Symantec Altiris SME

  • New York, NY

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Defense/Security Clearance

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VariQ has an exciting opportunity for a highly qualified Symantec Altiris SME to support the Symantec effort in New York City.

With CMS, the customer is trying to leverage the entire product. Inventory, Patch Management, Software Management, and IT Analytics, and reporting. Asset, they want to manage the entire life Cycle of a machine, and license compliance. On the server, they would be looking to bring everything under one console, and manage the patching, inventory, VM management, etc.

5000 clients and estimated 400 servers.

Additional Information:
  • Location: Manhattan New York City, NY
  • Salary: Dependent upon experience
  • Security Clearance: None
  • Available: Within 30 days


Skill Description:

The Contractor shall provide enduring capability to provide support to the Altiris infrastructure.

Task Summary:

The Contractor shall provide the following Altiris support:

Design, plan, and implement modifications/upgrades to existing Altiris v7.1 environment focusing on Service Desk

Provide technical support, troubleshooting and complex problem resolution on escalated issues while monitoring and maintaining application environment stability.

Configure the Service Catalog for the enterprise

Implement solutions for software and baseline image deployment

Manage and configure CMS 7.1 including plug-ins and policies

Use tasks and policies to deploy applications, endpoint operating systems, and personalities

Configure the Software Portal to deliver applications

Download, stage, and deploy software updates

Create custom reports as requested by senior management or customer

Diagnose and troubleshoot problems

Analyze and assess client/server architecture requirements and identify optimum, costeffective solutions

Collaborate with internal and external teams to identify and support technology advancements

Work closely with other system architects and project manager to develop, plan and implement system enhancements and upgrades

Work effectively with cross-functional teams to identity, isolate, and resolve technical design issues and hardware/software malfunctions

Produce clear and concise documentation capturing system configuration, design, and standard operating procedures, using MS Visio, MS Project, MS Excel and MS Word

Collaborate with client, server and other internal/external teams to identify support and technology advancements.



In addition to mandatory qualifications, personnel assigned shall have the following qualifications:

Senior Altiris Administrator - Bachelors degree and at least 8 years of IT experience

At least 6 years of Altiris experience

Solid understanding of the following Symantec products:

Symantec Service Desk 7.1

Altiris Client Management Suite 7.1

Altiris Asset Management Suite 7.1

Altiris Server Management Suite 7.1

Altiris Deployment Solution (client and server)

Proven track record of leading engineering excellence and implementation of global technologies that scale, are manageable, reliable and cost-efficient

Experience engineering technical solutions to complex requirements

Experience in managing engineering activities and solid knowledge of the following technologies: Windows 2003 & 2008, Linux Red Hat, VMWare ESX 4.x, SCCM, Active Directory, EMC products, Microsoft clustering and McAfee HBSS

Experience with Windows XP to Windows 7 migrations and deploying Office 2010 in a global environment

Fundamental understanding of ITIL

Strong knowledge of Windows desktop and server security controls and best practice

VariQ is an equal opportunity employer. - provided by Dice

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