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Application Delivery Engineer - Citrix, XenApp, XenDesktop

Location:

Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire

Work type:

Permanent

Business sector:

Infrastructure

Salary:

£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum

Job reference:

BBBH18896_1555489509

Start date:

ASAP

Contact email:

mag.dutka@talentinternational.com

Advertiser:

Mag Dutka

SENIOR APPLICATION DELIVERY ENGINEER

Location: Stoke-on-Trent

Salary: £40,000 to £45,000

Citrix / XenApp / XenDesktop / XenServer /Vmware / Windows Server / Linux / Powershell / Python App-V / AppSense / Cloud / Azure / AWS

Citrix / XenApp / XenDesktop / XenServer /Vmware / Windows Server / Linux / Powershell / Python App-V / AppSense / Cloud / Azure / AWS

As one of the world's leading online companies we are a driving force in the development of enterprise and Internet technology. We have rapidly grown into a global operation, delivering an unrivalled online experience to more than 35 million customers in 19 languages.

We're passionate about our brand, our product, customers and employees, and we want to meet highly motivated individuals who will share our vision - and our passion. We are created by a dedicated and passionate team of in- house developers and designers, using the latest technologies.

The Application Delivery team are looking for a Senior Application Delivery Engineer to join this vital part of the family at our offices in Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire.

The Application Delivery team is responsible for the delivery, administration, maintenance and continual service improvement of internal line of business services and applications to the workforce. The provides engineering services for a wide range of highly available technology platforms which underpin the delivery of back office services and applications.

A core focus of the role if maintaining over virtualised applications and desktop stacks across multiple sites, both in the UK and abroad, and delivery of a hosted desktop infrastructure to remote workers. The role includes design, troubleshooting, maintenance and capacity planning across the Application Delivery team managed services.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Planning and delivering complex system upgrades and maintenance
  • Analysing services and making service improvement
  • Maintaining uptime, capacity and availability of all platforms within the remit of the
  • Troubleshooting and resolving service affecting incidents and
  • Responding to technical issues escalated to the team and restoring services within expected
  • Contributing to a problem analysis investigation
  • Communicating effectively with senior managers and stakeholder when handling escalated incidents or
  • Creating and maintaining documentation, including systems, configuration, processes, test and project
  • Performance optimisation analysis and
  • Providing technical guidance and support to the 2nd line support
  • Mentoring team

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Windows Server & Linux operating system administration, development and support
  • Extensive knowledge of application virtualisation technologies, specifically Microsoft App-V, Citrix XenApp, XenDesktop, AppSense and Vmware
  • PowerShell scripting
  • Working on highly available large-scale enterprise platforms
  • Strong troubleshooting methodology and experience of troubleshooting production system issues
  • Networking: Load Balancers, LANs, WANs and
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities, work independently, multitask and meet tight
  • Experience of delivering structured technical
  • Ability to create cohesive and accurate technical
  • Ability to present and communicate technical ideas to senior business stakeholders
  • Can do attitude and willingness to learn new skills.

DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Practical experience in a similar role within a medium to large
  • Experience and knowledge of hypervisor
  • Holder of relevant industry recognised
  • Understanding of ITIL
  • Cloud technologies - Deployment into Azure/AWS/GCS

SENIOR APPLICATION DELIVERY ENGINEER

Location: Stoke-on-Trent

Salary: £40,000 to £45,000

Citrix / XenApp / XenDesktop / XenServer /Vmware / Windows Server / Linux / Powershell / Python App-V / AppSense / Cloud / Azure / AWS

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