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Citrix Systems Engineer Resume

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ROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

  • Cloud Hosting Services for MutiTenant Environment
  • Senior XenApp - Xendesktop (VDI) - XenMobile MDM - Netscaler - XenServer and VMware Specialist, wif more than 20 years of Citrix/Network Engineering and Systems Administration experience in support of DoD, Federal Government and commercial enterprises.
  • Implementation of Large 5000 + user XenApp, XenDesktop and Netscaler Server Load Balance farm. Utilized MCS/PVS for Vdisk provision and VDI.
  • More than 20 years of experience wif VMware, including heavy utilization of Platespin.
  • Completed an implementation/infrastructure design of a large scale Citrix Farm Migration. Migrated 1200 Physical Citrix Servers, and support Servers to Virtual Servers. Also utilized VMware for Virtual Servers creation
  • Implemented and supported a large virtual environment via VMware ESX 3.0/3.5/4.0/5.0 Vsphere Host servers, wif VMotion. Virtual Center 2.0/2.5 and VI Client. Also utilized VMware virtualization for all Citrix (XenApp) support servers, to include Citrix License server, and web Interface (CSG) server.
  • For teh US Army, Human Resources Command, designed and implemented dual ESX VMware servers which hosted 16 Virtual machines. Utilized VMotion for fault tolerance of Virtual machines throughout a migration, implemented a SAN Environment for remote disk space to hold VM configuration data. Also utilized Virtual Center for configuration of ESX servers and Virtual machines.

TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE

  • Citrix App Layering
  • Workspace Environment Manager (WEM)
  • Nutanix AHV, Acropolis
  • XenMobile MDM/MAM 8.6, 9.0 - EMM deployment.
  • HP Blade Implementation and Configuration (ProLiant BL680c G5 Blade)
  • Citrix Platform (PS4.5/XenApp 5.0,XenApp 6.0, XenApp 6.5, XA/XD 7.6)
  • XenServer 6.2, XenMotion and XenStorage
  • Citrix XenDesktop/XenApp 5.6,7.0,7.1,7.15 LTSR, 7.19 CVAD
  • Citrix Provisioning Server 6.1, 7,7.1,7.6
  • Citrix Streaming Profiler
  • AppSense Environment and Application Manager Ver. 8
  • Citrix Netscaler Server Load Balance / Global Server load Balance /CAG SSL/VPN

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Citrix Systems Engineer

Confidential, New Jersey

Responsibilities:

  • Manage multiple Netscalers for Dev, UAT, and Prod Environment
  • Utilize Application Delivery Manager (ADM) for Automation of Netscaler Updates and management.
  • Citrix VDI support for connectivity thru teh Prod Netscaler Access Gateway
  • Deployed and managed Netscaler Load Balance Vips for Secure B2B access to Internal Environment
  • Utilized ServiceNow (SNOW) for Problem/Incident and Change Management

Citrix Systems Engineer

Confidential, Plano, TX

Responsibilities:

  • Migration from Citrix 6.5 to Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop 7.19 CVAD
  • Migration from Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2016
  • Citrix Infrastruture implementation of 7.19 CVAD Dual Delivery Controllers
  • Citrix Infrastruture implementation of Dual Storefront Server Group
  • Implementation of Workspace Enterprise Management (WEM) for Policies implementation.
  • Utilized Machine Catalog Service (MCS) for Host provisioning.
  • Application Migration from Winows 2008 R2 Servers to Windows Server 2016
  • Utilized ServiceNow (SNOW) for Problem/Incident and Change Management

Citrix Systems Engineer

Confidential, Cincinnati, OH

Responsibilities:

