Subject Matter Expert Citrix Experience, and a TS/SCI Security Clearance with Polygraph

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Systems Engineering
Fort Meade, Maryland
Columbia, Maryland

REQ#: RQ68622 Subject Matter Expert Citrix Experience, and a TS/SCI Security Clearance with Polygraph (Open)

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular
Job Description

Description:  This Subject Matter Expert (SME) position supports the back-end of a next generation end user environment that combines a standard modern Windows based Desktop and Office Automation, with Unified Communications through a virtual environment.  It brings improvements to desktop reliability, security, efficiency, and performance.  With tools for creating, connecting, and collaborating, this environment allows managers, engineers, analysts, and other user groups to focus on their job, while this program provides the necessary IT support to include a focus on the various Citrix elements.

Responsibilities and Qualifications:

  • Citrix Subject Matter Expert using system engineering and SQL experience
  • Assists with analysis and evaluation and with the preparation of recommendations for system improvements, optimization, and design/development
  • Provides application configuration and functional use of either Java, J2EE and web services, or PeopleSoft applications.
  • Hands on involvement with the implementation, integration, and maintenance efforts of an information systems architecture relating to the Citrix environment in both Windows and UNIX/Linux/Solaris systems
  • Works with the back-end application developers and DBA’s to effectively integrate applications into virtual desktop infrastructure. 
  • Must be a self-starter and team player that is able to work several high priority tasks concurrently, while maintaining a professional attitude
  • Must demonstrate initiative to move beyond status quo, i.e.  recommending improvements and ways to optimize systems
  • Must be able to multi-task at times, working several high priority tasks concurrently.  The ability to interface in a professional manner with non-technical customers is important.  Initiative, communicating, and listening are important to the success of the associated mission

Some Key Skills & Experience Include:

  • In-depth experience with XenApp and at least some these other Citrix elements ( Citrix XenDesktop, NetScale Appliance, Profile Manager, Citrix Provisioning Server, Citrix Web interface,  Citrix PNA/Receiver)
  • Experience with Windows Server 2008R2, SQL Server security/mirroring/development/administrating/clustering, VMware (including ESX/ESXi server and VSphere), Active Directory (AD), Microsoft App-V, Solaris 8 and 10, Centrify, and Secure Global Desktop (SGD); and must be able to use command line
  • Solid Java developer with hands-on experience analyzing, developing and maintaining large scale, mission critical applications in Windows and Unix virtual environments. 

Customer Minimal Education/Experience Requirements: Bachelor’s plus 10 years,  OR Associate’s plus 15 years, OR H.S./GED plus 20 years

To qualify, candidate must also meet these basic qualifications:

  • Must be open to the possibility of travel (CONUS & OCONUS), anticipate less than 5%.
  • Must be available for on-call support.
  • Must currently have and be able to maintain a TS/SCI Clearance with Poly
  • One of the following DoD approved certifications is required to meet the category/level IAT-2 (DoD 8570) requirement for this position: Security+ CE, GSEC, SSCP, CCNA-Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), CASP+ CE, GCIH, GCED, CCNP Security, CySA+, GICSP, or CND.

Customer Required Capabilities Include:

  • Provide the bridge between Mission end users of the system to be delivered ad those who are architecting engineering and/or developing the system.
  • Support the development, review, and analysis of Mission CONOPS, requirements, scenarios, and use cases that accurately reflect end users needs.
  • Assist in the development, organization, and articulation of Mission expectation to support test planning an operational evaluation activities.
  • Support information management transformation.
  • Maintain cognizance of all operational requirements, ensuing that the spirit of the requirements is preserved across programmatic and acquisition activities.
  • Articulate/white board ideas to all levels of management.
  • Provide lifecycle sustainment support.
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.