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VDI Subject Matter Expert
CROWNSVILLE MD 21032
Category: Other
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  Job posted:   Mon Apr 16, 2018
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VDI Subject Matter Expert
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Knowesis partner White Owl Systems has an immediate opening for a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Subject Matter Expert. This position is located in Crownsville, MD.

DoIT provides technology services statewide in the areas of data networking (data, video, voice, and wireless communications), application hosting and support (financial management, personnel, procurement, and web applications), IT staffing and support, and support for the Maryland.gov web portal.In anticipation of the current Windows 7 OS going out of support in 2020, DoIT is seeking to evaluate Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) solutions that will leverage and repurpose existing PC hardware to continue desktop services to State personnel. Currently, the State supports an estimated 10,000 State employee endpoints and a virtual desktop platform will support all of the current software being used, including client/server and hosted applications.DoIT requires a VDI Subject Matter Expert (SME) to act as a consultant in performing an evaluation of current State hardware and infrastructure and make recommendations for a VDI solution. The VDI SME will also provide expert-level requirements development and program management guidance for the development of the selected VDI solution.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

1. Evaluate existing DoIT hardware and infrastructure, including desktop and server hardware and network architecture, and make recommendations for potential VDI solutions.2. Design and define VDI solution requirements for a future solicitation.3. Perform technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for a proposed VDI solution.4. Arrange and schedule demos of potential VDI solutions to State management.


*Must be able to pass a background check


Required Experience:


Desired Skills and Experience:


+ Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in the specific discipline required by the State. A Master's Degree or Ph.D. Degree is preferred.


+ 8-10 years of experience in full implementation of VDI projects.


+ 8-10 years of related systems architecture experience with Thin Client/VDI/Virtualization technologies.


+ Experience in evaluations of large (5-10K users) agency business and application requirements for systems transition to VDI.


+ Experience in making recommendations for leveraging system installation and reducing operating costs.


+ Experience with VDI solutions from multiple vendors, especially VMWare, in single and multi-tenancy hosting environments, on converged and hyper-converged platforms, and which support up to 10,000 virtual desktops.


+ Experience with solutions which include application virtualization.



Position Location:


+ Crownsville, MD



About White Owl Systems

Established in June 2012, White Owl is a small business located in Reston, VA specializing in Strategic Consulting & National Security Services with a focus on customer centric mission support to the commercial, federal and state & local communities.

For more information about working with White Owl Systems, please visit:

White Owl Systems is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. White Owl will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, White Owl will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.

Keyword: VDI, VMWare, Multi-Tenancy Hosting


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About Knowesis

Founded in 2007, Knowesis Inc. has been providing data driven decisions and solutions to federal healthcare clients from day one. Our core capabilities include analytics and information management, planning and operations, and communication and engagement strategies. Knowesis' highly qualified, customer-focused professionals are committed to providing information and advice to enable client success through holistic, thorough, thoughtful, and aligned approaches. Our clients leverage these capabilities to support data driven decisions for their key business functions. Knowesis is dedicated to earning the loyalty of clients and staff through work ethic, collaboration, and humility. Our intent is to be a positive impact to our clients, team, and community.


Knowesis is Service Disabled Veteran Owned (SDVO) (CVE certified) and Small Disadvantaged Business (SBA certified 8a) with offices in San Antonio, Texas and Fairfax, Virginia. We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package inclusive of medical, dental, and paid time off. Our benefits summary can be found here:

For more information about working with Knowesis, please visit our website at


Knowesis is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. Knowesis will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, Knowesis will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.



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