VDI Architect (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure)

Best InfoSystems Ltd.
  • Bangalore, Hyderabad
  • 10-15 lakh
  • 8-16 years
  • 31 Dec 2015

  • Project/ Program Management IT

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services
Job Description

Roles & Responsibilities:

The successful applicant will work as part of a global solutions team to design and deploy Virtual Desktop Infrastructure / Server Based Computing for existing and prospective clients. The ideal candidate will have already worked within an Outsource service environment.

The key responsibilities of the role include: Owning the design of specific technology solutions from high-level and detailed-level designs to deployment and handover to delivery with minimum of 8+ years' experience in relevant field


* Design efficient solutions that are operationally cost effective to maintain

* Design solutions to availability and resilience targets in line with requirements * Exploit and develop shared design blueprint and documentation for on-going reuse

* Ensure that solutions and designs are aligned with both the Global Infrastructure Outsourcing (GIO) and UK Infrastructure Architecture Group (IAG) service offers and standard products / tools

* Determine server specifications and infrastructure requirements (such as storage, networks and security etc.)

* Both verbally and in written form articulate solutions and benefits accurately and persuasively reflecting the client's interests or concerns

* Identify maintenance costs based on effort required, value delivered and client's expectations

* Fully utilise build automation, remote access deployment

* Fully utilise standard build and repeatable environments (e.g. server SOE builds and standard core platform configurations)

* Produce relevant build and configuration documentation to standards

* Prepare physical environments for deployments

* Preparation of test plans & scripts

* Fully engage with service line and programme change control processes

* Identify and develop automation approaches ( repeatable tools and scripts )


* Complete operational readiness tasks and ensure production acceptance criteria are met

* Complete build and handover documentation for delivery/support (BAU) teams

The applicant will have a solid understanding of:

* Centralised control principles of performance, capacity planning and release management

* Implications of Thin Client on Network QoS, in terms of latency, bandwidth and load balancing Details Skills & Experience (List Primary / Optional / good-to-have skills) Key technical skills required

Experience in the design, implementation of large scale SBC solutions and platforms with the following


* Citrix XenApp

* Citrix XenServer

* Citrix XenDesktop

* VMware view

* VMware vSphere

* Application / Desktop Analysis tools (like AppsDNA, Systrack)

Appropriate technology certification:

* Citrix Certified Enterprise Engineer (Citrix CCEE)

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