Senior Citrix Engineer

Chicago, IL

We are representing a Senior Citrix Engineer position for an Alternative Investment firm in Chicago, IL.





  • 5+ years of relevant, hands-on experience supporting Windows Server 2008(R2) and Windows 2012 in an Enterprise Environment
  • Strong understanding of generally accepted system administration methodologies, tools, and techniques, and desire to instill these practices in both individual and teammates’ work
  • Understanding of networking and common datacenter infrastructure
  • Good written documentation skills and demonstrable experience of documenting systems and procedures
  • Ability to communicate to all levels of audience and structure messages in keeping with the listeners experience, background and expectation
  • Ability to adapt to a fast paced and ever evolving business and technology landscape
  • Ability to collaborate and work with team members in and out of the Citrix environment spanning multiple geographic sites and various lines of technology platforms
  • Ability to organize task and set priorities with minimal supervision while raising awareness to issues or conflicts before it impacts deadlines and goals
  • Detail-oriented individual who can manage his/her own time
  • Experience with and wiliness to follow a strict change management and incident tracking process
  • Passion for providing outstanding support for inbound incident tickets, as well as foresight to keep things running smoothly by utilizing monitoring systems such as SCOM and other monitoring toolkits; must know when to work independently, and when to escalate
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills with a scientific approach to problem investigation and resolution
  • Thorough understanding of working principles, and experience supporting Active Directory, Group Policy, Microsoft DNS, IIS, Virtualization (Hyper-V or VMware)
  • Lead the evaluation for technical and business applications overseeing the installation and testing of application
  • Disciplined in operating in a secure environment without standing admin access and the ability to develop workflow following strict security guidelines and best practices
  • Experience in administrating a highly available multi-platform/site Citrix environment





  • A minimum of 5+ years of experience working in a large scale Citrix infrastructure.
  • A minimum of 5+ years of progressive experience administering enterprise applications hosted across LAN and WAN configuration.
  • Experience in VDI deployment is a plus.
  • Experience in Financial sector preferred.
  • Education
  • BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent computer related field

Required XenApp 6.5/7.x and XenDesktop knowledge:

  • Configuration of Citrix server policies, load and profile management
  • Packaging software applications using Citrix profiler and on hosted desktops
  • Management of XenApp StoreFront
  • Management of Citrix NetScaler
  • Management of Citrix EdgeSight/MAS monitoring
  • Experience in Windows Installer (MSI) and Transform (MST) installation and resolving runtime application faults/errors
  • Server provisioning utilizing VM (image) and Citrix (MCS) technology for XenApp and XenDesktop
  • Providing comprehensive documentation of system builds and application installations
  • Experience with using application streaming to package and deliver software to end users.
  • Lead the evaluation of technical and business applications including the installation and testing of application from QA, DEV to Production
  • Preferred
  • VDI provisioning using MCS technology for XenDesktop including VDA familiarly of VDA agent deploy.
  • AppSense application suite experience including application control, environment manager, desktop now and performance manager.
  • Nutanix hyper converge expertise a plus.

Experience in Microsoft Windows technology including

  • Distributed File System (DFS) and Replication (DFSR) in a multi-site topology
  • Windows AppV application virtualization a plus
  • Microsoft Office 365 in a share platform
  • AD, DNS, DHCP, SMTP, Certificate Authority, Windows Clustering, etc.
  • Working knowledge of VMware ESX/vSphere 6.x
  • Proficient in Windows scripting including PowerShell and VB
  • Participate in Tier-3 monthly on-call rotation and proactively monitor e-mail communications to the Citrix and application distribution



Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.



Date Posted 6/6/2018
Salary $50- $55/hr

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