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Systems Engineer (VDI and Packaging) Gaithersburg, Maryland 6 Months

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2020-03-04 12:24:08
Job Type: Contract

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The Systems Engineer will be accountable for the automation of current VDI image creation and application packaging. This role will leverage the Continuous Integration model and tooling. In addition, this role will help to design a Continuous Delivery tool set and pipeline to facilitate roll out to the various environments. On a day to day basis, this role will work directly with the IT Architecture & Development (Build) teams to ensure the designs of applications and services have a focus on the infrastructure. The Systems Engineer will then take projects from concept to production through the use of established DevOps tools. If there are gaps in the DevOps tool set, he/she will provide the thought leadership to close the gap. The objective of this position is to facilitate, through automation, the Delivery of services into the Cloud.

Education and Experience Required:

  • Undergraduate degree in an engineering or computer science discipline and/or equivalent experience/certification
  • 5+ years experience in information technology
  • 5+ years experience developing technical solutions for end user and workplace services leveraging cloud and virtual technologies.
  • 5+ years developing automated technology capabilities in support of desktop and mobile computing platforms
  • 5+ years working with enterprise class cloud services and DaaS providers such as Office365, AWS, Workspaces, VMware Horizon, and Azure
  • 3+ years working with Windows configuration and patching
  • 3+ years working with powershell scripting and powerCLI
  • 2+ years process mapping and automation
  • 2+ years PDQ deploy packaging
  • 2+ years with Agile and Design Thinking
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills for a wide range of audiences including executives, business stakeholders and IT teams
  • Demonstrated ability to perform independently as a member of a team and through cross functional initiatives
  • Strong attention to detail with an ability to operate effectively across multiple priorities
  • Strong passion for technology and the drive to learn new technology


  • Strong understanding of the software development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Demonstrated ability to support multiple technology platforms (AD, VDI, Exchange, Azure)
  • Experience in SQL Server reporting
  • Demonstrated ability to assess customer/client needs, creatively approach solutions, decide and influence appropriate courses of action
  • Proven ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Experience in requirements analysis/generation and developing systems architectures
  • Experience as a system engineer in programs that encompass systems architecture, requirements analysis, design, production, integration, test and transition into operations
  • Proficiency in Visio, Word, Excel, PowerPoint

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