Staff IT Systems Engineer

Department: IT Systems Engineering

Req ID: R33243

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Staff IT Systems Engineer

  • Ft Lauderdale, Florida, United States
  • Remote, Florida, United States
  • Remote, Massachusetts, United States
  • Remote, New Jersey, United States
  • Remote, New York, United States
  • Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
  • Remote, North Carolina, United States
  • Full time

Citrix builds the secure digital workspace technology that frees 400,000 customers to do their very best work from anywhere. By joining our award-winning workplace, you’ll be included in the globally diverse, collaborative team that values work-life balance. Come see why Fortune named us one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For®. Let’s innovate and grow together!

What we're looking for:

Are you a Workspace Architect? If so, this is an exciting opportunity for you to work with key Citrix IT stakeholders to help conceptualize, create, and design modern Citrix DaaS solutions including Virtual Apps & Desktops for Citrites.

Position Overview

You will be a recognized Subject Matter Expert and manage large projects and processes with suitable support. You will be willing to work with colleagues to improve the skills of others in the team. Your outputs are likely to have a broad impact on the business with high visibility.

Role Responsibilities

  • Technically able to understand customer requirements and design solutions to meet the demand.
  • Excellent in preparing LLD, HLD and Migration/Transition documentation, and Architectural Methodology.
  • Design optimized solutions for Workspace and DaaS Implementations and able to make necessary documentation and present to management and leadership.
  • Architect DevOps CI/CD (Continuous Improvement / Continuous Development) pipeline framework to support VDI Infrastructure as code pipeline development. Able to bring team members along on this journey.

Basic Qualifications

  • Strong in-depth experience of Citrix Virtual App & Desktop deliveries including related technologies (Provisioning Services, Machine Creation Services, Workspace Environment Manager, Citrix Profile Manager, etc).
  • Experienced implementing CVAD solutions in Cloud (Azure, GCP, Citrix Cloud), Integrating On-Prem with Cloud with various scenarios, and Migrating users from on-prem to cloud.
  • Strong Windows Server and Desktop OS skills in relation to CVAD deployment, image builds, hardening, Office365, etc.
  • Knowledgeable of hardware sizing on Compute, Storage, and Network for CVAD solutions.
  • Experience in Server Virtualization technologies like Citrix XenServer or Microsoft Hyper-V.
  • Strong Active Directory skills including Group Policy Management, AGPM, DNS, and DHCP.
  • Experience in Automation and orchestration using PowerShell.
  • Knowledge and experience with Compute, Network, Storage technologies, and data center operations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of application delivery methods and packaging including Citrix App Layering or similar.
  • Very good knowledge of Identity management and all security aspects in the VDI world.
  • Knowledgeable of DevOps and CI/CD pipeline design concepts and implementation.
  • Experience in implementing server/storage solutions in support of virtualized platforms.
  • Working knowledge of high availability (HA) and business continuity (BC) from a technology and business process perspective.
  • Understanding of security procedures and practices
  • Provide support to the Operations team during implementation and Business as Usual (BAU) support.

Functional Area:


IT Systems Engineering

What you’re looking for:
Everyone is welcome at Citrix. We prioritize diversity, equity, inclusion, and a culture of belonging, and celebrate bringing our courageous, authentic selves to work. We believe this way of working helps us innovate, and it’s just one of the reasons why our employees continuously recognize Citrix as a great place to work.

Citrix helps make work more sustainable to benefit the planet, our business, and our communities. For more than 30 years, we have empowered individuals and organizations to work remotely or work from anywhere, reducing commuting emissions and energy consumption in the process. 

We are the #1 leader in Virtual Client Computing (VCC) and #2 in the Application Delivery Controller (ADC) space, and we have key partnerships with top cloud providers. We’ll give you the tools, learning opportunities, mentorship, and flexibility to achieve your goals. Come see why you belong at Citrix, with our culture supporting purposeful innovation and growth from within. 

The Benefits
We offer a competitive total rewards package* that includes:

  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Health and wellness benefits
  • Employee assistance program
  • Retirement benefits
  • Education assistance
  • Time off and absence programs
  • Professional development and mentorship opportunities
  • Paid volunteer time and charitable matching of employee donations
  • Employee resource groups
  • And more!

**Please note that benefits may vary based on location.

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