Experienced Engineer with skills in XenApp 6.5, 7.x, Building XenDesktop 7.x VDA Installation and PVS, vDisk Configuration, Presentation Server, NetScaler, PVS, SCCM and App - V, Virtual Layers, vSphere client 5.1-5.5,6.0,6.5VMWare Vcenter 5.1, 5.5,6.0 Hypervisor ESXi, Microsoft SCVMM2012, 2016 Hyper-V. Microsoft OS Infrastructure and Applications support and design. Strong technical and communication skills in Information Technology with Design, Implementation Builds, and Troubleshooting in large scale global environments. Seeking a successful employer with long term career growth potential.
- Citrix NetScaler (ADC)
- Citrix XenDesktop 7.6, 7.15 LTSR
- Citrix XenApp
- Citrix WEM
- Citrix Cloud
- Citrix PVS
- Citrix Workspace
- Citrix Layering vMware Hypervisor
- Deploying Apps and Desktops using Machine Creation Services
- Citrix ADC configuration
- Maintaining Infrastructure and VDAs in Microsoft Azure
- Migration of on Prem Citrix Virtual Apps and desktop service to Citrix cloud
- Azure MWVD
- Azure MDM, MAM Microsoft Intune
- Azure Active Directory
- Azure OMS/patching for Onprem and Azure vm’s
- PowerShell scripting
Software: Azure, Office 365, Citrix VDA 7.x 7.15, Citrix Health Assistance tools, CDFtools, App-V, Presentation Server 4.5, XenApp 5.0, 6.0,6.5, 7.6,7.15 LTSR, Citrix AppCenter, XenDesktop 5.6, 7.5,7.6,7.15, Studio, Director, Citrix Delivery Services Console CDC, Desktop Director, Desktop Studio Citrix Studio 7.5 Citrix StoreFront, Citrix EdgeSight Monitor, Xen Center Server Monitoring Pool, NetScaler Load Balancer, NetScaler CAG-Citrix Access Gateway, SCVMM 2016, Hyper-V, VMWare vSphere, Appsense, WEM, Management Console, 2 Form Factor Security, Environmental Manager, SCCM 2007, Altiris 6.9, 7.1 deployment tools Microsoft Deployment Toolkit, (MDT) 2010 Update 1, Med-V virtualization and APP-V, Remote Session using SMS; Shadow Citrix, Citrix Receiver, VDA 7.15 agents, VDI; VMWare, Vcenter, VMWare Composer 7, hypervisor 5.1 ESXi, vSphere, WYSE Firmware Tools, Workstation 4,5, 6, 7.14, Mobile Iron MDM, InTune MDM, MAM,JAMF, Mac Management, File Fault 2, Office 365 Migration, Microsoft Office Suite, 2003, 2007, Office XP, Office 2010, Office 2016, Microsoft Lync, Skype for Business 2016, Lotus Notes 6.5, 7.03 and 8.02; Lotus 8.5 roll out; . MS Outlook; Exchange 2007; Epic Software, Ellie Mae Encompass 360, QuickBooks, eCopy,; Sun Virtual Box; Remedy On Demand ARS 5.0,7.0 Ticketing System; Unicenter Ticket Tracking; Bomgar build 11.1.2; LogMeIn and Rescue, Oracle 9i; 10g; Software Delivery Imaging using Ghost ver 8, 11,15,PCs, BIT9, EPHD; Symantec Universal PGP WDE SEPM12, BitLocker, Sybase; Adobe Pro 8, 9,X; Asset Management Software - Autodesk Cad 3D Software; Symantec Desktop Firewall and Virus Protection; Cisco VPN and Juniper Remote Access Client and have more experience in other software installation. ICA, TCP/IP, TCP/IPv4, IPv6, SMTP, IMAP, DNS protocols. Internet Explorer 6, 7, 8 with service packs updates, Cisco VOIP Call Manager Console, Aruba 6.2, Dameware remote session, BES 4.1Server, MasS360, SOTI, MobileIron, Xenmobile, Service Now Ticketing System, Net IQ Active Directory. BMC RemedyOnDemand, Microsoft SQL Database, Studio Install and configuration, Wireless configuration.
Operating Systems: Azure WVD, Windows 7, Windows 10 session, Microsoft Windows Servers RDS Connection Broker Session Host Microsoft Servers 2008,2012, and 2016, Linux Red Hat, Mac OSX Lion, Snow Leopard, Mountain Lion, Yosemite, X EL Capitan, Active Directory 2008, 2008r2, 2012, 2016.
