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Citrix Solutions Architect | North London| £500-600 per day

Job Title: Citrix Solutions Architect | North London| £500-600 per day
Contract Type: Contract
Location: North London, London
Salary: £500 - £600 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months
REF: NW/555512_1497259373
Contact Name: Nicole Wright
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Citrix Solutions Architect | Global Brand | North London| £500-600/ day

I'm partnering a global brand on an immediate requirement for a Citrix Solutions Architect (XenApp, XenDesktop) based in North London. The primary function of the Citrix Solutions Architect (XenApp, XenDesktop) role will be to work closely with business stakeholders from concept definition, to analysis and implementation of requirements, performing complex technical analysis and hands-on technical tasks. The Citrix Solutions Architect (XenApp, XenDesktop) will also provide technical leadership for internal projects of large size or a high degree of complexity.

Responsibilities for the Citrix Solutions Architect (XenApp, XenDesktop) include;

*Plans and leads all aspects of all projects. Effectively multi-tasks across multiple initiatives/projects with a high speed of delivery.
*Accurately scope work and executes projects within time and budget and provide significant knowledge transfer to more junior team members and customers.
*Exemplifies excellence by setting high standards for themselves and others, while demonstrating endurance and the ability to lead the team through major obstacles.
*Leads by example and wouldn't think of asking others to do something he/she wouldn't gladly do.
*Engages, encourages and inspires colleagues and customers through a positive personal presence.
*Takes full responsibility for overall execution and delivery of critical tasks or projects.

Experience required for the Citrix Solutions Architect (XenApp, XenDesktop);

*Extensive track record implementing large, complex enterprise-class solutions using Citrix technologies.
*Extensive experience in delivery of technical collateral across entire portfolio
*Rapidly establish credibility through effective communication of technical knowledge
*Demonstrated technical and delivery expertise to meet deadlines and create effective deliverables
*Strong command of professional communication skills (written, oral)
*Effectively multitask between initiatives with minimal oversight from senior management
*Proactively seeks to effectively coach and mentor; regarded and sought by more junior staff as a coach and mentor

Technical Expertise for the Citrix Solutions Architect (XenApp, XenDesktop);

*Citrix XenDesktop 5.x, 7.x, XenApp 6.x, 7.x experience, Citrix Edgesight, NetScaler Gateway,
VMWare, XenServer, Hyper-V
*Virtualization and desktop virtualization products including Citrix XenDesktop, Citrix XenApp, App-V, Provisioning Server, MCS, AppSense, Liquidware Labs, RES, Atlantis ILIO
*Windows OS (XP, Win7/8, Server 2008/2012) and Active Directory
*Experience packaging and deploying applications in a XenApp, terminal server or VDI environment
Knowledge of Datacenter infrastructure including DNS, PXE, DHCP, NTP, SMTP, MS Exchange, Antivirus, Security

Desired Qualifications / Certifications for the Citrix Solutions Architect (XenApp, XenDesktop);

*Citrix CCA certification
*VMware VCP 4/5
*VMware Desktop Virtualization
*VMware Business Continuity
*MCITP Virtualization Administration

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