At Polaris our DNA started with co-founders Edgar Hetteen, his younger brother Allan and his close friend David Johnson who had somewhere to be and no way to get there. 65 years later, you still see that drive, ingenuity, and pioneering spirit in everything we do.

Desktop Engineer

Location: Plymouth, Minnesota US


Job Number: 4873

Requisition Number: R4646

Position Title:

External Description: At Polaris Inc., we have fun doing what we love by driving change and innovation. We empower employees to take on challenging assignments and roles with an elevated level of responsibility in our agile working environment. Our people make us who we are, and we create incredible products and experiences that empower us to Think Outside.


The Polaris Desktop Admin team work s closely with the key members of the Infrastructure and IS Security teams to drive the overall design and implementation of the Polaris Client architecture. This role is responsible for evaluating new technologies and recommending solutions that improve the user experience, security, stability, and increased productivity. A successful candidate will have technical leadership and a track record of leading technology progression in the enterprise .


  • Research, evaluate, and recommend innovative client solutions.

  • Develop and maintain operational support procedures for the client environment.

  • Work within IS and the business to implement new processes and software solutions that meet Polaris security standards and deliver a productive solution to the end customer.

  • Provide expert technical guidance and best practices for traditional desktop client management.

  • Aid i n the development of strategic c lient roadmaps and standards.

  • Achieve and maintain relevant industry certifications

  • Self-motivated, proactive, independent and responsive - requires little supervisory attention

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

  • Resolve global issues or problems within a global organization.

  • Maintains up-to-date documentation and follows best practices in application and system environments.


  • Bachelor's degree in Information management or equivalent required.

  • 3-5 years of experience of supporting client operating systems .

  • Stro ng understanding of Microsoft Intune management and implementation for mobile devices.

  • Experience implementing, administering, and supporting Casper Suite JAMF is preferred.

  • Experience in administering and supporting Mac OS.

  • Experience in System Center Configuration Manager 2012 or Current Branch.

  • Experience implementing, administering, and supporting Windows Group Policy.

  • Experience in supporting standard workstation images for desktops and laptops .

  • Experience administering and supporting patch distribution management.

  • Experience using PowerShell , Visual Basic, and command line commands.

  • Experience administering and supporting Active Directory .

  • Experience with ServiceNow ticketing system for ITIL tracking within the enterprise .

  • Experience in supporting virtual workstations using VMware or other virtual platform.


  • Must be able to lift 40 + pound equipment.

  • Office and production (factory) environment.

We are an ambitious, resourceful, and driven workforce, which empowers us to Think Outside. Apply today!

About Polaris

As the global leader in Powersports, Polaris Inc. (NYSE: PII) pioneers product breakthroughs and enriching experiences and services that have invited people to discover the joy of being outdoors since our founding in 1954. With annual 2019 sales of $6.8 billion, Polaris' high-quality product line-up includes the Polaris RANGER®, RZR® and Polaris GENERAL side-by-side off-road vehicles; Sportsman® all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle® mid-size and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; snowmobiles; and deck, cruiser and pontoon boats, including industry-leading Bennington pontoons. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments, and accessories, along with a growing aftermarket portfolio, including Transamerican Auto Parts. Polaris' presence in adjacent markets includes military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe.

EEO Statement

Polaris is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

City: Plymouth

State: Minnesota

Community / Marketing Title: Desktop Engineer

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