Hardware: PCs (Dell E6400,Optiplex 760 and IBM Lenovo) X201, T410, iMac, MacBook Laptops, HP, Epson and Confidential printers, Ricoh, and Kyocera Mita printers, Jet Direct Cards, Sprint Air Cards, Dual Video Cards Setup, Dell Conference Projectors, Video Conference, Dell Servers, IBM HP Blades Server, WYSE Thin Client, X90m7 for laptops and Z90d7 for desktops, Configure sata and IDE hard drives, Memory and NIC Cards, External Backup Drives, APC Smart Backup and Wireless Networks,, adapted to users other software, RSA USB Token and Token Keys; HP Desktop and IBM Lenovo, HP Elite 6930. Imaging using ZENworks, Cisco and Dell hubs and switches, cabling RJ45 VoIP, Blackberry, Androids, iPhones iOS 4, 5,6, Tablets, All iPads Generations, and all Android Generations, Smartcard s VPN Access, RDP. HP New Laptops Desktop models, HP2170P, HP2570P, 8470P, 8570P, 8570W, Z220 CMT, Z220 SFF, Z42.
P ROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Citrix Engineer | Azure WVD Engineer
- Administering Azure WVD with Neridio Manager and Azure Portal. Providing Access to remote applications, desktops and adding new vm to host pool.
- Administering FSLogix User Profile Management Azure WVD Environment.
- Administering OMS Patching onprem and Azure vm’s by using automation account and workspace log analytics.
- Administering Azure AD Domain Services, creating users, security groups, creating OU structures and managing group polices, sync onprem AD users to Azure AD by (AD Connect Tool)
- Administering and conditioning access enrolling compliance and non-compliance mobile devices within Azure Microsoft Intune. Provisioning security and policy, certificates; wifi/vpn profile access to the mobile devices. Configuring MAM apps with standard settings for Corporate data use.
- Administrating XenDesktop, XenApp with MCS and PVS technology. Creating Machine Catalogs and Delivery Groups inside Studio. Creating Master Images and updating Machine Catalogs. Troubleshooting day to day Issues.
- Administering Xendesktop 7.15LTSR on Citrix Cloud, Creating Machine Catalogs and Delivery Groups.
- Troubleshooting Citrix Cloud Connectors.
- Administering WEM Server Profile management, printer management, network drive management.
- Administrating Citrix ADC (Netscaler VPX, MPX) Certificate Renewal, load balancing issues and Gateway issues.
- Troubleshooting issue for Content Switching and GSLB, DNS. LDAP Policy, Session Polices.
- Configure builds and managed, Migrating XenApp 6.5 to XenApp & XenDesktop 7.6 to 7.15 with all Core Components. Citrix Workspace.
- VDA Installation on XenApp Terminal Servers and VDA installation on all VDI Master Images to deliver vdi and virtual applications to users through Citrix Store and Remote Desktop Services, RDS. External and Internal.
- Citrix enablement Connection Leasing.
- Updating Citrix component Certificates.
- Troubleshoot unregistered XenApp, XenDesktop VDA, PVS connection in Studio and PVS Console, vDisk upgrade with new update software and Microsoft Security Patches.
- Experience documenting and installing various 3rd- party applications throughout the Citrix Virtual Layers Environment.
- Microsoft Server Builds 2012,2016 VMWare Hypervisor, Xencenter, vMware vCenter using windows Server Deployment Preparation Tool.
- Splunk monitoring agent implemented on server 2012 and 2016 project in NA, EU Infrastructure Global.
- Change Management, CMDB using SNOW.
- Azure Cloud Services Hybrid Enterprise,Office 365 IaaS,PaaS, Build Servers 2012,2016 Azure Portal, ASM ARM, Resource Groups, Azure Active Directory, Blob, Container, Storage, virtual machines, CHEF, PowerShell scripting, ARM Templates and provide Scalable Cloud App Services Subscriptions, Datacenter, and on premises Migrations, IaaS,PaaS. Administering and conditioning access enrolling compliance and non-compliance mobile devices within Azure Microsoft Intune. Provisioning security and policy, certificates; wifi/vpn profile access to the mobile devices. Configuring MAM apps with standard settings for Corporate data use.
- Ability to implement and maintain all licensing aspects of the Citrix environment not excluding Windows Terminal Server Licensing and Citrix Subscription Advantage.
- Build an Update Master Images, MS updates and enablement of applications hosting, and optimization packages.
- Create MC and DG according to client needs, and update DG from Master Images.
- Launch PVS Image from PXE,WDS
- Netscaler Configuring Citrix DDC HA, Load Balancing setup, Primary and Secondary servers.
- StoreFront Configuration to controllers publishing applications hosted.
- VMWare UEM, vCenter, vSphere client 5.5, 6.0, 6.5 Microsoft Hyper-V and SCVMM 2012 Hypervisors and Setup clusters using Nutanix on vCenter.
- Microsoft Servers 2008,2012,2016, RDS for hosting virtual application to be deliver in the store.
- Virtual Layer Nutanix install on vcenter ESXi hosts. VirtuaDesk Layer.
