• Citrix Engineer - Senior Level 3

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    Bluehawk is seeking a motivated, career and mission oriented Senior Citrix Engineer to lead replacement of an existing customer Citrix-based remote access infrastructure and provide ongoing support for that environment.

    Principal work location is Reston, VA.


    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Apply proven communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help identify, communicate, resolve issues, recommend changes and implement technology best practices, guidelines and repeatable processes.
    • Provide technical leadership to peers.
    • Design, install, configure, and maintain Citrix environment technical infrastructure.
    • Modify, develop, write, and implement software applications or scripts.
    • Deploy, engineer, upgrade in Citrix, integrating with current software deployment solutions.
    • Document the solution, build the authorization to operate (ATO) package and participate in the test process.
    • Support and / or install network, server, storage, and virtualization infrastructure and supporting software.
    • Ensure configuration, change and event management processes, procedures and controls are implemented and adhered to.
    • Limited travel in the National Capital Region (NCR) area (e.g., DC, Reston, Springfield).


    • Current TS/SCI clearance with ability to obtain a counterintelligence (CI) polygraph
    • Department of Defense (DoD) 8570 Compliant, IAT Level II minimum.
    • Engineering understanding and experience with Citrix, XenApp, XenDesktop, and NetScaler.
    • Manage complex Citrix core infrastructures inclusive of Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop, Appsense Profile Management, Provisioning/MCS Services, in a hybrid VMware Vsphere hypervisor environment.
    • Build, test, deploy, and maintain Citrix session server images.
    • Knowledge of and experience with applicable Citrix and remote access technology best practices, guidelines and repeatable processes.

    Security Requirements:
    • Current TS/SCI clearance with ability to obtain a counterintelligence (CI) polygraph.

    Highly Desired Experience:
    • Citrix Certified Professional or Expert, i.e., CCP-V, CCP-N, CCP-M, CCE-V.
    • Five plus years’ experience with any of the following: Citrix XenApp 7.x and 6.5, Citrix XenDesktop 7.x, Citrix Storefront, Citrix Provisioning Services, Citrix Studio, Citrix Director.
    • Three plus years of Active Directory experience.
    • Experience with Server 2012/2016, Windows 10, & VMware ESXi/vSphere.
    • Knowledge with Microsoft infrastructure technologies including: DHCP, DNS, WINS, Active Directory, Group Policy Objects.
    • For technical engineering support, familiarity with one or all of the following technical environments: servers, storage, networking, or virtualization.
    • Experience in any of the following: C2S, AWS, VMware Ops manager, vCenter manager, Solarwinds, Splunk, EMC.


    Years of Experience:
    • 12 years with High School Diploma or GED
    • 10 years with Associate’s Degree
    • 8 years with Bachelor’s Degree
    • 6 years with Master’s Degree
    • 4 years with Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD)


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