Associate Director Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Lead Engineer – Remote
Business Title: Associate Director Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Lead Engineer – Remote
Requisition Number: 107800 – 33
Function: Business Support Services
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KPMG is currently seeking a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Engineering Leader to join our Digital Nexus technology organization. This is a remote work opportunity.
Lead the Engineering, Operations and Architecture of VDI technologies and Azure AVD while recommending ways to enhance productivity and visibility through standard third-party solutions
Work closely with internal Virtualization Operations and Engineering teams to gather requirements and build/deploy appropriate tool; provide technical leadership in the development, integration, and testing of the Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, supporting multiple geographic locations, network enclaves, and virtual desktop pools
Offer input on the overall technology plan for the organization, ensuring specific technologies integrate effectively with other aspects of the network security technical infrastructure; collaborate and work effectively with different technology teams and vendors delivering complete networking solutions
Design, upgrade, test, and modify the VDI environment based on capacity and utilization requirements; troubleshoot and correct detected or reported system and network faults or outages; maintain deep technical and business knowledge of current industry directions and trends; work to deliver technology and products in the roadmap on schedule, and with the highest quality
Give advice, guidance, and direction to carry out plans and procedures; ensure product development process adherence, performance and budget targets are met; deliver last tier support for operations and support teams, including root cause analysis and preventative analysis
Build configuration management, service provisioning, inventory management, resource management, process automation, visibility, and self-service tools; provide training and guidance to other members of the Virtual Desktop team
Minimum eight years of recent experience in Virtualization design and engineering, managing and supporting large scale projects and automaton; must have experience VDI, Azure AVD,
Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university is preferred; VMware certifications preferred
Progressive roles from Administrator to Senior Engineering Manager; Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops v7.15 and later; Citrix Provisioning Services (PVS; Citrix Cloud Virtual Apps and Desktops (CVAD); Citrix NetScaler / ADC / VPX; Citrix Workspace Environment Management (WEM); Citrix App Layering; Hyper V, VMWare VDI (Microsoft or Citrix NetScaler / ADCs)
Working knowledge of Azure AVD; designing, sizing, capacity management, work on POC of New VDI Environments; good understanding of Multi Site Non-Persistent and Persistent VDI Environments; working concept of Load balancer with respect to VDI; strong trouble shooting skills
Experience managing and administering Windows Server clustering
Strong virtualization background with expert level in VMware backup, recovery, and migration design principles and solutions
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