VDI VMWare Engineer in Menomonee Falls, WI at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 6/13/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  858192

Our great Fortune 500 client in Milwaukee, WI has an immediate opening for a VMWare Engineer. If you are interested please apply with resume to aboettcher@apexsystems.com.

The Virtual Desktop Engineer is responsible for the management, architecture, configuration, DR, and administration of all VDI desktops, storage, backups and related software and security components through best practices and the appropriate staffing and management of a technical team. This individual will apply proven communication and problem-solving skills to guide and assist the team on issues related to the configuration and monitoring of mission-critical information systems maximizing service quality for the organization as measured through key indicators. 

Collaborating with other teams to ensure that the infrastructure is adhering to and meeting the expectation of the user community. 

Assists with the day-to-day engineering tasks of engineers in the group as required

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Deploy and maintain the Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Environment (VMWare Horizon View). Configure, maintain, and document the virtual server infrastructure including the physical hyper converged hardware. (VMware).
  • Deploy new virtual servers, maintain templates, and perform updates when necessary.
  • Monitor compute resources; maintain resource pools and user entitlements, and applicable policies. Update and deploy VDI desktop images. Diagnose and troubleshoot end user resource and connection issues, hardware and software problems.
  • Installing and maintaining the administrative and monitoring tools necessary for high levels of availability and performance of the VMware View system. Applying platform and VMware upgrades and updates to production and non-production components.
  • Engaging in capacity plan exercises to ensure adequate system resources.
  • Collaborating with technical teams and VMware to ensure proactive support.
  • Writing and maintaining scripts to improve system management tasks. Participating in your change control process for all planned application and technical activities.
  • Maintaining and testing processes related to business continuity. Follows vendor and VMware best practices for hardware and software configuration.
  • The VDI Engineer will work with staff, Management and key personnel from other departments to identify, develop, implement and support cost-effective and functional information security solutions for all aspects of the organization.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible, work-related experience designing, implementing, maintaining and troubleshooting Microsoft Windows server, application deployment with platforms such as VMWare and Horizon View, Workspace One and App Volumes.
  • Experience with business continuity and disaster/recovery planning with respect to Infrastructure systems.

Technical Skills:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012/2016
  • O365 Implementations
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Server/Storage Hardware including traditional and hyper-converged technology
  • VMWare including hybrid cloud
  • VMWare and Horizon View
  • Netapp, EMC storage solutions
  • Infrastructure monitoring tools such as SolarWinds, NetIQ or Microsoft SCOM
  • Microsoft WSUS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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