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Job #: TR-660342
Location: Lorton, VA
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: No
Group: Civil

Job Description:
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has a continuing requirement for Secure Enterprise Network Systems, Services, & Support (SENS3) for the continued operations and maintenance and evolution of the Homeland Secure Data Network (HSDN) and the Classified Local Area Network (C-LAN). This requirement was previously called Enterprise Networked Services Support (ENSS).
Leidos is in need of a Senior Citrix Engineer, to lead the design and migration from Citrix XenApp 6.5 and 7.x Servers to a Citrix XenDesktop 7.x buildout of the initial infrastructure. The candidate will contribute to the functional testing, QA and failover testing of the new platform.

The candidate will need to be able to migrate from XenApp 6.5 on Server 2008 R2 to XenDesktop 7.x on Server 2016. Work with application engineers to provide Citrix Published desktops and VDI baseline builds.

Support escalations from Tier 1 and Tier 2 Operational staff to troubleshoot and resolve escalated incidents and/or service requests. Performs system maintenance (e.g., patching), and periodic Citrix updates as needed.

Provide knowledge on optimizations and best practices for peak performance.

Provide technical assistance and cross training to other team members. Support for the client NetScaler Infrastructure, including vendor interaction and maintenance/upgrades as required.

Creates, updates and maintains SOPs, A&A, system design/architecture documents, system build guides, technical drawings and schematics, training material, and test plans.
Basic Qualifications:

Six years supporting Citrix XenApp, XenDesktop and a Citrix CCP-Virtualization certification.
Active Top-Secret Clearance is required

Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or 8 years of equivalent experience/combined education, with 4 years of professional experience; or no experience required with a related Masters degree.

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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