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Principal Systems Engineer (Virtualization Engineer) VMWare VDI

Pocatello, Idaho

Post Date: 11/06/2017 Job ID: 17463 Industry: Technology

Principal Systems Engineer (Virtualization Engineer) VMWare VDI

 

Overview

The Principal Systems Engineer (Virtualization Engineer) VMware VDI shall be responsible for conducting engineering of all VDI design, deployment and maintenance of VDI systems and components within the client. Will maintain, patch and document the current environments, design, and document and deploy upgrades, and provide on-site expertise for both Citrix and VMware VDI environments currently in use by the client.

Clearance

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Responsibilities
  • Engineer and configure printing between various classification levels and ensuring security of data for all CLIENT VDI
  • Proactively address performance and anticipated user requirements
  • Provide hands on experience in implementing and supporting both Citrix Xen Desktop, VMware Horizon, Application Virtualization, Load Balancers, VMware vSphere, Hypervisor Design, Hyper Converged Deployments, and VSAN
  • Administration, Microsoft SQL, Active Directory, GPO Management, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Deployments of 50000+ Desktops, and VMware VDI environments.
  • Design overall VDI solutions, conduct planning, requirements analysis, pre and post implementation support, training and maintenance
  • Ensure that the client’ s performance, security, user experience, reliability, availability, and all other functional and non-functional requirements are maintained
  • Assist with system accreditation and provide timely problem solving
  • Engineer and configure printing between various classification levels and ensuring security of data for all CLIENT VDI
  • Deploy and O&M the Microsoft operating system baseline images for use on all CLIENT enterprise endpoints. All baseline images must meet DISA STIG and internal CLIENT Security recommendations. Incremental baseline releases are due Quarterly, NLT the 15th of each month (January, April, July, and October).
  • Provide engineering, deployment and transition to O&M services for a broad range of current and future Microsoft applications and technologies, or other third-party tools that integrate with Microsoft products. Currently utilized technologies include but are not limited to: Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), Microsoft System Center Software Portal (MSCSP), and Microsoft Office
  • Create automation scripts and deploy orchestration and automation processes and products to support the CLIENT’ s VDI, workstation and Controlled Interface environments which are expected to provide reduced spin up / spin down times, standardized deployments, business process automation, self-service portals, user and customer experience enhancements, and automated patching
  • Address performance and anticipated user requirements
  • Expert experience in implementing and supporting both Citrix Xen Desktop and VMware Horizon, Application Virtualization, Load Balancers, VMware vSphere, Hypervisor Design, Hyper Converged Deployments, VSAN Administration, Microsoft SQL, Active Directory, GPO Management, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Deployments of 5000+ Desktops, and VMware VDI
  • Engineer, deployment and O&M of hyper converged server and storage solutions for use in the CLIENT’ s VDI environments. Current implemented hyper converged technologies include but are not limited to Nutanix, Dell, and engineer, deployment and O&M of enterprise sever virtualization solutions supporting the CLIENT’ s VDI, print and application and OS delivery environments. Current implemented server virtualization technologies include but are not limited to VMware and Hyper-V.
  • Design overall VDI solutions, conduct planning, requirements analysis, pre-and post implementation support, training and maintenance
  • Provide recommendations for future hardware requirements, as well as benchmarking and testing of hardware prior to CLIENT adoption. Hardware categories include but are not limited to workstations and components, printers and components, and hyper converged infrastructure
  • Transition knowledge to the government staff through training and assistance on how to use the technology using industry best practices

Qualifications
  • 10 years of relevant experience designing and implementing virtual platforms for desktop, applications, and server virtualization solutions

Desired Qualifications
  • Bachelor' s Degree preferred
  • Citrix Certified Expert (CCE-V)
  • VMware Certified Professional 6 Desktop and Mobility (VCP6-DTM)
  • Nutanix Platform Professional (NPP)

 

Woon Kim
Recruiter

Woon was born in South Korea, but grew up in Philadelphia. She graduated from St. Joseph’s University with a degree in International Relations. She relocated to the DC area soon after graduating college. Woon has 10 years in full life cycle recruiting as well as sales and account management experience. Fun Facts: Traveling and Cooking are two of her favorite things to do. She loves visiting different places and experiencing the local culture and cuisine.

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