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Imaging System Specialist
Ref No.: 17-06339
Location: Chantilly, Virginia
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 10/03/2017
Job Category:IT - Infrastructure Other Skills
Daily Activities:
  • This individual will be responsible for developing and testing desktop and laptop images for customer's enterprise, consistent with best practices.
  • They will also apply a comprehensive and in-depth knowledge of technical concepts, practices and procedures related to Windows Operating System image development and support
  • Desktop OS Image preparation - Experience in building a standardized desktop image suitable for automated deployment on disparate hardware platforms using an enterprise systems management platform.
  • Tasks will include OS build, driver package preparation, deployment preparation, QC, and documentation.
  • Desktop support experience - Systems installations on PC hardware platforms.
  • Troubleshooting of OS level stability and performance issues.
  • Use of ticketing and documentation systems and processes in performing tasks.
  • Automated Image Deployment - Experience in preparing images for automated deployment using an enterprise systems management platform.
  • Tasks will include customization of .MSI files, building of configuration scripts, deployment testing, and package documentation.
  • Engineering and troubleshooting of Windows Client & Server OS Deployment techniques using SCCM .
  • Designing and architecting images for custom build and deployment.
  • Understanding the latest Windows operating systems. Identifying and resolving image deployment issues.

Regression testing against image build Experience:
  • 3-5 years Work Experience Requirements
  • Desktop OS Image preparation - Experience in building a standardized desktop image suitable for automated deployment on disparate hardware platforms using an enterprise systems management platform.
  • Tasks will include OS build, driver package preparation, deployment preparation, QC, and documentation.
  • Desktop support experience - Systems installations on PC hardware platforms.
  • Troubleshooting of OS level stability and performance issues.
  • Use of ticketing and documentation systems and processes in performing tasks.
  • Automated Software Package Deployment - Experience in preparing standard software suites (Microsoft Office, Adobe Reader, etc.) for automated deployment using an enterprise systems management platform.
  • Tasks will include customization of .MSI files, building of configuration scripts, deployment testing, and package documentation.
  • Excellent in build engineering and troubleshooting.
  • Good understanding of Windows Client & Server OS, Deployment techniques using SMS, SCCM, DesktopCentral, MDT etc.
  • Required understanding of the latest Windows operating systems and prefer knowledge of Mac OS.
  • Ability to identify and resolve software deployment issues.
  • Familiarity with scripting languages – PowerShell Deployment Toolkit, Win Batch, VBScript, PowerShell.
  • Experience with regression testing against build
  • Advanced knowledge of the Windows Setup process.
  • Strong scripting skills using VBScript and/or PowerShell.
  • Understand Group Policy Objects (GPO), Local Policy Objects (LPO) and their impact on system configuration.
  • Fundamental understanding of security components & technologies such as firewalls and anti-virus policies.
  • Knowledge and use of the Preboot Execution Environment (PXE) and WinPE.
  • Knowledge and use of the tools in the Windows Automated Installation Kit (WAIK).
  • Microsoft SCCM Current Branch OSD (Operating System Deployment) technical experience is required
  • Windows OS technical support experience with advanced knowledge of the Windows registry, file and folder security, local/domain user security, and operating system troubleshooting
  • Windows Server Active Directory technical support experience with advanced knowledge of OU structures, AD security, local and group policy, and various scripting languages including Visual Basic Scripting
  • Applicant must have excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • MSI and EXE application packaging experience using PowerShell Deployment Toolkit, vbscript and PowerShell scripting is a plus.