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Desktop Migration Engineer - Edinburgh - 18 months

Job Title: Desktop Migration Engineer - Edinburgh - 18 months
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
Salary: £180 - £230 per day + depending on experience
Start Date: asap
Reference: BBBH55186_1510680927
Contact Name: Emer Meehan
Contact Email: e.meehan@parity.net
Job Published: November 14, 2017 17:35

Job Description

Desktop Migration Engineer - Edinburgh - 18 months

Migration / Windows 10 / Active Directory / Server/ SCCM / Microsoft / Office / ITIL / Cloud

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Desktop Migration Engineer for an 18 months contract based in Edinburgh with our public-sector client.

You will be required to provide technical guidance to support the delivery of the project with a focus on the migration of desktop clients from the current Windows 7 based desktop client to new Windows 10 based desktop client

Responsibilities will include -

  • Oversee the implementation of the new Windows 10 based desktop client at locations throughout Scotland
  • Ensure the smooth uninterrupted transition of desktop services and devices
  • Take an active part in the installation, configuration and migration of desktop services & devices.
  • Gather requirements and coordinate non-functional and functional testing
  • Produce clear technical documentation
  • Plan and implement the migration of users from current standard desktop configuration to the new standard desktop configuration.

Essential skills -

  • Microsoft Active Directory and Server knowledge
  • Managing, installing and configuring Microsoft Windows 7/10, Microsoft Systems Centre Configuration Manager (SCCM) and Microsoft Deployment Toolkit
  • Supporting and maintaining desktop services
  • Detailed knowledge of enterprise desktop productivity suite configuration and deployment knowledge - Microsoft Office 2013/2016
  • Detailed knowledge of desktop security products
  • Understanding of project management and delivery

Desirable skills -

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related discipline
  • Knowledge of ITIL and industry best practices
  • An understanding of public, private and hybrid cloud technologies

Candidate will be expected to hold a Basic Disclosure Scotland issued in the last 12 months or be happy to undergo this clearance.

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, please send me your CV for consideration

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