VDI Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Systems Engineering
Arnold, Missouri
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Citrix Applications

Citrix NetScaler

Citrix Provisioning Services (PVS)

Citrix Virtual Apps

Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktop

REQ#: RQ140663
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day. We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can't turn into opportunity. And our work depends on TS/SCI level cleared VDI Engineer joining our team to support our Intelligence customer in Arnold, MO.

Virtual Desktop Engineer to support the design, configuration, and maintenance of a large, globally accessed virtual desktop environment.  This role will be the SME in troubleshooting all related performance issue across the organization.  Additionally, the position will require an individual experienced in system design and integration, identity life-cycle management, and process automation and improvement.

We are looking for an individual who has a proven track record designing and maintaining VDI in a large enterprise. The ideal candidate will be a motivated self-starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills, who exceeds as an individual, as well as excels among peers in a team environment. The individual should possess a passion for operational excellence and a high level of interpersonal and soft skills.

Job Duties include but are not limited to:

In addition to architecting and designing, the VDI Engineer will provide TIER 3/4 support to system administrators in order to resolve VDI issues.

•Provide guidance on optimization of desktops for platform interoperability and act as liaison between Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) technologies.

•Offers endpoint support on issues and trouble resolution tasks on Virtual Desktop related tasks.

•Maintains an Advanced knowledge relative to administration, engineering, and implementation of virtual desktop infrastructure-related technologies.

•Operate across multiple and complex production environments with multiple stakeholders.

•Applies extensive technical expertise and has full knowledge of other related disciplines.

•Conducts trade studies and makes recommendations on solutions and "make buy" decisions.


Experience providing engineering support for legacy and current versions of Citrix products.

1.5+years of experience with BS degree or a combination of years of experience and education

2.Progressive roles from Administrator to Sr. Engineer

3.Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops v7.15 and later

4.Citrix Provisioning Services (PVS) and Machine Creation Services (MCS)

5.Citrix Cloud Virtual Apps and Desktops (CVAD)

6.Citrix Netscaler / ADC / VPX

7.Citrix Workspace Environment Management (WEM)

8.Citrix App Layering

9.Liquidware Profile Unity

10.Hyper V, VMWare VDI (Microsoft or Citrix NetScalers / ADCs)


•Experience managing and administering Windows Server clustering

•Experience with Infrastructure as code technologies such as Terraform, Ansible, etc.

•System Center Virtual Machine Manager/Vmware Vcenter 6.7

•Active Directory/ Group Policies

•Home Directory and Profile management Support Services

•Desktop Software provisioning and Support Services


Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Travel Required


About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.