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Sanford Health Systems Engineer in Bismarck, North Dakota

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Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

Facility: Bismarck Business Center
Location: Bismarck, ND
Address: 3451 N 14th St, Bismarck, ND 58503, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Starting Rate: $31.00 - $49.50
Pay Info: Pay starts at $31 and increases according to years of applicable experience.

Department Details

Large enterprise and a fast paced environment that utilizes innovative technology to save lives as an industry leading healthcare organization.

Job Summary

The Systems Engineer is responsible for researching, designing, delivering and supporting enterprise endpoint solutions including endpoint management platforms, tools, automation, standards, processes and technology.

Provides enterprise endpoint management platforms, tools, solutions, processes and standards that enable our customers to be productive while maintaining a secure environment that optimizes Sanford’s endpoint asset return on investment. Designs, develops, implements and supports the Active Directory endpoint organizational unit structure. Owns the group policies / compliance items, security groups and filtering in order to enforce security compliance and standardizing configurations across the enterprise.

Designs, develops and implements monitoring, controls, reporting and standardization for provisioning end point security, operating systems and applications by engineering, implementing, and supporting the following tools and platforms: Windows Defender, Bitlocker Encryption w/enterprise management, Applocker, Windows Firewall, Device Guard, ChromeOS G-Suite, Dell Wyse Thin Client Management Studio, Parallels Mac management, Microsoft Endpoint Manager, Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager (ECM/SCCM) and client-based virtual desktop infrastructure platforms.

Utilizes PowerShell, XML, VBScript, JSON scripting, Windows command shell, BASH, Shell and other scripting languages, management platforms and script developer tools to automate endpoint management functions, compliance, reporting and standardization. Develops knowledge base articles and architecture documentation, transferring knowledge to the technical communities.

Collaborates with Management, Systems Architect, users and customers to define, develop and implement solutions for complex endpoint problems and new opportunities.

Defines, develops, supports, documents and transitions knowledge for the use of management platforms, tools and standards for packaging and delivery of enterprise applications and security patches. Provides expert level application packaging guidance to other team members to solve requests of varying complexity.

Identifies, tests, standardizes and transitions support for new endpoint hardware, operating system and core application configurations.

Develops and implements endpoint reporting solutions including reporting platforms and report development. Use SQL Server Reporting Services, Microsoft Desktop Analytics, Microsoft Power BI, ECM/SCCM, LAN Sweeper, T-SQL, Microsoft Report Developer and other platforms and tools to build and publish reporting for obtaining endpoint usage, reliability, performance and asset information.

In conjunction with management and the systems architect, researches, identifies, develops and delivers endpoint technology opportunities that allow Sanford to scale, grow and transform. Develops and justifies business cases that add value to Sanford. Maintains abreast of changing technology and industry disrupters to determine opportunities. Establishes and delivers the endpoint management, operating system and hardware life-cycle road maps.

Resolve on-going service delivery disruptions through problem management and provide advanced technical support to team members for resolving third level problems.

Must have a strong understanding of information security, system hardening, and implementing proactive measures to protect the infrastructure. Must have extensive working knowledge in the implementation, configuration and maintenance of endpoint management platforms and related operating systems, infrastructure applications, which may include Windows, Chrome, Mac, Linux, Citrix XenApp, XenDesktop, VMware Horizon, Desktop as a Service (Daas).

Must have excellent interpersonal skills to provide the appropriate support and communications to a variety of stakeholders.


Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, information technology, management information systems, or related field required. In lieu of education, leadership may consider seven years of applicable experience.

Minimum of five years’ experience working in a midsize to large organization implementing, managing, administering and using one or more endpoint management platforms including: Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager (ECM/SCCM). Engineering and delivery of G-Suite, Dell Wyse Management Suite, Parallels Mac Management or JAMF, Microsoft Endpoint Manager / Intune, Azure and on-premises Active Directory endpoint management structures is preferred.

Minimum of four years’ experience working in a midsize to large organization planning, engineering, implementing and supporting Microsoft Windows. ChromeOS and Mac OS X management experience a plus.

Thorough Knowledge of Active Directory group policies and development, structure and operation required.

Two years of scripting experience with preference for PowerShell.

Minimum of one year of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure experience, provisioning, setup and management of Citrix, VMware, Hyper-V or other hypervisor platforms and thin client devices.

Minimum of five years of experience with PC hardware and software support.

When applicable, may need a valid driver's license. If valid driver's license is required, must meet all medical guidelines for Sanford Health Category III drivers.

ITIL v3 or v4 foundation certification preferred.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, and a generous time off package to maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about Total Rewards, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Req Number: R-0165890
Job Function: Information Technology
Featured: No