Citrix Engineer

ALTA IT Services Rockville, MD
  • $165K Annual Salary
  • Full Time

We are seeking a Citrix Engineer to support a client in Washington, DC. This is paying up to $160,000/year.

This requires a Top Secret clearance.


  • The scope of task is to support the Agency's Citrix Infrastructure.
  • The Citrix Engineer's role is to ensure the stability, integrity, and efficient operation of the in-house information systems that support core organizational functions.
  • This is achieved by monitoring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing all networked software and associated operating systems.
  • The Citrix Engineer will apply proven communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help identify, communicate, and resolve issues in order to maximize the benefit of IT systems investments.
  • The Citrix Engineer will also provide leadership to peers.
  • Perform the responsibilities listed below.
    • Design, install, configure, and maintain technical infrastructure for the organization. Focus area includes Citrix environment.
    • Modify, develop, write, and implement software applications or scripts
    • Deploy, engineer, upgrade in Citrix.
    • Support and / or install software applications / operating systems.
    • Participate in the testing process through test review and analysis, test witnessing, and certification of software.
    • Support and / or install network, server, storage, and virtualization infrastructure and supporting software.

Required Skills:

  • Requires BS in Computer Science or related field, and a minimum of 8 years' relevant experience, or Masters with 5 years' relevant experience. Additional years of experience, and/or relevant certifications will be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Knowledge of client software platforms support and various system applications.
  • Citrix, XenApp, XenDesktop, and NetScaler understanding and experience.
  • For technical engineering support, familiarity with one or all of the following technical environments: servers, storage, networking, or virtualization.

Desired Skills:

  • At least 5 years' Citrix experience
  • At least 3 years work experience with Active Directory
  • Data backup skills - CommVault, Intelli Snapshot Mgmt, Continuous Data Replication, CommNet
  • ForcePoint Trusted Thin Client and Trusted Guard
  • Familiarity with one or all the following areas: servers, storage, networking, or certificate administration.
  • ForcePoint Trusted Thin Client and Trusted Guard (Not required)
  • Should include general Windows administration skills
  • Require Citrix Certified Certification – Virtualization (CCP-V) and 5 years relevant experience (OR no certifications and 10 years relevant experience)
  • Data backup skills - CommVault, Intelli Snapshot Mgmt, Continuous Data Replication, CommNet (Not required, we currently do not use any of these backup utilities.)
  • Adept quick learner.
  • Ability to work in an environment where deadlines are critical.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

ALTA IT Services, LLC. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other factor.

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