Featured Health IT Job: Citrix Systems Engineer

We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the Citrix Systems Engineer position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central. This position was posted by Nicklaus Children’s Health System and is located in Florida.

Here’s a description of the position:

Responsible for the technical design, planning, implementation, performance tuning, and recovery procedures of enterprise systems at Nicklaus Children’s Health System to ensure industry standards have been met. Serves as a technical expert in the area of system administration for complex operating systems. Investigates, analyzes feasibility of system requirements, and develops system specifications. Participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure. Assists project teams with technical issues/requirements from the initial planning phase through the completion of the project.

Minimum Job Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Sciences, Information Systems, or related field

Active and valid State of Florida driver’s license with an approved driving record pursuant to our policy and maintained throughout employment

5 years of servers or systems infrastructure experience

3 years of Windows Operating Systems and Virtualization experience

4 years of experience managing Citrix core technologies (XenApp, XenDesktop, Provisioning Server, StoreFront)

3 years of experience configuring and managing Citrix Netscaler appliances in a high availability and access gateway policies configuration

3 years of experience managing TCP/IP, DNS, WINS, DHCP services in an enterprise infrastructure

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Technical Certification in Citrix or Microsoft technologies highly preferred

Experience in disaster recovery planning/methodologies highly preferred

Experience in profile management, and thin client solutions highly preferred

Experience with automation through scripting (PowerShell, vbscript, etc.)

Able to manage Active Directory, network shares, printer management, and network applications

Able to communicate both verbally and in writing in a clear, concise, and courteous manner

Able to work independently, provide exceptional customer service, establish necessary professional relationships, and interact effectively with external and internal customers from entry to executive management levels

Able to gather needs, conduct root cause analysis, assess requirements, and provide strategies on preventive measures or operation systems solutions

Results-oriented and self-motivated individual with the ability to improve the effectiveness, performance, and efficiency of the network systems team

Able to work in a fast paced environment, and effectively manage and use resources to successfully meet the competing deadlines of a variety of tasks, problems, and projects

Able and available to be on-call 24/7/365, and work flexible schedules, holidays, and weekends.

Job Specific Duties

Performs technological researches, recommends innovative roadmaps, maintenance schedules, life cycle plans and where possible, automated approaches for administrating Citrix tasks.

Implements applications and virtual desktop solutions using the entire Citrix portfolio (XenApp, XenDesktop, Provision Services, StoreFront, Netscaler, etc).

Applies OS patches, firmware upgrades on a regular basis to meet best practices. Performs periodic performance assessment and reporting to support capacity planning for Citrix related technologies.

Delivers high-quality application integration services via Citrix to NCHS customers, including configuration of servers and workstations.

Creates/maintains up to date work product documentation, checklists, & standard operating procedures documents to ensure high quality of service delivery & maximize NCHS efficiency/effectiveness.

Provides escalation support to NCHS users & support teams independently or involving outside vendors, by analyzing the problem and applying a scientific methodology to resolve it cost-effectively.

Tests all work and involves the customers in acceptance testing to ensure their systems are fully functional and their needs have been met.

Performs daily system monitoring, verifies the integrity and availability of all Citrix resources, systems and key processes, and reviews system and application logs to maximize uptime.

Reviews ticketing system to ensure assigned tickets are identified and issue is effectively resolved in compliance with policies and service-level agreements.

Installs, configures, implements, and upgrades new or existing Citrix infrastructure or related third party technologies.

Adheres to change management processes and proactively assesses, and executes changes to technology infrastructures that enhance overall system functionality, stability, and performance.

Looks like a great opportunity for those with experience with revenue integrity. If this looks like a position that would interest you, check out the full details for the job and how to apply.

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John Lynn

John Lynn

John Lynn is the Founder of the HealthcareScene.com, a network of leading Healthcare IT resources. The flagship blog, Healthcare IT Today, contains over 13,000 articles with over half of the articles written by John. These EMR and Healthcare IT related articles have been viewed over 20 million times.

John manages Healthcare IT Central, the leading career Health IT job board. He also organizes the first of its kind conference and community focused on healthcare marketing, Healthcare and IT Marketing Conference, and a healthcare IT conference, EXPO.health, focused on practical healthcare IT innovation. John is an advisor to multiple healthcare IT companies. John is highly involved in social media, and in addition to his blogs can be found on Twitter: @techguy.