Virtual Desktop Infrastructure System Engineer

Alexandria, VA
Nov 26, 2021
Nov 28, 2021
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Description Job Description:The VDI System Engineer (SE) is responsible for architecting, planning and implementing the Virtual Desktop Infrastructure design of systems hardware and software and related ITEMS UFS infrastructure. This individual ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures are designed to adhere to organizational values, mission requirements and enabling mission success.We seek to build a team of virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) system engineers who can perform multiple functions. We understand that people have specialties, but seek people open to cross training and willing to apply their skills in multiple areas:Architects VDI hardware and software system designs in support of the program infrastructureDevelops technical solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity.Requirements analysis, system and system of system architectures Provide guidance on optimization of desktops for platform interoperability and act as liaison between central technologies and endpoint support teams on issues and tasksApplies extensive technical expertise, and has full knowledge of other related disciplines.Work is performed without appreciable direction. Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives and approaches to assignment.Completed work is reviewed from a relatively long-term perspective, for desired results.Guides the successful completion of major projects and may function in a project leadership role. Erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in failure to achieve major organizational objectives.Represents the organization as the prime technical contact on contracts and projects. Interacts with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.Conducts trade studies and makes recommendations on solutions and "make buy" decisionsQualified individuals will have experience in: Designing hardware, software and interface solutions for one or more of the following areas, noted below. In addition to architecting and designing the VDI Engineer will provide TIER 3/4 support to system administrators in order to resolve VDI issues.Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Support ServicesHome Directory and Profile Support ServicesDesktop Software Support ServicesDomain ServicesOn Call Support 2-3 weeks per yearKnowledge/Skills: Hyper V / VM WareVDI (Microsoft or Citrix - 3+ years' experience with Citrix NetScalers / ADCs)Windows ClusteringWindows Server 2012 and 2019Liquidware Profile UnitySecurity +Education & Experience: Requires Bachelors Degree and 8 - 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 - 10 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.Experience in lieu of degreeCommunications/Interpersonal Contacts: Interpret and/or discuss information with others, which involves terminology or concepts not familiar to many people; regularly provide advice and recommend actions involving rather complex issues.May resolve problems within established practices.Pay Range: