• VMWare Horizon Systems Engineer

    Location US-TX-Austin
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  • Overview

    Allied Consultants, Inc. is an Austin-based firm which has for 25 years been a premier provider of technical and business professionals to clients in Texas. We are currently seeking an experienced VMWare Horizon Systems Engineer to be a key resource on a technical services team.


    Allied Consultants offers its family of consultants excellent rates, a local support staff, and an attractive benefits package which includes medical insurance (Allied shares a percentage of the cost), life insurance, a matching 401(k) plan and a cafeteria plan.

    Candidates selected for interview will be required to undergo criminal background checks and may be required to complete a drug screen in accordance with Federal and State Law.  Offers of Employment are contingent on a successful background check

    Allied Consultants is an equal opportunities employer.


    A Texas state agency requires the services of an VMWare Horizon Systems Engineer who is a subject-matter expert in the principles, theories, and concepts of implementing and configuring a VMware Horizon 7 platform onto the distributed server solution


    The Advanced Systems Engineer will:

    • Set technical direction and provide solutions for the VMWare environment project;
    • Provide application programming/systems development and support for complex systems;
    • Manage systems development efforts, including activities such as determining tasks needed, conducting project plan reviews, and preparing systems development related documentation;
    • Aid with the implementation, configuration and management of a VMware Horizon 7 platform on a distributed server solution;
    • Apply principles, theories, and concepts, as well as expertise in related disciplines to be able to configure, tune, and manage pools of virtual machines;
    • Provide strategy and direction to CSD management and staff on estimating, organizing and prioritizing the project;
    • Transfers knowledge base across lines of business;
    • Anticipate and resolve implementation or configuration problems;
    • Provide guidance on the use of Horizon Administrator to configure the VMware Horizon environment;
    • Provide assistance with configuring secure access to the virtual environment;
    • Aid with the use of VMware User Environment Manager to manage user personalization and application configurations;
    • Provide guidance and strategy on use of VMware App Volumes™ to provision and manage virtual applications;
    • Improve strategic processes and direction and serve as a subject-matter expert;
    • Mentor others in the configuration management process.





    Knowledge and experience implementing and configuring VMware Horizon v7;


    Knowledge and experience implementing and configuring VMware Horizon Client systems;


    Knowledge and experience implementing and configuring Remote Desktop Services;


    Knowledge and experience implementing and configuring Horizon Administrator;


    Knowledge and experience implementing and configuring VMware User Environment Manager;


    Knowledge and experience implementing and configuring VMware App Volumes


    Knowledge of emerging technologies 


    Knowledge of industry trends, directions, major issues, and regulatory considerations;


    Ability to work with others in a constructive and collaborative manner;


    Ability to think critically; to recognize and anticipate a problem (technical, operational, process, organizational) and to identify and evaluate the best solution in a timely manner;


    Excellent and concise written and oral presentation skills;


    Knowledge of core technologies, including open standards, database, and integration technologies;


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