CBS Corporation Virtual Desktop Engineer, End User Design and Engineering in New York, New York

Virtual Desktop Engineer, End User Design and Engineering

REF#: 27153


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world’s largest libraries of entertainment content, making its brand - "the Eye" - one of the most recognized in business. The Company’s operations span virtually every field of media and entertainment, including cable, publishing, radio, local TV, film, outdoor advertising, and interactive and socially responsible media. CBS’s businesses include CBS Television Network, The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), Showtime Networks, CBS Sports Network, TVGN (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Lionsgate), Smithsonian Networks, Simon & Schuster, CBS Television Stations, CBS Radio, CBS Outdoor, CBS Television Studios, CBS Global Distribution Group (CBS Studios International and CBS Television Distribution), CBS Interactive, CBS Consumer Products, CBS Home Entertainment, CBS Films and CBS EcoMedia.


The Virtual Desktop Engineer of Infrastructure Design and Engineering in the End User Technology group is responsible for research, design, engineering and support of desktop and application virtualization technologies such as Microsoft Remote Desktop Services, Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop and VMware Horizon View.


  • Create and maintain virtual desktop build and policy standards.

  • Develop and maintain SOP (standard operating procedures) for support and operations.

  • Research emerging technologies, conduct proof of concepts and develop solutions based on business need.

  • 3rd level incident escalation support of virtual desktop and application infrastructure.

  • Engage vendors and partners to assist with strategy and roadmap development.


  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent.

  • 5 years’ experience in desktop virtualization technologies: Microsoft RDS, Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop, VMware Horizon View.

  • Must have strong Microsoft, troubleshooting, application packaging and integration, security configuration and performance tuning skills.

  • Experience administering operating system and server software including but not limited to: Windows Operating systems (Windows 7/8/10), Windows Server 2003/2008/2012 Server, Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp Server, VMware ESX v4 and ESXi v5, and Microsoft Office applications (Internet Explorer and Microsoft Office).

  • Must have strong understanding of Active Directory, Domain Name System (DNS), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) and Group Policy Objects (GPOs)

  • Demonstrate thorough knowledge of desktop management concepts such as local profiles, roaming profiles, email profiles and software distribution.

  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience centrally managing zero/thin-client endpoint devices.




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