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Citrix Infrastructure Engineer - 18-00962
Ref No.: 18-00962
Location: Billerica, Massachusetts
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 04/30/2018
Our client is seeking a Citrix Infrastructure Engineer.

Job Summary Requirement:

Perform Citrix engineering, deployments and support activities for Citrix infrastructure. Primary responsibilities include analyzing the impact of changes to the Citrix environment, supporting minor and major Development & Production implementations within the Citrix environment, and mitigating vulnerabilities identified within the Citrix environment. Collaborate with different domains in the organization as a subject matter and technical expert, and contribute to project and business support activities involving the Citrix technology.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities Scope and fulfill project assignments requiring Citrix expertise and deliverables.
  • Provide status on assignments to manager.
  • Support Citrix software and hardware upgrades in virtual DEV/PROD environments.
  • Create and review standard operating procedure documents, participate in change control governance and adhere to quality standards processes/validation.
  • Assist with ongoing incident and problem tickets. Participate in project planning and incident review meetings.
  • Mitigate vulnerabilities identified within the Citrix Infrastructure.
  • Participate in disaster recovery planning and simulation exercises.
  • Recommend process improvements to existing operational support models.
  • Perform additional duties in support of infrastructure as designated by manager.
  • In-depth knowledge of Citrix infrastructure layers: virtual, network, software, hardware, access.
  • Advanced within common IT disciplines such Wintel/Desktops/Servers, Networking, Hypervisors (e.g., VMware, Hyper-V), Remote Desktop and similar technologies.
  • Template management for VDIs and Server deployments.
  • Versed in incident and problem management.
  • Versed in enterprise change control principles and best practices. ITIL
  • Knowledge of PowerShell or other Windows programming language a plus.
  • Experience Preferred with an understanding of Citrix NetScaler appliance.
  • 3+ years in a senior level information technology or technical support position.
  • Preferred 5+ years related experience installing, building, and supporting Citrix infrastructure operations including familiarity with latest Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop software (v7.x)
  • Education Bachelor Degree in the Computer Science, Business Administration, Math, Information Systems, or related technical experience and/or certification.
  • Citrix-oriented technical certification(s) a plus.
  • Advanced Citrix with NetScaler skills
  • RSA two-factor authentication skills a bonus!
  • Advanced Windows Server skills required
  • Experience with applications deployment / virtual desktops published out via Citrix platform.