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Citrix VMware Systems Administrator 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
Req Number KGS20-0054  
Category Information Technology  
Division Koniag Government Services  
Location KGS Fort Collins, CO  
Description

Koniag Government Services is looking for a Citrix VMware Systems Administrator to join our team in support of a federal client located in Fort Collins, CO. Pursuant to PL 93-638, as amended, Preference will be given to qualified applicants who are a member of a Federally Recognized Native American Tribe.

We offer competitive compensation and an extraordinary benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401K with company matching, flexible spending accounts, paid holidays, three weeks paid time off, and more.

The Citrix VMware Systems Administrator will provide IT Support for the Department of Interior’s 24/7/365 data center environment.  Applicant must perform a senior analyst role, responsible for understanding business and technical requirements to develop specific design specifications using our Citrix suite, to support customer applications in our secure VMware environments.   They must work with customers and vendors to resolve hardware and software problems. Assist customers with technical development in defining and developing solutions by providing guidance on the functionality and/or limitations of the various environments, platforms, and infrastructure systems used by the department.  Ability to develop and maintain documentation, manage and initiate project work and be able to work independently and in a team environment. Support would include (but not limited to): backup and recovery of systems, patching of systems, providing Tier II/III support to lower tiers, performance tuning, hardware upgrades, operational configurations, resource optimization, etc.

  • Experience with Citrix NetScaler Gateway, Citrix Management Console, Citrix Storefront administration and XenApp
  • Responsible for working with the Citrix suite (above) and integrating with the current network configuration and VMware environments to design solutions for new systems and enhancements to existing systems.
  • Proactive solution monitoring including Citrix updates, fixes and general maintenance.
  • Experience directly supporting customer’s applications in secure environments.
  • Experience with Windows server (2008/2012/2016) administration and management
  • Provide case resolution via remote access and ticket system.
  • Report writing and detailed process documentation.
  • Participates in on-call Tier II/III production support activities. Is expected to have the technical knowledge and capability to handle all problems that may arise. Proactively puts procedures in place to prevent and reduce the severity of outages.
 
Position Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • Extensive experience with Citrix NetScaler Gateway, Citrix Management Console, Citrix Storefront administration and XenApp
  • Designated Citrix and application point-of-contact to work with Tier II/III customers on long term projects and systems development
  • Working knowledge of VMWare vSphere
  • Occasional weekend and after hours on-call work required.
  • Large Enterprise experience.
  • Candidate must be eligible to obtain a valid US “Public Trust” clearance

Desirable Qualifications

  • Experience supporting government customers in secure environments.
  • Experience with VMware technologies; vCenter, vMotion, Storage vMotion, SRM.
  • Citrix CCA-V or CCP-V certification highly desirable
  • Some experience and understanding with Microsoft HyperV

Working Environment & Conditions

This position is primarily indoors, consistent with a standard office position and has a noise level of mostly low to moderate. The incumbent is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to manipulate, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The work load may require the incumbent to sit for extended periods of time. The incumbent must be able to read, perform simple math calculations and withstand moderate amounts of stress. The incumbent must occasionally lift and/or move items that weigh up to 25 lbs. Specific vision abilities required for the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The company is an equal opportunity employer. The company shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), national origin, age, disability, military/veteran status, marital status, genetic information or any other factor protected by law.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity in all decisions related to employment, promotion, wages, benefits and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.

The company is dedicated to seeking all qualified applicants. If you require an accommodation to navigate or to apply to a position on our website, please contact Heaven Wood via e-mail at accommodations@koniag.com or by calling 703-488-9377 to request accommodations.

 
Travel Requirements  
Security Clearance  
About our Company

Koniag Government Services (KGS) is an Alaska Native Owned corporation supporting the values and traditions of our native communities through an agile employee and corporate culture that delivers Enterprise Solutions, Professional Services and Operational Management to Federal Government Agencies. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Koniag, we apply our proven commercial solutions to a deep knowledge of Defense and Civilian missions to provide forward leaning technical, professional, and operational solutions. KGS enables successful mission outcomes for our customers through solution-oriented business partnerships and a commitment to exceptional service delivery. We ensure long-term success with a continuous improvement approach while balancing the collective interests of our customers, employees, and native communities. For more information, please visit www.koniag-gs.com

 

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