  • Citrix App Layering, Hosted off a Nutanix Stack
  • SDX - Netscaler provisioning
  • Migrated a Horizon View integration to Citrix VDI
  • Utilize Agile for Project Stories, and Milestone completion
  • ITIL solution for Problem/Incident and Change Management
  • ServiceNow Suite for Problem/Incident and Change Management
  • SCCM implementation for Application Packaging and Security Updates
  • Citrix Workspace Environment Manager (WEM)
  • Citrix XA/XD Cloud Design/Implementation
  • Multiple Forest connectivity to Citrix XA/XD Cloud
  • Implemented over 500+ WYSE Dell 3040 Thin Clients
  • (WCM) Wyse Configuration Manager for Embedded VDI environments.
  • Deployment and Publish Office 365 for VDA and VDI access via Citrix
  • Implementation of on-premise Storefront Servers
  • Implementation of on-premise PVS Servers
  • Utilize Appsense for profile and folder redirection
  • Utilize Citrix App Layering for Application layering
  • SDX devices for multiple Netscaler VPX for Infrastructure and Citrix Infrastructure Load Balancing, and Citrix Access Gateway, Context Switching for Sharepoint Load Balance.

Citrix Systems Engineer,

Confidential, New Orleans, LA

Responsibilities:

  • Citrix upgrade implementation from XA/XD 7.9 to 7.15 LTSR
  • Citrix support for 10,000+ user base.
  • Citrix Support of 500+ VDI And Publish Applications
  • Citrix support for 2000+ concurrent Onshore/Offshore users.
  • Implemented over 300 HP WYSE Thin Client for VDI environment
  • Utilized HP Thin Client manager to deploy, update and manage of Thin Clients.
  • Upgrade of Citrix Receiver to Citrix Workspace
  • SDX - Netscaler provisioning
  • Utilize Agile for Project Stories, and Milestone completion
  • Utilized ServiceNow for Incidents and changes
  • ITIL solution for Problem/Incident and Change Management
  • ServiceNow for Problem/Incident and Change Management
  • Netscaler design and Support, VPX/MPX
  • Netscaler GSLB for proximity connections via ADNS.
  • Implementation of Access gateway portals for Primary site and secondary site.
  • Share file Integration wif Citrix Netscaler
  • Deployment and Publish Office 365 for VDA and VDI access via Citrix
  • SCCM implementation for Application Packaging and Security Updates
  • Context Switching and Unified Gateway design and support
  • Netscaler load Balance support for Citrix Infrastructure.
  • Netscaler Load Balance support for Internal Environment Systems.
  • Netscaler Load Balance integration for different Business User connectivity,

Citrix Systems Engineer,

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Stabilization of Legacy Citrix platform Metaframe XP and XenApp 6.5 environment.
  • Migration from Legacy Secure Gateway to Netscaler VPX/MPX platform
  • Migration from legacy Citrix platform 6.5 to XA/XD 7.15 LTSR Platform
  • Implementation of PVS environment to support a user base of 5000+
  • Implementation of 200+ Persistent Virtual XenDesktop VDA and 300+ Non-Persistent Virtual Published Servers VDA Desktops.
  • Maintained environment via Citrix Director, Citrix Studio, and Citrix PVS Console.
  • Migration from legacy Citrix Web Interface and Legacy PNAgent to Citrix Storefront.
  • Maintained Virtual Environment via VMware Platform.
  • SCCM implementation for Application Packaging and Security Updates
  • Integrated second Data Center for Disaster Recovery in separate city, via GSLB passive, and ADNS via Citrix Netcaler.
  • Sharefile Integration wif Netscaler 11.1 and 12.0 firmware
  • Unified gateway integration for SSL load balance consolidation

Citrix Systems Engineer

Confidential, Richmond, Va

Responsibilities

  • Cloud Hosting Service for Multi-Tenant Environments
  • VMware View 6 RDS Migration from XenDesktop
  • DaaS(Desktop as a service), ITaaS (Infrastructure as a service)
  • Netscaler Implementation of ShareFile Via Content Switching
  • Netscaler implementation of Unified Gateway for Web Apps, SaaS Apps, and Xendesktop and XenApp
  • Xendesktop 7.8, XenApp 6.5 Muti-Tenant environments Tier 3 Support
  • Powershell scripting for automation, and active directory.

