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Senior Citrix Engineer for Innovative Airline

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Category: Development, Infrastructure
Company Description: Award-Winning International Airline
Salary: Highly Competitive, Depending on Experience
Position Type: Permanent
Location:
Job Number: 9477

Job Description:


Our client, a tech-forward, innovative, international airline, is looking for a Citrix Engineer to join the team.

The Systems Engineer maintains the integrity of the server environment and Hyper-Converged infrastructure solution.  The Engineer should have a minimum of five plus years of experience implementing, supporting, and serving in a technology architect role for a XenApp and/or XenDesktop environment as well as additional administrative experience with related technologies such as application and profile management solutions. The ideal candidate will have served in such a capacity at two or more environments and in at least one environment of over 1,200 concurrent users.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Understand and apply industry best practices to support the future growth of the Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop and Hypervisor environments
  • Analyze and forecast modifications to the XenApp/XenDesktop and Hyper-Converged infrastructure environment
  • Perform advanced issue analysis and resolution
  • Perform maintenance and environment upgrades
  • Manage the enterprise Citrix environment
  • Oversee and lead administrative tasks at the Tier-1 and Tier-2 level as an SME
  • Create knowledge base articles and issue resolution scripts to address Tier-1 and Tier-2 requests Manage Hyper-Converged infrastructure, virtual host, and storage infrastructure related to the Citrix environment
  • Review periodic reports of server health, resource utilization, user experience, platform performance
  • Review vendor knowledge base articles and newly released updates
  • Review change control requests that impact the Citrix environment
  • Perform policy-level changes and make Group Policy updates
  • Perform advanced server and infrastructure maintenance
  • Provide technical leadership for infrastructure projects
  • Review knowledge base articles and issue resolution scripts for accuracy, compliance, and feasibility
  • Lead design updates and architecture revisions
  • Troubleshoot and resolve high severity issues and service outages
  • Oversee technology integration workflows
  • Review periodic reports of server health, resource usage, user experience, and overall environment performance to determine next steps and upgrade paths
  • Perform problem analysis
  • Ensure technical specifications meet business needs
  • Create and maintain documentation as per our client's policy and regulatory standards
  • Establish and maintain a high level of morale and clear focus in an environment of aggressive growth and environmental change
  • Contribute to the ongoing evolution of best IT practices within Citrix
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in related discipline and/or demonstrated capability to perform job responsibilities through previous experience and education
  • Seven (7) years' experience in IT; minimum of five (5) years as a Technical Consultant/Engineer.
  • Five (5) years of experience managing all aspect of Citrix XenApp
  • Four(4) years of experience managing all aspects of Citrix XenDesktop, Provisioning Services and Hyper-Converged infrastructure
  • EdgeSight and Desktop Director experience
  • Experience with standard operating environment, change management, exposure to other management tools such as VSpace and Altiris.
  • Available for overnight travel (up to 10%)
  • Able to work flexible hours and be available for emergency response on short notice
  • Must pass a ten (10) year background check and pre-employment drug test
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located

Preferred Experience and Qualifications

  • Managing applications that reside in hosted datacenter environments
  • Microsoft and CITRIX Certified Systems Engineer certification
  • Excellent customer service skills and the ability to interact across multiple disciplines
  • High level understanding of complex IT infrastructures
  • Proficient at creating technical documentation, delivering technical training and detailed design documentation
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Understanding of virtualization technology (VMware, virtual server, Hyper-V)
  • Group Policy and OU administration, Group policy management, and MS Exchange knowledge
  • Experience with scripting technologies such as PowerShell, VBS, and bash
  • Experience with Citrix thin-client and VDI technologies
  • Able to work in a highly dynamic team environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to rapidly resolve issues and recognize when escalation is necessary
  • Supporting platforms/applications that run on Windows OS

 

 


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their resume as an MS word document including a cover letter with a summary of relevant qualifications, highlighting clearly any special or relevant experience.


Please Note: All inquiries will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. Your resume will not be submitted to any client company without your prior knowledge and consent.


Contact Recruiter
brian.tesser@andiamogo.com
Senior Technical Recruiter
Andiamo Partners | 90 Broad Street, Suite 1501, New York, NY 10004


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