Ogletree Deakins has an opportunity for a Manager of Desktop Engineering based in our Administrative office in Greenville, South Carolina. The Manager of Desktop Engineering will be responsible for the change and configuration management of the desktop environment, including image setup/break-fix processes, project management of projects/tasks associated with the end-user PC environment, takes on escalated incidents and problems dealing with the PC environment, owns a variety of end-user applications, owns the maintenance, operational stability, and security of the PC environment and the User Experience overall. The Manager of Desktop Engineering will have an opportunity to work in a very dynamic and innovative environment and will have a chance to contribute to very exciting and cutting edge technology projects! Please note, a Signing Bonus will be included in our offer to complement our competitive total compensation package.
Department Perks: The IT department brings in bagels once a week and has a semi-annual off-site event. Fun office events include: ice cream socials, Halloween costume competition, summer bash with dunk tanks and picnic food, staff appreciation day, and many more! Additional perks offered are a wellness program, yoga classes offered at the office, on-site gym and/or discount gym membership plans, and jeans Fridays.
Works directly with technology management, software engineers and other company areas on highly visible technology projects to achieve company’s strategic IT initiatives
Implement mission critical applications using Firm standard tools and Microsoft Azure Cloud services
Translate the engineering into an optimized user experience that performs on the user workstation/laptop that will allow end-users to work on company-owned equipment, or personally owned, while accommodating the company’s needs for security
Migrate existing On-premise applications to Azure
Evaluate and select appropriate Azure services
Be the subject matter expert on User Experience. Maintain technical skills and knowledge to keep up with trends
Develop and document processes and procedures associated with transformed architecture
Ensure front-line support groups have procedures and tools to reimage, troubleshoot the desktop environment, and manage PC environment related incidents, problems, and requests
Ensure the PC environment is stable with all other firm systems, which requires coordinated work with other IT Department teams and other firm administrative departments as required
Assists in the inventory of software and PC hardware by developing inventory collection methods in conjunction with other owners of inventory assets
Must be passionate about helping people work more efficiently by utilizing technology with little or no downtime
Must be proactive in ensuring systems are performing and continue to perform at optimal levels
Participates in projects that may require travel to other firm offices
B.S. in Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent experience
10+ years’ experience with IT engineering
Strong project management skills
Experience with Office 365 administration and application delivery
Strong experience with Microsoft SCCM Intune and desktop management, and Microsoft Teams administration and collaboration
Knowledge in core infrastructure components such as DNS, DHCP, Active Directory (AD), AD Group Policies, LDAP, LDAP Integration
Experience with “zero touch” OS deployment
Experience with Exchange online, configuration and account management
Azure Modern Identity and modern multi-factor authentication
High level of experience with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops
Microsoft Application Virtualization
Expert in PowerShell scripting, Python a plus
Experience with Azure Site recovery, Windows Defender ATP, PowerApps and PowerBI a plus
Experience with the business of Azure and the management of costs
Previously implemented OneDrive and OneDrive for Business at a corporate level
Experience with Microsoft or other Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Broad exposure to classical and cloud native architectures and technologies, and the ability to articulate benefits and differences to technical architects and development teams
Significant experience with working within an Agile methodology (SCRUM preferred)
Vision to work with IT senior leadership to create a roadmap of the milestones necessary for achieving long term goals and the ability to both do hands-on work and lead team
An upgrade to Senior Manager will be considered for the right candidate
Please note, we are not working with outside recruiters for this position.
Ogletree Deakins offers a robust suite of benefits for our Staff including: Paid Time Off, Sick Time, a 401(k) matching program, Profit Sharing, Paid Holidays, Paid Parental Leave, affordable Health and Life Insurance including Dental & Vision coverage, Health Savings Account /Flexible Spending Accounts to help offset the cost of dependent care and/or health care expenses, Teladoc (24/7 access to a doctor by phone or online video), Tuition Reimbursement and an Employee Assistance Program.
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If you have any questions about this opportunity, please reach out to Megan Becker at [email protected] with “Manager of Desktop Engineering” in the subject line.
Ogletree Deakins is one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. The firm has 850 lawyers located in 53 offices across the United States, Canada, Europe and Mexico. Ogletree Deakins has been named a “Law Firm of the Year” for eight consecutive years by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”. In 2019, the publication named Ogletree Deakins its “Law Firm of the Year” in the Employment Law category. In addition to handling labor and employment law matters, the firm has thriving practices focused on business immigration, employee benefits, and workplace safety and health law. Ogletree Deakins represents a diverse range of clients, from small businesses to Fortune 50 companies.
We are fully committed to the importance of diversity within the legal profession, as well as all workplace environments and strongly encourage the interest of diverse candidates in the firm.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Ogletree Deakins Law Firm
Ogletree Deakins is one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. The firm has a reputation for legal excellence and responsive client service. Ogletree Deakins' labor and employment practice is complemented and supported by related practice groups in the areas of business immigration, litigation, employee benefits, occupational safety and health, and construction law.
With offices throughout the United States and in Europe, Canada, and Mexico, the firm represents a diverse range of clients. Our depth of experience in labor and employment law has produced a successful track record for our clients - Fortune 50 corporations to start-up companies.
Although the size and scope of our practice has grown over the past quarter century, our core values remain constant. We are committed to personalized attention, innovative solutions and old-fashioned hard work.
Our approach to providing clients with the resources to solve today's business challenges is always forward-thinking and strategic. We remain committed to providing our clients with an insider's view of the workplace issues of the day.