Job Details

Systems Administrator (NetScaler) - Journeyman


Chenega Corporation


Dulles, VA 20101




Company Job Title:
Systems Administrator (Citrix) - Principal
TS/SCI w/ CI Poly
Dulles, VA
Reports To:
Program Manager
FLSA Status:
Exempt, Full Time, Regular

Summary: The role of the Systems Administrator (Citrix) - Principal will be to maintain all aspects of the Citrix environment to include deployment, design, build, and day-to-day Operations & Sustainment of our enterprise Citrix environment. The Systems Administrator (Citrix) - Principal should be highly proficient in all core Citrix technologies, with a focus on the virtualization platform, including XenDesktop, XenApp, XenServer, Web Interface/StoreFront, and Provisioning Services. The Systems Administrator (Citrix) - Principal will also be responsible for assisting in the development of patches and executing the implementation of those patches into the Production environment. The Systems Administrator (Citrix) - Principal will work hand-in-hand with System Administrators, DTF engineers and Engineering in all things respective of the Citrix environment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position) .
  • Tier II – III O&S responsibility of the Production Citrix Environment including maintaining complex Active Directory environments and services within a Citrix deployment, including multi-factor authentication and multi-domain environments
  • Provide leadership, expertise and strategic guidance on critical data systems that span multiple systems and groups
  • Serve as the escalation point for all Citrix issues related to the Desktop Initiative Solution
  • Work with the DTF, Engineer and Transition teams on the development of patches that will be applied to the Production system
  • Provide engineering expertise in the update/creation of the Citrix XenDesktop and VDI solutions
  • Monitor, evaluate and remediate any health concerns within the CITRIX XenDesktop environment
  • Monitor the available virtual machines within the XenDesktop environment
  • Monitor and troubleshoot Hyper-V issues and concerns in relation to the Citrix deployment
  • Monitor the interaction between Citrix, Windows and SQL
  • Provide On‐the‐Job training to staff, as needed
  • Review and monitor deployed thin client
  • Develop and maintain documentation of all processes associated with administration of the network and duties performed by network & system administrators
  • Ensure compliance with policies and procedures including DoD STIG requirements
  • Ensure problems and error conditions are promptly and appropriately addressed
  • Establish and maintain configuration and recovery documentation for designated systems
  • Flexibility is a must and after hours on-call may occur
Non-Essential Duties:
  • Other duties as assigned
Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • NONE
Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education
  • Citrix Certified Associate – Virtualization (CCA-V) (CCA/CCEA/CCEE accepted)
  • A combination of 8+ years  of experience to include the following areas
    • System administration experience with Citrix or VMware products and other relevant virtualization technologies
    • Technical documentation skills
    • O&S experience in the following disciplines:
    • SQL Server (2014 experience preferred)
    • Microsoft Server (2012 R2 experience preferred)
    • Microsoft DHCP/DNS Server
    • Active Directory
  • DoD 8570 compliant (Within 90 days of hire)
  • TS/SCI w/CI Poly
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Power shell Scripting
  • VDI Environment
  • Citrix Xen Desktop 7.x
  • Basic Knowledge of Dell Networking Appliances
  • Basic Knowledge of Cisco Security Appliances
  • Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.
  • Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
Physical Demands:
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
Work Environment :
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.
  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions.  Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.
Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Native preference under PL 93-638.
We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.
Post Date:
Minimum Clearance:
Top Secret/SCI
Job Category:
IT - Hardware
Unspecified annual salary
Unspecified hourly wage
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