Operating System (OS) Deployment Support Specialist

  • Location: Burnaby, British Columbia
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #3202

Operating System (OS) Deployment Support Specialist
Location: Burnaby, BC
Opportunity at Microserve

About Microserve
At Microserve, we are an industry leader in providing technology solutions to public and private sector clients across Western Canada. Headquartered in Burnaby, BC, with offices in Halifax, Victoria, Calgary, and Edmonton, we employ over 300 staff, and are one of the largest technology solutions providers, recognized our ability to deliver and innovate to meet the changing needs of our clients.


The Operating System (OS) Deployment Support Specialist reports to the Tech Centre Manager and is a member of the Configuration and Imaging Center. The ideal candidate for this role will assist Team members with support, maintenance and optimization of desktop imaging, active directory configuration, and software package distribution issues in a large enterprise desktop environment. This role will act as an individual contributor and act as a point of escalation. They will work alongside Configuration/imaging center members to provide logistical support, respond to queries, document changes, and assist with testing, assessment, diagnosis and resolution of imaging and software distribution incidents. Under the direct supervision of the Tech Center Manager, they maintain network systems and may configure devices, enable services or respond to end customer requests for configuration status information. The Operating System (OS) Deployment Support Specialist participates in informal and formal network learning opportunities and may travel on an as needed basis.


  • Provides ongoing systems support including installation, customization, maintenance and troubleshooting of hardware / software systems.
  • Provides support to address the availability and reliability issues on systems across multiple locations.
  • Operational responsibilities include remediation of daily incident tickets, system compliance responsibilities, system run enhancement testing and staging, policy / procedure enhancements and adherence, client contact coordination and operational recommendations.
  • Deploy Software packages to client systems using software such as Microsoft SCCM,?Solarwinds?N-Able, or Active Directory Group Policy??
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of process and procedure documents as well as documentation for troubleshooting SCCM and package deployment issues
  • Provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure. Pushing software packages from Server to devices.
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose and resolve escalated client issues to ensure application fully satisfies customer in terms of data integrity, application expectations and other factors per customer requirements
  • Conducts system analysis, configuration management and develops improvements for issues related to system software performance, availability and reliability
  • Assist in the diagnosis of operating systems software/hardware failures and develops solutions
  • Perform system maintenance and maintain current documentation
  • Apply client and internal images and software on workstations, laptops and other end-user compute devices

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Minimum 1 year of desktop management experience specifically in AD and SCCM Administration in a Windows server operating systems environment.
  • Broad knowledge of desktop technologies and how they can be applied to solve business problems
  • Experience implementing/managing desktop management platforms, imaging, software deployment and related technologies
  • Technical computer knowledge & troubleshooting skills is a must??
  • Demonstrated professional experience in a fast paced, customer service oriented role??
  • Excellent verbal and written communication??
  • Must have the ability to multitask??
  • Knowledge of desktop hardware, preferably from an enterprise or business environment
  • Knowledge of software installation and troubleshooting in a Windows environment
  • Experience in PC assembly or repair
  • CompTIA A+ Certification (or similar) considered an asset
  • Vendor-specific hardware certification desired

Position specific requirements

  • Must be able to lift 50+ lbs.
  • Must be able to pass a criminal record check (CPIC)

Corporate responsibility

Employee will understand, meet and live our core values

Will Sweep Floors, Openness, Flexibility, Not Stuffy, Customer Driven

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