Microsoft Corporation Consultant (SCCM) in Chicago, Illinois

* Prefer Candidates that Reside in the Greater Washington DC Area but will consider all that are willing to travel*

Do you possess both broad and deep technology knowledge and the ability to architect a solution by mapping a customer's business problem to an end-to-end technology solution? Does your background demonstrate the ability to engage in effective dialog with senior-level technology decision makers, a focus on the development of customer business agility and business value, and deep experience with technologies related to Windows and Device deployments as described below? If so, we have an exciting career opportunity for you within Microsoft

Enterprise Services! Microsoft Consultants manage the complete lifecycle of large and complex projects, leveraging your passion for the customer that is demonstrated through a track record of professionalism and excellence in all aspects of the customer experience. The role requires an individual who is resourceful, confident under pressure, and is able to effectively deal with ambiguous and challenging working environments while developing superior customer value and satisfaction. The successful candidate will build upon solid IT project experience relative to their level, these consultants will work with Microsoft's partners and US Government Customers to assist in:

This position requires the following specific technical and professional background:

•Current and deep Windows client deployment experience with Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10, with the Microsoft Deployment Toolkit, and the Microsoft Assessment and Planning tool.

•Knowledge of Sysprep, WinPE, and image deployment methods such as Lite-Touch

•A sound understanding of related technologies including System Center Configuration Manager, Active Directory, BitLocker, Windows Image and Configuration Designer, and the User State Migration Tool.

•SCCM 2012 deployment and infrastructure knowledge including troubleshooting, design, and implementation experience

•Experience building and maintaining desktop and server images, producing and employing Group Policy Objects to manage the environment, and how to deploy images and applications using multiple methodologies, including SCCM, MDT, WADK, WDS, etc. using Zero Touch or Lite Touch capabilities.

•Experience in desktop application deployment, including creating packages to install Office or other LOB corporate applications.

•Experience with Deploying and managing desktop virtualization technologies like App-V, MED-V, and the Microsoft VDI suite is a plus.

•PowerShell scripting experience

The successful candidate will have a BS/BA degree or equivalent work experience combined with a minimum 8 years technical consulting delivery experience in Windows related technologies. The ideal candidate will have expertise in enterprise architecture, infrastructure deployment and/or distributed system implementation.

The successful candidate also must be a U.S. Citizen and have an active U.S. Government CISSP certification required. The position will require travel to customer's sites. The selected candidate must be able to start within 30 days of offer acceptance.

This position will require up to 50% travel throughout the Continental US.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances. Consulting services