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Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Consultant

Job Location: Ontario - Ottawa

Regional Description: Canada

Job Number: 00659405

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Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions - underpinned by the world's largest delivery network - Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 384,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
 
People in our Client Delivery & Operations career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward.
Cloud professionals advise, facilitate and implement our clients’ journey to the cloud. They also included in cloud advisory, migration and implementation and managed services roles focused on infrastructure transformation and infrastructure managed services.
 
A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:
  • Adapts existing methods and procedures to create possible alternative solutions to moderately complex problems. 
  • Understands the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals. 
  • Uses considerable judgment to determine solution and seeks guidance on complex problems. 
  • Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor. May interact with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture.
  • Determines methods and procedures on new assignments with guidance. 
  • Decisions often impact the team in which they reside. 
  • Manages small teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture
The candidate should have experience with delivering Application & Desktop Virtualization solutions to client with different technologies, including a good knowledge on the end-to-end implementation.
 
Must-have:
  • Application & Desktop Virtualization experience (designing, configuring, managing).
  • Ability to identify gaps and areas of improvement, make recommendations.
  • Strong communication/presentation skills.
  • Citrix XenApp and/or VMware Horizon hands-on experience.
  • Good understanding of the RDP, PCoIP and HDX protocols.
  • Experience with Profile Management tools (e.g. AppSense, Citrix).
 
Nice-to-have:
  • Experience in Microsoft DaaS
  • Experience with application packaging.
  • Experience with Server platforms/Desktop management in large enterprise environment.
  • Experience in Microsoft Networking and Support ( Active Directory, WINS, TCPIP).
  • Experience with the architecting and designing of Windows physical desktop infrastructure projects.
  • Implementation experience with large multi-location projects.
  • Broad understanding of networking, system management, and Windows operating systems in the market.
  • Microsoft, VMware, Citrix certifications.
 
WHAT´S IN IT FOR YOU?
  • Competitive benefits, including a fair and balanced parental leave policy.
  • At Accenture, we believe in bringing the best to our clients through continuous learning & improvement – from basic skills to industry-specific content – available to all our people.
  • Career coaching and mentorship to help you manage your career and develop professionally.
  • Performance Achievement – our performance management process that focuses on your strengths, progress and career possibilities.
  • Fantastic opportunities to develop your career across a variety clients.
  • Opportunities to get involved in corporate citizenship initiatives, from volunteering to doing charity work. 
To learn more about Accenture, and how you will be challenged and inspired from Day 1, please visit our website at accenture.com/careers. 
 
It is currently our objective to assign our people to work near where they live. However, given the nature of our business and our need to serve our clients, our employees must be available to travel when needed.
 
We are committed to employment equity. We encourage all people, including women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities and persons of aboriginal descent to apply. 
 
Accenture is committed to providing employment opportunities to current or former members of the armed forces.
 
 
 

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