Lead Confidential

Confidential, Suwannee, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Netscaler GSLB implementation of dual sites for proximity access via Netscaler Access Gateways Active-Active
  • Powershell Scripting - Use for automation of active directory arguments.
  • GSLB for Disaster Recovery to Dual Site via Active-Passive
  • XenApp 6.5 to XA/XD 7.9 Migration from server published desktops to over 2000 Persistent XD7.9 (VDI) Desktops
  • Windows 2008 R2 SP1, Windows 2012 R2
  • Deployment of Storefront Servers to replace Web Interface servers.
  • Tier 3 Support for clients migrating to XA/XD 7.9

Lead Confidential,

Confidential, Richmond, Va.

Responsibilities:

  • Netscaler GSLB implementation of dual sites.
  • Netscaler Access Gateway implementation of multiple VPX and Access Gateway portals.
  • Netscaler Server Load balancing of infrastructure servers.
  • Citrix Tier 3 support for global clients.
  • XenApp/XenDesktop 7.6 VDIs and PVS 7.0 migration to PVS 7.6
  • VmWare View RDS Implementation for over 200 hosted servers and 100 hosted desktops
  • Windows 2008 R2 SP1, Windows 2012 R2

Enterprise Mobility

Confidential, Irving, TX

Responsibilities:

  • Upgraded EMM Solution via Citrix XenMobile 8.7 to EMM 9.0
  • XenMobile MDM ver.8.7, ver.9.0
  • XenMobile AppController MAM ver.8.7 to ver.9.0
  • Enabled Citrix Worx Apps via Citrix wrapping MDX ToolKit
  • Successfully wrapped and added into Christus Secured Sandbox for personal and corporate own devices(Androids, iOS, iOS8+)
  • Worx Apps enabled - WorkMail, WorxWeb, WorxEdit, Adobe Reader,
  • LYNC 2013, ConCur, Meditec
  • AppController integration wif StoreFront and via Web Interface Service Site (Legacy PNAgent) via Work Home client.
  • Rendered XenApp 6.5 applications to AppController and teh Mobile Devices via Citrix Receiver client.
  • SME support for over 7000 concurrent users, over 1000 Virtual Citrix/Infrastructure servers, over 1000 Virtual workstations streamed via XD for three Large Hospitals in teh Southwest USA, AND Chile, South America.
  • XenApp 6.5 support for 6000+ concurrent user environment.
  • Supported 1500+ VDI via XenDesktop 6, and Provision server 7.x wif Persistent and Non-Persistent (Personal vDisk) .
  • Windows 2008 R2 SP1, Windows 2012 R2
  • Utilized mandatory profiles wif overlay for personalization via AppSense EM 8.5, for policy integration and personalization of workspaces.
  • Utilize MS AppV for application Streaming to VDI Workstation And Provisioned VHD servers used for Published Hosted Servers.

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Implemented Provisioning Server 7.1 upgrade from 6.1
  • Converted Production vDisk back to VmWare format for upgrade.
  • Streamlined teh amount of Master vDisk throughout environment.
  • Implemented Auto update of security patches of Master vDisk via SCCM.
  • Implementation of a pilot XenApp/XenDesktop 7.5 wif Desktop OS (Win8) deployment
  • Utilized AppSense EM 8 FR4 SP2 for profile management, and policy integrations.

