Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Engineer

2 weeks ago(12/4/2017 3:46 PM)
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AnaVation seeks a Systems Engineer to develop and test virtual desktop solutions using VMware Horizon View, VMware ThinApp, and VMware vSphere within a largescale federal government enterprise system.   


The Executive Office for United States Attorneys (EOUSA) is responsible for providing administrative, technical and legal support to all 94 United States Attorney districts located in over 200 geographically dispersed sites throughout the continental United States, Alaska, Guam, the Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.  Each of the districts and EOUSA contain one or more offices that vary in size from 2 to 800 users.  Within each district, one site is designated the District Headquarters (HQ) site and the remaining sites are designated Branch (BR) offices.  The Office Automation Support (OAS) division of the EOUSA utilizes the  General Integration (GI) technical team to provide information technology technical solutions  support with systems and network engineering, project coordination, scheduling,  backup/recovery, storage, technical writing/editing, and Tier 3 level support following a defined  system development lifecycle (SDLC), along with ITIL, PMI, and CMMIbased requirements,  change, project, and release management processes and procedures. 


The primary scope of this work shall include the efforts involved with developing, testing, and implementing virtualized workstation images as well as virtualized applications using VMware ThinApp.  Additionally, the candidate may be asked to perform Tier 3level incident and problem support of virtualized images as well as providing any necessary recommendations on potential image/system enhancements, speed, security, etc.   




Extensive experience in developing virtualized workstation images in large enterprise environments, to specifically include tailoring those workstation images for virtual desktops.   

Capabilities in creating virtualized applications using VMware ThinApp both a lab and large scale (5,000+ user base) production enterprise environment. 

Significant experience (4+ years) using VMware ThinApp, VMware Horizon View, and VMware vSphere products.   

Experience in capturing requirements, documenting detailed system designs and related system test cases, executing system tests, documenting implementation plans, operations guides, and disaster recovery content. 

“Handson” system engineering experience and competency in: 

  • VMware Horizon View 
  • VMware ThinApp 
  • MS Windows 10 integration 
  • Legal applications to include iPro, Lexis/Nexis Law   
  • Cisco UCS or HP Pod platforms   
  • PowerShell or related scripting 
  • Understanding of SCCM package deployment 
  • Mature, self-starting individual seeking an opportunity of minimal supervisory guidance. 
  • Must be able to obtain a US Government Security Clearance.


Supplemental/Preferred Additional Qualifications/Experience:   

  • Related VMware certifications such as VCA, VCP, VCAP, or VCDX. 
  • SCCM application deployment/patching. 
  • Interacting with Government clients on a regular basis. 
  • Working understanding of project management best practices. 
  • Large, enterprisescale integration. 
  • ITIL certification. 
  • Adjudicated and active Public Trust Level 6 or Top Secret clearance.

EEO Statement

AnaVation is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.


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