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Senior VDI Engineer

Senior VDI Engineer

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VAE, Inc. is a full service IT Infrastructure Solutions Company focused on building, securing and supporting our clients’ mission critical enterprises. We provide a distinctive array of design, integration and implementation services as well as fully managed service offerings. VAE is at the forefront of leveraging multi-tenant capable technologies and shared IT services to create secure, reliable and cost-effective end-to-end services and solutions. We deliver exceptional infrastructure solutions with extremely talented employees using a client-focused partnering approach.


We are a Woman Owned Business headquartered in Reston, Virginia.



Senior VDI Engineer will design and define system architecture for new or existing computer systems.



  • Performs complex systems development and design work that may include logic design, I/O design, firmware development, model formulation, manufacturing and development cost projections, computer architecture analysis and design, and analog or digital systems engineering.
  • Reviews completion and implementation of system additions and/or enhancements and makes recommendations to management and/or clients.
  • Plans and directs upgrades of operating systems, redeployment of desktops and designs systems enhancements.
  • Develops documentation on new or existing systems.
  • Develops and directs tests to ensure systems meet documented user requirements.
  • Identifies, analyzes, and resolves system problems.
  • Provides system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance.
  • Determines system specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.
  • Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced systems engineers and may have supervisory responsibilities.
  • Serves as liaison with clients, participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
  • Participates in special projects as required.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.
  • 10-15 years of related systems engineering experience.


Required Skills:

  • Citrix XenDesktop
  • Citrix XenApp
  • Microsoft Active Directory 2003/2008
  • Windows XP Professional/Vista/Windows 7
  • TCP/IP, DNS, Local Area Networking


Desired Skills:

  • VMware ESX 3.5/4.0/5.0 or other Hyper Visor experience - Highly Desired
  • Experience with AFRL SecureView Product
  • Thin Client using Virtual Desktop Interface Technology
  • Technical written & verbal communication skills (technical writing)
  • Security+ or CISSP
  • Experience supporting Intelligence and/or DoD Customers
  • Unix/Linux system admin


Clearance Level:

  • Secret Clearance Required



VAE, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


To request an accommodation during the application process, please contact VAE's HR Department, at

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