (physical and virtual)
• Experience with Application Virtualization to include, Citrix XenApp, Citrix App Layering, Microsoft APPV, and MSIX App Attach
• Experience with maintaining Windows desktop systems for mobile users on laptop hardware
• Experience with anti-virus and malware product integration within a Windows desktop configuration and remediation
• Experience with managing Windows Active Directory, Group Policy Management, DFS, DNS, DHCP, and VMware Dynamic Environment Manager.
• Experience with Microsoft Azure and Office 365
• Experience with Windows Server 2016 and 2019
• Experience with Microsoft Windows automation scripting with PowerShell or other scripting languages
• Experience with managing and updating work tasks using ServiceNow
• Experience with maintaining system security compliancy following DISA STIGs
• CompTIA Security+ or similar for IAT Level II DoD 8570 certification

What is ideal?
• Experience supporting Intelligence &/or DoD Customers

What you can expect from us
• Recognizing great achievements do not go unnoticed by teKnoluxion through service anniversaries, spot awards, and employee referral bonuses
• You’ll join a growing organization of passionate, top-shelf, IT engineering professionals with extensive experience in actively developing the technology revolution in the Intelligence community
• Highly competitive benefits package that reflects our objective of employing top industry performers

teKnoluxion is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.