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6 month contract to PERM in Alpharetta – $100K

Posted by atlcugadmin on March 21, 2012


Job Description: 6 month contract to PERM in Alpharetta – $100K
-Validates solutions sold, creates design, and executes on implementation tasks.
-Plans and conducts technical tasks associated with the implementation of Citrix and/or Virtualization solution
sets working with clients and internal resources at the client site or remotely.
- Partners with clients in planning, executing technical tasks such as conversions, interfaces, integration, issue
resolution, assessment of system environment readiness, installation.
- Provides high-level technical expertise and support to the customer technical resources and internal resources
related to the implementation of the client applications with Citrix and/or Virtualization.
- Works with Project Managers to plan and complete technical tasks associated with the implementation of the
business solutions in complex environments assuring the timely and quality completion of the deliverables.
- Responsible for understanding future client product strategy/direction as it relates to Citrix and apply
towards solutions development during pre-sales cycle and ongoing product lifecycle.
- May lead multiple technical projects simultaneously and is the main point of contact for a client.
-Evaluates project for process improvements and makes recommendations in continuous quality improvement
and leads the implementation of process changes and quality improvement initiatives.
- Provides recommendations on the process improvements related to implementation processes and leads the
efforts to create improvements
-Provides mentoring and knowledge transfer to other Implementation engineers, as needed.
Additional Job Info:
5+ years of implementation experience of Citrix systems (XenApp 4.5 and later) 3 + years of VMWare Virtualization technology implementation experience Experience with VMWare implementation technologies and methodologies – specifically ESX3.5 or later, vCenter Server, vMotion Must have built a Citrix and Virtualized environment from the ground up Experience with physical to virtual migrations and ESX/vSphere upgrades 3 + years in a consultative role with frequent customer interaction Experience implementing medium to large enterprise projects Experience with design, implementation, administration, and user support. Experience with Microsoft server environments. Strong document experience of technical implementation and as built Working knowledge of networking and client-server connectivity Proficient in Microsoft Word and Visio Experience with 3rd party applications and customization to work in a Citrix environment Experience with implementing Provisioning Services (PLUS) XenDesktop implementation experience (PLUS) Citrix Netscalers and Access Gateway experience (PLUS) Microsoft SQL cluster experience (PLUS)


Top 3 Skills (stack ranked) : 1) Citrix – XenApp, experience with large farms, enterprise experience, Ability To implement AND work with customers To design 2) VMware- experience implementing VMware 3) Ability To design with customers AND be hands-on
Interview Info (date, time, process, interviewers) : The interview will be a technical phone screen that will most likely be very situational AND cover the following topics: Fundamental Citrix questions (the weed out question) these are meant To identify right off the bat someone that does not live up To their resume. Examples of possible weed out questions may cover the integration OR layering of servers, the largest scale deployment they have done… That would be followed by a “kicker” question. This would be based on their answer To the “weed-out” question AND would dig in deeper To their citrix experience AND thought process for problem solving. An example would be the interviewer will give an example of a problem (this will most likely be an actual Mckesson situation but they won’t say that) AND ask the Candidate To walk them through how they would go about solving the problem. Again, the answer isn’t as important as the thought process behind how To get To a resolution. They will dig into specific Citrix systems such as 4.0 AND 5.0 AND try To figure out what they know AND have done with both. They may ask about Xen Server They might ask questions about: Console Presentation server deployments Dual farm deployments Publishing via web interface..published application versus published desktop A really good thing for them To point out would be a scenario where they faced a problem in a non-standard configuration AND how they overcame that. Also big topics of interest in this group right now are: Monitoring Packaging Applications for deployment. They won’t be doing the deployments but they will be supporting packaged applications. Again, please be ready To give actual situational examples AND be able To articulate the problem, environment, Actions they took To figure the problem out AND outcome of the actions.
Business Challenge Client is Tasked with Solving : When a customer, a hospital, chooses our cleint’s system AND for them To support it, this team works with them To implement the system AND support. This is a big area of growth because many hospitals do not have the IT staff To support these critical systems AND rely on this team To provide the best set up for them AND support going forward.
Project Stage/Lifecycle Info : On going implementations for customers
Technical Environment : Citrix, XenApp AND XenDesktop, Netscaler, VMware, ESX
Non-technical Skills (i.e., communication, problem solving, etc.): : Customer service skills AND communication-this is a client facing role over phone. Must be able To work under pressure AND be independent.


Elizabeth A. Davis
2400 Lakeview Parkway Suite 125
Alpharetta, GA 30004
888.598.5876  T: 770.522.1113
F: 770.522.1250  M: 561.722.7968


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