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Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Analyst - Citrix

  • Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + On call and Overtime
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
  • Sector: IT, Citrix
  • Date posted: 15/10/2018
  • Job reference: BBBH89795

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Analyst - Citrix

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join a FTSE 250 organisation as part of their virtual desktop infrastructure team based in Portsmouth. As a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Analyst, you will be maintaining and monitoring the group wide Citrix infrastructure encompassing Citrix, XenApp, XenDesktop and Netscaler platforms.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical support and analysis in a variety of technical disciplines including:
    • Monitor and maintain Citrix XenApp 5.0, 6.0 and 6.5 and Netscaler infrastructures
    • Design, build, implementation and support of new XenApp 7.x Farms
    • Maintain all Citrix computing management processes
    • Application deployment, testing and support across multiple Citrix infrastructures
    • Windows server troubleshooting
    • Maintaining of security patches and rollups
    • Production of Operational and Technical Documentation to agreed standards
  • Provide 24/7 on call support for the Wintel server services
  • Provide a point of escalation and support to the 2nd line team
  • Provide technical and operational guidance to other members

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Strong experience in Citrix XenApp
  • Experience in design, implementation, maintenance and disaster recovery for large Citrix environments
  • NetScaler, VMWare, XenDesktop desirable
  • Certified Citrix Administrator desirable

On Call Rota:

You will be required to work on a 24/7 on call rota either 1 week in 3 or 1 week in 4.

Salary and other benefits:

  • £40,000 - £45,000
  • On call and call out pay
  • 25 days annual leave plus public holidays
  • Contributory pension with life assurance
  • Share ownership scheme
  • Flexible benefits: Childcare vouchers, Health Care cash plan, bike scheme etc.
  • Free Parking
  • Flexible working hours
  • Free and regular shuttle bus connecting to local bus and train stations and the city centre
  • Excellent location with shops, coffee shops, restaurants, hairdressers, beauty salon and nursery

Security Criteria to be achieved:

  • MOD SC Security Clearance