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Lead XenApp Migration Engineer | Citrix, XenApp | North London

Job Title: Lead XenApp Migration Engineer | Citrix, XenApp | North London
Contract Type: Contract
Location: North London, London
Salary: £400 - £475 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months
REF: NW/111154_1494233905
Contact Name: Nicole Wright
Contact Email:
Job Published: 18 days ago

Job Description

Lead XenApp Migration Engineer | Citrix, XenApp, VMWare | North London

A global brand has an immediate requirement for a Lead XenApp Migration Engineer / XenApp Migration Expert with strong analytical skills 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? You'll then be expected to engineer this vision through an enterprise migration using the Citrix / XenApp stack.

The Lead XenApp Migration Engineer / XenApp Migration Expert will need to be technical enough 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 Lead XenApp Migration Engineer / XenApp Migration Expert will have the following skills;]
*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 Citrix, XenApp (4,5,6,7) Engineering skills (3rd line- 4th line)
*Extensive experience of UniDesk or AppDNA
*XenFarm Capacity Management & Scaling
*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 Business in relation to this vacancy.