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Senior Virtual Desktop Engineer


Join our team as a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Engineer and become a key contributor in delivering and supporting our strategic program to deploy Virtual Services globally for Macquarie.

Macquarie is on a transformational journey over the next 12-24 months with Virtual Desktop and Virtual Applications being seen as a strategic pillar of the organisation’s technology vision. We have a growing team which is focussed on continuous improvement, customer delight and delivering with a high level of pace and standard, but we need help!  We need an enthusiastic virtualisation specialist, someone who is passionate, curious and excited about technology, someone who wants to be part of a high performing team that is making a huge difference at Macquarie and is leading strategic initiatives for the organisation as a whole.

In this role you will be contributing to design and delivery across all Virtual Services and will be pivotal to growth and success of our services, globally.

It will require close collaboration with our various internal and external technology and business teams, as well as being customer-obsessed so that the Service can provide the best user experience possible.

Your technical skills/experience should include:

  • knowledge of hardware virtualization technologies, preferably VMware
  • experience in design, deployment and management of a Virtual Desktop and Application presentation platform in pooled and/or persistent model
  • experience in but not limited to, VMWare Horizon, VMWare ESX, VMWare vSAN, Citrix, Powershell, Storage and Networking as it relates to VDI
  • an understanding of VMware data centre, pod and cluster architecture with respect to VDI platforms across multiple datacentres
  • Microsoft Desktop SOE Design, SCCM, Active Directory, Group Policies, Application Packaging and deployments not essential but looked upon favourably.

Join us as a Virtual infrastructure Engineer within our Infrastructure and Personal Technology Virtual Services team and play an integral role in the delivering of the next generation workplace at Macquarie.

If this sounds like an environment that is an ideal career opportunity, please apply to it or for more information reach out to

About the Corporate Operations Group

The Corporate Operations Group brings together specialist support services in Digital Transformation & Data, Technology, Operations, Human Resources, Business Services, Business Improvement & Strategy, and the Macquarie Group Foundation. We deliver service excellence to ensure Macquarie is open for business, deliver on transformational change, invest in our people and have deep relationships with our customers.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and in combination with our inclusive environment, it enables us to deliver innovative and sustainable outcomes for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. From day one, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’ is as inspiring to you as it is to us, please apply. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways.

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We encourage candidates to speak with a member of our recruitment team if you require adjustments to our recruitment process to support you, and the type of working arrangements that would help you thrive.

About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 18,000+ employees and offices in 33 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

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Job no: COG-964755
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Sydney
Category: Mid-level, Technology
Group: Corporate Operations Group
Division: Technology
Recruiter: Nicky Bell
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