Confidential

Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Netscaler SDX 11500, and MPX 11000 series wif firmware ver. 9.3 to 10.1 Appliance Implementations and Support of external and internal dual HA VPX and MPX pairs.
  • SLB for Sharepoint 2013, Lync 2013, SAP, SaaS, XML and Web Interface Backend Servers.
  • GSLB Local and Remote site implementation and (ADNS), and Proxy DNS.
  • Site Connectivity and monitor via Metric Exchange Protocol (MEP) for Active-Active, Proximity, and GLSB SpillOver deployments.
  • Implementation of Access Gateway and SSL/VPN
  • Design and implementation of large XenApp/XenDesktop Farm
  • Utilize Provisioning Server 7 for Vdisk image provisioning for over 100 XenApp Application hosted servers.
  • Utilize XenCenter 6.2 to provision Desktop Images for shared and private mode images.
  • Utilize Command Center 5.1 for Netscaler Monitoring and Edge Site for farm troubleshooting and diagnostics.
  • Utilize Insight Center 10.1 for Web Insight and HDX Insight (Netscaler Visibility and XenApp Visibility Solution)
  • Implementation of XenMobile (MDM) and (MAM) via App Controllers for BYOD iOS, and Android devices. Rendering application via Xenapp 6.5 Server Farm.
  • Device management and application isolation (sandbox) of mobile devices.

Citrix Subject Matter Expert

Confidential, Knoxville, Tn.

Responsibilities:

  • Upgrade of a XenApp 5 W2K3 32Bit Farm to XenApp 5 W2K8 32bit Farm
  • Utilize Provisioning Server for vDisk implementation for over 500 XenApp/Support Servers
  • Implemented Cloud Gateway(Storefront) server for authentication and enumerating of applications and desktops.
  • Upgraded Citrix Profile Manager 2.1 to Citrix Profile Manager 4.1

Virtualization Architect,

Confidential, Bowie, Md

Responsibilities:

  • Consolidated over 200 physical servers to Red Hat Linux 5.4 Virtual Servers via Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisor. ( RHEV-H)
  • Utilized RHEV-Manager for VI Management for 3 different sites across teh Eastern Seaboard.
  • Utilized Acronis Backup & Recovery Virtual edition as P2V Solution
  • Implemented and design large scale Virtual Infrastructure to Host large scale Confidential Tivoli Event Management servers for Large Enterprise Aerospace corporation.

Citrix Integration Architect

Confidential, Bowie, MD

Responsibilities:

  • Implementation of a large scale Microsoft Office Communicator wif XenApp 6
  • Implemented VDI via XenDesktop for 50 Windows 7 Virtual Desktops.
  • Implementation of a Enterprise Citrix License Server for five DLA Citrix sites.
  • Utilized HDX for Audio and Voice performance wif OCS over a Xenapp 6 environment
  • Implementation of Dual Netscalers( MDX) 9.1 for GSLB, SLB, and CAG
  • Implemented a Pilot Netscaler (VPX) Version 9.1

Virtualization Architect,

Confidential, Alexandria, VA

Responsibilities:

  • Migration of 2500 physical servers to Virtual Servers via VMware Vsphere 4.0
  • Utilized Novell Recon for enterprise recon of physical environment
  • Utilized Novell Migrate to convert physical servers into a large scale VMware Vsphere 4.0 VI.

Sr Citrix Administrator

Confidential, Richmond, VA

Responsibilities:

  • Implementation/Infrastructure design of large Scale Citrix Farm Migration.
  • Migrated 1200 Physical Citrix Servers, and Support Servers to Virtual Servers.
  • Utilized Acronis True Image for Base Gold Image creation.
  • Utilized VMware for Virtual Servers creation.
  • Implemented Netscaler 9110 Appliance for Secure Access Gateway.
  • Implemented Dual Netscaler 9110 Appliances for Server Load balance and Global Server Load Balance between dual sites.
  • Implemented a 10 XenApp 5.0 Server Farm.
  • Utilized Citrix Provision Server to create master images to be deployed to 10 XenApp servers Farm.
  • Implemented Pilot VDI via XenDesktop and Vmware View 4.
  • Implemented Production VDI via Xendesktop for 50 Windows XP virtual desktops.
  • Utilized Appsense Environment and Application manager to Lockdown Virtual published desktops for Client access.
  • Utilized Citrix Streaming Profiler to profile over 50 applications to be streamed to XenApp Servers.
  • Managed dual Netscaler appliances for web portal and SSL VPN access for remote clients.
  • Implementation of Dual Netscalers ( MDX) 9.1 for GSLB, SLB, and CAG

