Lead Engineer, End User Compute

News Corp

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Job Description :

  • 7+ experience and strong skills in supporting Server/ Application / Desktop Virtualization technologies (AWS Workspaces, Appstream, Citrix, RemoteApp)
  • This role requires you to support Multi-region, Multi-site, VDI environments.
  • Be On call for critical Incidents for North America, EMEA time Zones.
  • Strong experience of AWS management Console
  • Strong experience of AWS Command Line Interface (CLI)
  • Strong experience of AWS CloudWatch (monitoring of Workspace connectivity, unhealthy workspaces)
  • Strong experience of creating VPC, Creating Subnet, Connectivity to the required resources and , S3 Amazon EC2
  • Cost Optimization, auto terminate unused and Inactive workspaces with auto notification to end user of use, Termination, De-provision, Re-sizing, Automated Running mode adjustments (based on consumption profile)
  • Thorough knowledge of Jenkins, PowerShell, Python, VB Scripting with Infrastructure background, Scripting Skills to automate repeated tasks.
  • Enhance Appstream capabilities to the current VDI solutions Workspaces/Remote App, Citrix
  • Automated New WorkSpaces_ Directory-Bundle-RegionSelection / Workspace provisioning (AWS Service Catalog integration with ServiceNow)
  • Responsible for overall direction, development, enhancement and maintenance of the enterprise VDI environment (AWS Workspaces/Appstream & Citrix XenDesktop). This includes analysis, planning, development and implementation of new features and enhancements to provide required levels of service to the organization
  • Key Focus on migration of current Citrix and Remote App infrastructure to AWS Platforms
  • Workspaces/Appstream and decommissioning of Citrix and other VDI solutions
  • Identify and work on areas of service improvement & standardizing process

Additional Skills Requirements:

  • Strong understanding of Agile methods, Collaborative development, continuous learning, Customer focused, Ownership
  • Knowledge of JIRA, and Service Now
  • Understanding of SAN, Networking, Security, and Backup Technologies
  • Identify and work on areas of service improvement & standardizing process
  • Large to Medium scale Migration experiences from one VDI platform to another preferably AWS.
  • Windows PowerShell - strong focus on automation
  • Experience in packaging software for deployment using SCCM
  • Managing WSUS and Patching of Workstations
  • Solid understanding of application and systems performance troubleshooting/monitoring

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for overall direction, development, enhancement and maintenance of the enterprise VDI environment (AWS Workspaces/Appstream & Citrix XenDesktop, Xen App). This includes analysis, planning, development and implementation of new features and enhancements to provide required levels of service to the organization
  • Managing day-to-day administration, planning, and problem-solving for VDI infrastructure (AWS Workspaces & Citrix)
  • Accurately maintain all documentation related to configuration, processes, asset inventories, topologies, administration manuals, support contacts etc.
  • Work with Application Owners and vendor to resolve complex issues in order to ensure a stable environment
  • Automate routine and time consuming manual tasks wherever feasible.

This job is posted with NTS Technology Services Pvt. Ltd.

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