Technical Solutions Specialist: Modern Workplace (WVD-SCCM)
T-Systems
CapeTown, South Africa
1d ago

Main Purpose :

As part of "continuous improvement" the maturity level of the existing products requires constant enhancement. This position has the responsibility to ensure that the T-Systems service offering remains relevant and be best of breed e.

g. T-Systems ability to implement and manage the Microsoft Windows Virtual Desktop environment and provide 3rd Level Support services for Microsoft Endpoint Manager (MEM)

This role will be a shared service between WVD and SCCM.

Responsibilities :

  • Provisioning / Modification of Applications for the Azure WVD solution.
  • Interact and consult with the customer to determine their application requirements.
  • Implement, configure, maintain and continuously enhance Modern Desktop management toolsets such as the Microsoft Systems Centre Suite (focus on Configuration Manager), Mobile Device Management solutions (Intune), Windows 10, Cloud Computing and future related tools.
  • Continuous Service Improvements stay abreast of what Microsoft is doing.
  • Creation & Maintenance of Azure WVD Environment (Full Subscription Support)
  • To effectively facilitate the environment for technical testing and research for Proof of Concepts, system upgrades and service improvement.
  • Development and implementation of automation scripts, utilities and reports to enhance maturity of environment.
  • Identify and participate in developing integration layers with other workspace management toolsets.
  • Establish, enhance and drive daily health checks and configuration changes and participate in 3
  • level stand-by to enhance performance and stability.

  • Lead WVD incidents to resolution, including difficult and advanced incidents including RCA.
  • Qualifications and experience required :

  • Matric (NQF4) - compulsory
  • Tertiary IT qualification (Degree, Diploma, MCSE, etc.) - advantage
  • Microsoft Azure Administration required
  • Azure DevOps, Azure Automation and FSLogix experience
  • Full understanding of Azure ARM Templates and implementation
  • Application Packaging experience
  • Microsoft Configuration Manager 2012 or higher certification
  • Proven Modern Desktop Management toolset technology experience (Configuration Manager and / or Intune and / or Windows 10 Certification) - preferred
  • Group Policy configuration and Advanced Group Policy Management (AGPM) - advantage
  • At least seven years computing experience (MS Wintel, MCSA, MCSE etc)
  • Development and scripting experience (e.g. PowerShell scripting, VB / .Net, Java scripting) - advantage
  • Good working knowledge of Networking - TCP / IP (Configuration of Client, Client Troubleshooting) - advantage
  • Good understanding of the relationship between Azure AD and conditional access to mobile device management in Intune, as well as MDM / MAM strategies, solutions and policies - advantage
  • Specific Certifications - preferred
  • MCSA - Windows 10
  • MCSE - Mobility
  • MCSA - Cloud Platform
  • MCSE - Cloud Platform and Infrastructure
  • Azure Administrator
  • Key Competencies : Knowledge :

    Knowledge :

  • Azure Administration Host Pools, Virtual Networks, ARM Templates, DevOPS
  • Microsoft Configuration Manager (Current Branch) or higher knowledge
  • Knowledge in systems and project management.
  • Ability to construct professional quality documentation.
  • Knowledge of IT operations, responsibilities, workflow processes and procedures to resolve most inquiries independently.
  • Proficient in Incident, Problem, and Change Management.
  • Skills :

  • Supporting and Co-operating
  • Analysing and interpreting
  • Interfacing Reporting
  • Creating and Conceptualising
  • Organising and Executing
  • Communication - Communicates effectively, both orally and in writing, with colleagues and encourages open communication.
  • Initiative Shows initiative and makes time available to ensure general technical competencies and specializations are kept up to date and in line with business developments.
  • Presentation Ability Is fully capable of preparing, organizing and giving presentations using appropriate tools and techniques in both written and oral modes.
  • Builds relationships The ability to build and sustain relationships with key individuals.
  • Planning The ability to plan work to ensure the effective and efficient rendering of service. Implements, monitors and evaluates new and existing processes to test if the business goals are met.
  • Competencies :

  • Self-starter, pragmatic, flexible and comfortable with ambiguity, able to align business and Digital Technology Group vision to deliver clarity
  • Deciding and Initiating Action
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Applying Expertise and Technology
  • Following Instructions and Procedures
  • Coping with Pressures and Setbacks
  • Planning and Organising
  • Adhering to Principles and Values
  • Professional Reaching such work standards that your behaviour reflects the principles, practices, skills, character, methods and code of conduct expected of you.
  • Pro-active orientation and thought leadership The ability to look for, gather and process relevant information to answer business questions, to be innovative and creative in identifying opportunities and to take appropriate action.
  • Dedication The ability to complete assigned tasks to agreed specifications. Deals with fluctuating workload to meet deadlines through dedication, tenacity and despite difficulties.
  • Team working The ability to achieve objectives and results by bringing together and working effectively in diverse groups.
  • Independent The ability to progress with work in an independent manner
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