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Cloud-Based VDI Engineer

Computer Science

Full Time

Remote, US

Posted a week ago

About the Job

Salary - $90000 - $90000/Year

We’re looking for a Cloud-Based VDI Engineer to help us make a difference in our cloud-based platforms. To help develop and maintain operational technology roadmaps/lifecycle with a “customer first” focus to meet and anticipate future needs.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Design, engineer, automate and maintain VDI solutions using cloud-centric technologies such as AWS workstations, Azure WVD, and hybrid/on-prem solutions.
  • Product Owner for VDI related activities and ensure work prioritization for both IMS VDI engineering and operation support resources.
  • Ensure operational excellence in VDI operations through automation, orchestration, and process development.
  • Act as key VDI product owner and serve as a voice to project the expectations of the platform on new or in-flight projects.
  • Partner and collaborate with Enterprise Security to understand and implement security standards to our VDI environment, ensuring compliance to monthly patching goals for all VDI instances, including instances utilized by R&D and Production Engineering groups.
  • Optimize and automate solutions for management and deployment of VDI applications, operating systems, updates, and configuration changes.
  • Develop and maintain operational run-books and technology roadmaps/lifecycle with a “customer first” focus to meet and anticipate future needs.
  • Review and prioritization of VDI-related activities, including project-related tasks and support activities.
  • Requirements-Gathering and Prioritization.
  • Conduct thorough project intake and requirements gathering.
  • Solution Design.
  • Collaborate on technology solutions and designs to meet or exceed customer requirements.
  • Understand the impact on other DPE Platforms (i.e., network, firewall, security, etc) and document these requirements.
  • Understand the VDI technology landscape as applicable to long-term vision and strategy.
  • Requirements Validation, Testing.
  • Development and Implementation.
  • IMS Operation vendor work priorities (project vs support).
  • Ensure IMS Operation vendors meet or exceed SLAs.
  • Technical solution designs for VDI/eVDI related projects, including ensuring any designs meet Security guidelines.
  • Understanding of VDI security requirements, including keeping abreast of security vulnerabilities and ensuring all VDI systems are patched monthly/as needed to meet Security team guidelines.
  • Ensure the project produces a requirements document prior to a technology solution(s) being selected.
  • Meet and communicate with end-user to ensure pain points and expectations are well understood.
  • Obtain baseline performance measurements to aid with the end-user testing/acceptance phase of the project.
  • Ensure R&Rs are documented and agreed upon with all stakeholders.
  • Understanding of impact on systems and end-users for the Jira stories (tasks) related to VDI.
  • Collaborate with Platform Product Owner to ensure that the VDI team backlog contains the necessary stories for the upcoming sprints.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or related discipline or equivalent work experience.
  • 3-5 years or more of VDI technology implementation for large-scale VDI deployments (over 1000 end users).
  • Amazon Workspaces VDI desktops OR Azure Virtual Desktop and Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) experience.
  • 5+ years of progressive experience/deep knowledge of Hyper-converged systems, including experience working as a Windows/Virtualization systems administrator.
  • 3-5 years of experience with Desktop Image management including the operating systems (e.g., Windows 10) and the baseline set of software that all end-users receive.
  • 6 or more years of experience working in Data Warehouse and Data Lake development.
  • Experience with Home Directory and Profile support for storage and management of personal and application-related data specific to end-user.
  • 4+ years of experience in PowerShell scripting and task automation.
  • Liquidware Labs ProfileUnity and Stratusphere UX experience.
  • Deep understanding and experience in design/deployment of virtualization hypervisor technologies such as Vmware Vsphere, and Nutanix HCI/Acropolis.

Preferred:
Prefer candidates with 2 or more of the following:

  • VMware Horizon View VDI experience.
  • Vmware and/or Nutanix certifications.

NOTE: ONLY US Citizen & Green Card Holder

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $90,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay
  • Signing bonus

Experience:

  • VDI: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Virtual Desktops: 3 years (Preferred)
  • AWS Workspaces: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Azure Virtual Desktops: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Windows Virtual Desktops: 3 years (Preferred)

Work Location: Remote

Posted a week ago

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