• 13-Apr-2018 to 07-May-2018 (EST)
  • MD CATS+ - FA 3
  • Crownsville, MD, USA
  • Contract

ARMA, Inc. is a small woman-owned business with over 20-years of delivering value-added business solutions that assist the federal and private sector.  We pride ourselves on hiring dynamic individuals with expertise in IT, facilities management, operations, telecommunications, and administrative support.  We offer a very competitive performance-based total compensation plan that allows plenty of opportunity for professional growth and training. Our goal is to improve incumbent retention by helping our employees build relationships, gain more professional knowledge, and leverage their experience to help with ARMA's future projects.  We realize just how important employees are!

In anticipation of the current Windows 7 operating system going out of support in 2020, ARMA's client is seeking to evaluate Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) solutions that will leverage and repurpose existing PC hardware to continue desktop services to personnel. Currently, ARMA's client supports an estimated 10,000 endpoints and a virtual desktop platform will support all of the current software being used, including client/server and hosted applications.

ARMA requires a VDI Consultant to act as a consultant in performing an evaluation of current hardware and infrastructure and make recommendations for a VDI solution. The VDI Consultant will also provide expert-level requirements development and program management guidance for the development of the selected VDI solution.


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


  • 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.

ARMA, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) as defined by the EEOC.

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