Engineering Senior - VDI Systems Engineer

Employer
Freddie Mac
Location
Reston, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 13, 2019
Closes
Oct 05, 2019
Ref
12470BR
Function
IT
Hours
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 Senior 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

Technical
  • 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.

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

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


Qualifications

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent experience
  • 4+ years of VMware ESXi Administration
  • 4+ years of VMware Horizon Administration
  • 4+ years of VMware vCenter Administration
  • 2+ years of VMware Workspace One Administration
  • VMware ESXi Administration
  • VMware Horizon Administration
  • VMware vCenter Administration
  • VMware vRealize Operations Manager
  • VMware Log Insight
  • Windows Server and Client Administration
  • Ability to prioritize across multiple projects
  • Excellent relationship and networking skills
  • Adaptable: Ability to pickup new skillsets quickly
  • High Initiative

Keys to Success in This Role
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced atmosphere
  • Ability to work with minimal direction

Personal Competencies to Possess
  • Partnership: Build trust and strong partnerships through my own and my team's actions
  • Drive for Execution: Focus on real results rather than the appearance of results
  • Customer Focus (Internal and External): Deliver prompt and high quality customer service


Preferred Skills

Preferred Skills
  • VxRail System Administration
  • VMware Technology Experience


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.

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