Avanade Inc. SCCM Migration Consultant in Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Infrastructure Consulting team designs, implements and configures Enterprise technology architecture solutions. The team’s expertise spans operating systems/compute, storage, database, networking and operations infrastructure, typically involving Microsoft or multi-vendor technology stacks.

As a Desktop Migration Consultant, you will work directly with clients to identify opportunities to transform their information technology landscapes.

Day-to-day, you will:

  • Execute large-scale desktop deployments and transformations, migrations and endpoint reconfiguration projects

  • Partner with cross-functional technology and design teams to integrate technology, operations and solution requirements into solution strategies

  • Conduct client requirements gathering and lead technical design workshops with key stakeholders

  • Lead and contribute to internal project team meetings

  • Develop solution documentation ranging from high-level/logical designs to detailed technical designs, build guides, operational guides and knowledge transfer materials

  • Design and conduct systems integration testing, component integration testing and user acceptance testing for all solutions

  • Create project deliverables to time, cost and quality expectations

  • Interface with and direct offshore delivery personnel

  • Travel to client locations as needed.

About you:

You are a passionate and driven technologist with strong business acumen, and a highly-customer-centric approach. You are comfortable working with or guiding technical teams and client business users, and you know how to build bridges between the two.

Your experience likely includes:

  • Execute large-scale desktop deployments, platform migration and endpoint management

  • Design and conduct systems integration testing, component integration testing and user acceptance testing

  • Interact with clients and building strong trust and results-based relationships

  • Proven track record of successfully delivering infrastructure solutions

  • Working with global teams, virtual teams and offshore resources/delivery centers

  • Communicating and presenting complex information to technical and non-technical stakeholders, both verbally and in written form

  • Project reporting and an awareness of Project Management methodologies

  • Knowledge of ITIL v3 processes and standards

You likely have at least four years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, computer engineering, management information systems or a related field, or equivalent work experience. MCSA or MCSE certifications preferred.

Qualifications

  • 3+ years’ experience with System Center Configuration Management (SCCM) design/architecture and operations/administration

  • Knowledge of several of the following areas:

  • System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) Current Branch

  • Microsoft Intune or other MDM or MAM solutions

  • Windows 7/8/10 Operating Systems, including the ability to drive detailed technical workshops around migration, features, servicing and security

  • Migration Tool (USMT) and other deployment tools

  • Dynamic Operating System Deployment (OSD), Task Sequence development and testing

  • Group Policy Object analysis, design, implementation and testing

  • Desktop and Application Virtualization platforms and technologies, such as Hyper-V, App-V, VMware and Citrix

  • Deployment methodologies and User State Migration processes

  • Knowledge of operationalizing technology solutions within client businesses

  • Knowledge of operations management, systems security and security standards, testing processes and protocols, relational databases, network devices and other core infrastructure concepts

  • Experience with one or more of the following technologies is preferred:

  • Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) and Windows Deployment Services (WDS)

  • Windows ADK including Windows Image Configuration Designer (WICD), User State

  • PowerShell and other scripting languages

  • Windows Defender Antivirus/SCEP, host-based firewalls and endpoint protection solutions from other vendors

  • Microsoft Active Directory services (AD) and Azure Active Directory services (AAD)

  • Experience with Azure, EMS, O365, AutoPilot

  • Ability to travel to client locations as needed.

Avanade® Is An Equal Opportunity Employer. Avanade prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, military or marital status, genetic information or any other protected status.

Requisition ID - 53858

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud-enabling services, business solutions and design-led experiences, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation and has 30,000 professionals in 24 countries. Visit us at www.avanade.com.

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