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This position has recently been accreted by UPTE TX union, and will be a part of that union moving forward.
This position is part of a team that provides support for the Health System with a defined role as subject matter expert in supporting the Citrix Infrastructure. This role is an expert who is responsible for the design/planning, management, and support of the Health Sciences' Citrix XenApp, XenDesktop, Netscaler and VDI environment (comprised of industry standard technologies such as Citrix, VMware and Nutanix) and functions as a backup for the others. Assists with the management, and support, Health Sciences' virtual server environments and business continuity processes.
Assists with the management, support, and oversight of the Health Systems' messaging and communications server environments. Assists with the management, support and oversight of the Health Sciences backup environments. Incumbent assists with managing, maintaining, monitoring and securing (including data security) of all Health System servers including installations, upgrades, patches and documentation including an annual review of all servers. The team is also responsible for Health Sciences Active Directory OU, provides Tier 3 support and mentoring of the enterprises Tier 1 and Tier 2 team members. Collaborates with other Health System and Campus based teams as needed.
Involves serving as the technical administrator for hardware, operating systems, and network management. Plans and coordinates the installation, configuration and testing of hardware and software components. Work may involve central or departmental computer systems and networks. Includes web systems administration. Applies skills as a seasoned, experienced systems infrastructure professional with a full understanding of industry best practices and campus, medical center or Office of the President policies and procedures to resolve a wide range of issues that are moderately complex in scope. Selects methods and techniques to obtain solutions. Evaluates new technologies including performing simple to moderate cost / benefit analyses.
A Bachelor's Degree in related area; and/or equivalent experience/training.
Three (3+) or more years of experience implementing, supporting, and maintaining Windows Virtual Desktop environments, particularly Citrix XenApp, XenDesktop or Azure Windows Virtual Desktop. Implementing, supporting, and maintaining load balancing technology, particularly Citrix Netscaler or Azure Load balancers.
Professional experience and proven success serving as the technical administrator for hardware, operating systems, and network management.
Demonstrated experience writing and editing complex scripts used to perform system maintenance and administration.
Advanced knowledge of computer security best practices and policies including proven experience securing server-based software.
Two (2) years of Citrix XenApp, XenDesktop, Netscaler experience.
Active Directory Group Policy Management, Windows 2012 and higher Server experience
Nutanix and VMware experience.
Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
Must have access to reliable transportation and a CA driver's license.
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