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Hardware Certification Engineer* in San Diego, CA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 5/18/2019

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Job #:  961315

Hardware Certification Engineer
Job Description:
We are looking for a team member that can empower the hardware certification engineering team by testing and certifying innovative hardware solutions to our customer. This will enable the technology teams to deliver consistent results while improving user experience and information assurance posture. Our team will foster consistent and reliable solutions through effective communication, documentation and education. Strict adherence to a project schedule ensures compliance with contractual deliverables for the customer and ultimately drives revenue.
The applicant must be skilled at updating deployment methods for new hardware models in large-scale, global corporate IT environments. Motivated to improve end-user IT experiences by minimizing end-user downtime, reducing issues within mission critical corporate systems, and streamlining IT processes through both custom and “common off the shelf” automation technologies.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Be prepared to provide sound advice as to when to deploy a new set of features and when to delay.
  • Rapidly add hardware deployments using a reliable and consistent process.
  • Research and develop standard configuration settings appropriate for hardware asset.
  • Assist in the development of associated infrastructure components (AD configuration, Group Policy settings, etc.).
  • Development and execution of lab testing plans (including automated and manual testing processes).
  • Assisting the relevant teams with completion of the hardware release process following successful lab testing.
  • Liaising with Hardware vendors to understand product lifecycles, security updates and other releases.
  • Creation and submission of required documentation and other report associated for the applications.
  • Liaison with the support organization on open issues and investigations.
  • Issue escalation to hardware vendors where appropriate.
  • Documenting and reporting fixes and updates during the development process.

  • Must be able to work locally in the San Diego, CA office location.
  • Min 5 years of Technical document writing experience.
  • Min 5 years of Hardware engineering.
  • Min 5 years of WSUS, SCCM, and/or SCUP
  • Intermediate to Advance working level of experience with standard scripting languages and techniques (.bat, VBS, PowerShell)
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of Microsoft client operating systems including Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 and their use in global enterprise environments.
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Office and other enterprise applications, including ownership, support and management in multi-language environments.
  • Experience with and knowledge of AD design and GPO management.
  • Understanding of application packaging and deployment technologies used in corporate environments including Windows Installer.
  • Exemplary communication, analytical skills, and technical knowledge across the client environment.
  • Ability to produce concise and clear technical documentation.
  • Results orientated and schedule driven.

Desired Skills & Certification:
  • Experience translating vague requirements into a functional design.
  • Experience working as an active member of a team.
  • Understanding and application of customer expectations.
  • Ability to learn and contribute to proprietary tool sets
  • Microsoft Windows Server Certification
  • Intermediate to Advance Experience with SQL
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
  • CompTIA A+ Certification
  • CompTIA Network+ Certification

EEO Employer
Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178-6178.


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