Wintel Engineer

  • When PCs or laptops based on the Intel microprocessor run a Microsoft Windows operating system, we generically refer to such architectures as Wintel. People who work in such environments by supporting users and resolving their issues are Wintel Engineers.

    These engineers configure and install all server hardware, including the Windows OS and products procured from third-parties, onto the systems. They build, configure, assess, and recommend hardware and software.

    They should possess above average analytical and fixing skills. Engineers own and run an issue with minimal intervention from others ensuring all relevant parties are informed on time.

    Moreover, engineers should have excellent written skills because they would have to document their organization’s troubleshooting capabilities. Since this profile involves working in an environment where they operate mission-critical applications, they need to be able to remain calm under pressure.

    Engineers should install and manage Windows Clustering and Windows Active Directory. They should assist teams when they migrate projects to the cloud.

    Field engineers must review logs of events regularly depending on their organization’s/clients’ requirements.

    They should possess knowledge of renowned brands equipment and server hardware as well as virus protection software. Engineers will support services of Microsoft Windows Server OS, such as DHCP, DNS, AD, and CA. They should be familiar with Microsoft Office 365 and Disaster Recovery.


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