Sr. System Administrator

Confidenial, Alexandria, VA

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for large Citrix Server Farm to include 20 Citrix servers hosting 25 Applications utilized for over 200 concurrent users.
  • Utilized SMS Installer and Wise Package Studio to package applications for rapid deployment.
  • Deployed all Security updates and Application via SMS deployment tools.
  • Utilized SMS 2003 for all Application and update management for all workstations and servers.
  • Generated reports via SMS reporting tools for hardware and software inventory and Security updates.
  • Utilized SMS Remote Control Tools to remotely administer Client workstation and Server.
  • Implementation of Dual Netscalers MDX) 9.1 for GSLB, SLB, and CAG
  • Implemented a Pilot Netscaler (VPX) Version 9.1
  • Citrix Secure Gateway implementation utilized for secure web Portal platform.
  • Implemented and supported Large Virtual Environment via VMware ESX 3.0/3.5 Host servers, wif VMotion. Virtual Center 2.0/2.5 and VI Client.
  • Administered NetAPP San storage for Virtual servers’ configuration files via i-SCSI and HBA Fiber Channel connectivity.
  • Implemented Microsoft Clustering for mission critical applications for fault tolerance availability.
  • Implemented RSA SecurID Ace Server for Two - Factor Authentication method.
  • Performed Citrix Health Checking & maintained audit readiness.
  • Utilized VMware virtualization for all Citrix (XenApp) support servers, to include Citrix License server, and web Interface (CSG) server.
  • Utilized and administered Citrix EdgeSight for Citrix Sever monitoring.
  • Utilized HP ProLiant BL680c G5 Blade Server, wifin 3 HP Blade System c7000 Enclosure Rack.

Sr. System Administrator/Citrix Administrator,

Confidential, Alexandria, VA

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Remote Access connectivity for US Army installations wifin US and abroad.
  • Maintained Citrix Server Farms to include a Two Farm environment composed of 150 servers per farm, utilizing MetaFrame Access Suite.
  • aintained and administered large Metaframe Secure Access Manager environment, wif large Access Center and CDAs.
  • Secure Gateway, Secure Ticket Authority, and Web Interface, for Secure Web Browser connectivity to farms.
  • Farms hosted over 30 Applications to support US Military personnel.
  • Upgraded Metaframe servers from Metaframe XP FR3 to Presentation server 4.0/4.5 provided support for remote printing from Citrix Environment to include a myriad of printers and print drivers.
  • Implemented a smart card solution in accordance wif US Army CAC policies, for secure access via Web Interface.
  • Maintained IAVA compliance for all servers wifin environment, wif Security patches and Hot Fixes.
  • Implemented a Hot Site solution in St. Louis, Mo, to include a replicated MetaFrame environment from Alexandria, VA to St. Louis, Mo.
  • Trained and supervised three junior engineers on principles of supporting teh current remote access environment.
  • Utilized Password Manager for Single Sign On throughout teh logon process.
  • Maintained every aspect of teh Metaframe environment, Group policies, AD Account Management, Resource Management, Print Management, Server and Application Load Balancing.
  • Responsible for VPN Solution for remote Users to connect back to Environment for Mainframe Access. Implemented IAS server for authentication and accountability for domain Logon via AD to VPN.
  • Utilized a Cisco Pix 500 security appliance, to be upgraded to a Cisco 3000 VPN Appliance, via IPSEC protocol and Cisco VPN Client Hosting over 200 remote VPN users daily.
  • Designed and implemented dual ESX VMware servers which hosted 16 Virtual machines.
  • Utilized VMotion for fault tolerance of Virtual machines throughout a migration.
  • Implemented a SAN Environment for remote disk space to hold VM configuration data.
  • Utilized Virtual Center for configuration of ESX servers and Virtual machines.

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