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Citrix & Windows Administrator for Qatar

Job Description and Requirements

VINIRMA Consulting Pvt. Ltd. is a 360° Human Resource Management Consulting and Staffing Services Organization with operations in UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Australia, USA, Singapore & India.

 

VINIRMA Consulting is currently looking for Citrix & Windows Administrator for one of its clients which is a Business Consulting, IT Solutions and Services company in Qatar with the following and terms and conditions.

 

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Configuring and administering Citrix Xenapp 6.5 infrastructure 

  • Configuring and administering Xendesktop 7.6 infrastructure spanning across multiple sites

  • Configuring and administering Provisioning services 7.6

  • Experience in XEN desktop provisioning services in VMWARE environment, Desktop OS image capturing, managing Desktop OS for Citrix VDI environment.

  • Configuring and administering Storefront 3.12 and above/Web interface Servers

  • Configuring and administering Netscaler, Access Gateway, Load Balance, Routes, Services, Virtual servers and GSLB

  • Configuring and administering Xenmobile and Share file.

  • Solid knowledge of networking protocols (HTTP/S, S/FTP, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, etc.)

  • Certificate Integration within the server environment.

  • Diagnosing and resolving performance issues

  • Maintaining consistent system documentation.

  • Plan and failover Citrix component during disaster Recovery

  • Coordinating, managing, and validating software and environment changes

  • Perform installations and upgrades during weekend maintenance window

  • Configuring and administering applications in a Citrix / Windows Server Environment

  • Comply with bank’s Change Management processes and best practices

  • Provide technical leadership for upcoming projects

  • Lead design updates and architecture revisions

  • Address high severity issues and service outages

  • Review periodic reports of server health, resource usage, user experience, and overall environment performance to determine next steps and upgrade paths

  • Review change control requests which impact the Citrix and Windows environment

  • Raise support tickets with the appropriate vendor to resolve critical issues.  

  • Experience working with Windows 2008 R2, 2012 R2 & 2016 OS.

  • Experience with Active Directory, Group policies.

  • Experience with Microsoft Windows clustering, load balancing and experience in troubleshooting technical problems involving software and operating systems & includes desktop OS.

  • Develop & Executes PowerShell or Command Shell commands and experience in scripting

  • Experience with Exchange 2010, Office 365, System Center and assisting other Administrators as required on a daily or timely basis.

  • Familiarity with Physical server hardware and VM environment.

  • Assists in the monthly patching of server systems which is part of the maintenance activity.

  • Experience using patience, sensitivity and effective communication with a wide range of people, including the technically proficient and those with minimal computing experience or technical skill.

  • Coordinating with Application teams for service planning and deployment across the organization.

  • Experience writing technical documentation.

  • Experience participating in diverse work groups.

  • Works remotely to provide 24x7 support on critical systems

  • Works efficiently with minimal guidance from Senior or Lead administrators.

 

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Citrix XENAPP 6.6, XENDESKTOP, XENMOBILE, Share file, NetScaler, Load Balancer

  • Active Directory, Group Policies, IIS, Certificates, PowerShell, Scripting

  • Windows 2008 R2, Windows 2012 R2 & Windows 2016, Clustering, Load Balancing

  • Exchange 2010, Office 365, System Center

 

EDUCATION:

  • University Degree (IT)

  • Professional Certifications

  • Citrix Certified Associate (CCA for Citrix XenApp & XenDesktop)

  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) – Server Infrastructure

  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) - Messaging

 

Experience Required:

 

  • 7 years of Systems Administration experience.

 

Domain: Banking

 

Terms and conditions:

 

Joining time frame: Maximum 1 month