NetScaler Systems Administrator

Location: Sterling, VA, United States
Date Posted: 10-05-2017
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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