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Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Engineer

Description

Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation’s most important work.  We’re a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges.  Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions.  We continually push ourselves—to respond, to adapt, to go further.  To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.

Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways—not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter. 

Perspecta’s talented and robust workforce—14,000 strong—stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let’s make an impact together.


Perspecta has an immediate need in our U.S. Public Sector group for a VDI Support Engineer - Secret Clearance in Falls Church, VA.

Description:

The Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Engineer will provide on-site subject matter expertise of the VDI solution hosted within a secret network and perform daily system administration and support duties.  The current VDI solution is a Citrix XenDesktop integration with VMWare vSphere presenting a Windows 10 desktop on WYSE thin client workstations. 

Additionally, the VDI Support Engineer will evaluate the existing VDI platform, build a technical transition plan, and work with a local support team to implement the VDI upgrade based on Windows, Citrix, and WYSE thin client workstations.  In addition, the VDI Support Engineer will work with our Cybersecurity team to ensure that the VDI solution is documented, maintained, and ready to be risk assessed as part of a network accreditation process.  This will involve scanning, patching, and documenting the VDI solution for production.


Description:

The Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Engineer will provide on-site subject matter expertise of the VDI solution hosted within a secret network and perform daily system administration and support duties.The current VDI solution is a Citrix XenDesktop integration with VMWare vSphere presenting a Windows 10 desktop on WYSE thin client workstations.

Additionally, the VDI Support Engineer will evaluate the existing VDI platform, build a technical transition plan, and work with a local support team to implement the VDI upgrade based on Windows, Citrix, and WYSE thin client workstations.In addition, the VDI Support Engineer will work with our Cybersecurity team to ensure that the VDI solution is documented, maintained, and ready to be risk assessed as part of a network accreditation process.This will involve scanning, patching, and documenting the VDI solution for production.

Responsibilities:

Provide subject matter expertise on the VDI solution hosted within a secret network

Perform system administration and support duties on the existing VDI solution

Accurately log/ticket, track, and resolve incidents using the Remedy ITSM system

Provide accurate, timely, and professional resolution on all supported incidents and issues

Evaluate existing VDI solution and establish a technical design to upgrade solution

Develop system administration documentation in support of accreditation requirements

Provide a high level of professionalism and customer service

Provide updates to management and project leadership of all ongoing critical issues

Assist local support team primary POCs with system administration tasks (as needed)

Other duties as assigned

Skills:

Demonstrated technical competency in the following areas:

·Citrix Administration (XenDesktop 7.x)

·Server Virtualization (VMWare ESXi 6.x)

·Windows Server Administration (2016, 2012R2, 2008R2)

·Window Operating System (Windows 10)

·Storage Area Networks

·Network Communication processes

·SCCM or Commvault Administration (Desired)

Strong oral and written communications skills

Proven ability to coordinate and lead system engineering projects

Ability to understand and apply knowledge of current industry standard systems architectures

•           Strong critical thinking skills that facilitate timely problem-solving

Qualifications

Requirements:

BA/BS Degree in Computer Science, MIS, or related field/equivalent experience

5+ years of engineering experience with 2 years supporting VDI solutions

           Demonstrated experience supporting a Citrix XenDesktop VDI solution

Active DoD SECRET clearance required

Have or obtain requisite DoD 8570 certifications (i.e. Security + CE, CISSP, etc.) within three months


EEO Tagline: Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories
Company Name:
Security Clearance:
Secret
Location:
Falls Church, Virginia
Country:
United States
Salary:
Not Specified
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