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NetScaler Systems Administrator

Sterling, VA
JOB SUMMARY
The role of the NetScaler Administrator will support all operation aspects of the NetScaler environment to include event management, system upgrades, incident management, and day-to-day Operations & Sustainment of the enterprise NetScaler environment. The candidate will also be responsible for assisting in the implementation of patches into the Production environment.  The NetScaler Administrator will work hand-in-hand with System Administrators, Test/Lab Engineers, and Engineering in all things respective of the NetScaler environment. This position will report to the O&S Support Manager.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
 
• Tier II – III O&S  responsibility of the Production  NetScaler  Environment including maintaining configuration and recovery documentation for designated systems
• Serve as the initial escalation point for NetScaler  issues related to the Desktop Initiative Solution
• Provide updates and maintenance of the  NetScaler, XenDesktop, and VDI  (virtualized desktop infrastructure) solutions
• Monitor, evaluate and remediate any health concerns within the  NetScaler environment
• Maintain documentation of all processes associated with administration of the CITRIX NetScaler solution
• Support compliance with policies and procedures including DoD STIG requirements
• Support problem and error condition resolution
• Perform other related duties as required
• Flexibility is a must and after hours on-call may occur
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
  • 8570 compliant certification (Within 90 days of hire)
  • A combination of 8+ years  of  O&S system administration experience in the following areas:
         - Citrix XenDesktop
         - Citrix XenApp
         - Citrix Provisioning Services
         - Citrix NetScaler
         - Citrix Xenserver
         - VMware vSphere
         - Microsoft Server (2012 R2 experience preferred)
         - Microsoft Windows 7 & 10
         - SQL Server 2012 & 2014 (2014 experience preferred)
     
Desired: 
• Citrix Certified Associate – Networking CCA - N
• Power Shell Scripting
• VDI  (virtualized desktop infrastructure) Environment
• CITRIX Xen Desktop 7.x
EDUCATION / CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
  • Bachelor's Degree and 4 years work experience or equivalent experience
  • 8570 compliant certification (Within 90 days of hire)
  • Clearance with a Polygraph TS/SCI w/CI Poly
 
 
 
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