Heitmeyer Consulting

Job Title: Senior Citrix Systems Administrator
Location: Downtown Phoenix

Job Summary

We are currently seeking a Sr. Citrix Systems Administrator for our banking client. The role is detailed below: 

Job Description

The Senior Citrix System Administrator is responsible for the day to day administration of the enterprise Citrix environment. This includes but not limited to, creating new virtual applications and desktops, supporting the security of the Citrix environment, advance design, configuration and troubleshoot of the Citrix environment and advance Citrix networking. The Senior Citrix Systems Administrator will also provide support when needed with Active Directory, server administration, storage, and backup to the O365 administrator. The candidate must have extensive knowledge of Active Directory, Windows 10 operating systems, virtualization environments, and Office365. The position requires candidates to have excellent communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help identify, communicate, and resolve issues. We are looking for a candidate that shows initiative and enthusiasm in his/her work and is effective working in a fast-paced team environment. Candidate must be detail-oriented, task-driven and able to lead teams.

Required Skills

  • Expert level knowledge Citrix VDI running in Windows/Azure
  • Designs, configures and manages Citrix
  • Advance knowledge of Citrix administration and configuration
  • Optimizes Citrix for reliability, availability and performance in a virtual environment.
  • Expert level knowledge of Active Directory / LDAP and Identity Management Systems
  • Configures and supervises the implementation of management tools in Citrix including monitoring, security, backup tools.
  • Development of applications and desktops for Citrix
  • Reviews solutions to ensure that they meet IE policies and best practices
  • Leads diagnosis and root cause analysis of IT incidents related to Citrix
  • Works with infrastructure teams, application teams, service providers and end-users to ensure solid solutions to maintain secure, and highly available systems.
  • Perform all duties according to SOPs and Good Documentation Practices (GDP), as applicable, and follow appropriate safety precautions and measures.
  • Provide after-hours support
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in IT or computer science is a requirement.
  • Minimum of 10 years hands on experience with Citrix VDI, creating new VDI images, updating and administrating Citrix in Azure.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in system administration with Active Directory
  • Minimum of 5 years designing and implementing complex IT solutions
  • Minimum of 5 years hands on experience with WSUS, SCCM, Intune, MDM
  • Minimum of 5 years designing and implementing complex IT solutions
  • Advanced knowledge of Windows 2008/2012/2016/Windows10.
  • Mid-level knowledge of network and firewall
  • Knowledge of Azure services
  • Knowledge of Active Directory, including policies, LDAP, SAML, federated Services
  • Knowledge of Office 365
  • Knowledge of storage technologies
  • Thorough understanding of building, designing, implementing and managing IT solutions for services and/or applications.
  • Knowledge of ITIL / COBIT
  • Knowledge of NOC Operations and tools
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of Altiris is a plus.
  • Senior experience in a banking / financial environment is a plus.
  • Senior experience with FinTech is a plus.

Other Desired Certifications

  • Citrix Certified – CCA-V, CCP-V, CCP-N, CCE-V or CCE-N – Highly Designed
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator


Heitmeyer Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage all qualified candidates to apply.  Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to minority status, gender, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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