Senior Infrastructure Management Specialist- Remote


Strategic Staffing Solutions


Strategic Staffing Solutions is currently looking for Senior Infrastructure Management Specialist for a contract opportunity with one of our largest clients!

Candidates should be willing to work on our W2 ONLY.

Job Title: Senior Infrastructure Management Specialist

Job Id :#235799

Role Type: W2 only

W2 hourly rate: up to 80$

Duration: 12 months

Location: United States

Schedule: Remote

Key Skills:

Heavy end user compute, Microsoft on the device/virtual device/Azure side of things, Amazon aware/literate, InfoSec aware/literate, and senior enough to act as a true partner helping develop patching strategies and processes (not just someone who applies patches)


This role is crucial in developing, executing, and enhancing the patching strategy and processes across both end user devices and broader infrastructure systems. The ideal candidate will possess deep expertise in end user computing, particularly with Microsoft technologies, and have a robust understanding of on prem infrastructure management, Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and information security. This senior position demands a proactive individual who can integrate vulnerability management with patching strategies.


  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to capture and define objectives for advanced patching strategies for both end user devices and infrastructure systems.
  • Develop and manage a 48-hour patch cycle, ensuring users reboot their machines within this timeframe after patch deployment.
  • Implement direct communication methods, such as system tray pop-ups, to remind users of pending reboots and patch updates.
  • Enable users to update their systems via Windows Update to maintain compliance independently.
  • Monitor and report on patch compliance, identifying and addressing any anomalies or issues in the patching process for both end user devices and infrastructure systems.
  • Investigate and resolve issues related to patches not being applied as expected.
  • Implement and manage a quarantine process for non-compliant devices to ensure network security.
  • Develop and oversee third-party software patching tools and processes.
  • Manage driver and firmware patching to maintain the integrity and performance of end user devices.
  • Oversee patching and maintenance of infrastructure systems, ensuring their stability and security.Integrate vulnerability management strategies with patching processes, advising on potential expansions and improvements in vulnerability management.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field
  • Extensive experience in end user computing with a strong focus on Microsoft technologies (devices, virtual devices, Azure).
  • Proven experience in general infrastructure management and system patching.
  • Proficiency in AWS and Azure infrastructure, familiarity with its integration in patching strategies.
  • Strong knowledge of information security principles and vulnerability management practices.
  • Experience with patch compliance reporting and anomaly resolution.
  • Familiarity with third-party software patching tools and processes.
  • Understanding of quarantine procedures for non-compliant devices and network security implications

Job ID: JOB-235799
Publish Date: 31 May 2024

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