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Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (Citrix) Engineer

Undisclosed Company
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Closing date
24 Apr 2024

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Job Title: Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (Citrix) Engineer
Location: Flexible - UK + Hybrid Working Arrangements
Compensation: Competitive + Benefits Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF56799

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a VDI Engineer at our Babcock Hubs.

The role
As a VDI Engineer you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You will join an established but ever-growing team at an exciting time within our Corporate Services Function.

Day to day, you'll manage and maintain the group wide Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktop (CVAD) estate, encompassing life cycle of core CVAD infrastructure systems including testing, upgrades, installation, monitoring and reporting. As well as maintaining and monitoring the group wide VDI infrastructure, CVAD, PVS and NetScaler platforms. You will provide 24/7 on- call support for the VDI Services, Further responsibilities include:

  • Application deployment, testing and support across multiple Citrix infrastructures and security zones
  • Group Policy creation and maintenance
  • Advanced troubleshooting fault diagnosis
  • PowerShell scripting and administration
  • Providing assistance to fellow CS members within the 1st and 2nd line teams

This role is 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday, you will be expected to be on-call one week out of four.

Essential experience of the VDI Engineer:

  • You will be able to demonstrate experience within a 2nd or 3rd line support role working withing a large estate with associated technologies in a BAU support and project capacity
  • Must have a solid foundation in Microsoft technologies covering testing, documentation and installation through all troubleshooting aspects
  • Understanding of future client technologies including virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and Windows as a Service (WaaS)
  • Experience in design, implementation, maintenance and disaster recovery for large environments
  • Technical Knowledge of Citrix CVAD, Citrix Director, Storefront, PVS, Studio and Netscaler ADC

Qualifications for the VDI Engineer :

  • Being Microsoft Certified would be desirable
  • Being a Citrix Certified Administrator CCA-V, CCP- or CCE-V would be desirable

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance for this role.

Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance Contributory Pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows most employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

Babcock International For over a century Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities, and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date: 09/04/2024

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