Senior SCCM Engineer
5d ago

Equinix is one of the fastest growing data center companies, growing connectivity between clients worldwide. That’s why we're always looking for creative and forward thinking people who can help us achieve our goal of global interconnection.

With 200 data centers in over 24 countries spanning across 5 continents, we are home to the Cloud, supporting over 1000 Cloud and IT services companies that are directly engaged in technological innovation and development.

We are passionate about further evolving the specific areas of software development, software and network architecture, network operations and complex cloud and application solutions.

At Equinix, we make the internet work faster, better, and more reliably. We hire talented people who thrive on solving hard problems and give them opportunities to hone new skills, try new approaches, and grow in new directions.

Our culture is at the heart of our success and it’s our authentic, humble, gritty people who build The Magic of Equinix.

We share a real passion for winning and put the customer at the center of everything we do.

Equinix is looking for a talented and motivated System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) Engineer to join our team. We are looking for someone who is well versed with architecting, configuring and administering SCCM Current Branch & Intune Co-Management.

All candidates must be able to speak clearly and communicate effectively both verbally as well as in a written format (Email, Reports, etc.

Prior experience in either leading or supporting one or more SCCM implementation projects is essential. In addition to being a technical Rock Star , a good understanding of how to manage (or assist in managing projects) is expected.


  • SME level experience in SCCM 2007 & 2012 / version 1802,1806,1810 & 1902.
  • Experience in design and installation of Microsoft System Configuration Manager 2007-2012 infrastructure
  • In-depth knowledge of SCCM client installation, software distribution, remote control, and other SCCM issues.
  • Expertise in SCCM Administration, deployment, packaging, network inventory, boundaries, distribution point, installer and network designing.
  • Experience deploying and administration of SCCM + Intune Co-Management
  • Designing, Planning, and Implementing System Center Configuration Manager, such as :

  • Planning System Center Configuration Manager hierarchy and site system roles.
  • Creating and managing Boundary Groups across one or more Distribution Points.
  • Management of site communications. (Bandwidth, Senders, Secondary Sites, etc.)
  • Role-Based Administration : Managing custom roles and security scopes
  • Planning and securing SCCM using security certificates
  • General monitoring of site health via SSRS, log files, and the SCCM console
  • Planning, configuring and implementing a backup plan to mitigate the loss of SCCM services in the event of a disaster with the least amount of data loss possible
  • Manage Upgrades

  • 2012 to Current Branch
  • In-Console Upgrades
  • Client Agent Upgrades
  • Manage and configure User and Device collections including :

  • Creating query-based collections
  • Configuring Site Collection Maintenance Windows
  • Configuring Power Management Rules
  • Deploying Operating System Images (primarily Windows 10) via SCCM OSD. This includes :

  • Configuring WDS, configuring PXE, configuring the VM build environment, and integrating with MDT
  • Build / Capture / Update Windows 10 images
  • Manage images (updating of Drivers, etc.)
  • Creating Distribution Points and distributing the images accordingly
  • Creating a deployment Task Sequence and deploying the Task Sequence
  • Creating Packages for Operating System Deployments
  • Deployment of Applications and Software Updates including :

  • Creating and deploying applications with user device affinity, compliance settings, Software Center and task sequencing
  • Monitoring updates via Automatic Deployment Rules (ADR), Update Groups, Deployment packages, and other methods
  • Reporting on the success or failure of Application deployments.
  • Management of Compliance Settings by creating and importing Configuration Items (CI)
  • Deploy Client Management agents

  • Manage clients using Group Policy, WSUS, logon scripts, Client Push, etc.
  • Trouble client health
  • Manage and report on hardware and software inventory
  • Create, modify, and produce custom reporting as needed
  • Qualifications

  • Expert / SME knowledge of SCCM, SCOM, Intune, Co-Management, SQL Reporting
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or MIS or equivalent work experience
  • Knowledge of core Infrastructure services and functions (DNS, DHCP, LDAP, etc.)
  • Minimum of 7+ years of experience with at least 5 years in an IT role focusing relevant Microsoft technologies
  • 3-5 years of experience focused on Enterprise Monitoring technologies
  • 3-5 years of experience with Virtualization configuration, support, deployment
  • 3-5 years of experience with various SW deployment methodologies
  • Expertise in backup and recovery methods for all version of SQL
  • Proficient with system performance measuring and monitoring
  • Strong understanding of networking infrastructure (LAN, WAN, VPN) and protocols (TCP / IP, WINS)
  • Experience in working with formal Patch Management and Change Control Systems
  • Detail oriented, deadline and results driven
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Equinix is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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