Citrix Systems Engineer
Apex Systems Inc - Fort Washington, PA

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Fort Washington, PA

6 month contract to hire

** If interested in this position please send your most up to date resume in a Word doc to Jim Domzalski at jdomzalski@apexsystemsinc.com **

*** Xen Desktop and Netscalers is a PLUS ***

Brief:
5 years IT experience, 2 years specific Citrix experience

  • Upgrading Xen App 4.5-6.5 and upgrading Xen Desktop to 5.6
Looking for great customer service skills (comm.) and solid fundamental knowledge of Citrix Apps.

One week/month of on-call time required

Description:
Day to day Citrix end user support and administration of Citrix Xen Application Server environments including versions 4.0, 4,5, 5.0, and 6.5.

Intermediate knowledge of Citrix Presentation Server Technologies Secure Gateway, Web Interface, Citrix Licensing, ICA Client, Printing

Intermediate Citrix support experience with large-scale deployments (1000+ subscribers).

Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Terminal Server Technologies, Windows Terminal Services 2003 or greater, Windows Terminal Server Licensing, Windows Terminal Server-specific Active Directory Group Policy Objects, Windows Profiles (Local, Roaming, Mandatory, Hybrid/Flex),Windows Logon Scripts, Windows Registry, Windows ,NTFS file system, Windows Printing, Windows Security

Intermediate knowledge of troubleshooting techniques, Use of Windows Performance Monitor and Event Log to detect application and infrastructure issues.

Level Scope:
Citrix XenApp 4.5 for Windows Server 2003 Citrix XenApp 5 for Windows Server 2008 Remote Desktop Connection.

Citrix XenApp 6.5 for Windows Server 2008

Troubleshoot virtualized/published and streamed applications.

Daily maintenance and troubleshooting of Citrix Server farm.

Identifies documents, manages and resolves issues. Provides root cause analysis.

Prioritizes, defines, assigns, validates, and closes routine system requests.

Reviews metrics for quality control.

Provides technical expertise and advice to programmers and other departments.

Provides setup and support for DR situation.

On call support is required for this position.

Other duties as assigned

Education and Experience:
5 Years IT experience, 2 Years Citrix experience

Capabilities:
Citrix XenApp 4.5 for Windows Server 2003 Citrix XenApp 5 for Windows Server 2008 Remote Desktop Connection.

Citrix XenApp 6.5 for Windows Server 2008

Day to day Citrix end user support and Administration of Xen Desktop environment.

Troubleshooting connectivity, profile, and basic XP desktop issues.

Provisioning Services 5.1 6.0

Knowledge of standards in IT infrastructure

Ability to interpret new directions in technology in a way that creates greater clarity for team members

Understanding of enterprise platforms and operating systems

Server and application monitoring

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Strong ability to work with 3rd party software vendors and service providers

Strong willingness to learn constantly and keep up on ever changing technologies.

Understanding of a multi tier infrastructure design

Strong interpersonal skills

Ability to work well within a team and corporate environment

Ability to analyze and troubleshoot problems effectively as well as provide solutions

Ability to respond to 24x7 for production support needs when required

Documentation skills

Experience with Change Management, Incident Management and audit compliance for SOX applications

Desired:
Experience supporting Disaster Recovery

Experience in large Datacenter support model

Certifications in the following areas are desired:
Citrix Certified Advanced Administrator (CCAA)

Presentation Server 4.x / XenApp 5 / XenApp 6

Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer Windows 2003/)8)

** If interested in this position please send your most up to date resume in a Word doc to Jim Domzalski at jdomzalski@apexsystemsinc.com **

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