Citrix Engineer

Atlanta, GA 30092

Posted: 09/24/2018 Job Category: Windows System Admin Engineer Job Number: 1531

Senior Citrix Engineer

Senior Citrix Engineer Summary:

The Senior Citrix Engineer will provide technical leadership in areas of information technology across the infrastructure. The Senior Citrix Engineer will participate in an advanced engineering and support role within the area of Citrix XenDesktop, Citrix XenApp and Citrix Provisioning Server. This individual will provide escalation support and will coordinate implementation of recommended solutions with operational teams and evaluate the impact of changes across global sites. This individual will work with project teams to develop plans for mitigating any possible adverse impacts and will be responsible for coordinating testing and approving solutions.

Senior Citrix Engineer Responsibilities:
  • Work with Application Business owners to utilize the Application Lifecycle Framework
  • Maximize number of applications per XenApp virtual disk
  • Collaborate with Anti-virus team to maintain best practice exclusions for XenApp, XenDesktop, Appsense, Provisioning Servers, and Windows 7 virtual operating systems
  • Collaborate with Application Business owners to onboard new applications to the virtual desktop environment
  • Act as Tier-3 escalation for Citrix Administrators and Engineers
  • Collaborate with patching team to patch XenApp and Windows 7 VDISKs
  • Coordinate with Network Engineering Team to create, manage, and monitor Virtual Servers
  • Implement new application installs and application patches to multiple PVS hosted VDISKs
  • Coordinate with Desktop Engineering Packaging team to obtain new MSI applications ready for deployment
  • Provide Tier-3 support for existing, large, globally dispersed Citrix Farms
  • Create and manage XenApp Worker Groups and corresponding AD Groups or OUs to create application Silos where deemed necessary
  • Create, maintain, and maximize use of Citrix Policies for XenApp and XenDesktop end-users
  • Create, maintain, and streamline Group Policy Objects and settings for each layer under the dedicated Citrix OU
  • Develop and implement testing procedures for all changes in the Virtualized environment
  • Review final technical designs for local, regional, and global implementations of any technology within the Virtualized environment and determine the impact of such changes

Senior Citrix Engineer Experience:
  • Ten or more years of experience in progressive roles from Administrator to Engineer
  • Experience working in a lead or management role
  • Experience designing and building global or national level Citrix environments from scratch
  • Advanced knowledge relative to administration, engineering, and implementation relative to virtualization
  • Proven success in global or national architectures having multiple Active Directory Domains, XenApp Farms, XenDesktop Farms, PVS Farms, multiple zones, Citrix Policies.
  • Verifiable experience migrating applications and supporting platform upgrades
  • Create and manage XenApp Worker Groups and corresponding AD Groups or OUs to create application Silos
  • Create, maintain, and streamline Group Policy Objects and settings

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