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Principal Desktop Engineer



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Information & Communication Technology


NZD100000 - NZD110000 per annum

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Lauren Symmons

  • Leading Government Agency
  • Great opportunity at Principal Level
  • Excellent opportunity for a highly experienced person to step into a 2IC role
The organisation

This is your chance to work in an environment where the purpose is to make meaningful and significant change to New Zealanders. This is an organisation that has gone through a significant journey to drive technology forward.

 The Opportunity

 We are looking for an experienced, high level Principal Desktop Engineer to lead and provide full management and support of the client desktop capability within this highly prestigious organisation here in Wellington.  They will provide technical expertise and leadership for the client desktop technologies and services used by businesses.

The position will focus on providing critical maintenance, upgrades, business requests and delivery to projects for the client desktop area.

The Principal Desktop Engineer will be required to work using technologies such as SCCM, app packaging, managing a standard desktop environment (SOE), and proactively looking at ways to improve the environment for their desktop clients.

You will bring:
  • Experience in the development and management of an SOE (standard operating environment)
  • A high level of applied specialist knowledge and experience relevant to desktop computing
  • Experience working with distributed applications and desktops
  • Experience with application packaging using software packaging tools
  • Experience in the use of SCCM 2012 and 2016
  • Experience with virtualised software and desktop builds
  • Experience with Microsoft scripting
  • Experience in group policy management
  • Good interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and the ability to relate to a wide range of people at all levels

If you are looking to consolidate your SOE and desktop expertise, simply apply now or send through your resume to

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