AOPC - Citrix Server Specialist (19-01)


January 17, 2019


Information Technology






Full-Time Hire



Starting Salary

$54,470 - $64,575


This is a technical position responsible for the configuration, design and analysis of the Citrix application infrastructure. Responsibilities also include the operation and support of VMware and Citrix environment that consists of 300+ XenServer, XenApp and supporting servers, and services 12,000+ end users throughout Pennsylvania. Supported ancillary products/technologies include: server load balancing, Active Directory, Windows server administration, server virtualization, and file and print services. The selected candidate will work independently under limited supervision.

Primary Duties

  • Performs advanced-level server administration, configuration, troubleshooting, and problem diagnosis for the Citrix infrastructure, including the interdependent, integrated, and ancillary products and technologies.
  • Performs level-2 and level-3 problem management for the Hosted Applications team; solves complex network / server / application / infrastructure level problems on an individual level; interfaces with other technical teams, as needed.
  • Automates the various provisioning and support functions of Citrix, Windows server operating systems, and other systems and technologies; writes, reviews and debugs application programs and scripts; reviews, diagnoses and resolves syntax and logic errors with server automation programs.
  • Assists with the creation of the necessary interfaces between the Citrix environment, its supported and dependent products and technologies, and other interdependent systems.
  • Collects, interprets and analyzes server performance data; makes recommendations for remediation.
  • Authors technical documentation related to the Citrix environment and its supporting products and technologies.
  • Performs system and software patching and firmware updating; installs server hardware and operating systems.
  • Assists with writing scripted applications in PowerShell and Visual Basic to automate the administration and support of (IT Services) applications and services.
  • Participates in the team's on-call rotation, providing 24x7 support to technical teams and end users.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate‚Äôs degree in any information technology (IT) field; AND
  • Two years of IT experience that includes one year of technical experience in network operations/maintenance; OR
  • Four years of IT experience that includes one year of technical experience in network operations/maintenance.

Additional Requirements/Preferences

  • Experience supporting a large-scale, multi-platform enterprise computing environment delivered via Citrix preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Citrix XenServer 7.X, XenApp 7.X, Citrix Access Gateway, and Citrix NetScaler 11.X preferred.
  • Experience in the administration of Windows 2016 server and Active Directory preferred.
  • Citrix certification preferred.
  • Excellent problem-solving, and oral and written communication skills required.
  • Satisfactory criminal background check required.

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