Desktop Engineer in Reston, VA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 11/13/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Reston, VA
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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Desktop Engineer with our industry-leading client in Reston, VA.

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.


  • Engineer, design and deploy solutions in support of development efforts.
  • Provide technical knowledge in primary areas of competence and provide technical project support.
  • Develop increasing expertise in key technologies, focusing on three-tiered, web- based solutions.
  • Maintain experience and knowledge in problem definition, requirements analysis and the general design and integration of systems.
  • Develop an increasing appreciation for technologies and architectures, including; enterprise architecture strategies and deployment best practices, architecture and component performance testing, hosting strategies and infrastructure architectures, and SDLC.
  • Manage enterprise COTs, infrastructure services, or internal developed solutions to ensure an available and reliable system.
  • Develop architecture diagrams, briefings and training on new end-user services.
  • Interacting directly with IT, ISO, engineering, and operational staff to implement new or enhance existing technologies.
  • Gather technical and business requirements, develop customized solutions and manage customer expectations.
  • Proven experience in managing technologies in enterprise with a drive for understanding customer needs and operational excellence.
  • Ability to provide advice and recommendations on system upgrades, replacements, or new systems.
  • Communication with vendors for upgrades and troubleshooting issues with equipment and software
  • Capable of training and demonstrating product features and operation to non-technical customers.
  • Provide and assist with project management on technical implementations and projects.
  • Participate in performance testing efforts.


  • Possess a bachelor’s degree in a related field, plus additional related college courses or professional training.
  • 5+ years of progressively responsible directly related experience, including project leadership experience.
  • Proven experience in managing technologies in enterprise with a drive for understanding customer needs and operational excellence.
  • Depth in MAC or Windows operating systems with strong understanding of VMware and virtual operating environments.
  • Working knowledge of use of public cloud services.
  • Experience with large end-user rollouts of desktop management solutions.
  • Experience with Windows Desktop Engineering with proven technology expertise in more than one relevant core areas such as, Active Directory, Windows Desktop Image Engineering, Software Distribution, and Microsoft Office 365.
  • Experience in mobile device management especially with Apple devices and Windows Desktop management will be advantageous.
  • Experience planning, designing, and implementing new software solutions.

Job ID: 346807

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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