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Altiris Admin Position

This is a job description for an Altiris Administrator.
Created: 11 Mar 2014 • 1 comment
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This position is a 6 month contract-to-hire with a company in Detroit.

Altiris Administrator

Altiris Administrator/Developer responsible for the administration and maintenance of the Altiris/Symantec server environment including installations, configurations, and customizations and reporting and the Development and support of Applications and Altiris Workflows.     

Job Description

·       Provide day to day management and support for the Altiris Service Desk, SMP and Workflow applications.

·       Respond quickly and effectively to reported Incidents and Troubleshoots problems and provides technical support and solutions. Create automated and  Ad-hoc report as necessary

·       Write, Test, deploy and support custom code and script as necessary to automate Tasks and IT processes. 

·       Perform other duties and project as required.

·       Creation of Web application with Altiris Workflow Components

·       Works in collaboration with Operations, Infrastructure, Applications and Database teams to ensure service availability and prompt issue resolution.

·       Evaluate, develop, test, document, and support Altiris enhancements and application integration between the Altiris system and any other systems.


·       Expertise in IIS and web application development.

·       Expertise in System and Application Log Analysis.

·       Strong verbal and writing communication skills

·       Strong planning and organizational skills.

·       Solid skills in desktop management and software distribution systems like SCCM

·       Solid technical expertise in managing and maintaining Active Directory and Windows environments

·       Able to design optimal Altiris configurations for global operations. Ability to build unique Altiris Solutions, which are complete, functional programs that plug in to the Altiris system.


·       3+ years’ of solid proven experience administering and developing in Altiris

·       Altiris Service Desk

·       Altiris Workflow development

·       Creation of workflow components.

·       Symantec Management Platform

·       VBscript and/or PowerShell scripting

·       Have Coding Experience in VB or C or C#

·       SQL Server and SQL query language

·       ITIL Fundamental understanding

·       Strong Knowledge of the integration of Altiris and other systems (LDAP, AD, Exchange, Web services, etc.) Good understanding of Active Directory/ SCCM and Exchange.


·       BS/BA Degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent education and work experience

·       Altiris certification

Have a great day!

Amy Smith

Senior Recruiter


Office:  (248) 479-1176

Cell:     (810) 623-3837

eFax:    (248) 479-1877



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Frank Fleming's picture

I'm going to point someone your direction who lives up in Michigan. Good luck.

Frank Fleming - VP Sales, Operations & Consulting

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Symantec Master Specialists (Altiris, Endpoint Mgmt & Security, Mobility)

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