Senior Systems Engineer
Alexandria, VA 
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Job Description
Responsible for provisioning and maintaining virtual desktop services using VMware VDI.  Provides assistance to Infrastructure Architect in provisioning and maintaining virtual infrastructure using VMware vSphere.
Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  1. Maintain a scalable and high availability virtual desktop environment utilizing VMware Horizon View.
  2. Assist in maintaining desktop images and configuring Windows 7 and Windows 10 desktops as required.
  3. Develop plans for deploying and administering virtual machines, images and applications using App Volumes.
  4. Manage and balance virtual machine resources across hosts in the clusters.
  5. Perform daily VMware VDI administration, maintenance and upgrades including service packs, patches, hot fixes and security configurations.
  6. Monitor performance and ensure system availability and reliability.
  7. Assist in managing the Horizon View 7.x VDI environment and client access.
  8. Establish and maintain service levels, monitor vSphere implementations, and manage vCenter server alarms.
  9. Troubleshoot and resolve ESXi and VDI issues.
  10. Establish and maintain service levels, monitor vSphere implementations, and manage vCenter server alarms.
  11. Troubleshoot and resolve ESXi and VDI issues.
  12. Assist with researching, evaluating and recommending VMware related software, hardware and services.
  13. Assess virtual machine VDI risks and perform contingency planning.
  14. Stay current on virtual machine and VDI related technologies.
Other Duties
  1. Complies with all policies and procedures as applied to the Bank's BSA/AML policy. 
  2. Perform other duties as assigned.
  1. Expertise in VMware virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) administration.
  2. Ability to troubleshoot, identify and correct malfunctions and help resolve multi-faceted problems.
  3. Ability to perform capacity and resource planning, assess risks and provide recommendations for VMware Horizon View infrastructure.
  4. Good verbal/written communication skills.
  5. Strong attention to detail.
  6. Ability to analyze and solve problems in a timely manner.
  7. Strong team player with the capability to work independently on projects.
Supervisory Responsibility
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
Work Environment
This job operates in a clerical office setting.  This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.  Office environment with job duties conducted via telephone, face to face meetings, and on the computer. 
Physical Demands
This position requires manual dexterity, the ability to lift files and opening cabinets.  This position requires bending, stooping or standing as necessary.
Travel may be required for this position.
Education and Experience
  1. 5 or more years of work experience in network/server administration.
  2. In-depth knowledge of VMware VDI is required.
  3. In-depth knowledge of VMware App Volumes is required.
  4. In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Windows 7 and 10 operating systems is required.
  5. Working knowledge of VMware ESXi and vSphere.
  6. Working knowledge of storage area network (SAN) technologies is a plus.
  7. Working knowledge of Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) is a plus.
  8. Working knowledge of thin/zero client technologies is a plus.

Internal candidates are NOT eligible to apply.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Burke & Herbert Bank 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. If you are disabled and need assistance in the application process, please contact Human Resources at 703-519-1633 or by email at


Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Required Experience
5+ years
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