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Citrix Design SME (DV)

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Recruiter: LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
Listed on: 22nd April
Location: Glasgow
Salary/Rate: £500 - £500
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

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My client is a global IT systems integrator and require a Citrix Design SME to join a project team from their regional delivery centre near to Glasgow.

Requirements:
1Expert knowledge in the Citrix product suite with experience in design and implementation of multiple large-scale Citrix solutions over distributed locations.
2Design and scope multiple deliverables across a number of technologies such as Wintel, Storage and Networking while specialising in Citrix
3Multiple Server OS platforms

Core Skills and Experience
*8+ years of professional experience and a Bachelor of Arts/Science or equivalent degree in computer science or related area of study; without a degree, three additional years of relevant professional experience (11+ years in total).
*Has sufficient depth and breadth of technical knowledge to design and scope multiple deliverables across a number of technologies such as Wintel, Storage and Networking while specialising in Citrix.
*Demonstrates broad knowledge in other technical areas in order to properly manage complex integration efforts. Demonstrates the application of technical expertise in successful engagements involving multiple disciplines so to provide solutions which encompass multiple technologies.
*Strong experience in multiple Server OS platforms, including support and configuration of a locked-down environment.
*Takes the lead on team workshops/meetings and technical forums providing detailed reports and status updates to the program and lead engineer forums.
*Be able to demonstrate a broad understanding of market dynamics, commercial issues, and technical concerns whilst maintaining depth in core focus area of Citrix technologies.
*Has demonstrated innovation and communication of new deliverables and offerings. Has led teams in the delivery of multiple concurrent deliverables across numerous technologies.
*Expert knowledge in the Citrix product suite with experience in design and implementation of multiple large-scale Citrix solutions over distributed locations.
*Able to call on considerable experience of integrating and upgrading XenApp farms to multiple large-scale customers, using this knowledge to produce concise engineering. Provide consultancy to multiple deliveries whilst tailoring the advice to the environment specifics in order to adhere to customer requirements.
*Experience of designing, configuring and maintaining NetScaler deployments.
*Expert level experience in enterprise scale solutions in both Greenfield deployments and designs which are cognisant of existing infrastructure. Able to produce detailed migration solutions which can then be fed into detailed project plans.
*Ability to develop solutions that enhance the availability, performance, maintainability and agility of a particular customer's existing Citrix infrastructure. Ability to re-use existing experience to develop new solutions to take to market.
*Able to provide detailed high-level troubleshooting for support escalations.

Desirable Skills and Experience
*Team player but can also work unsupervised.
*Expert level diagnostic and logical fault-finding skills to a 4th line level.
*Exposure and working knowledge of both physical and virtual environments.
*Virtual infrastructure skills, administration for templates, clones and virtual disks.
*PowerShell.
*Awareness of ITIL practices and processes.
*Must possess excellent communication skills and be able to confidently converse across all levels of management.



Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 18 weeks.

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.

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