• Senior System/Network Administrator – Citrix (Epic)

    Location US-TN-MEMPHIS
    Posted Date 1 month ago(6/14/2018 12:34 PM)
    Position Code
    21480120
    Status
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    HS IS-CLIENT SOLUTIONS
  • Overview and Responsibilities

    • Server as a subject matter expert for the Epic EMR Citrix environment
    • Design, test and deploy new implementations and updates to existing infrastructure in accordance to Vendors recommendations and best practices.
    • Manage and support NetScaler, XenApp, XenDesktop, and Storefront
    • Manage Citrix application builds, release cycles, patching and test schedules
    • Provision Citrix servers as needed.
    • Provide system level administration/maintenance for Epic Citrix infrastructure, to include hundreds of XenApp servers.
    • Perform firmware, hardware, and OS upgrades, and required patch management.
    • Perform short-term and long-term server capacity planning
    • Monitor overall system performance and perform the necessary tuning.
    • Develop necessary scripts to automate key administration tasks.
    • Perform Epic software Special Updates (SU) as needed.
    • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
    • Ability to work collaboratively with technical and non-technical members of the Epic team.
    • Work closely with respective technical counterparts at Epic systems – in Verona Wisconsin.
    • Participate in required change management process.
    • Participate in technical support for end-users – via various methods such as remote tools, email, phone and sometimes a site visit.
    • Actively participate in triage and support activities using the standard help desk process and approved software tools, and to ensure that trouble tickets are handled in a timely and professional manner.
    • Participate as needed in required TDR (Technical Dress Rehearsal) activities that are conducted by the Epic technical team.
    • Participation in on-call rotation which includes carrying and responding to a pager 7x24 during the on-call period. 
    • Be willing to travel to Epic’s corporate headquarters for the necessary Epic specific training that maybe needed.
    • Participate in other duties as required.

    Senior System/Network Administrator – Citrix (Epic)

    IT, IS, INFORMATION SYSTEMS, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

    Qualifications

    • Required Skills:

      • Citrix Studio & Director experience.
      • Experience with Vmware/Xenserver, Hyper-V or other server virtualization technologies
      • Experience with XenApp and XenDesktop
      • Experience in architecture of large scale Citrix environments.
      • Experience in designing, deploying and supporting large-scale Citrix environments using XenApp, XenDesktop, Storefront, PVS, Netscaler and Citrix Receiver
      • Experience in managing and Deploying multiple high availability Citrix Farms, XenApp 7.x and above.
      • Expert knowledge of Citrix configurations and ICA inner workings
      • Experience in implementing Citrix performance, optimization, scalability, security, high-availability, monitoring, printing, connectivity and group policy.
      • Experience with Windows 2012 & 2016 Server technologies – to include Active Directory, DNS, Group Policies
      • Ability to work well under pressure.
      • Ability to prioritize workload and often work independently with minimal supervision.
      • Experience with creating various technical docs/diagrams using MS Visio
      • Must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
      • Must be willing to participate in 24/7 oncall rotation.
      • Participate in other duties as assigned/required.

       

       

      Desired Skills:

       

      • Experience acting as a technical lead, preferably in a healthcare environment, in support of a large, complex vendor application.
      • Working knowledge of virtualization technologies such as VMware.
      • Experience with Netscaler appliance and general load balancing.
      • Strong working knowledge of Windows server environments.
      • Familiarity with using various tools like lifecycle management, software distribution, software monitoring – like SCCM, SCOM, Group Policies.
      • Solid knowledge and experience with Windows 7/10 and application delivery/packaging solutions.
      • Familiarity with PowerShell, or any other form of scripting and automation. 

       

       

      Education/Experience:

      • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or related technical discipline.
      • Minimum 6 years of experience working with, and including detailed.
      • Knowledge of SAN disk storage technology from a major hardware vendor .
      • Minimum 6 years of experience with in depth knowledge of server

      virtualization technology - Example VMWare or Xenserver.

      • Minimum 6 years of progressively responsible experience performing Windows system administration duties in a critical production environment, preferable healthcare.

       

      Certification:

      • Microsoft – MCSA, or MCP, or MCTS.
      • Citrix – CCA or CCP.
      • VMware – VCP-DCV or VCA-DTM
      • Must have or pass Epic’s ESCA certification (after attending the appropriate training at Epic’s campus, Verona Wisconsin) within 3 attempts.
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