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Citrix Engineer

Job Title: Citrix Engineer
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: months
REF: Citr2546347_1566488644
Contact Name: Ellise Fleming
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Citrix Engineer

Our client, a global provider of IT services, requires a Citrix Engineer for a temporary contract based in London.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serving as the expert in implementations and migrations of the latest Citrix and application virtualization technologies; recommending solutions to support and enhance our existing systems
  • Providing on-going support of installed application systems including resolution of application systems incidents, root cause analysis of problems, impact analysis and planning of proposed system upgrades and patches.
  • Maintaining all related technical documentation; where applicable, developing and communicating company policies and procedures.
  • Establish and validate full functionality of disaster recovery environment for critical business applications.
  • Manage backup and recovery operations for multiple data centers.
  • Work closely with technical teams to detect network faults and performance issues and proactively implement monitoring services and alerts to prevent future occurrences.
  • Maintain highly secured systems through proper configuration and system access monitoring.
  • Participating in the evaluation, planning, design and implementation of new application initiatives.
  • Ensure high availability of all critical applications and servers while meeting or exceeding Service Level Agreements (SLA).
  • Assisting in the creation of the system design and functional specifications for internal development projects.
  • Identifying opportunities and implementing solutions to improve business processes and productivity.
  • Ensuring the application of Enterprise IT policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of all services.

Key Requirements:

  • Experience in design, implementation, troubleshooting of Citrix Presentation Server, XenApp, App-V and Xendesktop. Experience in Citrix upgrade and farm migration from planning through implementation.
  • Good troubleshooting skills in Citrix printers, profiles, resource manager's thresholds, installation manager, Citrix Farm Configuration.
  • Strong understanding of Load Manager, Resource manager and installation manager.
  • Strong knowledge in configuring Roaming profiles and Streaming profile configuration
  • Previous experience in publishing applications in Citrix and application virtualization using AppSense and/or Microsoft App-V.
  • Respond to patch management requirements by assessing risk, devising plans, and executing plans to all servers, server components, and other devices.
  • Ability to communicate with various levels of the organization as well as various levels of the customer's organization.
  • Management skills