Windows Citrix System Engineer

  • Taos,
  • Culver City, CA
Citrix Xen App, VMWare, Windows server
Full Time
Depends On Experience
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

THIS IS NOT A REMOTE OPPORTUNITY / NO THIRD PARTY VENDORS
 
Who is Taos?
Taos is an IT consulting and services company that offers expertise across the strategic, management and tactical layers of IT and engineering organizations. As part of the nation's IT landscape since 1989, we offer opportunities that will allow you to achieve your career goals and objectives.
 
We're changing the face of some of the most innovative companies with our diverse solution offerings, exceptional talent and thought leadership. Our clients look to us first for advice, insight, and support, driving us to relentlessly focus on customer success.
 
Taos is immediately hiring a full-time permanent Windows Citrix System Engineer to join our Managed Services team in Culver City, CA!
 
Who you are:
You are a skilled and experienced technologist looking to take on a new challenge. You possess excellent problem solving abilities and make decisions using sound judgement. You have a talent for interpersonal communication, you can work effectively with members of your team, interact with clients, and collaborate with others in different areas of IT. You thrive in a fast-paced environment where your ability to handle multiple tasks while remaining flexible can shine. You drive to results and deliver on time, never sacrificing clear, effective verbal and written communication.
 
What you’ll be doing:

  • Acting as a core member of a team accountable for the uptime, stability, and security of global SPE Enterprise Windows Infrastructure
  • Providing recommendations on Windows Operating Systems (OS) related to both internal and external clients including requirements regarding servers, storage, network services, database support, and automation of redundant tasks
  • Troubleshooting Windows OS related issues and restoring service in a timely manner
  • Maintaining server availability and security, including infrastructure tools
  • Providing status reports to IT management and customers
  • Maintaining the system inventory including physical and virtual managed Operating Systems
  • Ensuring servers are monitored and backed up
  • Managing outages, identifying root cause, and resolving all server issues within allowed service levels
  • Participating in the change control, production acceptance, and event management processes
  • Identifying, resolving, and escalating issues as appropriate
  • Performing scheduled, standard patch management activity on Operating Systems
  • Participating in the development of operational procedures and policies
  • Performing installations and configurations of multiple Operating Systems and related components
  • Configuring, troubleshooting, optimizing, and managing Citrix infrastructure, including but not limited to XenApp, VDI, and NetScaler
  • Participating in Windows on-call rotation

 
What you’ll bring with you:

  • At least 5 years of practical experience designing and architecting a Citrix XenApp and VDI environment
  • Previous experience in large, heterogeneous Server Infrastructure environment
  • Excellent skills and knowledge in core Microsoft technologies and platforms, including Windows Server 2008 R2/2012, Active Directory, Group policy, IIS, DNS, DHCP, SQL Server
  • Strong experience with VMware vSphere and NetScaler
  • Experience in Service Provider x86 based Server Systems Administrations/Engineering (Intel Architecture, multi-vendor Blade systems)
  • Expertise with a variety of server/systems monitoring, analysis, management, and configuration tools
  • Ability to solve problems independently, quickly, and completely and communicate them clearly to upper management
  • Citrix Certified Associate - Virtualization(CCA-V) certification required, Citrix Certified Professional - Virtualization (CCP-V) or Citrix Certified Expert - Virtualization (CCE-V) certifications preferred
  • Advanced scripting and automation skills are a plus

 
Let’s talk about us:
Some IT professionals watch their careers shoot straight up. Others spend years at one company after another struggling to get noticed and stay on top of developing technologies. If you are looking for a place that puts employees first while staying on the cutting edge of technology, come to Taos. We’ll immerse you in multiple environments and operating technologies, give you access to the collaboration of a strong technical community, and expose you to IT innovation as it happens in real-time. With unparalleled adaptability, you have the opportunity to leverage Taos as an employer to be successful.
 
Referrals:
We love referrals so much that we pay for them! If you know someone that you would recommend, click HERE or go to our website at http://www.taos.com/it-talent/opportunities/and we will do the rest! We'll make sure that you receive the $1000 referral bonus after they are employed with us.
 
Compensation:
Our compensation package includes a competitive salary, medical and dental insurance, 401k, paid vacation, sick time and holiday pay, plus loads of free training (Puppet, Chef, Nagios, LAMP Stack, PMP, ITIL, Python, etc.)!
 
How to apply:
If you’re interested in this position or know someone who is, please email your resume (Word or PDF format) and contact information to opportunities@taos.com.             
 
Taos Mountain, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
 
Veterans are encouraged to apply!
 
E-Verify Participant: This employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Please go to http://www.taos.com/it-talent/opportunities/ and review the E-Verify Participant and Right to Work links for more information.

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