Providence Health & Services Client Systems Engineer III in Renton, Washington


Providence is calling a Client Systems Engineer III to Providence Health & Services in Renton,WA, Portland OR, or Burbank, CA

We are seeking a Client Systems Engineer 3 who will analyze, architect and engineer the desktop environment and provide recommendations on technical solutions for the end-user computing environment.

In this position you will:

  • Develop and document processes and procedures for implementing and maintaining the enterprise desktop.

  • Analyze and resolve complex business and/or technical problems within assigned discipline. Work with senior team leader or manager to evaluate vendor products for technical soundness and economic feasibility.

  • Develop complex scripts and script components using PowerShell.

  • Test and integrate new hardware and software solutions as prototype workstations. Identifies problems with new and current hardware/software; recommends options to mitigate problems.

  • Install and configure Terminal Services and/or Citrix MetaFrame. Monitors and troubleshoots problems associated with application delivery with a thin client model. Publishes desktop applications. Configures thin client solutions.

  • Create software packages with standard tools for automated installation on desktops.

  • Take leadership role on smaller projects. Look for solutions and analyzes results. Review performance/product against quality standards.

  • Troubleshoot moderately complex problems with Microsoft products in the business environment. Utilizes IE Administration Kit to create packages for distribution.

Level 3 placement requires industry recognized expert level technical competency in the following (this is a sample and not an exhaustive list):

  • Extensive knowledge of scripting tools, resources, and languages. Ability to create complex scripts in a variety of languages (PowerShell, VBScript, JavaScript, Perl, Kix32, Windows Script Host, etc) to support the desktop environment. Knowledge of WMI and ability to create scripts utilizing WMI. Knowledge of compiled languages such as VB, VB.NET, or C# and ability to create internal tools/utilities with these languages.

  • Extensive knowledge of the Windows operating systems (NT4, 2K, XP) fully understands system and kernal components. Ability to resolve performance issues and optimize desktop performance. Ability to troubleshoot system level problems and crashes including driver issues and DLL conflicts. Extensive knowledge of operating system internals (sub-systems, Registry, etc.).

  • Ability to leverage all Windows security components (NTFS, EFS, ACLs, WSS, IPSec, etc.) to effectively manage the desktop environment.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT or IT related industry, OR Associate’s degree in IT or IT related industry with 2 years additional experience, OR 4 years additional IT related experience without a degree

  • Minimum of four (4) years of IT related experience with a Bachelor’s degree, OR six (6) years related experience with an Associate’s degree, OR eight (8) years of IT related experience in a position that had the same or similar primary duties without a degree

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • STRONGLY prefer experience/certification with SCCM - System Center Configuration Management

  • STRONGLY prefer experience with OSD - Operating System Deployment Imaging

About the department you will serve.

Providence Strategic and Management Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for all eight regions of Providence Health & Services from Alaska to California. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Information Technology

Location: Washington-Renton

Other Location(s): Oregon-Portland, California-Burbank

Req ID: 193432