VDI Desktop Architect - BROADSIDE
World Wide Technology (WWT) is a global technology integrator and supply chain solutions provider. Through our culture of innovation we inspire, build and deliver business results, from idea to outcome. Based in St. Louis, WWT works closely with industry leaders such as Cisco, HPE, Dell EMC, NetApp, VMware and F5, focusing on three market segments: Fortune 500 companies, service providers and the public sector.Check us out: an ATC Tour: Wide Technology has an opportunity for a Sr. VDI/Desktop Architect with TS/SCI Security Clearance to help support our Government Services Department. Full Time, Part Time, On-Call, and 1099's welcome!The Sr. VDI/Desktop Architect will architect, engineer, deploy, and O&S a virtual desktop environment and user services. Duties and responsibilities involve architect and engineer Windows servers, Windows Virtual , VDI clients, File & Print servers, shared drives, Exchange, SharePoint, DNS, DHCP, infrastructure virtualization, application virtualization, profile/persona management, package and patch management, low to high file transfers and ensuring optimal user experience. Ideal candidate will be a self-starter able to manage projects and upgrades and have a firm understanding of LAN Networking (VLANs, Ports and Protocols, DNS and DHCP).Location: ChantillyResponsibilities Include But Are Not Limited To:* Architect, Engineer and Maintain a VDI environment that includes thin clients, Microsoft Windows 10, Windows Server, VMware vSphere and vSAN.* Design and deploy VDI on hyperconverged infrastructure including software defined storage, compute virtualization, and virtual networking.* Responsible for design and initial deployment of VMWare Horizon View VDI, thin clients, and other VDI-related technology* Desktop Pool layout and build* User assignment/entitlement* VMware AppVolumes Deployment and Administration* AppStack build, Packages Installation and maintenance* Layout, deployment, and registration of VDI dependent and user services such as: Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, NTP, MSSQL, Sharepoint, and Exchange.* Troubleshoot and improve VDI user and services experience over LAN and WAN deployments.* Outline required ports and protocols and troubleshoot firewall and security services that impeded successful service delivery* Backup architecture and strategy* DR architecture and strategy* Patch and new release management* Initial security accreditation and continuous monitoring and complianceRequired Experience* The candidate should at a minimum should have experience architecting Microsoft Windows 2012/2016/2019 Server, Microsoft Windows 10, Microsoft Exchange 2013/2016/2019, Active Directory, and VMWare vSphere solutions from scratch based on customer requirements* Engineering and maintaining VMware Horizon environments with application virtualization and profile management* Experience deploying and managing Active Directory Services (LDAP, Kerberos, Certificate Services, Group Policy), DNS, DHCP, NTP, MSSQL, SharePoint, and Storage Services* ICD 503 Security Hardening and Accreditation* Firm understanding of CAN/LAN environments* Experience managing systems and protocols with security services and firewallsDiversity, Equity, and Inclusion is more than a commitment at WWT -- it is the foundation of what we do. Through diverse networks and pipelines, we have a clear vision: to create a Great Place to Work for All. We believe inclusion includes U. Be who U are at WWT!