Job Description :
Job Details:
VMware Administrator with HorizonView 5.3
Location: Phoenix AZ.
Length: 6 months +


The client is a large company who recently completed a merger. They are now consolidating operations of 5 main facilities and 70 outlaying offices. They recently replaced their Citrix 6.5 environment with Citrix 7.6 Enterprise. They are currently in the testing phase of the Citrix farm. Additionally there is as a parallel work stream migrating over 800 3rd party applications that is being handled by internal client staff. The test environment will finish stress and UAT testing in June with a go live of the new system scheduled for October.

Current Environment:

5 Hospitals with 100+ remote locations (Total 14,000 users located in Phoenix
2,000 VMware HorizonView 5.3 Users

Perform management and maintenance of VMWare server software (vCenter, Horizon View, etc
Maintain management and maintenance of server and desktop image, to include patching and monitoring.
Support the configuration and operation of attached peripherals to the virtual desktop client.
Deploy and integrate applications into the virtual desktop infrastructure
Provision Desktops, support brokers in a load balanced environment, diagnose protocol errors, support load balancers, configure and support Profile Unity, provide user storage, diagnose Operating System and application errors, configure and support the hypervisor, etc.

Performance of tasks as assigned by the System Administration Manager and other IT Management

System Design and configuration

Timely troubleshooting of system issues

Creation and maintenance of system documentation standards


6+ years in administration, design and implementations

Microsoft Windows Server 2008, 2012 with Terminal Services Role

Basic Active Directory functionalities

Horizon View

Powershell Scripting

Understanding of Storage Area Networks

Understanding of thin client technologies, Terminal Services, Citrix.

Understanding of Vmware ESX/vSphere, including HA, DRS, vmotion and Virtual Center

Understanding of web servers and web application servers (IIS)