- Manage and build vdi using vSpheve client 6.0 on vCenter 6.0 with View Composer 7 to manage pools and create vdi from master images to deploy.
- Configure virtual network adapters, VirtuaDesk Layering, Network Team virtual NIC Interface setup and configure Logical Switches, Logical Networks
- Applying Group Policy and Logon scripts in OU containers, WEM,AppSense, Citrix Policy and RES.
- Create PowerShell scripts to run with task scheduler.
- Configure java exception policy within IE.
- Create OU Groups in AD, Global Catalogs for multi-domains structure in Active Directory Forest, AD DS.
- Citrix ICA\HDX Insight setup for MS Skype for Business 2016.
- Maintain all Layers and Provisioning virtual resources.
- Monitoring Health Check Tools used Splunk,SCOM, VirtuaDesk, Stratosphere, SolarWinds, Director, for the Citrix and WLAN Infrastructure. Also Monitoring all Database.
- HP iLO console, and Dell iDRAC, Cisco Management Console, KVM to log into physical host for bios firmware upgrade and perform optimization, fixes to physical host. Decommissioning Virtual Servers.
- Decommission Servers with HP iLO console.
- Windows 10 VM Connection issue and Latency diagnose.
- Testing Applications remediation in Pre-Prod Environment before sent to Production Servers.
- Supporting up 24,000 users Global.
- Customer Level 3 Support, Remedy on Demand.
- Setup Windows Server 2008, 2012, 2016 for RDS for publishing of Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop.
- Terminal Services configuration Applications publishing.
- Server Management Maintenance Weekend Reboot on physical and virtual servers in the Citrix Environment.
- Support NA and Offshore support L3.
- Monitoring old Citrix XenApp 6.0 farm while migrating to XenApp 7.6
- SCOM,VMWareStratosphere, SolarWinds, Splunk Enterprise, monitoring console for pulling metrics,
- Data analysis, operating system resource usage, application performance, backend performance, traffic analyze, network performance.
- Designed all Citrix key component to setup the Citrix Infrastructure Environment.
- Technology Design Citrix Delivery Controllers 7.x,Studio,Director,StoreFront,License Server,Sql Server, Provisioning Services, Netscaler 9,10,11 versions and UPM with 3 party Appsence Citrix Policy, WEM.
- Network Connectivity, bandwidth & latency considerations
- Access Design including remote access
- Licensing Services
- Storage and Backup/Recovery requirements
- Performance Management, Monitoring & Reporting
- Operating system deployment and application delivery methods
- User Personalization AppSense Setup consisted of Citrix farms
- CVS Virtualization high level design
- Desktop Delivery Collector (DDC)
- XML Broker (XML)
- Secure Ticket Authority (STA)
- License Server - delivers the Citrix and RDS licenses to the solution on demand.
- Microsoft Windows Server 2008,2012 and 2016 RDS configure to host virtual applications.
- User experience in CVS
- Recommended bandwidth calculation for Remote Sites ICA
- Citrix Receiver
- Citrix StoreFront
- Internal Access
- Secure Remote Access
- Remote Desktop Connection to office workstations and office applications or legacy apps
- Configure Citrix XenApp, XenDesktop Windows 7 and Windows10 Virtual machines creating catalogs & delivery groups with studio and provisioning services.
- Install & configure Windows servers
- Updateing SSL Certificate on CAGS
- Testing Prior Application on HPCTE Citrix Global Test Store FMO New Citrix Farm 7.6 Citrix Studio for GFA and RAM
- Supporting users using Citrix tools, Director, Citrix Studio, reseting users profiles and reset Personal vDisk, showdowing clients
- UAT Approval to move Apps to new Citrix Production Environment from Pre-Production Servers
- CheckPoint 2 Factor Authentication VPN Remote Access, RSA Soft Token testing and deployment
- Decommision and build out new Physical and Virtual servers within VMWare 5.5 and used HP iLO 2 for the physical Servers build, using 20 HP ProLiant BL460c G7.
- NetApp was configue and used for storage data by snapshots file data with VMWare cluster disk connected by SAN using NetApp OnCommand System to monitor or take snapshots or setup Raid you can configure so much with NetApp OnCommand System console this is the way we implemented in Rothschild environment.
- VMWare 5.5, vSphere Client, Vcenter Disaster Recovery, Storage Backup
- Testing Storefront External and Internal Web Sites for Remote Access
- Configuring Citrix Reciever to Access Dakota Sites, AMER, EMEA, ASIA, AUST, International Locations
- Configuring and testing all iPads Generations and MAC OSX connection to Citrix Dakota External and Internal StorFront URL with Citrix Receiver.
