• SCCM Systems Engineer

    Job Locations US-ID-Pocatello
    Job ID
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Set against a Rocky Mountain backdrop in south-eastern Idaho, Pocatello Idaho is uniquely positioned as an emerging high-tech city heading into 2018’ thanks to Buchanan & Edwards and the FBI’s new $100 million-dollar high tech facility.  Pocatello is the gateway to a number of beautiful outdoor attractions including Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, Grand Targhee Ski Resort, Mesa Falls, Jackson Hole, Wyoming skiing, Sun Valley skiing, Craters of the Moon, Salt Lake City, World Famous Fly Fishing and Mountain bike trails. If you are looking for a career with a cutting-edge technology firm, an excellent quality of life, and outdoor adventure, we’d like to hear from you.   For more information, please visit www.BEIDAHOJOBS.com






    Our new Data Center Operations Support project will support the Department of Justice and the FBI in maintaining their current production private cloud and in developing a new data center design standard for a new multi-tenant private cloud to support DOJ wide data center consolidation.  Areas of support include Windows, Linux, Storage, Security and Network Engineering as well as Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) operations and maintenance.   Areas of focus include ensuring the FBI’s unclassified and classified computer systems are maintained in a secure, reliable manner with minimum disruption and productions systems shall have a 99% uptime.  In addition, our team will work on new projects including data center consolidation, the implementation of a private on-premise cloud, a hybrid cloud, and deployments of new technologies across multiple enclaves.


    The SCCM Systems Engineer shall be responsible for engineering, design, integration, deployment, testing, certification, patching, addressing interoperability issues, not only of the base Windows server 2012 or later server and Windows 7 and 10 desktop or later operating system, but for all support libraries, components and application dependencies. In-depth knowledge of:
    Microsoft operating systems (Windows 2012R2 and Windows 2016 or higher) Nano, Core, and Server with a Desktop Experience, Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) and modifying task sequences for MDT, DISA STIGS, how to apply, how to modify Microsoft security policy templates, Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager, SCVMM, Pre- boot Execution Environment (PXE) experience and knowledge creating and maintaining PXE server, expert knowledge in driver requirements for Microsoft windows operating systems, expert in WINPE, expert in Windows Deployment Services, expert in Windows Assessment and Deployment Toolkit (ADK), expert in Windows Automated Installation Toolkit (AIK), expert in using and creating scripts using Microsoft PowerShell, expert in knowledge of Microsoft Sysprep tools, extensive knowledge of Microsoft deployment tools and scripting required.


    Top Secret


    • Design, implement, and integrate as well as provide ongoing support of the Windows Infrastructure
    • Serve as the subject matter expert (SME) for all Windows environments and have expert knowledge and skills in using the tools listed in 4.7 above
    • Engineer, integrate, design and deploying various Windows components and expert knowledge in Active Directory, Group Policy, digital certificates, multi factor integration, DNS and DHCP
    • Create and maintain bare-metal and virtual machines with the appropriate distribution of Windows and network configuration, using tools that include Windows Deployment Services, System Center Configuration Manager, SCOM, SCVMM, Hyper-V, SQL Server, Windows 2016, and Windows 10
    • Create baselines for Windows Server 2012 or higher with the appropriate DISA STIGS applied for Windows 2012R2 Core, Windows 2012R2 Full, Windows 2012 Nano, Windows 2016 Core, Windows 2016 or higher with Desktop Experience, Windows 7, and Windows 10 or higher
    • Create a deployable method for the baselines to include network installation, PXE Boot, WDS, SCCM, MDT Share, DVD, and USB Device
    • Create a step-by-step build documentation and engineering documentation for all versions of baseline images
    • Create an MDT deployment server with full functionality to deploy systems.
    • Create MDT Deployment user and engineering documentation
    • Create a PXE Boot Deployment Server, user documentation and engineering documentation
    • Provision/configure required software onto servers, such as web servers and databases such as SQL Server
    • Possess proficient understanding of networks, storage, and LAN/WAN systems and applications as well as their dependencies
    • Possess knowledge of TCP/IP, subnet masks, routing, SMTP
    • Have competence in scripting languages such as vbscript and Powershell.
    • evaluate, improve, and maintain the information security throughout the Windows infrastructure
    • Work in hybrid environment of virtualized and cloud platforms
    • Monitor and correct critical server issues and create recovery processes for failures and performance bottlenecks. The Contractor shall use native, add on tools, and third party tools to troubleshoot malfunctions, optimizations. The Contractor shall use tools include Resource Kits, Development Kits, and commercial tools
    • manage and monitor all installed systems and infrastructure
    • Install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, application software and system management tools to include printing
    • Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability
    • Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes
    • Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies
    • Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks
    • Participate in the design of information and operational support systems
    • Provide 4th level support
    • Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution
    • Ensure technical documentation exists for all systems and is kept up to date to include inventory and patch levels of all systems to include hostnames, property numbers, IP addresses, enclave, number of cores, number of processors, admin passwords, certificates, and service accounts on a monthly interval
    • Integrate systems with Windows as it applies to authentication and core services dependencies such single sign-on and Active Directory. Engineer and implement solutions for multi factor authentication with FBI standardized software and hardware.
    • Document system configurations to include passwords, access controls, version number, and revision numbers, patch levels, and inventory to include hostnames, TCP/IP addresses, number of processors, and number of cores, memory, and license keys
    • Continually transition knowledge to the government staff through training and assistance on how to use the technology using industry best practices


    • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)
    • 10+ years of experience
    • Master's Degree preferred



    Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. (BE) is an Information Technology and Professional Services consulting firm located in Arlington, VA. BE is a diversified high-technology services company, providing government, commercial and nonprofit agencies technology solutions and organizational management services to ensure mission success. Serving the federal sector since 1998, we base our solutions on an in-depth understanding of our clients, their mission and the unique challenges they face. BE is the winner of the 2015 Microsoft U.S. Federal Solution Partner of the Year award, a 2015 and 2016 Washington Post Top Workplace and has been an Inc. 500/5000 awardee for six consecutive years.


    Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is dedicated to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. We are committed to crafting a workplace that endorses creativity and innovation, and promotes engagement through open communication, acceptance of new people and ideas, and a supportive team dynamic. Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is an equal Opportunity Employer –Minorities / Women / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation. Buchanan & Edwards is an E-Verify employer.



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