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Citrix Engineer- Consultant
Ref No.: 17-04027
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 120,000.00 - 140,000.00 /Year
Citrix Engineer
MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES
  • The Citrix Engineer will be responsible for handling escalations to the DVS team and ensuring client SLA's are met. The Citrix Engineer will be responsible for providing technical guidance to Level 1 and 2 technicians.
  • The Citrix Engineer will contribute to create and maintain current and future desktop infrastructure services with its associated documentation (escalation procedures, best practices, support, and training on DVS products and services). The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to work with the EUS project team on specific initiatives involving multiple teams across technology disciplines.
  • The successful candidate must be an experienced scripter for the user workspace with strong experience in supporting enterprise level systems.

COMPETENCIES
  • Analytical capability: Able to break down complex problems into simple manageable units, develops solutions for each unit, and integrates them back into the whole. Can absorb ideas quickly and apply then pragmatically
  • Communication Skills: excellent verbal, writing and presentation skills with the ability to interact with a non-technical audience.
  • Strong interpersonal effectiveness: is self-aware of their own behavior and work style, as well as tolerant of different needs and viewpoints. Demonstrates interest in others opinions and shows consideration, concern and respect for other people
  • Results oriented: setting goals and priorities that maximize the use of resources available to consistently deliver quality results
  • Client focused
  • Organized and detail oriented
TECHNICAL SKILLS
  • Extensive and in-depth knowledge of Citrix technologies and recent experience installing, configuring, managing, optimizing, and troubleshooting:
  • XenApp 5 and XenApp 6.5
  • XenDesktop 4, 5.6, 7.x
  • Citrix Machine Creation Services (MCS) and Provisioning Services (PVS)
  • Experience creating powershell scripts to leverage Citrix SDK
  • Web Interface 5.4
  • Storefront / Cloudgateway

Hands on experience with and knowledge of Microsoft Core Architectures, Operating Systems and Technologies:
  • Windows Active Directory
  • Group Policy Desktop Design and Management
  • Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2008R2
  • Windows XP Professional, 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 embedded, Windows 8.1 embedded, and Windows 8
  • Sysinternals tools
  • SmartCard and Smartcard Integration with windows based thin clients and VDI
  • Desktop Video Integration including Softphone and Lync
  • Scripting knowledge: WMI, Powershell, VBScript, and WinBatch
  • Client Blade System including server blades, Onboard administrator, iLO and Virtual Connect Interconnects
  • ESXi/ESX
  • VMware vSphere 5
Desired:
  • Citrix Netscaler experience, including configuration of Smart Access policies
  • Patch Management and Security SCCM, WSUS
  • Experience working in a large, 7x24, investment banking environment
  • PVS image update processes
  • Personal vDisk (PvD) experience
  • Previous experience supporting users in the finance industry (about 5+ years)
  • Microsoft certifications
  • Citrix Certifications
EDUCATION
Bachelor's degree in computer Science or equivalent