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Job #: R-00119886-OTHLOC-PL-2D4661
Location: Remote, US
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Remote Type: Remote
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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1901 Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Virtualization Engineer to provide Citrix support out of our Blacksburg Virginia Enterprise IT Operations Center.  This is a great opportunity to work with an elite team of virtualization professionals to maintain a secure environment for customer’s critical systems.  Bring your own experience and work with our team to teach and learn while building, maintaining, and supporting our customer environments.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Implement, monitor, and sustain multiple versions of Citrix infrastructures in multiple customer environments.
  • Troubleshoot, monitor, and sustain multiple versions of Citrix and Citrix Farms.
  • Create, Deploy, Monitor, Sustain and manage Citrix images using Citrix Imaging Services (MCS and PVS). 
  • Experienced with Citrix imaging/provsioning services, protocols, and best practices.
  • Troubleshoot all escalated Citrix issues ranging from hardware to operating systems/applications/permissions/user profile related issues.
  • Analysis of Citrix/Windows Patch requirements and remediate accordingly.
  • Demonstrate excellent networking and technical skills, proficiency with the design, implementation and support of Virtualization solutions, integration of enterprise server, storage, network, and virtualization components, and exhibit strong project management and communication.   
  • Implement, install, and recommend technologies including systems management, server virtualization, network storage and security.
  • Perform troubleshooting and management of Active Directory, GPO, DNS, DHCP, ICA and File/Print services.
  • Perform troubleshooting and management of Citrix NetScaler (VPX/SDX).
  • Evaluate and architect network, server, and storage architecture plans.
  • Provide technical guidance and support for existing hybrid Platform in Azure and Nutanix. 
  • Technical writing for both system integration and transition to operations teams.
  • Work in hybrid multi-location operations team administering existing production network.
  • Follow, maintain, and produce in-house documentation for repeatable processes, including database feature installation, disaster recovery, and common problem resolution.
  • Assist in creating automation and process improvements toward greater efficiency, reduced incidents, and proactive systems management.
  • Support tickets and manage incidents, service requests, and problems through their full life-cycle.
  • Provide health and performance reporting and take appropriate actions based on trends in data.
  • Document status updates and communicate to necessary parties.
  • Document troubleshooting steps and knowledge articles for Shared Desk and Help Desk teams.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and 4 years experience or an Associate’s degree and 6 years experience, additional years of experience accepted in lieu of degree.
  • Experienced with Citrix Virtualization Desktop and Applications
  • Experienced with Citrix Imaging Provisioning and Machine Creation Services.
  • Experience with Liquidware  application streaming/layering and Citrix Profile management
  • CompTIA Security+ or Obtain CompTIA Security+ within 3 months of hire date.
  • Experienced with PowerShell or other scripting tools
  • Familiar with ticketing systems and the value of good documentation
  • A US Citizen who can obtain a public trust clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Citrix NetScaler ADC SDX/VPX
  • Experienced with Application Virtualization  Technologies (App Layering/Streaming)
  • Experienced with Ivanti Endpoint Management 
  • Citrix Certified Professional – Virtualization (CCP-V)
  • Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktop Service on Citrix Cloud Certified (CC-VAD-CC)


Pay Range:

Pay Range $66,300.00 - $119,850.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.


About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 47,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022.   For more information, visit

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Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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