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US | Programmer/Developer-Developer / Software Engineer
Ref No.: 18-04744
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Start Date: 11/01/2018
Role: Citrix Virtualization Engineer
Rate: $ 65/hr. – All Inclusive
Work Location: Boston

Job Description
This position will be part of a team supporting Clients's virtual desktop (VD) and Citrix XenApp infrastructure. This individual will function in a capacity to configure, maintain and support the VDI environment on a day to day basis, in addition working with the platform team to define the future state architecture. This position requires knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices and procedures relative to Citrix/VDI and overall responsibility for the health and well-being of the VDI environment. This includes troubleshooting directly with internal and external customers. Candidate will also be responsible for establishing and maintaining procedures and documentation relating to the virtual desktop environment, while adhering to the organization's standard concepts, practices and procedures.

* Duties and Responsibilities May Include: *
- Implementation of new VDI environments
- Provisioning of virtual desktops using VMware and XenDesktop
- Creates and maintains templates and defines image requirements
- Architecture, engineering and securing non-persistent desktop image
- Troubleshooting connectivity and availability issues for users around the globe while adhering to established procedures
- Determines and recommends products and application that best suits the needs of our Citrix/VDI environment.
- Implementation of application virtualization and profile management technologies
- Configuration and optimization of the Windows 7 operating system in the virtual environment,both persistent and non-persistent.
- Develop and maintain standard operating procedures for the VDI environment
- Develop training material and perform training for internal IT technicians
- Assume and perform other duties as assigned
Qualifications: 8 years of experience Citrix XenApp & XenDesktop, 4 years of experience with engineering and administration of remote access gateways covering Citrix and Cisco product lines, 4 years of experience Citrix Access Gateway/Netscaler. Powershell scripting experience required.
Thorough knowledge of remote access solutions covering IPSec, SSL VPNs and associated data security designs. Strong Technical knowledge of Windows 7 & 10, Microsoft SCCM, App-V, MS Office, Active Directory, and Citrix administration console. Must have strong technical leadership, documentation, and project management experience. Knowledge and experience with storage technologies. Experience implementing and supporting user virtualization management solutions, Appsense and RES preferred. Experience implementing and supporting application virtualization solutions, App-V preferred. Experience optimizing virtual desktop images, both persistent and non-persistent. Must have strong VMware, networking design / implementation, trouble-shooting, application integration, and desktop
performance tuning skills.* MS Office; intermediate to advanced skills in Word, Excel, Access and Power Point.* Working knowledge of application deployment process and functional network and firewall troubleshooting.