Citrix Engineer - DoD Secret Clearance in Radford, VA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 11/8/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  1024084
We have a long term contract role for new large-scale and high-visibility projects within a fast paced DoD Data Center.  Key details are below, but this Citrix Administrator will support government customers in multiple mission critical initiatives.  
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Key Aspects
  • Project Details:  DoD Data Center
  • Tech Stacks: Citrix (XENAPP 6.5 Enterprise), SAP, WINTEL, SAP GUI, Windows 08/12/16  
  • Environment: Data Center environment, Secret level facility
  • Team: Existing senior team with multiple specialties and silo’s to support niche customer needs
  • Additional Aspects:  Growth potential, steady work flow, opportunity to expand knowledge base by supporting cross-functional teams in a blended environment, access to multiple training platforms & cert prep including PluralSight  
  • Key Requirements:  Active Interim Secret or Above Clearance, Ability to obtain currently Security + or other 8570 compliance, Computing Environment Certification ((i.e., MCSE, Server+, etc.) – can be waived for 30 days after project join date.)

This position is for a Senior Citrix Administrator for a mixed and growing environment of Windows 2008r2 and Windows 2012r2.  This position will work with the existing Windows team to manage, maintain, deploy, troubleshoot and support servers for a mixed customer environment.  This position will plan, execute and implement new system hardware and software and 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 position will provide support towards the lifecycle of a mixed environment of vendor equipment in the datacenter to include firmware version control and periodic preventive maintenance.. 
Required skills: 
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • 5-7 years' experience supporting various versions Citrix Xenapp (Versions 6.5 and 7.6 Preferred), Citrix Secure Gateway, Citrix Web Interface (Version 5.4 Preferred), Citrix Edgesight, Citrix Director, and Citrix Netscalers (MPX5500, MPX5550 and MPX9700 with firmware versions 10.5 and 9.3 Preferred)
  • Experience with STIG implementation or comparable security implementation practices.
  • Fundamental knowledge in networking principles (TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, SMTP, SNMP). 
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills, analytical and problem-solving skills, written and verbal communication abilities.
  • Experience designing, documenting and writing deliverable plans for enterprise implementations using Microsoft Office products such as MS Project and MS Visio.

Desired 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.

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