NikSoft

VMWare Horizons Engineer

US-VA-Falls Church
3 weeks ago
ID
2017-1301
# of Openings
2
Category
Information Technology

Overview

NikSoft Systems Corporation is a recognized Information Technology solutions provider. Founded in 1998 and based in Reston, Virginia, NikSoft is a CMMI Level 3 Certified company with an established reputation for excellence and on-time delivery with a consistently high customer satisfaction rating from its Federal Government and private consulting contracts.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will define, develop, and support the implementation of a robust infrastructure to support modernization of mobile services to access a large enterprise application.   The candidate will work with other systems architects and engineers as well as the mobile application development team to ensure all aspects of the infrastructure are secure, scalable, available, reliable, recoverable. The candidate will use their demonstrated knowledge and expertise in a wide range of information technology and applications; security; familiarity and experience in system design and administration for networks and operating systems; and planning of hardware maintenance and upgrades to optimize the infrastructure solution.  This may include recommending changes to network hardware, operating systems, and attached devices; evaluation of system utilization and response times; identification and correction of operational problems; troubleshooting complex systems, working with analytic tools, applying a thorough knowledge of internet communication protocols; creating test plans and executing infrastructure testing; and advising top management on new virtual design developments and advanced mobility techniques. You will provide identification, planning, and coordination of SDLC or Agile activities, ensuring process compliance, and providing technical consultation, training and support.

Qualifications

  • 10+ years’ experience in an architect or engineer position, coordinating SDLC or Agile activities, ensuring process compliance, and providing technical consultation, training and support
  • 5+ years’ administrative experience in VMware virtual infrastructure.
  • 5+ years’ experience with IBM PowerVM and VMware virtualization technologies
  • 3+ years’ experience with VMware Horizon Application Manager including:
    • VMware Horizon Data
    • VMware Horizon Mobile
    • VMware Horizon Suite
    • Horizon View
    • Horizon Mirage
    • Horizon Workspace
  • 3+ years’ experience providing support in an IBM AIX environment
  • 3+ years’ experience providing support in a Microsoft Windows Server environment
  • 5+ years’ experience providing support for Microsoft Windows OS
  • 3+ years’ experience providing support for Large Storage Area Network (SAN) implementations
  • 5+ years’ experience providing support for various data, database, and file system replication technologies
  • 5+ years’ experience providing support for implementation of cloning/image technologies to support rapid provisioning
  • 5+ years’ experience providing support for Networking and Infrastructure services such as DNS, AD, Centrify, and complex multi-interfaces
  • Must have an active Secret clearance.

 

Soft Skills

  • Experience working with Agile methodologies (Scrum, Lean Startup, XP) and cross-functional teams (Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Developers, Designers, Business Analysts)
  • Strong collaboration skills with track record of taking solution ownership
  • Communication skills key! Demonstrate an ability to effectively communicate with leadership and key stakeholders.

Education/Certifications:

  • BS degree in Information Technology or other related technical discipline 
  • ITIL V3 Foundations Certification or higher
  • ITIL V3 Intermediate – Service Transition, Service Operation and Continual Service Improvement are desired
  • CompTIA Security+ or higher
  • Certification(s) from VMWare For vSphere or Horizon highly desired

 

BENEFITS:

 

NikSoft’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.

 

 

NikSoft Systems Corp is fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment.  NikSoft is an EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran employer. For more information about our other openings, please visit www.niksoft.com.

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