SCCM Architect

KiZAN Technologies Indianapolis, IN
SCCM Architect

Location: Indianapolis, IN

Employment Type: Full Time

About KiZAN

For over 25 years, KiZAN has been on the lookout to hire the best and brightest talent. KiZAN promotes a culture that enables everyone to pursue what they love and has been named among the 100 Best Places to Work in Kentucky. As a family of information technology Rock Stars, KiZAN's consultants deliver solutions centered on Microsoft-based technologies that solve even the most complex business problems. As a team, we strive to create Raving Fans with every customer!

KiZAN was selected as Microsoft's first Solution Provider Partner of the Year in 1995 and continues as the 2016 Microsoft Partner of the Year for the Heartland District. Today, KiZAN is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner with offices in both Louisville, KY, and Cincinnati, OH. KiZAN also provides service throughout Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and Tennessee.

KiZAN has an immediate need for an exceptional individual to join our family as a SCCM Architect. This opportunity is based out of Indianapolis, IN. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, is a true team player with a commitment to excellence and will be able to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly-changing environment.


This position provides consultation and direction in the use of technology to meet strategic and tactical business goals for customers and assists with the development and delivery of the proposed solution. Provides technical pre-sales support to Account Executives as requested. Expected to be a premiere expert in one or more technologies. Principle solutions include Windows 10, System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), and the Enterprise Mobility Suite (EM+S).

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

* Implement proposed solutions based on designs generated by a senior architect

* Assists with the management and successful completion of project initiatives on-time and within budget; assisting with project plans and maintaining project schedules

* As the client's trusted advisor, identify and pursue additional opportunities

* Transfer knowledge to customers as part of the delivery of services

* Mentor less experienced consultants and/or students/interns

* Aware of customer desired business outcomes from engagements and ensures targeted delivery of solutions to meet those outcomes

* Seeks new business opportunities with existing clients; shares ideas with Account Executive and Principal team members

* Handles routine customer issues and manages customer expectations; assisting more junior consultants as needed

Minimum Requirements

* Associates degree from two-year college/university or equivalent (3 years) experience/knowledge with SCCM, Windows 10, and/or EM+S

* Deep knowledge of at least one of the following three solutions: SCCM, Windows 10, and/or EM+S

* Has designed and implemented the solution(s)

* Can architect and defend a standard solution

* Advanced knowledge of the solutions capabilities and business benefits

* Experience customizing and extending the solution's capabilities

* 3 years or equivalent work experience/knowledge with the solution(s)

* At least 5 years of experience with the following:

* Standard networking: TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, Active Directory users and groups, basic understanding of GPO's

* Server OS skills: Installation, Standard usage, Troubleshooting

* Client OS skills: Installation, Troubleshooting

* Application skills: Understanding of common install types (EXE, MSI, etc.), and basic scripting (BAT/VBS/PowerShell/Other)

* Minimum Certification Requirements:

* Within twelve months of employment, Consultants are required to hold the MCSE: Private Cloud certification.

* As part of the individual's professional development plans (updated at least once/year), additional certifications and skills will be identified and be required for on-going employment

* Ability to travel, overnight up to 25%.

* Ability to travel independently to client sites; if by car, a valid driver's license or reliable method of transportation is required.

* Authorization to work in the US without sponsorship.

Skills and Abilities

* Ability to work independently/self-reliant and show initiative with minimum supervision

* Responds well to questions

* Ability to listen effectively and seek clarification

* Reacts well under pressure

* Approaches others in tactful manner

* Accepts responsibility for own actions

* Follows through on commitments

* Balances team and individual responsibilities

* Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views

* Provides and welcomes feedback

* Ability to quickly learn new technology and apply appropriately to business situations

* Ability to work under pressure; meet strict time deadlines

* A true team player with commitment to success

* Ability to thrive in a fast paced, rapidly-changing environment.

* Speaks clearly and persuasively in both negative and positive situations

* Ability to present complex data effectively

* Put success of team above own interests

* Treat others with respect and consideration regardless of status

* Strong problem solving skills

* Strong written and verbal communication skills with strong English language grammar skills

* Working knowledge of Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint; Various Internet browsers; Visio preferred; Virtualization preferred

Preferred Experience, Skills and Abilities

* Certifications:

* MCSE: Private Cloud

* 70-243: Administering and Deploying System Center 2012 Configuration Manager

* Ancillary solutions:

* Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack

* Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit

* Microsoft Deployment Toolkit

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