Desktop Visualisation Consultant

Job Description

£50’000 to £75’000 (per annum), predominantly working from home but travel to the office and customer sites within the UK will be required, as will professional training (VMWare Certified Professional Desktop & Mobility Certification).

You may be required to work outside of the normal business hours of 9 am to 5:30 pm Monday to Friday from time to time. You may also have the opportunity to travel internationally in the future.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Desktop Virtualisation Consultant to join the dynamic and driven engineering team at ebb3.

Working on a variety of exciting projects involving solutions using technologies such as Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops, AI deep learning, and VR, you will be primarily focused on the design, implementation, and management of VMware Horizon VDI solutions using NVIDIA GPU accelerators. You will work closely with our Service Desk in supporting our managed services customers and also work alongside our Senior Management Team to develop our current solutions and look to identify new technologies and opportunities.

You will be supporting commercial account managers in customer-facing engagements, and therefore must be able to understand both technical and commercial requirements when architecting a solution.

Essential Experience:

The ideal candidate:

  • Must have worked in a technical support role troubleshooting incidents and problems raised through a service desk relating to installations of VMware Horizon.
  • Is currently working as the lead technical architect in the design and implementation of VMware Horizon virtual desktop solutions responsible for writing the solution design, implementation plan, and support handover documentation.
  • Has knowledge and experience of VMware Horizon 7.X, including the use of full clones, linked clones using View Composer, instant clones, Security Server, Unified Access Gateway, View Persona management, User Environment Manager, Dynamic Environment Manager, ThinApp, and App Volumes.
  • Has knowledge and experience of the support, design, and operation of VMware vSphere ESXi and vCenter.
  • Has knowledge and experience of the support, design, and operation of Microsoft Windows Server 2008R2 to 2019 and Microsoft Windows 7/8/10 plus core roles and features such as file and print services, Internet Information Services (IIS), Windows Deployment Services (WDS) and Windows Software Update Services (WSUS)
  • Has knowledge and experience of the support, design and deployment of Microsoft Active Directory, Active Directory Group Policy, Distributed File System (DFS), Microsoft Cluster Server (MSCS), and Microsoft SQL.
  • Has knowledge and experience of core IP networking skill such as IP address subnetting and services such as DNS, DHCP and the basic operation of a standard network firewall using Network Address Translation (NAT).
  • Has knowledge and experience of the support, design, and operations of Application Load Balancing solutions from companies such as, Citrix, f5 or Kemp.

Desired experience:

The ideal candidate:

  • Holds VMware Certified Professional – Desktop and Mobility, or higher professional certification.
  • Has worked or is working as a pre-sales technical consultant supporting commercial account managers in customer-facing engagements in architecting solutions based on both the technical and commercial requirement of the customer. Responsible included the production of the sales proposal.
  • Has knowledge and experience of the support, design, and implementation of VMware Horizon 7.X NVIDIA vGPU Virtual Desktop solutions using PCoIP and Blast display protocols.
  • Has knowledge and experience of the support, design, and implementation of VMware Horizon 7.X Linux Virtual Desktop Solutions.
  • Has knowledge and experience of the support and operation of Linux desktop operating systems such as Ubuntu, Red Hat Enterprise, CentOS, SUSE Enterprise and openSUSE.
  • Has knowledge and experience of the support, design, and implementation of thin client solutions from companies such as Dell Wyse and IGEL.
  • Has knowledge and experience of the support, design, and implementation of VMware Horizon Cloud solutions including the use of cloud and on-premises Virtual Desktop environments.
  • Has knowledge and experience of the support, design, and implementation of Virtual Desktop cloud solutions such as AWS Amazon Workspaces and Azure Windows Virtual Desktop.
  • Has knowledge and experience of Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops support, design, and operation.
  • Has knowledge and experience of VMware vSAN support, design, and implementation.

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