Technical and Management Resources, Inc.

VDI Engineer

Job Locations US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 7 months ago(9/13/2019 2:52 PM)
Job ID
2019-2636
Security Clearance
Public Trust

Overview

TMR, Inc. is looking for an experienced VDI Engineer. The ideal candidate will be an expert in Citrix design, architecture, and configuration.

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:

  • Five years of relevant experience 
  • 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.

 

Technical and Management Resources, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate with regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or Vietnam veteran status. This policy affirms TMR’s commitment to the principles of fair employment and the elimination of discriminatory practices. We encourage all employees to take advantage of opportunities for promotion as they occur.

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