Lead Technical Engineer

Freddie Mac
Reston, VA
Jul 12, 2019
Aug 27, 2019
Full Time
Are you passionate about engineering solutions and solving problems in the End User Compute space? Do you see repetitive tasks and envision automating them? Do you look at current application delivery methods used in traditional desktop environments and wonder why modern delivery methods are not used? Are you skilled in engineering and managing complex VMWare infrastructures? Then the VDI Engineering Tech Lead position within Workplace Engineering Organization at Freddie Mac may be the ideal destination for you.

The selected candidate will be responsible for engineering solutions in the VMware Horizon/Workspace One environments at Freddie Mac. The selected candidate will be expected to collaborate across technical teams and work with business stakeholders to ensure business objectives are met.

Your Work Falls into Three Primary Categories:


  • Design/Test/Manage VMware ESX/vCenter/Horizon/Workspace One components using Cloud Pod Architecture across multiple on-prem and pubic cloud locations in support of Workplace Engineering initiatives.
  • Design/Test/Manage VxRail Hyper Converged Infrastructure across multiple sites.
  • Design/Test/Manage vSAN across HCI environments.
  • Design/Test/Manage VMware VDI solutions using Horizon, Linked Clone, Instant Clone, App Volumes, and RDSH Application Delivery methods.
  • Design/Test/Manage User Personalization solutions across VDI environment using VMware User Environment Manager
  • Design/Test/Manage VMware Workspace One integration with Horizon.
  • Have a working knowledge and understanding of the following ancillary services supporting the VDI platforms, Active Directory Federation services, vIDM, TFIM, TLS Encryption, F5 Load Balancing.

  • Lead VDI projects that may span multiple technical teams
  • Influence, provide technical leadership, and develop other team members

  • Experience with IT general controls and IT risk management activities including with experience developing remediation tasks
  • Familiarity with Audit Compliance and remediation activities


  • 5+ years of VMware ESXi Administration
  • 5+ years of VMware Horizon Administration
  • 5+ years of VMware vCenter Administration
  • 2+ years of VMware Workspace One Administration
  • High Initiative
  • Windows Server and Client Administration
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced atmosphere
  • Ability to work with minimal direction
  • Ability to prioritize across multiple projects
  • Excellent relationship and networking skills
  • Adaptable: Ability to pickup new skillsets quickly

Keys To Success in this Role
  • Intellectual agility and interpersonal flexibility
  • Strong consultation and communication skills
  • Ability to work with and collaborate across the team and where silos exist
  • Ability to develop mutually beneficial relationships inside and outside of the IT division
  • Deep curiosity to learn about new trends and how to do things better
  • Ability to use data to help inform strategy and direction

Top 3 Personal Competencies to Possess
  • Customer Focus - Deliver prompt and high-quality customer service
  • Leadership - Set and execute upon a clear vision, strategy, and/or goals
  • Seek and Embrace Change - Continuously improve work processes rather than accepting the status quo

Preferred Skills

Preferred Skills
  • VMware ESXi Administration
  • VMware Horizon Administration
  • VMware vCenter Administration
  • VMware vRealize Operations Manager
  • VMware Log Insight

Today, Freddie Mac makes home possible for one in four home borrowers and is one of the largest sources of financing for multifamily housing. Join our smart, creative and dedicated team and you'll do important work for the housing finance system and make a difference in the lives of others. Freddie Mac is an equal opportunity and top diversity employer. EOE, M/F/D/V.