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The Madison Square Garden Company

Senior Workplace/Desktop Engineer - Directory Services & Virtualization The Madison Square Garden Company
New York, NY

The Madison Square Garden Company is a live sports and entertainment provider.

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The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) is a world leader in live sports and entertainment experiences. The company presents or hosts a broad array of premier events in its diverse collection of iconic venues: New York's Madison Square Garden, Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, CA; and The Chicago Theatre. Other MSG properties include legendary sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA) and the New York Rangers (NHL); two development league teams - the Westchester Knicks (NBAGL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL); and esports teams through Counter Logic Gaming, a leading North American esports organization, and Knicks Gaming, MSG's NBA 2K League franchise. In addition, the Company features the popular original production - the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes - and through Boston Calling Events, produces New England's preeminent Boston Calling Music Festival. Also under the MSG umbrella is TAO Group, a world-class hospitality group with globally-recognized entertainment dining and nightlife brands: Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Avenue, Beauty & Essex and Vandal. More information is available at

Role SummaryThe Senior Workplace Engineer - Directory Services & Virtualization will use their experience and expertise to maintain best practice with regards to building and maintaining a secure, stable, and optimally-performing directory services environment. This key technology thought leader will be responsible for architecting, engineering and deploying solutions that drive outcomes within the Active Directory, Universal Directory, Authentication and Authorization platforms for the company. MSG currently runs a complex and distribution directory services infrastructure that is a combination of legacy approaches and new thinking. This senior technologist will evolve the current thinking and pivot to cloud based services which will deliver a seamless user experience on desktops, mobile devices, cloud services and integrates with all application services. They should be a though provoker in applying automated and self-consumptive solutions which allows MSG associates and customers to engage with the technology on their terms and with minimal complexity. In addition, this unique individual will develop the workplace virtualization platform and capabilities with an emphasis on always available on any device mentality. This includes capabilities in virtual desktop deployment, thin applications and app volumes and virtualized end functions which run on any device in a secure manner. This is a transformative opportunity to redefine what the next generation workplace experience is at one of the world's most iconic companies. Specific Functions/Activities Summary

* Drives the architecture, design, deployment and operations of all directory services for the company. This includes Active Directory, Universal Directory, and Authentication and Authorization.
* Develops capabilities and functions that allow for application and application service integration into the directory framework and ensures a seamless user experience in consuming technical capabilities.
* Leads the thought process for developing automation across the Microsoft and AWS clouds related to directory services and virtual end point services.
* Develops mobile device management solutions across the infrastructure and workplace device environment - ensures proper application of policies and security context.
* Develops, designs, validates and implements best of breed technology in support of the virtual desktop environment, virtualized applications, application functions and other cloud capabilities.
* In conjunction with the rest of the Workplace Technology team - designs an end user experience which focuses on delivering MSG technology anywhere, at anytime to any device with an emphasis on mobile and virtual application experiences.
* Develops the automation framework for the delivery of technology across the workplace portfolio.
* Develops, designs and delivers the technical roadmap for the use of Cloud based capabilities consistent with the end user experience roadmap.


* At least 7-10 years of directory services, cloud and end user technology experience - applicant must be "hands on keyboard" with the ability to technical explain solution concepts and intangibles.
* Worked at a major media or broadcast company supporting complex networks with a mindset of designing the end user experience first and technology second. Must have a sense of urgency and zeal for uptime and supporting the business mission.
* Experience developing technology self-consumption platforms that are highly automated, measured and deliverable across multiple environments.
* 5 years of vendor management experience is required - must have experience working with Microsoft, AWS, Lenovo, Apple and other providers.
* 3 years experience working with ServiceNow and associated technologies.
* 5-7 years of coding and scripting development - must be able to identify a problem, lean its elements and code a solution which enables automation to address the most common problems.

EducationCandidates who have completed 60 credits of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. are preferred. Educational requirements may differ from job to job based on the role. EEO StatementAt MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sexual and reproductive health choices, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations.

About The Madison Square Garden Company

The Madison Square Garden Company is a live sports and entertainment provider.

10000 employees
The Madison Square Garden Company

2 penn plaza

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