Standard Bank is a firm believer in technical innovation, to help us guarantee exceptional client service and leading edge financial solutions.
Our growing global success reflects our commitment to the latest solutions, the best people, and a uniquely flexible and vibrant working culture.
To help us drive our success into the future, we are looking for an experienced Citrix & Mobility Engineer to join our team at our Johannesburg offices.
Standard Bank is a leading African banking group focused on emerging markets globally. It has been a mainstay of South Africa's financial system for more than 150 years, and now spans 18 countries across the African continent.
Job Purpose The Engineer’s role is responsible for the overall direction, development, enhancement and maintenance of the enterprise Citrix environment as well as Microsoft Intune including Mobile Device Management.
This includes analysis, planning, development and implementation of new features and enhancements to provide required levels of service to the organization.
The Engineer will be supporting resources and vendors to ensure that all equipment is properly installed, configured, secured, and maintained.
This includes developing, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing key functional areas, particularly server infrastructure, critical business applications, and the overall end user experience when using Citrix as the application delivery mechanism.
Key Responsibilities / Accountabilities
Responsible for innovation roadmaps, maintenance scheduling, life cycle management, and capacity management for the Citrix, Mobile Device and Microsoft Intune environments and related dependent technologies.
Primarily responsible for the design, implementation, and support of solutions related to above technologies
Responsible for managing the day-to-day administration, planning, and problem-solving for the Citrix XenApp environment
Identify inefficiencies, gaps and issues, and drive the analysis and documentation of technical requirements for enterprise Citrix XenApp architecture, guiding adoption of and adherence to standard operating procedures.
Responsible for keeping track of existing XenApp, Wyse, and Terminal Services license and resource usage, trending and capacity planning for future growth.
Responsible for providing Disaster Recovery solutions as it relates to the XenApp Environment by developing and maintaining a library of procedures for disaster recovery documentation.
Responsible for performance tuning and providing a high availability XenApp environment to eliminate single points of failure.
Manage assigned ticket queues, own, and escalate issues through resolution.
Work with Windows / Server team on virtualization initiatives.
Accurately maintain all documentation as it relates to configuration, processes, service records, asset inventories, topologies, administration manuals, job instructions, support contacts etc.
Ensures IT Leadership is aware of all known and identified risks to system availability, performance, reliability and security.
Generate results through others (such as partners, vendors, contractors).
Any other duties as assigned. Preferred Qualification and Experience Qualifications :
Diploma in Information Technology required, or equivalent on-the-job experience.
MTA : IT Infrastructure
MCITP : Windows Server / Exchange / SharePoint
MCSA : Windows Server 2012 / 2016
Citrix Certified Associate Virtualization
Citrix Certified Professional Virtualization
XenApp and XenDesktop Service on Citrix Cloud Certified (CC-XAD-CC) Experience :
3+ years of experience working in Citrix environment, with at least 5 years of experience designing / implementing / administrating enterprise Windows / Citrix XenApp environments (5.0 and above).
3+ years of experience managing and working in a highly virtualized environment.
Strong background in Microsoft Windows Server 2008-2016 deployment, design, implementation and administration desired
LDAP and Active Directory knowledge and experience
Ability to work with Intune in Mobile Device Management (MDM), Mobile Application Management (MAM) and PC Management capacity.
Knowledge and proficiency in Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) and related technologies Knowledge / Technical Skills / Expertise
Must be forward-thinking, creative and results-oriented.
Good knowledge of Citrix XenApp, MS Active Directory and OS technologies.
Good knowledge of Windows Active Directory Domains integration and interaction with the network, Group Policy, Anti-Virus applications, DHCP, DNS, and WINS.
Demonstrate strong analytical, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
DNS and Networking concepts