Citrix Administrator
Perspecta
Norfolk, VA

About $79,000 - $110,000 a year

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Business Group Highlights
Navy Marine Corps

The Navy Marine Corps business group provides end-to-end IT solutions to the Department of the Navy including transport, networking, end user hardware and services, cybersecurity and staffing. Using agile engineering and DevOps methods, we produce mission-specific solutions to solve the Fleet's challenges.

Responsibilities
We are looking for a Citrix Administrator in Norfolk, VA. The Citrix Administrator will be responsible for the implementation, configuration, maintenance, and performance of Citrix Xen App/Xen Desktop and Citrix Access Gateway(Net Scaler) systems, to ensure the availability and consistent performance of our corporate applications. This is a “hands-on” position requiring solid technical skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

The responsibilities of the Citrix Administrator include: Manage Citrix Xen App/Desktop, Net scaler through multiple product lifecycle environments, from development to mission-critical production systems. Configure and maintain Xen App/Desktop servers, Net Scalers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance, to ensure high levels of performance, availability, and security. Apply data modeling techniques to ensure development and implementation support efforts meet integration and performance expectations. Independently analyze, solve, and correct issues in real time, providing problem resolution end-to-end. Refine and automate regular processes, track issues, and document changes. Assist developers with complex query tuning and schema refinement. Provide 24x7 support for critical production systems. Perform scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities after hours. Share domain and technical expertise, providing technical mentorship and cross-training to other peers and team members. Ability to work independently and collaborate across teams

Candidates should possess the following qualifications- Citrix XenDesktop/Citrix Access Delivery Controller (NetScaler) Administration experience; Knowledgeable in at least one procedural programming language, e.g., PowerShell; Knowledge of configuration automation tools, e.g., Ansible; Experience with Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO) using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools; Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for XenDesktop.

Required certifications: CompTIA Security+ or other DoD 8570 IAT II certification. Must achieve SAFe practitioner certification within 6 months of hire. MCTS, MCITP, and/or MVP certifications a plus.

Qualifications
Requires 2 to 5 years with BS/BA or 0 to 2 years with MS/MA/MBA or 8 to 10 years with no degree.
Secret Clearance required
About Perspecta
What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector—from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)