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Senior Virtualization Engineer

Date Posted: Oct 4, 2018

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

 

 

 

 

Job Location: United States : North Carolina : Cary  

 

Role Value Proposition: 

The Senior Virtualization Engineer is responsible for participating in the selection, planning, and implementation of End User technologies. This engineer will play key roles in the identification and resolution of complex end user computing problems (Tier 4 support) utilizing structured trouble-shooting tools and techniques. This engineer will participate in end user computing / workplace technology solutions design, engineering, optimization as well as contribute to the overall direction of the technology responsible for software, hardware, and resource decisions. Additionally this person will collaborate with internal Engineering teams, vendors and external IT groups to design and implement Global solutions to meet both global and local in country business requirements based on Domestic Reference Architecture.

 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Architect, Design and Plan global implementation of virtualization and application delivery solutions enabling MetLife’s global user community to efficiently and effectively conduct critical business functions.
  • Design and develop a virtualized solution for third-party call-centers integrating the call-center applications using Ivanti / AppSense for personalization and performance tuning and BladeLogic application deployment strategy.
  • Develop Citrix AppDNA platform for application testing and management technology to detect and remediate compatibility issues that would impact application deployments.
  • Design Service-Now workflow for end-user computing LOB for virtual application / desktop access and new application onboarding and develop a CMDB for virtualization environment with CI parameters like servers, virtualized applications, internal identification codes, Tier level and map co-relations between them.

 

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree required in computer science, computer engineering or related discipline 
  • 10 + years in a related field, preferably in professional services and/or industry
  • 10+ years of experience working in a Virtualization Engineering and Architecture capacity (managing large scale environments, installation, configuration and troubleshooting) with Microsoft server and end user operating systems.
  • 4+ years of experience working in an administrative capacity (installation, configuration and troubleshooting) with end-user virtualization technologies including but not limited to Citrix XenApp and/or XenDesktop and MS App-V
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to lead and manage resources as well as present business cases and articulate strategy to Sr. Leadership and Customers
  • Customer Service Orientation and strong teamwork

 

Preferred:

  • Citrix Certified Advanced XenApp and XenDesktop Administrator.
  • ITIL Certification.
  • Expert in deployment tools like SCCM and BladeLogic.
  • Strong Collaboration, problem solving analytical and documentation skills.
  • Strong presentation skills and preparation of executive PowerPoint presentations

 

At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.” 

 

 

MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

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Requisition #: 103367 


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