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MS-Senior Wintel Administrator
Ref No.: 13-02434
Location: Hightstown, New Jersey
Start Date / End Date: 11/25/2013 to 08/29/2014
In depth and hands on experience with Microsoft NT 4.0, 2000, 2003, 2008 design and engineering. Experience with Microsoft Active Directory, MS Group Policy (GPO) expertise, and one or more of the following: Clustering expertise, VMware Virtual, Infrastructure, Citrix Metaframe. Enterprise Patch Management expertise is required. Previous experience with Microsoft MOF / ITIL competencies is desirable. Individual will be involved in the design, installation, configuration, management, maintenance and administration of all enterprise data center servers. Support of ongoing server consolidation effort to migrate physical servers to virtual environment. Provide technical solutions for complex problem resolution. Lead and participate on special projects. Participate in on-call rotation

Citrix Systems Administrator

Work to implement Windows platform based solutions to meet company business requirements. Work typically involves coordination of activities across multiple groups/departments. Maintain infrastructure by keeping systems current, which includes patching server operating systems, applying service packs/new versions of infrastructure applications and applying appropriate firmware updates. Provide technical support for systems as part of a team of professionals that support a 24x7 environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Present suggested Citrix related technologies and recommendations to management as required.
Acquire, maintain, and expand knowledge of relevant infrastructure product offerings.
Work closely with vendors to define/modify existing systems, infrastructure software and processes as required.
Lead and participate in projects to enhance the quality and efficiency of infrastructure solutions.
Work in team environment to deploy infrastructure solutions that include server setup, operating system installation/tuning, system software installation and configuration. Solutions include XenApp and XenDesktop (virtual desktop environment).
Interface with Storage team to configure SAN storage for new systems and back ups of production servers
Develop and/or follow standards that apply to the compan chosen architectures.
Maintain a secure and stable environment by upgrading operating systems and/or applying appropriate patches and system updates.
Apply appropriate problem solving techniques to solve complex production problems and assist with root cause analysis.
Monitor server and systems activity and take appropriate action as required.
Use scripting techniques to automate systems management.
Follow appropriate change control processes.

Reports to:
Microsoft Systems Engineering Manager

Required Knowledge and Experience:
Six years of IT experience
Advanced technical proficiency in Windows operating systems, infrastructure systems and networks in a LAN/WAN environment
Proven excellent customer service skills
Excellent oral and written (including technical writing) communication skills
Excellent decision-making and problem solving
Ability to work cross functionally in an organization
Proficiency with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop products

Preferred Education / Certifications; Knowledge and Experience:
Current MCSE
Bachelo degree in information systems, computer science or related field
Previous Project lead experience
Experience with Active Directory desirable
Local Applicants only please...