IBM Sr. Microsoft Citrix / Windows Administrator - Radford, VA in Houston, Texas
The infrastructure running industries likes transportation, energy, insurance, banking or healthcare is quickly changing as the world’s relationship with technology evolves. Companies have more choices than ever before between on-premise, off-premise, or a hybrid approach. Our Infrastructure Specialists are responsible for keeping up with these latest and greatest of these changes and using their expertise to deliver solutions that meet the needs of our customers and products.
Your Role and Responsibilities
Work location: Radford, VA (candidates must be local/willing to relocate)
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This Position is for a Senior Citrix Administrator to assist with a growing environment of Windows 2012r2 and Windows 2016 systems. This position will work with the existing ALTESS Windows team to manage, maintain, deploy, troubleshoot and support servers for a mixed customer environment. This role will be responsible for planning, executing, and implementing new system hardware and software, create and maintain team technical instructions, operating procedures, and policies as needed. This position will need to be adept at monitoring the ongoing operation of the servers and providing utilization reports to identify problems and corrective actions as needed.
This work location for this role is at the client site in Radford, VA. Candidates must be clearable to DoD Secret clearance. An interim DOD Secret clearance or higher level clearance is required to begin work on Day 1.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
5+ years experience supporting various versions Citrix Xenapp (Versions 7.x preferred), NetScaler Gateway, Citrix Storefront, and Citrix Director.
Senior Level experience in process automation utilizing Powershell
Fundamental knowledge in networking principles (TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, SMTP, SNMP)
Configure and support NetScaler ADC solutions to support scalable delivery of applications
Experience effectively managing multiple large-scale projects
Work with executive team members, decision makers, and stakeholders to define business requirements and systems goals, and to identify and resolve business systems issues.
Conduct research on software and systems products to justify recommendations and to support purchasing efforts.
Monitor and test system performance; prepare and deliver system performance statistics and reports.
• Ensure system connectivity of all servers, shared software, groupware, and other applications.
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
Understanding of Data Center technologies and experience with maintaining a Data Center for a medium to large data center
Experience developing best practices for maintaining firmware and drivers required to sustain a high availability of systems
Experience in PowerShell scripting
Ability to train junior team members.
Experience developing and maintaining Technical Documentation and Instructions.
Experience designing, documenting and writing project deliverable for enterprise implementations using Microsoft Office products such as MS Project and MS Visio.
Working knowledge of DoD STIGs, and IA Vulnerability Management (IAVM) comparable security implementation practices
Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills, analytical and problem-solving skills, written and verbal communication abilities.
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