System Engineer (SCCM)

Dublin, CA 94568

Posted: 03/27/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Information Technology Job Number: 12772

System Engineer (SCCM)

Company: Retail

Location: Dublin, CA

Principal Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Develop and implement patch and vulnerability remediation process including package creation, testing and deployment.
  • Develop and optimize pre- and post- patching process to ensure proper implementation without any outages.
  • Coordinate patch schedule with other teams such as patch team, infrastructure management, security operations, governance & risk. Communicate project and operational metrics.
  • Assess software patches and create recommended patch list with logical explanation in terms of compliance.
  • Score each patch based on risks & opportunity to prioritize. Identify which patches are more valuable to the organization than others.
  • Assist in developing action plans, schedules, budgets, status and metrics reports as well as other management communications intended to improve the patch management program.
  • Thorough testing of patches in a non-Production environment. Must be able to think ahead to avoid business outages based on the lab results.
  • Assist in the process for vulnerability and patch management ensuring they are compatible with the company' s business needs and strategic objectives
  • Available for rotation assignment for on-call support duties

Qualifications:
  • 8 to 12 years’ experience supporting diverse IT systems, processes or capabilities
  • Must have excellent competency with SCCM, WSUS and other patching tools.
  • Must be able to create deployment patch package using SCCM and WSUS
  • Solid understanding of industry best practices for Patch Management; specific demonstrated experience mapping business processes and comparing those processes to industry best practices
  • Understanding of the balance between business and patch requirements
  • Proficiency in scripting of packaged installation of patches, software and configuration changes.
  • Must have understanding of network, system and application security
  • Knowledge of various vulnerability scanning solutions, scripting and automation
  • Experience with automation tool like Ansible, data base and Java application development (in-house developed or off-the-shelf) will be a plus

Prajakta Joshi

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