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Citrix Systems Engineer

Location: Downtown Chicago, IL

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Position - Citrix Systems Engineer - PERM


Citrix Systems Engineer

Number of Openings: 1

Location: Downtown Chicago, IL (NO RELO ASSISTANCE)

Salary Range: 90-115K (115K are most likely too senior for the role) + discretionary bonus


Our client, a reputable, established organization is looking for a Citrix Systems Engineer to join their team in Downtown Chicago as a full-time employee. As the Citrix SME, you will primarily be responsible for maintaining Citrix systems to ensure reliability and optimization for the firm. The ability to understand and collaborate on the relationship of the Citrix infrastructure and the user-facing applications is critical, and a key attribute of the ideal candidate. Responsibilities include systems design, implementation, solution research and troubleshooting of complex issues, primarily within the context of Citrix XenApp / VMware environments. The Citrix Systems Engineer will also be responsible for providing technical leadership for strategic projects and initiatives on the Citrix roadmap, as well as participating in more general server, storage and desktop architecture efforts. Furthermore, the Citrix Systems Engineer will collaborate with Desktop Engineers, SMEs, and other Systems Engineers to apply and support best practices for server building, application packaging and deployment, user experience management, security, change management, user account management and documentation. Our client offers a competitive compensation package, including great benefits as well as an opportunity for continued training!



* Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred.

* 5+ years of experience in desktop, networking and infrastructure technologies, including all aspects of designing, implementing and supporting systems at the engineering level.

* 3+ years of experience managing Citrix systems.

* Experience with as many of the following technologies: Citrix XenApp, Citrix Netscaler, Citrix Storefront / Web interface, Citrix policy management, VMware vSphere, Active Directory, Group Policy, Windows registry, Mandatory Profiles, DNS, DHCP, DFS, EMET, Windows 7 / Server 2008 R2 / Server 2012 R2, Windows 10, Microsoft Office 2010 / 2013 / 2016.

* Must have the desire and experience working in a smaller environment. Experience in the legal market is a big plus.

* Effective written and verbal communication skills.

* Strong interpersonal skills required to communicate with all other IS members, members of the firm ( users of systems ), and clients. Must have customer service attitude and ability to work well with other groups.

* Superior understanding of the firm’s goals and objectives, with demonstrated ability to apply technology in solving business problems.

* Strong organizational skills, capability to schedule and coordinate multiple activities in results-oriented environment. Initiative and ability to enforce policies and procedures through influence.

* Highly available and responsive to occasional after-hours issues, as the firm operates on a near 24/7 basis.

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