Virtualization Engineer

Prop Trading Firm #050

We are looking for an experienced engineer with a history of designing, deploying, and managing large virtualization and VDI projects. This engineer will be responsible for large-scale implementation projects involving users across multiple regions migrating to new platforms. They will need to have experience designing high-performance virtualization platforms as well as deploying them and onboarding users. They will be involved in the initial design and be responsible for the ongoing maintenance and changes to this platform. This will include client hardware, OS, and connection protocols, as well as the hypervisor and deployment of Windows images.

The chosen candidate will be experienced in performance tuning to maximize user experience, scaling and deployment to end user population, and designing and implementing the management and security model for the proposed solution.

As part of our IT Platform team, much of this work will involve creating and maintaining PowerShell scripts to automate all aspects of the environment. Strong communication and interpersonal skills will be needed as you collaborate with colleagues across the firm—locally and abroad—to find and resolve issues, plan and execute deployments, and improve systems where possible.

Getting the details right and keeping good records are critical in this role. While troubleshooting a range of technical issues, you’ll be expected to clearly document problem resolution using our online knowledge base.

About You

Experience installing, configuring, upgrading, monitoring, and troubleshooting virtualization platforms
Strong working knowledge with Virtual Desktop Infrastructure technologies
Experience investigating performance issues in virtualization environments including guest OS
Experience using scripting technologies to automate deployment, configuration, and monitoring of environments
Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot Windows operating systems on virtual platforms
Good knowledge of related networking technologies with regards to virtualization platforms
Clear and concise communication skills; able to maintain a high degree of customer service for all support queries
A flexible and reliable team player; enjoys working in a collaborative environment
Fluency in English required

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