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Sr. Citrix Engineer

End Date: 26 Dec, 2018

Location :Islamabad, Lahore
Country :Pakistan
Positions :1
Post Type:Job
Job Type :Full Time
Start Date :23 Oct, 2018

Position Title:                        Sr. Citrix Engineer

Department:                          Engineering

Reporting Manager:              Ops Manager / Manager Engineering

Timings:                                Night Shift (8 PM – 5 AM)

Position Summary:

The ideal candidate will be looking after deployment of virtual desktops based on Citrix, XenApp and XenDesktop.

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Design, engineer, build and maintain Citrix Infrastructure including Citrix XenDesktop, Citrix XenApp, Citrix Provisioning Services, Citrix StoreFront, Citrix NetScaler, etc.
  2. Work with a variety of business applications (ability to assess application requirements and configure them in a virtual desktop environment).
  3.  Maintain operations on a day-to-day basis for a complex virtual desktop environments of over 3000 virtual desktops.
  4. Troubleshoot and proactively monitor systems and applications to identify and correct malfunctions and other operational difficulties.
  5. Implement authorized network enhancements and special projects as assigned.
  6. Participate in a rotating on-call support schedule.
  7. Supports the organization in the design and implementation of virtualization components, including support of development systems and assistance with testing.
  8. Recommend new and emerging technologies to solve business problems.
  9. Performs other duties as assigned.
  10. Support sales team in pre-sales activities.


Minimum 5 Years of Experience in respective field


Bachelor's or Master’s degree in IT.

Technical Skill

  1. Experience and expert-level understanding of Citrix XenDesktop / XenApp 7.x. to include overall design and architecture, as well as policy configuration
  2. Experience using Citrix NetScaler to perform load balancing and access gateway functionality
  3.  Experience with Citrix profile management and folder redirection
  4. Understanding of Microsoft Group Policy and Active Directory
  5. Extensive experience in Microsoft operating systems, both workstation and server
  6.  Must possess a strong technical understanding of Windows infrastructure services (e.g. AD, GPO, CIFS, and DFS) within the enterprise.
  7. Experience with any virtualization platform will be a huge plus
  8. Experience configuring and allocating storage using SANs.
  9. Experience with thin clients and desktop migration projects.
  10. Ability to identify and mitigate potential security related risks
  11. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  12. Must be detail-oriented, security conscious, and proficient in troubleshooting.
  13. Strong communication skills to provide for effective documentation and business cases.
  14. Strong time management skills.
  15. Strong experience in writing scripts to automate operations in PowerShell considered a plus
  16. Excellent English Communication skills as our customer base is in the United States
  17. Must be able to give demos and present implementation plans to the customer

Following certifications will be a huge plus:

Citrix Certifications |   MCSA |   MCSE |   MCP

Salary Package:

130K – 220K (based on experience)

Other Benefits:

• Medical Health Insurance for Employee, Dependents and Parents

• Medical Opd for Employee and dependents

• Life Insurance