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Netscaler Engineer

Netscaler Engineer:

Our direct client, a global financial services firm, based in Stamford is seeking a seasoned NetScaler Engineer with extensive practical experience.

Essential Duties

  • Support the Senior Network Engineer in managing the global Citrix NetScaler ADC environment
  • Establish new and maintain existing workloads on the NetScaler in a best practice’s manner
  • Conduct health checks / audits of NetScaler environment and associate components
  • Assist in documenting and troubleshooting associated complex web and network workloads and topology in particular Web, Citrix, Exchange, SQL, and SharePoint
  • Maintain relationships with other teams, and provide advanced level troubleshooting and support
  • Manage related external vendor relationships
  • Support Engineering team with various infrastructure projects

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

  • Intermediate to expert experience with Citrix Application Delivery Controllers (NetScaler)
  • Experience with debugging issues at the NetScaler level and implementing a fix for the workload
  • Strong experience with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop environments
  • Understanding and experience in supporting Microsoft IIS and Apache web systems
  • Understanding of Microsoft and Linux Operating Systems
  • Understanding of DNS, Active Directory
  • Mid-to-high level experience in supporting web and tiered application environments
  • Knowledge of virtualization technologies (e.g., VMware, Citrix, and Microsoft)
  • Entry-level experience working with cloud technologies (Azure)

Technical Skills

  • Demonstrated ability with Citrix Application Delivery Controllers (NetScaler)
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot network and web systems and application performance with the use of packet capture and protocol analyzers and other tools
  • Experience in analyzing packet traces of TCP/IP traffic
  • Configuration/administration of switch/CS policies/Monitors
  • Understanding of SSL/TLS, Load balancing, SSL acceleration, HTTP compression/caching, Certificates
  • Understand of AAA (Authentication, Authorization and Accounting), LDAP/Kerberos/SAML
  • Ability to troubleshoot load/latency
  • Knowledge of IP networking (e.g., Switching, Routing protocols, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, TCP/IP protocols, SNMP, ARP etc.)
  • Understanding related network technologies and underlying logical infrastructure requirements (espe- cially DNS, DHCP, AD, LDAP and Citrix)
  • Knowledge of security risks for various operating systems and devices
  • Excellent documentation skills and demonstrated expertise with Visio
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data, communicate in writing in a clear manner.
  • Practical network troubleshooting skills
  • Creative analytical problem-solving abilities

Education/Experience:

  • 3-5 years’ primary experience with NetScaler / Citrix ADC
  • 5-8 years’ networking experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Citrix Certified Professional Networking (CCP-N) certification preferred
  • MCPD: Web Developer and/or MCPD: Windows Developer certifications a plus

Job ID: 4407

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