- Using HP Service Manager EMEA2 for Ticketing assigments
- HP Propel for RothsChild
- Supporting Citrix clients by connecting to their session by HP My Room and Skype Meetings
- CVS Operational Status Meeting
- HP Intergration Lights Out 2
- Support Best Shore ITO India Citrix Team on technical issue and CVS RothsChild Team
- Working with Director, Citrix 7.6 Studio Logging off users and Shadowing, reset Profile, reset Personal vDisk
- Delivery Cotrollers iManage configuration in Microsoft outlook
- Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010, Intergration Manager, FRx6.7 eOne Smart Connect, Ceridian, Microsoft Mekorma MICR 2010
- NetIQ Directory and Resource Administrator version 8.6
- Deploying software using Microsoft System Center SCCM 2012 R2
- VMWare Export OVf and Convert to OVA virtual servers 2008 r2 2012r2 working with Proxy ScanSafe with IE policy setting.
- Applying AppSense Policy to work with AMER site application and profiles, personalization and enviroment setting.
- Server Pathing for 14 CMO Citrix Servers controllers.
- Updating status updates on HP Transition & Transformation SharePoint
- Working with Universal printer drivers for Citrix Environment
- Decommision old GAC,s Appliances for new Netscalers Gateway MPX5550 and VPX 200 in France, Sydney,NY,Singapore,Bern.
- Factset,Bloomberg,imanage, Thomson Reuters, Fiserv,CXL,EPL, ION,ESL,Sierra, Arkadin Outlook Integration Manager, and all Exel and Outlook plug-ins also support many more.
Citrix VDI Specialist \ Engineer \Migration \Security (Consultant)
- Migrated XenApp 5.0 applications to 6.5 XenApp farm .
- Build out and Configure XenApp, XenDesktop Controllers .
- Microsoft Windows Servers RDS 2012,2016 publishing remote desktop and publish virtual application for Citrix XenApp and XenDesktops.
- Citrix Architect on UCS blades Server plate form in V-Block connected to extreme IO storage.
- Setup Pilot users for remediation testing apps .
- Build out Citrix App DNA Server for remediation of applications .
- Build out VDI Golden Images
- Sit in on Change orders Meetings.
- Medical Records publishing Epic Modules OpTime, Cadence installed on Virtual Microsoft Server 2012 and publish on Citrix XenApp.
- Sit in morning CAB meeting .
- Setup Seamless publish applications on server .
- Setup publish QA Applications .
- Support Self-Service. Support XenApp 6.5 and XenDesktop 7.5 Internal and External After-Hours Support.
- Smart Cloud Control Desk.
- Citrix Receiver install 4.3
- Windows 10 access with Citrix receiver working with IE Edge.
- Quest AD
- L3 Support
- IBM endpoint manager console 9.2.221
- ITCM CA
- Daily Morning Health Check on Citrix Servers, Automated check.
- Spectrum monitoring and EdgeSight alarm systems.
- WYSE Zero D10D Deployments
- Desktop Director.
- Provisioning Services, Streaming Vdisks, Publish Apps and Desktops, Standard Read, Write Mode, Test, promote to Production, Deploy image to production.
- StoreFront 2.1
- 2 Form Factor Authentication, DUO
- AnyConnect SSLVPN on laptops for traveling or working from home purposes.
- VMWare vSphere 5.1, 5.5 and Vcenter 5.1, 5.5 create VDI and add physical host to vCenter.
- Configure Apple iPads, Tablets and mobile device to connect External to Citrix StoreFront.
- Create 1039 VDI and 7.6 VDA Agents on physical workstations.
Cyber Security \ Citrix Specialist (Consultant)
- Reset user RSA Fob token keys, setup user RSA token and provide services to the Helpdesk
- Provide after hour support.
- Work with POC Build with EMM, with IBM MaaS360 Cloud services and MEG SharePoint configuration Fileshare, SOTI, XenMobile 5.0, MobileIron and administer each by a Web Interface. Work with several Security Monitoring tools, Citrix Command Center, Edge Site, Password Manager Quest, SolarWinds, Proactive Watch, Citrix Profile Manager UPM.
- ShareFile POC installs and manage ShareFile Cloud.
- Create documentation using PowerPoint and Documentation Diagram for Citrix Infrastructure environment using Visio Charts.
- Participate in GridX as back up support.
- Installed virus protection program Sophos Security Software.
- Create documentation for iOS enrollment, and managing the MDM Console.
- Work with Vendors on POC and technical issues.
- Assigned to several projects and were able to meet expected deadlines.
- Setup WDM Server for WYSE Thin Clients and PC Extenders. Configure wnos.ini on the Rapport Server to auto update firmware.
- Remote Desktop Terminal Services Setup, configuration and ICA.
- Datacenters Support; Production, Disaster Recovery Datacenters
- Monitor Citrix Network for Vulnerability Security Support.
- SolarWinds, EdgeSight, Command Center.