Tuesday , May 21 2024

Southern Company Careers – IT Infrastructure Analyst

Website Southern Company

Job Description:

This position is responsible for the implementation and on-going technical support for Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager (MECM), formerly known as System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM). The primary responsibilities include the design, installation, upgrades, and management of the environment in support of the functional areas within the Technology Organization that leverage MECM to provide services and support for the Windows environment. This position partners with other areas within the Technology Organization for standards, consulting and other areas of expertise needed for the solution.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage and Support Active Directory (AD) Group Discovery, AD System Discovery, User Discovery and Heartbeat Discovery
  • Manage and Support boundary and boundary groups based on environment changes
  • Develop scripts and automations to troubleshoot and support the MECM environment (PowerShell, WMI, C#, SQL, WQL, etc.)
  • Provide insights and reporting about the MECM environment
  • Manage and support the MECM content distribution infrastructure (including master content library and 200 distribution points
  • Provide infrastructure support for Pre-Boot Execution Environment (PXE) that supports imaging throughout the company
  • Monitor and update MECM current branch versions – testing, communication and deployment of new product versions
  • Manage and Support MECM Site Configurations
  • Provide superior focus and support for MECM Server and Workstation client health and settings

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with the ability to tailor communication as appropriate for the audience
  • Widows Management Instrumentation (WMI) and corresponding query language (WQL)
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills, often solving problems and providing solutions for business partners, but more frequently equipping them or others with the knowledge and necessary tools for self-sufficiency
  • Leadership and negotiation skills with business and technical groups and a demonstrated ability to build consensus among many stakeholders
  • Must have strong understanding of following to support a MECM environment:
  • Microsoft SQL (basic database management; queries)
  • Highly organized with proven ability to manage multiple and competing priorities under tight deadlines
  • Networking technologies (TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, Subnet/Mask)
  • Able to work in a professional environment with limited direct supervision
  • Capable of building productive relationships with teammates and business partners focused on teamwork and cooperation

Job Details:

Company: Southern Company

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Birmingham, AL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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