VDI Systems Integration Specialist Advisor_Contract@London, UK

London, EDH
United Kingdom

Job Description

Smartedge's client is looking for VDI Systems Integration Specialist Advisor_Contract@London, UK.

Position: VDI Systems Integration Specialist Advisor
Job type: Contract
Location: London, UK

Role Description

The VDI Systems Integration Specialist Advisor is a seasoned professional with a proven track record of relying on their innovation, creativity, technical prowess and leadership skills to deliver robust, efficient and stable solutions to their clients. The Advisor is a resource who has demonstrable experience supporting and managing large enterprise environments, marrying complex business requirements to progressive design solutions, and overseeing the transition to production

Required Skills:
- 7+ years of IT infrastructure technical implementation experience required
- Direct involvement in working with internal and external teams to engineer, implement, and support configurations - hardware, software and services
- 7+ years engineering experience related to x86 technical offerings such as VMware, Microsoft, and Citrix
- Advanced and proven track record of engineering and supporting highly available Citrix environments involving XenApp and/or XenDesktop. (Citrix Certified Professional – Virtualization (CCP – V) highly preferred)
- Technical Knowledge on VMware product line (vSphere, Horizon View in particular) and, SQL. (VCP - VMware Certified Professional highly preferred)
- Extensive skills with Windows Networking, Active Directory, and profile management
- Networking concepts (TCP/IP, Routing, Firewalls, Network Security)
- Thorough understanding of enterprise datacenter technologies including Networking, Security, TCP/IP, SAN and NAS,physical datacenter practices
- Demonstrated ability to assess, implement and troubleshoot IT Infrastructure systems and configurations in the designated practice using procedures, scripts, and templates
- Demonstrated engineering expertise (gather requirements, problem solve and recommend) in mid-sized and Fortune 1000 customer environments
- Command line, PowerShell and other scripting for administration and support - experience with automation products (Chef, Puppet, Ansible, VMware vRO) is considered an advantage
- Experience with and working knowledge of Storage Area Networks
- Working with any of the following applications is considered an advantage:Thinapp, AppLayering,Appsense
- Cloud solutions or certifications Azure\AWS is considered an advantage
- Organizational skills and ability to work on multiple projects and/or assignment simultaneously

Applicants should be highly-motivated, technology driven, possess strong communications skills, can develop strong cross-group collaboration and is willing to take on the challenge of dealing with ambiguity. Candidate should also have a broad understanding of both server and desktop/application virtualization
- Support complex system configurations and standards for Citrix, VMware and MS HyperV platforms
- Assess, recommend, plan, and implement complex VDI / App Delivery Virtualization projects using various technologies
- Develop repeatable standards and implementation processes to ensure product uniformity and quality
- Directly interact with clients, account managers, and peers in support of complex VDI/ App Delivery environments
- Serve as a technical escalation point in support of high risk, complex operational challenges
- Apply best practices, strategies, methodologies, and approaches to large scale projects
- Participate in the creation of work instructions and knowledge base articles and support doc
- Participate in the Change Management and other ITIL processes
- Responsible for building and maintaining strong relationships with internal customers and vendors and able to thrive in the ever changing work environment

We have been asked to schedule the discussions this week, please share your updated CV(chandana.r@smartedgesolutions.co.uk) and call(+44(0)2035002385) for confidential chat.

chandana r

United Kingdom