Citrix Administrator

Clearance Level
Systems Administration
San Diego, California

REQ#: G2019-67688

Public Trust: NACLC (T3)
Requisition Type: Regular

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) is looking for a candidate to provide Citrix and Windows System Administration of servers and resident VMWare on the Research Development Test, and Evaluation (RDT&E) network for the existing infrastructure supporting the NIWC PAC Desktop as a Service (DaaS) / Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) solution known as SkyDesk.  This systems administrator will design, deliver, and improve the SkyDesk solution deploying in both a classified and unclassified environment.  Some after hours support will be required.


Specific job duties include:

  • Function as primary SysAdmin responsible for maintaining the existing infrastructure supporting the NIWC PAC Desktop as a Service (DaaS) / Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)
  • Design, deliver, and support implementation of the SkyDesk solution in SECRET environment
  • Continuously evaluate, develop, and improve the SkyDesk solution in response to changing requirements, infrastructure, and technologies
  • Knowledge and application of Citrix NetScaler.
  • Leverage technologies such as Citrix Storefront, Citrix Workspace, Windows Server, Powershell, and AWS hosting as part of continuous improvement of the SkyDesk deployment
  • Create and maintain documentation of SkyDesk configuration, maintenance, and general usage
  • Identify, communicate/report, and address issues or risks to the SkyDesk Solution
  • Coordinate with members of the Cloud Engineering Team for cloud related SkyDesk activities
  • Coordinate with other teams to deliver solutions in a matrix organization.
  • Able to work well under deadlines in a changing environment.
  • Current knowledge of RDT&E processes, procedures, and policies

BA/BS or equivalent experience


Certifications (IAT Level II)


One of the following:

  • Security+ CE
  • GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)
  • Security Certified Network Professional (SCNP)
  • System Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)

and one of the following:

  • MCITP (Enterprise Administrator)- Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Enterprise Administrator on Windows Server 2012
  • MCITP (Server Administrator) - Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Server Administrator on Windows Server 2012
  • MCSA - Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
  • MCSE - Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer


Certifications (IAT Level I)


and one of the following:

  • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert
  • Configuring Windows 10 (70-697 or equivalent)


Required Skills

  • 3+ Years' Experience with Virtual Desktop Infrastructure in Windows environment
  • 3 Years' Experience with Citrix
  • Experience with VDI design and implementation
  • Experience with NetScaler


Desired Skills

  • Knowledge of ITIL processes and ITIL Certification
  • Experience with the IAVM process
  • CITRIX Certification


" 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.