Patch Management Specialist

Financial Services Company #021

This role you will perform Windows OS and 3rd party software patching during business hours and off-business

hours. Some night and weekend work will be required on specific systems that cannot be offline during business

hours. Prior experience using Quest KACE, formerly Dell KACE, is required. Patches and updates will be

packaged and deployed via KACE. This role will be responsible for analyzing the results of weekly threat and vulnerability scans. After analyzing the

results, they will need to develop a plan to remediate in order of severity. High risk threats are expected to be

patched quickly and thoroughly.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Analyze the results of weekly threat and vulnerability scans.

2. Develop plans for Windows desktop and server OS patching.

3. Develop plans for 3rd party software patching.

4. Execute those plans during business hours or after close of business, depending on the system.

5. Troubleshoot post patch failures and/or performance issues.

6. Report on patch status


Technical Skills:

· Experience working with Quest KACE, formerly Dell KACE, to patch Windows desktop and server OS

· Experience working with Quest KACE, formerly Dell KACE, to patch 3rd party applications

· Create patch labels, patch distribution, patch schedules in KACE

· Excellent written communication skills to inform clients of patching deployments and schedules

Work Experience:

Essential;

· 3+ years using KACE to patch Windows desktops and servers in a large-scale corporate environment

· Experience working in a high-pressure environment to find vulnerabilities and patch in a timely fashion

· Experience auditing and reporting on threats and vulnerabilities

Qualifications:

· Good general knowledge of IT infrastructure (hardware, software, database, etc.).

· Certifications like CompTIA A+, MCP, MCITP, etc. are preferred

· PowerShell scripting experience and automation preferred

· Proven analytical and problem-solving skills

To apply for this job email your details to Graham.Gates@TechExecOnline.com

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