Technical and Management Resources, Inc.

VDI Engineer

US-DC
7 months ago
Job ID
2017-2073
Security Clearance
Public Trust

Responsibilities

  • Design, engineer, build and maintain Citrix Infrastructure including Citrix XenDesktop, Citrix XenApp, Citrix Provisioning Services, Citrix StoreFront, Citrix NetScaler, etc.
  • Work with a variety of business applications (ability to assess application requirements and configure them in a virtual desktop environment).
  • Maintain operations on a day-to-day basis for a complex virtual desktop environment of over 1000 virtual desktops.
  • Troubleshoot and proactively monitor systems and applications to identify and correct malfunctions and other operational difficulties.
  • Implement authorized network enhancements and special projects as assigned.
  • Participate in a rotating on-call support schedule.
  • Supports the organization in the design and implementation of virtualization components, including support of development systems and assistance with testing.
  • Recommend new and emerging technologies to solve business problems.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or equivalent.

 

Certifications:

  • Citrix Certifications within the last 3 years
  • Plus one of the following: 
    • VMWare VCP
    • MCSA
    • MCSE
    • MCP

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities And Other Key Success Factors:

  • Experience and expert-level understanding of Citrix XenDesktop / XenApp 7.x. to include overall design and architecture, as well as policy configuration
  • Experience using Citrix NetScaler to perform load balancing and access gateway functionality
  • Familiarity with smart card technology
  • Experience with Citrix profile management and folder redirection
  • Understanding of Microsoft Group Policy and Active Directory
  • Extensive experience in Microsoft operating systems, both workstation and server.
  • Must possess a strong technical understanding of Windows infrastructure services (e.g. AD, GPO, CIFS, and DFS) within the enterprise.
  • Experience with VMware ESX in a clustered environment.
  • Experience configuring and allocating storage using SANs.
  • Experience with thin clients and desktop migration projects.
  • Ability to identify and mitigate potential security related risks
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Must be detail-oriented, security conscious, and proficient in troubleshooting.
  • Strong communication skills to provide for effective documentation and business cases.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Strong experience in writing scripts to automate operations in PowerShell considered a plus

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