Senior Managed Desktop & Applications Specialist - Permanent - Birmingham City CentreTechnologies - Active Directory, OU design, Group Policy Preferences, Group Policy Objects, SCCM, Office 365, and Application Packaging & Deployment. MS Managed Desktop, PowershellUp to £50,000 DOE + Exceptional Benefits PackageOur Clients business has a strong cultural identity and the values it lives by help their clients, people and communities thrive. Together they are: Collaborative, Creative, Professional, Inclusive and Open. It works on behalf of Global organisations with presence in over 36 countries and 5000 staff. They pride themselves on supporting many of the Fortune 100,120 and 250 companies.We are seeking a Senior Managed Desktop & Applications Specialist to join a growing but experienced team. The Desktop & Applications team provide ownership for the design, development, management, architecture, operation and full lifecycle of all Desktop Infrastructure including SCCM, AD/GPO/GPP, Citrix, Client Desktop Engineering and configuration, client patching and Desktop AV. In addition to this, the team provide 'deep-dive' 3rd line support across Office.Technical Skills we need to seeActive Directory engineering skills including OU design, Group Policy Preferences, Group Policy Objects, DHCP, DNS, WINS, Domain Controller Management and Roles ManagementManagement of Desktop / Laptop security Tools e.g. Anti-virus, Anti-malware, heuristic AV products and also VPN technologiesMicrosoft SCCM - Microsoft and & 3rd Party Patching, Windows OS Desktop / Laptop Image creationKnowledge of project delivery cycles and frameworks Understanding of QualityO365; Exchange & SharePoint Online, MS Teams and OneDrive for Business Windows and Server Operating Systems managementApplication packaging & virtualisationCitrix - XEN App published Desktop & Published applicationKnowledge of project delivery cycles and frameworks Understanding of QualityWindows 10 build / deploymentScripting exposure - predominantly PowerShell What you will get in returnExceptional Career Progression within highly profitable prestige organisationEnviable Salary & annual reviewExceptional Benefits - 27 days holiday, 5% Pension, Bonus, Dental, Health, Life Assurance, Child Care Vouchers, Income ProtectionOn-going training and development This is a great opportunity for someone looking to step sideways or up into a highly prestigious environment. For more information or immediate consideration apply now!!