VDI Architect / Systems Engineer

in Raleigh, NC

Job #:264562

Practice Area: Technology

Date Posted: 04/12/2018

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Job Title:  Sr. Systems Engineer

Location:  Raleigh, NC

Industry:  IT

Terms:  Permanent

Requirements:  VMWare Horizon/View, Citrix XenApp, ThinApp, AppVolumes, Active Directory, SCCM, VDI Architecture

Sr. Systems Engineer Job Summary:

The Sr. Systems Engineer architects solutions, acts as a subject matter expert, and provides thought leadership around their areas of expertise.  The incumbent operates independently on complex assignments involving the analysis of both business and regulatory requirements, as well as the analysis of the individual technical implementations to maximize benefit to the business.  The Sr. Systems Engineer establishes and cultivates highly successful relationships with our business units, technical implementation teams, management and vendors.

Sr. Systems Engineer Job Responsibilities:

  • Defines application and system configuration standards, works with commercial tools or writes custom scripts to validate and enforce them.
  • Designs technical architecture for all core application services.
  • Performs advanced technical analysis and recommends IT systems purchases and upgrades as needed.
  • Identifies and recommends usage policies and operational guidelines.
  • Provides project coordination and writes documentation for technology implementations.
  • Tracks issues and business requests, and conducts research on broad-based solutions and new features that meet user needs.
  • Provides second or third level technical support of core, business and MI applications.  Often requires management/coordination of outside vendors and internal subject matter experts.
  • Investigates & diagnoses problems in assigned trouble tickets, as well as identifies and implements solutions.  Communicates resolution back to team members and business users.
  • Writes scripts/programs to automate builds, application deployments, patching and maintenance, configuration updates, access provisioning, and other system administration functions.
  • Builds systems per specifications to meet availability and performance targets as outlined in service level agreements with business owners.
  • Reviews system performance data and makes suggestions to improve overall performance, as well as forecasts future system needs based on trends.

Sr. Systems Engineer Job Requirements:

  • Strong understanding of desktop and application virtualization technologies such as VMWare Horizon/View, ThinApp, AppVolumes, and XenApp.
  • Broad knowledge of application packaging techniques and tools for virtual desktops
  • Broad knowledge of how to install, configure, and patch  Microsoft and third-party desktop applications
  • Proficiency in at least one, preferably several high-level scripting languages (PowerShell, Bash, Perl).
  • Strong understanding of Windows desktop and server operating systems and VMware server virtualization
  • Strong understanding of system security, authentication, and hardening technologies such as Active Directory, ADLDS, LDAP, PKI, AV, DLP, email filtering, and encryption.
  • Broad knowledge of systems and application monitoring tools such as Solarwinds Orion
  • Strong understanding of TCP/IP networking
  • Broad experience with system management and patching tools such as Solarwinds Patch Manager, SCCM, and WSUS
  • Excellent analytical skills, trouble-shooting and problem solving ability.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills to effectively work with fellow staff and internal customers.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Customer service orientation and sense of urgency to maintain expected service levels

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Benefits?  Yes, provided the client
  • Remote Workers?  Not eligible, must work onsite with the team
  • Visa Sponsorship?  Not offered
  • Corp-to-Corp?  Not eligible

How to Apply:

For immediate attention please apply online and send a text message or leave a voicemail for Alexandria Bray at abray@ettaingroup.com or (336)464-0533.

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