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Virtual Desktop Specialist- Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop

Job Title: Virtual Desktop Specialist- Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Bristol, England
Industry:
IT
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Start Date: asap
Reference: BBBH58367_1533825198
Contact Name: Charlotte O'loughlin
Contact Email: c.oloughlin@parity.net
Job Published: August 09, 2018 15:33

Job Description

Virtual Desktop Technical Specialist- Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop

Contract. Global Financial Services. 3 Months+. Bristol. £400-£450 p/d

Virtual Desktop Technical Specialist- Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop required in Bristol. This is an inital 3 month contract with extension highly likely. You will provide Workplace technical capability for delivering BAU services and projects including solution design, environmental support, installation and maintenance. Focus on delivery and maintenance of Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop systems. Working closely with other Workplace & Infrastructure technical and project teams, this role will provide 3rd level BAU support, project solution design and environmental assistance to projects with Workplace requirements.

The role

  • Act as final escalation point within the ITIL support chain (Tier 3)
  • Assess and propose solutions to the client's needs, with referral to the regional technical specialist and architect teams
  • Drive any required solutions through global forums
  • Assist global tech specialists for delivery and implementation of solutions
  • Maintain expertise, working with other Tech teams regionally and globally plus with third parties to keep up to date with internal strategy and vendor current and future technologies and strategies

Skills and experience

  • Latest version of Citrix
  • Experienced senior technical analyst in a virtual environment
  • Proven experience of working within a project environment providing documentation, technical deliverables and handover to operational teams
  • Ability to compare business, commercial and technical requirements and make appropriate recommendations
  • Ability to communicate ideas and solutions to audiences of all levels and nationalities, adapting style accordingly
  • Ability to pass on relevant I.T. knowledge to others
  • Windows 7, Windows 10 and Windows Server 2008 Operating Systems
  • Citrix XenApp 7.x & 6.5; Citrix XenDesktop to latest version.
  • Citrix Web Interface and Storefront
  • Citrix Netscaler (CAG)
  • Thin client experience desirable with focus on WYSE terminals.
  • Microsoft Active Directory
  • VMWare ESX and VDI Provisioning
  • Preferable Microsoft Office 2010 & 2016, Office 365 and MS Lync/Skype 2010/2013
  • Application Virtualisation using Microsoft App-V
  • AppSense experience preferable
  • SCCM/CA desktop management and deployment productsPowershell scripting in the Citrix environment as required
  • Configuration Manager on Azure, and/or InTune an advantage

For more information please apply now.

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