Virtual Desktop Specialist
Category : Software Development / Engineering Main location : Portugal, Lisboa, Lisboa Position ID : J0622-1677 Employment Type : Full Time
Position Description :
CGI is looking for a Virtual Desktop Specialist to join our team.
Your future duties and responsibilities :
Main tasks and responsibilities :
Contribute significantly to and assist with the delivery and maintenance of the Virtual Desktop roadmap, in conjunction with relevant Tech Specialists & architects.
Develop the virtual desktop and application hosting offerings to support local & global requirements.
Develop the business cases for usage of the correct desktop platforms to local and global customers.
Ensure all relevant project proposals align with the global strategy and are optimised for the end users.
Assist Tech specialists within the team providing guidance, support and consultancy
Maintain expertise, working with other client Group Operations teams, plus with third parties to keep up to date with internal strategy and vendor current and future technologies and strategies
Keep track of technical debt and provide solutions to mitigate.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role :
Professional and technical skills :
Proven experience of working within a project environment providing technical leadership, design and performance enhancement
Proven experience in understanding and utilising new technology in this environment and in identifying and resolving problems
Strategic understanding of broad range of Virtual Desktop technologies
Ability to communicate ideas & solutions to audiences of all levels and nationalities, adapting style accordingly.
Ability to pass on relevant I.T. knowledge to others.
Ability to lead the development of I.T. solutions in Virtual Workplace
Ability to liaise with 3rd party suppliers and customers
Solution design experience.
Must have a strong experience & understanding of the following technologies :
oCitrix Xen Desktop 7.x plus legacy products
oWindows 10, Windows 7 & Windows Server 2008 ? 2016
oDeep technical knowledge and experience the following technologies required :
oBroader Citrix product knowledge including Storefront & Netscaler
oCitrix products that supplement XenApp and XenDesktop
oVirtual Desktop Infrastructure environments incl ESX
oApplication Virtualisation using Microsoft App-V
Experience of management of key technology vendors at a senior level to ensure adequate support and provision of service
SCCM Distribution process
Ivanti Appsense management and integration
Powershell scripting in the Citrix environment as required
Expertise in Agile / Scrum is a plus
Some flexibility in working hours is required (occasional over-time or weekend / holiday work)
Able to follow change management procedures and internal guidelines.
Skills : Citrix
What you can expect from us :
Insights you can act on
While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.
When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes.
We call our employees "members" because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of.
This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.
At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities.
As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.