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Workstation Engineer

Job Location: IL - Chicago

Regional Description: Midwest

Job Number: 00556973


- Job description

Join Accenture and help transform top organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career. Accenture Operations delivers continuous, rapid fire innovation and new business capabilities that meet —and redefine—the needs of the digital era. You’ll help our clients—including 94 of the Fortune 100 and governments around the world—transform their technology infrastructures.
AD/GPO/Windows Workstation Engineer
Role Description:
Responsible for providing input into the definition and design of solution architectures using best practices, conducting the analysis of alternative architectures, creating architectural standards, defining processes to ensure conformance to standards, instituting solution-testing criteria, defining a solution's cost-of-ownership, and promoting a clear and consistent business vision through technical architectures.
  • This role requires an expert knowledge in Windows client OS, Active Directory management and maintenance, Group Policy, GPO performance, OU management, AD groups, performance impacts of policy and filtering, and will act as a subject matter expert for questions concerning AD/GPO/policy best practices. 
  • Provide input and responses to requested critical security related GPOs, taking into account security risks vs. real-world business operations and impact.
  • Creation, management of improved maintenance and oversight processes for large-scale AD management of hundreds of thousands of computer objects.
  • Creation, management of improved maintenance and oversight processes for Enterprise GPO’s.
  • Work directly with Microsoft DSE’s for input, supportability, and best practices.
  • Optionally provide services in the areas of application development, workstation configuration, deployment & imaging, software distribution, scripting, testing, and related infrastructure technologies to Accenture. 
Skills and Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 2 years as an expert in Active Directory, Group Policy management
  • Minimum of 2 years as an expert in design, implementation, and support of Windows Operating Systems (7, 8.x, 10) in a large Enterprise environment
  • Proficient in scripting languages like VBScript, PowerShell, or .NET development with  Visual  Studio
  • Proficient in WMI, Event logs, Windows diagnostics
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Knowledgeable in workstation service and support infrastructure (Configuration Manager, Server, WDS, IIS, Azure)
Professional Skills Requirements:
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral).
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to be flexible and work analytically in a problem solving environment.
  • Attention to Detail.
  • Strong organizational & multi-tasking skills.
  • Strong analytical skills and thought processes.
Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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