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Sr. Citrix Engineer

  • Ref: 286302
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Manhattan, NY
  • Industry: Education / Training Services
  • Job Level: Senior
  • Pay: $110,000.00

Opportunity Description

We are currently seeking a Principal Systems Engineer for an opportunity with a leading educational services organization in New York, NY. 

Job Duties

  • The Principal Systems Engineer is responsible for providing a wide range of support needs for the organization. This relates to all technologies such as servers, networks, and vendor specific hardware and software.
  • The Principal Systems Engineer is tasked with troubleshooting problems with existing infrastructure and with deploying new elements of network infrastructure.
  • Candidate should have working experience with Microsoft server, Citrix, backup systems, server virtualization platforms (VMWare), firewalls and switches.
  • The engineer will be responsible for providing technical expertise as needed, and must have experience with LAN/WAN maintenance, management, troubleshooting, and design.
  • Must be comfortable in a fast-paced environment demanding many technical proficiencies and continuous development and training.
  • Must be prepared to operate as a resource and mentor for the entire team.

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Computer Sciences or equivalent work experience.

Experience & Skills Required

  • Advanced understanding of operating systems, business applications, printing systems, and network systems. 5+ years technical experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of networking technologies including: TCIP/IP, DHCP, DNS, VLAN, VPN, NAT, and various WAN technologies.
  • An excellent understanding of complex Citrix environments; The concepts and logic of planning, implementing and managing Citrix farms. 5+ years of experience engineering and managing Citrix XenApp/NetScaler environment.
  • Extensive knowledge of Citrix Web Interface, Profile Management, Provisioning Server, and Services.
  • An excellent understanding of Microsoft Active Directory and its relation to group policy and group administration and management for Citrix environments.
  • Experience installing, configuring and managing firewalls, switches and Wi-Fi devices.
  • Interpersonal skills such as telephony skills, communication skills, active listening and customer-care
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt to changes quickly
  • Understanding of support tools, techniques, and how technology is used to provide IT services
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work in a fast moving environment
  • Multiple Professional IT Certifications such as: Microsoft MCP, MCSA or MCSE, Citrix CCEA or CCIA, Cisco CCNA or VMware VCP