Virtual Desktop Engineer in Reston, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton

Date Posted: 2/14/2018

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    Reston, VA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Job Number: R0023582

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years. Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering and innovation expertise.

Virtual Desktop Engineer

Key Role:
Maintain responsibility for managing the functionality and efficiency of virtual enterprise workstations and virtual host platforms. Conduct systems analysis and development to keep systems current with changing technologies, security needs, and user functional requirements. Work on duties that include designing new VDI and desktop solutions, installing new software, troubleshooting, performing VDI and applications migrations, and training users, as needed. Program in an administrative language, including Powershell and VMWare CLI, as needed. Interact with the engineering management team and senior customer personnel on matters requiring coordination across organizational lines.

Basic Qualifications:
-Experience with designing, deploying, managing, and configuring virtual and physical workstation environments using Windows 7, 8, or 10 and Microsoft SCCM

-Experience with VMWare virtualization solutions using ESX 5.5 and newer
-Experience with enterprise desktop deployments and management, including application package development and enterprise system refreshes

-Experience with enterprise Citrix solutions for desktop and application deployments

-Knowledge of Windows Desktop, including 7, 8, and10 and Server, including 2012, 2012R2, and 2016 operating systems, VMWare virtualization solutions, and Citrix capabilities
-Active TS/SCI clearance required; willingness to take a polygraph exam
-HS diploma or GED and 8 years of experience with IT, AA or AS degree and 6 years of experience with IT, or BA or BS degree and 4 years of experience with IT
-DoD 8570 Baseline Security Certification, including Security+, CASP, CISSP, or CISM prior to start or ability to obtain within 60 days of hire
Additional Qualifications:
-Experience with deploying, configuring, and managing enterprise configuration and application management solutions using Microsoft SCCM
-Experience with writing and deploying Microsoft Powershell scripts to support the collection of data from workstations and servers, assist with the deployment of software packages, and perform remediation actions on workstation or server assets
-Experience with deploying, configuring, and managing enterprise solutions for Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10
-Experience with the management and operational use of systems monitoring tools, including Solarwinds, Splunk, or Microsoft SCOM
-Experience with analyzing and enhancing operational procedures and new innovative solutions to address current and emerging IT challenges
-Knowledge of ITIL change managements and problem management best practices
-Ability to work independently and as a team member to solve difficult technical challenges on a global scale
-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
-Possession of excellent team collaboration skills
-TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph
-BA or BS degree in CS, Computer Engineering, or Network Engineering
-Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) in Windows 7, 8, or 10
-Microsoft SCCM 2012 Certification

-VMWare VCP6-DTM Certification

-VMWare VCA6-DCV Certification
-ITILv3 Certification
Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance is required.

Integrating a full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems by their side to help them achieve their missions.  Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/Disability/Vet.

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