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Senior Citrix Engineer
Ref No.: 18-02829
Location: Yonkers, New York
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 130,000.00 /Year
Senior Citrix Engineer
FT in Yonkers NY
110-130k base + excellent benefits
The Senior Citrix Engineer will assist with providing day-to-day support of the Citrix Server infrastructure. The Senior Citrix Engineer will also be involved in managing the Netscaler Load Balancing & Gateway infrastructure. The candidate will be involved in selecting and designing an enterprise VDI environment. The candidate will also be responsible for Citrix implementation and documentation and will be accountable for keeping existing documentation up to date. Provide senior-level design and engineering for new systems and other projects. The Senior System Engineer will assist with the day-to-day support of a large Citrix Server Environment. The candidate will also be responsible for the deployment of new virtual servers following predefined procedures. The candidate must provide outstanding customer service and contribute to the Organization's mission of utilizing information to improve patient care.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Manage the Netscaler Load Balancing & Gateway infrastructure. The candidate will be involved in selecting and designing an enterprise VDI environment. The candidate will also be responsible for Citrix implementation and documentation and will be accountable for keeping existing documentation up to date.
Provide senior-level design and engineering for new systems and other projects
Develop System specification based on requirements.
Expand, migrate, and upgrade systems.
  • Build new systems from design specifications.
  • Build POC environments for new products
Perform system administration and engineering duties. Installs and configures systems software and utilities on servers.
  • Monitors system logs and error logs. Analyzes complex performance reports to pinpoint any database, application or systems problems.
  • Propose, design and implement system enhancements (software and hardware updates) that will improve the performance and reliability of the system.
  • Upkeep core and subsystems, including implementing patches, updates and major releases.
Design, install and implement high availability solutions.
Write code/scripts in administrative languages for maintenance, automation, issue resolution, and alerts. Move scripts into production
Responsible for capacity planning and performance management of critical servers and applications.
  • Manage the load configuration and make recommendations for purchase or upgrade of hardware as well as the tuning of software.
  • Design solutions to optimize system performance.
Coordinate with other teams on the maintenance and integrity of system interfaces.
  • Expand technical knowledge and stay abreast of vendor offerings.
  • Create and maintain system documentation for specifications, designs, procedures, and logs. Document all processes, system changes/fixes, and issues.
  • Provide customer support, 24x7, for system related issues. Work with other associates on escalated issues to identify problems and resolve them.
  • Troubleshoot the system as an expert to identify any possible faults or potential issues.

REQUIRED SKILLS:
  • Very strong knowledge of Citrix Technologies.
  • Very strong knowledge of Windows 2012 Server architecture
  • Handle above-average workload without errors.
  • Very strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Very strong business writing skills.
  • Knowledge of Active Directory.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and changing priorities.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Strong virtualization and Windows Operating System knowledge.
  • Citrix XenApp 6.5 +
  • NetScaler (Networking & Gateway)
  • Proficiency in writing Design Documents
  • Developing and Implementing Processes

PREFERRED SKILLS:
  • Knowledge of Cisco UCS Blade
  • Knowledge of networking technologies.
  • Knowledge of Nutanix
  • Project Management Skills
  • MS/CITRIX Certification