OUTGROWN YOUR OWN BACKYARD? COME PLAY IN OURS.
At Columbia, were as passionate about the outdoors as you are. And while our gear is available worldwide, were proud to be based in the Pacific Northwest, where natural wonders are our playground.
Every product we make and every task we undertake is inspired by the famous words of our founder Gert Boyle: Its perfect. Now make it better. As pioneers of relentless improvement, we are constantly evolving.
We believe the outdoors is ours to protect and strive to keep our planet healthy. We believe in empowering people to experience the outdoors to the fullest.
And we believe in you.
ABOUT THE POSITION
Our users work everywhere using a multitude of platforms, expecting reliability and transparent security with readily available data wrapped in an excellent experience. This position will provide leadership in identifying and/or building highly flexible client endpoints around the globe for Columbia Sportswear. You along with a team of fellow engineers will be responsible for the technologies you deliver end-to-end. Our goal is to create a client experience that is as powerful as it is seamless, allowing Columbia to achieve goals in all areas of the business.
We arent your typical endpoint team either. We run a fully modern managed environment, and our users are working from homes and offices around the globe on Windows and macOS. We run effective Sprints using Agile methodologies and continuously improve. Our secret sauce is that each of our team members has incredibly good customer service backgrounds, and always strive for the best endpoint experience possible.
HOWYOULLMAKE A DIFFERENCE
Lead projects to implement or enhance anything related to client endpoint
Identify patterns and areas for improvement in assigned areas by applying scripting, automation, or application packaging and deployment methodologies
Provide training around client endpoint solutions to teammates and other engineering and support teams
Provide insightful projections and recommendations for client performance and stability
Represent the team and share information in project meetings relating to the client endpoint.
You have strong background in programming and strong knowledge in PowerShell.
Ability to automate cross platform solutions (e.g. VM provisioning from service requests)
Experience with Microsoft Intune and Azure AD joined device management
Knowledge and experience implementing solutions as Infrastructure as Code (IaC)
Define and manage pipelines in Azure DevOps
Proven ability to architect, design, and oversee Columbias next generation client endpoint
Build and deploy bullet proof methods to provision client endpoints that could be laptops, mobile, virtual, or even retail devices
Measure and report on client health, particularly after the deployment of a new or updated technology package
Engineer every solution with simplicity, security, reliability, adaptability, manageability, and customer experience in mind
Resolve complex client engineering problems in a team environment
Continuously improve; enhance repeatable processes
Participate in an on-call rotation
Due to high levels of interaction, it is imperative to be customer centric, high degree of customer service minded. This role has a high degree of complexity in performing frequent new, varied and unique work situations. Incumbent is involved in determining practices and procedures and contributing to the development of new ones, some tasks require generation of new ideas or approaches. In addition, incumbent may create procedures to meet assignment or project needs. Incumbent receives light supervision during project formulation, but works independently. Errors in judgment may result in significant losses of data or productivity with the result being financial losses, and incorrect decision making by Columbia Sportswear management. The positive result of achieving the position objectives would be the accurate, timely and understandable transformation of information.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Information Technology
5+ years of client endpoint engineering
3+ years of Microsoft server administration/engineering experience
3+ years scripting with powershell
Up-to-date experience with client management tools (Microsoft Intune, JAMF, etc)
Customer service is in your DNA
You are a curious engineer that is always learning and growing
Ability to explain complex ideas to a broad audience
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Columbia Sportswear Company and our portfolio of brands, including Columbia, SOREL, Mountain Hardwear and prAna, know a thing or two about adventures. After all, we've been on one since 1938, working to perfect the art of enjoying the outdoors. Behind everything we make is an employee who's found that the greatest adventure starts with joining a company that strives to do the right thing.
This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities, but constitutes a general definition of the position's scope and function in the company.
At Columbia Sportswear Company (CSC), we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. CSC believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.