Connecting to LinkedIn...

Business Analyst/Applications Assessor | XenApp |N. London

Job Title: Business Analyst/Applications Assessor | XenApp |N. London
Contract Type: Contract
Location: North London, London
Industry:
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months
REF: NW/552522_1494922704
Contact Name: Nicole Wright
Contact Email: nicole.wright@parallelconsulting.com
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

Business Analyst/ Applications Assessor | EUC, Citrix, XenApp | N. London

A global brand has an immediate requirement for a Business Analyst/ Applications Assessor (XenApp/ Citrix Migration) with a strong understanding of XenApp Migration projects to join them on an initial, 6-month contract. The core purpose of this role will be to work with the business and its users to understand how tools and services are currently being dispersed and consumed across the enterprise e.g. Who uses which services? What do they use them for? What is the ideal future position?

The Business Analyst/ Applications Assessor (XenApp/ Citrix Migration) will need to understand the Xen Stack from Datacentre right through to End-User and have the breadth and depth of experience to scale and migrate users from farm to farm across different teams, globally. The key to the success of this project is in the initial scoping phases. Therefore, the ideal candidate must have outstanding communication skills, analytical skills and the ability to forge close-knit relationships with a range of cross-functional stakeholders and users at all levels to map out and understand the processes.

The Business Analyst/ Applications Assessor (XenApp/ Citrix Migration) will have the following skills;
*Significant experience working as a Business Analyst or Applications Assessor in an Enterprise level environment on Citrix, ideally XenApp Migration projects.
*Excellent analytical skills and experience working with users and stakeholders to elicit requirements; an innate ability understand, plan and engineer the "as is" & "to be"
*Strong knowledge of Citrix, XenApp (4,5,6,7)
*Understanding of UniDesk or AppDNA
*XenFarm Capacity Management & Scaling
*Knowledge of V-Disk Images, Storefront, PVS
*VMWare & Virtualisation (vSphere, VCentre, vCloud, Hyper-V). Essentially you must be able to look at the VMWare estate and understand the tolerances the farms have been built to
*Strong understanding of Platform capacity planning and usage

Parallel Consulting is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.