VDI/Mobility SME - Military veterans preferred

2020-11-02
SAIC (www.saic.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Mclean
Virginia
United States

Description

SAIC is looking for a highly motivated and experienced VDI/Mobility SME to support various programs and strategic initiatives within the company, including internal investment projects (IR&D) and external customer support.  The selected candidate will be an expert in all aspects of VDI using cloud-based deployments or installing on-premise who readily adapts to support a variety of challenging technical requirements in a dynamic and fast paced environment.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Designs, plans, and integrates VDI solutions with modern cloud-native deployment techniques such as DevOps and/or DevSecOps. 

  • Develops automation scripts for efficient deployment and operations of cloud based VDI solutions.

  • Maintains technical expertise relevant industry standards and best practices in VDI and Mobility technologies such as VMware Workspace ONE and VMware Horizon design, and configuration; cloud deployment models including public, community, private, and hybrid; cloud service delivery models including infrastructure-, platform-, and software-as-a-service; automation; hypervisors; containers; virtual compute, storage, and networks; virtual infrastructure management; self-provisioning; and scaling. 

  • Evaluates and reports on new VDI and Mobility technologies to enhance capabilities of cloud-based and virtualized services. 

  • May also provide systems engineering activities such as: Concept of Operations Formulation, Requirements Definition, Analysis and Engineering, System Architecting, System Analysis and Design, Interface and Data Architectures, Validation and Verification, System Integration, System & Op. Performance Analysis, Lifecycle Cost Analysis & Estimation, Decision Analysis and Physical Configuration Analysis (PCA).

  • Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.

  • Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.

  • Performs high level requirement assessments and designs systems to enable the desired end user experience across the network  

  • Leads systems architecture design and integration efforts with other systems supporting the end to end delivery of services from the device to the cloud  

  • Provides Tier III/IV level expertise post implementation

  • Communicates inward to the organization and outward to customer contacts

  • Work effectively in a team setting to collaborate around ideas and bring them to reality

 

Other Characteristics:

  • Works on unusually complex technical problems and provides highly innovative and creative solutions.

  • Develops advanced technological ideas and guides their development into a final product. 

  • Serves as organization spokesperson on advanced projects and/or programs.  Acts as advisor to management and customers on advanced technical research studies and applications.

  • Works under consultative direction toward pre-determined long-range goals and objectives. 

  • Exercises independent judgment in methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.

  • Applies advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts.  Contributes to development of new principles and concepts.

  • Participates with senior managers to establish strategic plans and objectives. 

  • May support new business development initiatives, including bid and proposal and bases of estimate

  • May support strategic initiatives within SAIC, including research and development

  • May support strategic alliances with outside vendors

 

Required Experience, Education, and Certifications:

  • Bachelors in Systems Engineering, Computer Science, or similar degree and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience; High School diploma and thirteen (13) years or more experience

  • 4+ years of experience in VDI Engineering, Development

  • Expert level knowledge and hands on experience with VMware Workspace ONE and VMware Horizon

  • Understanding of Enterprise Mobility and Windows Server design, configuration and administration

  • Demonstrated Experience delivering services using Workspace ONE Mobile Device Management (MDM) environment, Secure Email Gateway (SEG) and Mobile Access Gateway (MAG) infrastructure.

  • Experience with at least one other Cloud platform (AWS, Azure, GCP, etc)

  • In depth understanding of VDI Cloud deployment methodologies and best practices

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)

  • High level Cloud and Virtualization certifications are not a hard requirement but are very strongly preferred to demonstrate mastery:

    • Workspace ONE UEM Certifications preferred

    • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional

    • MCSE: Cloud Platform and Integration

  • Integrate access control, application management, and multi-platform endpoint management within VMware Workspace One.

 

Other Requirements:

  • US Citizenship is required

  • Able to obtain up to a Top Secret level DoD clearance upon request

  • Remote work

 

Desired Experience and Certifications:

  • Active DoD Secret (or above) clearance is strongly preferred

 

Qualifications

·       Bachelors in Systems Engineering, Computer Science, or similar degree and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience; High School diploma and thirteen (13) years or more experience

·       4+ years of experience in VDI Engineering, Development

·       Expert level knowledge and hands on experience with VMware Workspace ONE, VMware Horizon, and Citrix

·       Understanding of Enterprise Mobility and Windows Server design, configuration and administration

·       Demonstrated Experience delivering services using Workspace ONE Mobile Device Management (MDM) environment, Secure Email Gateway (SEG) and Mobile Access Gateway (MAG) infrastructure.

·       Experience with at least one other Cloud platform (AWS, Azure, GCP, etc)

·       In depth understanding of VDI Cloud deployment methodologies and best practices

·       Strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)

·       High level Cloud and Virtualization certifications are not a hard requirement but are very strongly preferred to demonstrate mastery:

o   Workspace ONE UEM Certifications preferred

o   AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional

o   MCSE: Cloud Platform and Integration

o   Citrix

·       Integrate access control, application management, and multi-platform endpoint management within VMware Workspace One.

 

Other Requirements:

·       US Citizenship is required

·       Able to obtain up to a Top Secret level DoD clearance upon request

·       Remote work

 

Desired Experience and Certifications:

·       Active DoD Secret (or above) clearance is strongly preferred