Citrix Systems Engineer

  • location: Chicago, IL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $120,000 - $140,000 per year
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Citrix Systems Engineer

job summary:
Systems Engineer will work closely with all areas of IT to help architect, build and design enterprise applications within a Citrix environment.

location: Chicago, Illinois
job type: Permanent
salary: $120,000 - 140,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
  • Provide support for Citrix and Microsoft Server Operating Systems, Microsoft Office 365, Cisco and HP Server hardware, VMware, Citrix, SAN, SCCM, and Active Directory.
  • Deploy and support Microsoft Windows Server platforms consisting of both virtual (VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V) and physical servers.
  • Resolves escalated tickets and provides afterhours (rotational) support as needed for problem analysis and resolution.
  • Maintains and communicates project plan and status updates proactively.
  • Perform a series of regularly scheduled maintenance activities during approved maintenance windows
  • Document Standard Operating Procedures for the team to follow
  • Responsible for deploying security updates and patches.
  • Completes other projects and duties as assigned.
Essential Skills, Characteristics, & Experience

  • Minimum 5 years technical experience of system installations and administration in a predominantly Citrix & Windows Environment,
  • Advanced working knowledge and experience of Windows Hyper-V and VMWARE
  • Advanced working knowledge of Windows Server and Active Directory
  • Skilled with the basics of TCP/IP networking
  • Exposure to SAN/NAS technologies and administration
  • Experience using proactive software and hardware monitoring solutions
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills to drive to root cause
  • Previous experience supporting backup software and recovery strategies
  • Extremely motivated with a strong desire to deliver exceptional results in an exciting and rising company
  • Candidate should be accustomed with the concepts of "Ownership", "Duty to Communicate" and "Accountability"
  • Excellent communication skills with proven ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral communication
  • The ability to see the "big picture" and scope requirements to the organization's direction
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, related field, or equivalent industry experience
  • Advanced with PowerShell scripting experience a plus
  • Exposure to Pure Storage SAN a plus
  • previous experience in a fast pace brokerage or trading firm a plus
  • Exposure to Cisco UCS, vRealize, and vCenter Orchestrator a plus
  • Experience utilizing Microsoft System Center Suite
  • Design, install, configure, optimize, and administer Citrix
  • Min 4 years Citrix installations and administration in a Windows Environment, previous experience in a fast pace brokerage or trading firm a plus.

    • this would be the Citrix Subject Matter Expert on a team of 8 Systems Engineers
  • Experience with a good mix of the following:

    • Windows Server Systems / Windows Systems Builds
    • Messaging
    • SAN/NAS
    • SCCM
    • Microsoft Office O365
    • Cisco
    • Active Directory
    • VMware
    • Hyper-V

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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