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BigFix Imaging Specialist

Job Location: MD - Bethesda

Regional Description: Northeast

Job Number: 00548101


- Job description

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Operations professionals work on projects across a range of business processes, business applications and information technology. They may provide technology services, such as application management, infrastructure management and systems integration, or they may deliver business process outsourcing services, including finance and accounting, procurement and human resources. Depending on the role, Outsourcing professionals may be based at a client’s office or in one of Accenture’s 50 delivery centers around the world.
The BigFix Imaging Specialist will work from client location and interact with customer on a daily basis as an expert in using the IBM BigFix tool for image management and general Desktop Management. Must be on-call on a rotational basis for critical issues.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Solid knowledge of IBM BigFix, previously IBM Endpoint Manager (IEM).
  • Managing the tool administration of IBM BigFix.
  • Developing unique and reusable solutions on the IBM BigFix platform.
  • Integrating IBM BigFix into other products (representational state transfer (REST) and Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP).
  • Hands-on experience on Big Fix administration, OS Security patching, Fix let/baseline/Task execution, installation and configuration of agents/relays
  • Managing patching and software release distributions to servers using IBM BigFix; creating and testing packages prior to release.
  • Develop custom fix let/analysis/baseline as per requirement. Detail understanding of Big fix/TEM relevance language
  • Knowledge of BigFix DSA architecture or should have experience in upgrading Big Fix infrastructure
  • Should have experience working with Web Reports / SCA / SUA Reports to generate and analyze Big Fix infrastructure
  • Hands-on experience in creating custom software signatures for IBM BigFix Inventory (SUA)
  • Basic hands-on experience with UNIX, AIX and Windows OS.
  • Certification in IBM Big Fix – Bonus
  • Good to have scripting knowledge (PowerShell, SQL, VB, others)
  • Expert in Desktop Remote Support and Windows 7/8 /10 OS related issues.
  • Past experience on hardware / software certification
  • Expert in Image build, test and deployment.
  • Expert in application packaging, testing and deployment
  • Managing mass software distribution and troubleshooting failed deployments.
  • Managing end-to-end patching for end user devices at the global level.
  • Application & third-party patching.
  • Ensure that each desktop device is installed with the appropriate desktop image.
  • Monitor security profiles and anti-virus software on all desktop devices and take appropriate action in the event of non-compliance with security requirements
  • Must have past experience with tools like Symantec Wise, Microsoft Deployment Toolkit, BigFix, Altiris etc.
  • Expert in Active directory and Windows administration @ L1/L2
  • Manage desktop (software and connectivity) incidents through to resolution.
  • Provide standard and approved software (operating systems and standard office applications) support and the remote management of desktop devices using appropriate tools).
  • Support, manage, optimize and Maintain the configuration and installation of the desktop, to include, but not limited to, patch updates.
  • Experience in power shell scripting
  • End to end incident, problem management with RCA
  • Troubleshooting experience for desktop related issues
    • Strong ITIL process knowledge
    • Strong analytical, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with Desktop Management
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience with IBM BigFix tool for image and desktop management
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Scripting knowledge (PowerShell, SQL, VB, others…)
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.
Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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