Job Description :
Senior Citrix Administrator
Location:- Carmel IN
Duration:- 6+ months

Job Details:-

This position is responsible for providing technical expertise in the design, implementation, and maintenance of Citrix environment. This includes managing and performance-tuning Citrix systems, networks, and applications to ensure high levels of availability and security for the supported business applications.

Responsibilities and Duties:
Performing tuning, maintenance in all aspects of's virtual environment, virtual server creation, and backup performance as it relates to's Citrix platform, and general server maintenance.
Installation, administration, and troubleshooting of Client Blade servers.
Administration of virtual server OS to include Linux, Windows 2008, and 2012 platforms.
Implement policies, procedures, and technologies to ensure Citrix system security through secure system access, monitoring, control, and routine security evaluations.
Perform tasks necessary to fulfill service level agreements with end users regarding Citrix-served application availability and security including file system and database configuration and management.
Perform and test system configuration backups and restores to ensure system recovery from outages or errors.
Review and deploy new Citrix patches and software updates according to best practices.
Anticipate, mitigate, identify, troubleshoot, and resolve hardware and software problems on Citrix servers and client access software.
Analyze Citrix application usage to support long-term strategy and network capacity and/or licensing.
Collaborate with analysts, application developers, and system owners in the testing of Citrix programs, applications, and interoperability.
Develop, document, and maintain policies, procedures, and associated training plans for both Citrix system administration and end-user access.
Recommend hardware or software changes needed to optimize Citrix deployments, configuration, or maintenance.
Support feasibility studies for Citrix products under consideration for purchase.

Education and Qualifications:

At least five (5) years' experience with detailed understanding of Citrix 5.0 and above in XenApp and XenDesktop.

Bachelor's Degree in a related area or the equivalent in experience is required.
Equivalent experience in systems administration (i.e., Windows Clustering, Windows Server 2008/2012 and Terminal Server, Active Directory, patch management, and System Center 2012
Strong skills in the area of planning, installation, configuration, analysis, troubleshooting, proactive problem management, monitoring, backup, recovery, capacity management, performance management, and preventive maintenance of enterprise Citrix operations
Knowledge of Wyse thin clients, Citrix Edgesight, application packaging, Windows Registry, NFS, and iSCSI would be a plus
Familiar with the following core technologies: XenApp, XenServer, XenDesktop, Citrix Provisioning Services, Citrix Access Gateways, Citrix Netscalers, VMware, and Appsense
Excellent written and oral communication skills.