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VDI Engineer (18-00224) in Plano, TX at GTA

Date Posted: 4/4/2018

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    Plano, TX
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Job Description

Title: VDI Engineer (18-00224)
Location: Plano, TX
Pay Rate: $40-51/hr.
Additional Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401(k), company paid holidays and more!
Type of hire: Contract 
Shift: 1st

Position Summary:
Strategic development – understand customers and their requirements, and assists in developing technology roadmaps with a 'customer first” focus to meet and anticipate future needs
Technology lifecycle management – design, implementation and upgrades for all VMWare View software pieces. Identify emerging technologies and features, pilot them in a structured fashion to identify applicability to Toyota user needs, introduces, manages and governs as a service, and migrates/retires as appropriate
Team Oriented – work on a team with fellow engineers to deliver solutions that follow Agile and scrum practices and philosophies
Communication – develop and deliver communications at all levels as necessary to advance the development and adoption of the services
Process development – Participates in the development and implementation of VDI-related operational procedures and defines the standards for virtual desktops from the infrastructure platform design to imaging and delivery to customers throughout the business
Technical support – Assist with analysis, administration and support of thin clients, virtual and physical desktops and work the operational support teams to transition standards and processes and act as an escalation point for complex technical problems/issues
Assists in ensuring compliance with security policies and procedures

Must have and be able to demonstrate experience engineering VDI solutions in a large environment (over 5000 users) – 3+ years experience
Must have skills in maintaining and sustaining VDI operations environment in a large environment – 3+ years experience
Must have excellent troubleshooting skills
Must have root cause analysis mindset and a willingness to solve business as well as technical problems
Must have VMware App Volumes 2 or greater (engineering, delivery, and management)
Must have VDI user profile management using VMware User Environment Manager 9.0 or greater
Must have Virtual Desktop Administration using VMware View 6 or greater
Must have Windows Desktop Administration Skills - Microsoft Windows 7 or greater – 3+ years experience required
Must have VDI Just-n-Time Desktop Provisioning using VMware Instant Clone
Infrastructure engineering and management experience using VMware vSphere 5.5 or greater
Enjoys a fast paced, evolving environment
Excellent customer service skills
Able to work and interact with others in a structured / team environment with consensus based culture
Accuracy and attention to detail, must have organizational skills
Independent problem solver with troubleshooting, decision making and analytical skills
Requires limited supervision, self-starter, strong time management skills
Flexibility and adaptability to handle competing work demands
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Familiar with Windows Optimization for desktop images.
Familiar with Windows Server OS 2008R2 and beyond.
High level understanding of networking components (VLAN, Load-Balancers, Firewalls, VPN, etc)

Nice to Have:
PowerCLI and or PowerShell scripting
Familiar with vRealize Operations Manager
Cloud experience either AWS/Azure/Google Cloud Platform
SSL and other security standards.
Familiar with Antivirus solution for VDI

  1. Please provide details of your experience with Engineering VDI Solutions.
  2. How many years do you have with maintaining and sustaining VDI operation environments? Please provide where.
  3. Do you have prior Toyota work experience or ANY Toyota affiliation, in any capacity?
  4. Do you currently have any family members working at Toyota?
  5. What is the day and month in which you were born (We do not need the year)?
  6. Please provide the last 5 digits of your Social Security Number (Toyota requires information to create your profile)
  7. What is your acceptable hourly rate for this position?
  8. What is the highest level of education you have completed?
  9. Are you currently working? If not, when was your last day of employment?
  10. When would you be available to interview? When are you able to start this position, if selected?
  11. If you currently do not live near the job location and the commute is too far for you, are you willing and able to relocate at your own expense?
  12. Are you able to work in the U.S. without need for a Visa, other than a TN Visa for Canadian citizens?


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