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Kforce Sr. Desktop Virtualizaton Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Kforce has a client that is seeking a Sr. Desktop Virtualizaton Engineer in Cambridge, MA.Responsibilities: * Drive the implementation and ongoing support for our AWS application (Appstream) and desktop (Workspaces) virtualization environments * Ensure operational excellence in VDI operations through automation, orchestration and process development * Continually evaluate service and infrastructure usage to effectively manage performance, reliability, security, capacity and cost * Interface with application teams on the deployment of new VDI capabilities * Develop internal documentation and create standardized runbooks for all VDI operations * Understand and adhere to operational processes following an ITIL framework to ensure auditability and compliance with industry standards (SOX, GMP, HIPAA, GDPR, etc.) * Participate in disaster recovery exercise planning and execution * Communicate regularly with technical and non-technical staff * Provide 24x7 support as needed for emergency situations and planned maintenance activities * Bachelor's degree in Engineering / IT or related fields * 10 years of experience as an IT Systems Engineer * Practical hands on experience deploying and managing AWS Workspaces and Appstream * Extensive experience designing and deploying virtualization solutions such as AWS Workspaces/Appstream, VMware Horizon, Citrix Workspace, or Azure WVD * Working knowledge of VDI integrations with packaging and software deployment tools * Excellent knowledge of scripting languages such as Python and PowerShell * General networking knowledge * Experience working in GxP environment * Experience writing process requirements, technical design documents and standard operating procedures * Excellent verbal and written communication skills Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours