System Engineer, XenApp and XenDesktop

  • Category: Architecture & Engineering
  • Location: Brussels
  • Region: International
  • Salary: €400-€500/day DOE
  • Contract
  • Ref: CR/000680
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Last updated 3 weeks ago

System Engineer, XenApp and XenDesktop required by leading financial services organisation to work in the “Core Devices Engineering & Support” squad within the tribe “Infrastructure & Collaboration Services”. This squad is responsible for:

  • Citrix Infrastructure: XenApp/XenDesktop 7.15 LTSR, Citrix Receiver configurations, Citrix Storefront, Citrix License Server
  • Windows Remote Desktop Services Infrastructure: design/manage RDS hosts
  • Printing Services: Equitrack (contributing to the implementation)
  • Design, life cycle management, patch management, capacity management of Citrix and Windows RDS platforms
  • Integration of the Windows workstation build
  • 2nd and 3rd level support on Windows workstations and servers, Citrix/RDS platforms and printing services
  • The job mainly consists of the following elements:
  • Ensure 2nd and 3rd level support (advanced troubleshooting) of the Citrix- and server-related products managed in the squad
  • Assist in:
    • the design and implementation of the Citrix infrastructure and Remote Desktop Services
    • the integration of this infrastructure in the remote access solution
    • writing technical documentation to support the design
  • Provide consultancy on projects (Multi Factor Authentication, PAM/PSM, Printing, Network Segmentation)
  • Capacity Management of the infrastructure
  • Set-up and follow-up of the monitoring of the infrastructure
  • Deliver operational handbooks, disaster recovery handbooks


  • MUST have excellent knowledge of English with good knowledge of French or Dutch
  • MUST have proven experience with Windows server, Citrix and RDS technologies in large environments
  • Expert knowledge of Citrix (XenApp, XenDesktop, Storefront, License servers, PVS) and RDS Products (RDS Gateway, RDS session hosts, License server)
  • Good knowledge of the Windows Server operating system
  • Knowledge of Hyper-V
  • Experience with the integration of the Citrix client within different platforms: Windows (all versions), Apple (Mac)

Preferably experience of the following:

  • Basic Networking knowledge (Proxy, routing, local firewalls, firewalls)
  • Knowledge of remote access solutions like Juniper
  • Knowledge of Netscaler Access Gateway
  • Knowledge of SCOM
  • Knowledge of client operating systems (Windows, Mac OS X, …)
  • Knowledge of Powershell scripting

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