Job #: 1488

Title: VDI Engineer


  • New York City, NY
  • Job Type:

  • Permanent
  • Salary Range:
  • $125,000 to $150,000

    • Anywhere
    • Posted 1 year ago
    • This position has been filled

    The Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Engineer will be responsible for design, planning, implementing and maintaining the Firm’s VDI technologies. This individual requires strong technical design and experience in troubleshooting complex Citrix environments. The VDI Engineer must be able to document and present complex VDI architectures and decisions.

    Responsibilities include, but aren’t limited to:

    • Provide engineering leadership and subject matter expertise in the evaluation, development, and documentation of the VDI infrastructure and hosted/streamed applications
    • Participate in the development of Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop architecture design and implementation across the organization
    • Maintain a highly available Citrix environment including optimization of entry points and the Citrix server performance optimization
    • Manage the security of the Citrix systems by following best practices methods for the applications and servers
    • Implement robust monitoring of the VDI environment using tools such as Citrix Director, Control Up and various other system monitoring tools
    • Proactively monitor Citrix and the virtual environment for capacity, stress, risk and workload and take necessary remediation steps
    • Manage and implement redundant systems and policies for Citrix disaster recovery
    • Work in collaboration with other departments or organizations to develop and analyze systems in support of their projects or mission
    • Upgrade or enhance service offering to meet expected requirements


    • Bachelor’s degree required
    • 5 to 7 years working in technology operations
    • Minimum of 3 years of experience in designing, building and managing Citrix based solutions
    • 2 years of experience with PowerShell
    • Experience with Windows 10 desktop images
    • Proficiency with Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop, Citrix Netscalers, Provisioning Services, Storefront, and experience in performing engineering for a global Citrix environment
    • Strong knowledge of Windows server 2012/2016, NSX, Group policy management, DHCP, DNS, LDAP and AD
    • Demonstrated ability in managing virtualization infrastructure on an enterprise scale including:
      VMware ESX Server, Virtual Center, VMotion, P2V and disaster recovery procedures
      Basic understanding of network topology and design
    • Ability to handle multiple, complex, and long term projects simultaneously
    • High degree of initiative, dependability and ability to work with little supervision
    • Prior law firm experience would be a plus
      Experience with any of the following would also be a plus:
    • Storage solutions including fiber switching, NAS, andor SAN storage
    • Scripting abilities (Batch, VBS, Powershell)
      Management of security platforms (RSA, Symantec, Trend Micro)
      Exchange 2016 or other messaging platform