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Senior Systems Engineer - Workplace Engineering

Company: Marriott International
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

Job Number 24069832Job Category Information TechnologyLocation Marriott International HQ, 7750 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland, United States VIEW ON MAPSchedule Full-TimeLocated Remotely? YRelocation? NPosition Type ManagementJOB SUMMARYThe Systems Engineer serves as a Subject Matter Expert in a complex array of solutions. -An ideal candidate will exhibit strong communications skills, be self-motivated, adaptable, and dependable. This individual will play a critical role in engineering and supporting Technology Workplace Products as a technical resource, with the primary responsibility to design, implement, and maintain Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) solutions using Microsoft Azure technologies. They will contribute in resolving complex issues and providing input for decisions on more complex, non-routine service requests with limited to moderate risk. This role will be called upon can make contributions into research, analysis, design, creation, and implementation of systems to meet current and future user requirements. This individual will collaborate on multiple projects to ensure for successful completion. -CANDIDATE PROFILEEducation and ExperienceRequired:Undergraduate degree in an engineering or computer science discipline and/or equivalent experience/certification -7+ years' experience in information technology including:5+ years' experience implementing cloud based SAAS/DAAS solutions and virtualization platforms and technologies.3+ years' experience in automation around infrastructure provisioning using scripting and automation technologies.5+ years of PowerShell scripting and PowerCLI or other scripting language.5+ Proven experience in designing, implementing, and supporting Azure VDI solutions. (AVD/W365)Other Required CapabilitiesHands-on experience with Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) and Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD/W365).Strong knowledge of Azure services, networking, and Windows operating systems -Strong understanding of the Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, and Cloud computing solutionsStrong technical documentation skills that can be used to turn over product to Marriott operation teams.Proficiency in scripting and automation tools, especially PowerShellConfigure profile storage solutions to optimize performance and user data management.Implement and manage user profile solutions to provide a consistent and personalized experience for virtual desktop users.Develop and maintain automation scripts (e.g., PowerShell) to streamline VDI deployment, configuration, and management processes.Implement and manage security controls, access policies, and encryption mechanisms for VDI environmentsStrong understanding of the security controls, access policies, and encryption mechanisms for VDI environmentsAbility to help lead the implementation and deployment of Azure VDI solutions according to best practicesPreferred:Excellent verbal and written communication skills for a wide range of audiences including executives, business stakeholders and IT teamsDemonstrated ability to perform independently as a member of a team and through cross functional initiatives2+ years with Agile and Design ThinkingProved ability to create and maintain detailed documentation for VDI configurations, processes, and troubleshooting procedures.Strong attention to detail with an ability to operate effectively across multiple priorities.Strong passion for technology and the drive to learn new technologyStrong understanding of the software development life cycle (SDLC)Experience in recommendations for improvements and enhancements to the VDI environment based on emerging technologies.Demonstrated ability to assess customer/client needs, creatively approach solutions, decide, and influence appropriate courses of action.Proven ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environmentExperience in requirements analysis/generation and developing systems architecturesExperience as a system engineer in programs that encompass systems architecture, requirements analysis, design, production, integration, test, and transition into operationsProficiency in Visio, Word, Excel, PowerPointCORE WORK ACTIVITIESProvides engineering, oversight, governance, and tactical direction related to the cloud and workplace services that are required to enable the delivery of IT servicesProvides input to the overall architecture, operational governance modelResearch, designs, and tests components that are standards based, high performing, highly available, and secure in delivering the required business functionalityEducates internal and external users on the technologies to continually improve the knowledge and skill-base of the organization on how to operate and support the technology servicesParticipates in the evaluation and selection of service productsSupports analysis of the current environment to detect critical deficiencies and designs solutions for improvementUtilizes capacity modeling to ensure systems have the necessary space and resources to perform the business strategy and goals.Utilizes capability modeling to align systems strategy and planning with business strategy and goalsConsults with project teams to identify when it is necessary to modify services to accommodate project needsSupports, implements, and promotes standard configuration and change management, processes and practicesDevelop test plans, implementation plans, and project timelines for assigned projectsLeads Peer Design Reviews and Design Thinking sessionsDelivering TechnologyPerforms quantitative and qualitative analyses for service design processes and projects.Participates with the Service Delivery and Transition teams in planning and coordinating implementation, reviewing quality control of systems functional design, usability, functionality, and implementation.Coordinates with appropriate IT and vendor relation teams.Acts as a 4th level of support to cloud and workplace products and platforms.Provides early warning to leadership regarding degraded or missed service levelsIT GovernanceFollows all defined standards and processes (i.e. IT Governance, SM&G, Architecture, etc.), and provides input for improvements to the appropriate process owners as neededMaintains a proper balance between business and operational risk -Follows the defined project management standards and processManaging Work, Projects, and PoliciesCoordinates and implements work and projects as assigned.Complies with Federal and State laws applying to procedures.Generates and provides accurate and timely results in the form of reports, presentations, etc.Analyzes information and evaluates results to choose the best solution and solve problems.Manages the flow of questions and directs questions.Supporting Operations -Works with team to put sustainable work processes and systems in place that support the execution of the strategy.Establishes and maintains complete and up-to-date information to ensure accurate reporting.Represents team in resolving situations.Maintains and manages inventory and service operations.Additional ResponsibilitiesInforms, updates, and provides information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person in a timely manner.Attends and participates in all relevant meetings.Presents ideas, expectations, and information in a concise, organized manner.Uses problem solving methodology for decision making and follow up.Maintains positive working relations with internal customers and department managers.Manages time effectively and conducts activities in an organized manner.Performs other reasonable duties as assigned by manager.California Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $96,038.00 to $209,169.00 annually.Colorado Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $96,038.00 to $190,154.00 annually.Hawaii Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $116,205.00 to $209,169.00 annually.New York Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $96,038.00 to $209,169.00 annually.Washington Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $96,038.00 to $209,169.00 annually. In addition to the annual salary, the position will be eligible to receive an annual bonus. Employees will accrue 0.04616 PTO balance for every hour worked and eligible to receive minimum of 7 holidays annually.All locations offer coverage for medical, dental, vision, health care flexible spending account, dependent care flexible spending account, life insurance, disability insurance, accident insurance, adoption expense reimbursements, paid parental leave, educational assistance, 401(k) plan, stock purchase plan, discounts at Marriott properties, commuter benefits, employee assistance plan, and childcare discounts. -Benefits are subject to terms and conditions, which may include rules regarding eligibility, enrollment, waiting period, contribution, benefit limits, election changes, benefit exclusions, and others.Marriott HQ is committed to a hybrid work environment that enables associates to Be connected. -Headquarters-based positions are considered hybrid, for candidates within a commuting distance to Bethesda, MD; -candidates outside of commuting distance to Bethesda, MD will be considered for Remote positions.The application deadline for this position is 28 days after the date of this posting, 04/22/2024.Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. -We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. -We are committed to non-discrimination on -any -protected -basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.Marriott International is the world's largest hotel company, with more brands, more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow and succeed. Be where you can do your best work,--- begin -your purpose, -belong -to an amazing global--- -team, and -become -the best version of you.Job type: FULL TIMECategories: Information Technology

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