Allscripts

Expert Citrix Engineer

US | US-GA-Atlanta | US-NC-Raleigh | US-PA-Pittsburgh | US-MO-Kansas City | US-IL-Chicago
Requisition ID
2017-13587
Posted Date
1 month ago(12/19/2017 3:34 PM)
Category
Engineering

Overview

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Welcome to Allscripts! Our Mission is to be the most trusted provider of innovative solutions that empower all stakeholders across the healthcare continuum to deliver world-class outcomes. Our Vision is a Connected Community of Health that spans continents and borders. With the largest community of clients in healthcare, Allscripts is able to deliver an integrated platform of clinical, financial, connectivity and information solutions to facilitate enhanced collaboration and exchange of critical patient information.

 

We have an immediate need for a Senior Citrix Support Engineer to provide support and implementation of new Citrix systems for external customers. Working in a collaborative manner with both internal and external stakeholders to ensure resolution of reported issues is performed in a timely manner and service uptimes are maintained.

 

This is a Remote based position

Responsibilities

  • Provide operational and technical support for the client Citrix Server environment and associated applications such as XenApp, XenDesktop, StoreFront, Citrix Provisioning Services, and Netscaler (VPX).
  • Perform daily tasks to ensure the stability and optimization of the server environment, which includes proactively identifying potential system issues before they become a problem, working with team members in deciding a resolution, and implementing the agreed upon resolutions.
  • Perform maintenance of the operating systems on all Citrix servers, monitoring system usage and performance, patching, file-system management, process automation, server installation/configuration, third-party application support including installations and configurations, and being the highest escalation resource for end-user support
  • Interface with business users and stakeholders to determine needs
  • Coordinate, test, and implement all enhancements or new releases of Citrix technology, Operating Systems, and business critical software
  • Monitor, analyze, and evaluate system utilization to ensure the appropriate and efficient use of applications and system resources
  • Responds to events off hours and as an on-call resource.  On-call responsibilities are shared on a rotation basis.

 

 

Qualifications

Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a Bachelor’s Degree or relevant technical experience
  • Post-graduate qualifications or technical certifications preferred

 

Experience:

 

 

  • System administration experience on Microsoft Windows Operating Systems.
  • Advanced skill level with Citrix commands/utilities.
  • Advanced understanding of virtualization technologies, system security standards, and performance monitoring and improvement.
  • Experience with Citrix implementation, administrative, and user support 
  • Working knowledge of Active Directory, VMware, and Citrix Netscalers


 

5+ years of experience with Citrix Provisioning Services

5+ years’ experience with XenApp 6.5 and XenApp 7.x

5 + years’ experience with NetScaler 10.x and above

 

 

Additional Skills:

Excellent customer service skills (written and verbal communications) are a MUST.

Must be able to manage multiple priorities and projects at the same time.

Must be highly flexible and adaptable to changing requirements, priorities, and environments. 

Must be a self-starter, take initiative, and proactive

Excellent organizational and time management skills.

Working knowledge of Active Directory, Group Policies and VMware

Strong background in McKesson\Allscripts applications is a plus: Paragon and One Content.

NetScaler VPX: SSL Certs, SSL Off loading, Content Switching, and Load Balancing a major plus.

Healthcare experience a PLUS.

 

 

 

 

Travel as needed for the project

 

*LI-JW1

 

 

At Allscripts, our greatest strength comes from bringing together talented people with diverse perspectives to support the technology needs of 180,000 physicians, 1,500 hospitals and 10,000 post-acute organizations across the globe. Allscripts offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, including holidays, vacation, medical, dental, and vision insurance, company paid life insurance and retirement savings.

 

Allscripts’ policy is to provide equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in all of its employment practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, age, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression or any other legally protected category. Applicants for North American based positions with Allscripts must be legally authorized to work in the United States or Canada. Verification of employment eligibility will be required as a condition of hire.

 

From a "VEVRAA Federal Contractor" We request Priority Referral of Protected Veterans

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