Senior Citrix Engineer

Metropolitan Thames Valley
59174.00 - 59174.00 GBP Annual
12 Mar 2024
09 Apr 2024
Contract Type
Full Time

About Us:

Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing is one of the UK s leading providers of affordable housing and care and support services. We employ over 1900 people to manage and develop our large portfolio of nearly 56,000 homes serving over 75,000 customers across London, the East Midlands, Southern and the East of England.

This role:

We are seeking a Senior Citrix Engineer to join the busy and dynamic Infrastructure Architecture Team. You will administer the day-to-day operations of the Citrix VDI Infrastructure and services. Work with the Architecture, Service Delivery, and Service Desk Teams, as well as the wider Technology Department to effectively support and administer the full lifecycle of Citrix infrastructure operations, services, projects, and initiatives. Manage and maintain the Citrix Work Plan, and the delivery of the Citrix Annual Continuous Service Improvement Plan.

What you'll need to succeed:

  • Extensive experience with Citrix XenDesktop, Citrix Cloud, Active Directory, Group Policies, Citrix Profile Management, Provisioning Services, NetScaler, VMware ESX, networking
  • Expertise in applications packaging, databases, storage, networking, and security
  • Knowledge of PowerShell scripting and automation
  • Experience in managing complex multi-site Citrix infrastructure operations
  • Experience with Citrix service upgrades and migrations
  • Experience of Control Up desirable
  • Experience in project management and delivery
  • Evidence of recent Citrix certifications to Professional level desirable
  • Excellent demand management, planning, organisation, and prioritisation skills
  • Experience with ITIL environments and processes, preferably using ServiceNow
  • Ability to undertake out-of-hours work, during the evenings and at weekends.
  • To meet our commitment to providing safe, high-quality services to our customers we will complete a basic background check with the Disclosure and Barring service once an offer of employment is made.
  • Interview dates: 1st interviews 20/03, 2nd interviews 21-22/03
  • Please see the attached job description and recruitment notes available for direct applicants.

Please note :- we do not currently offer visa sponsorship.

What?s in it for you?

Our benefits include:-

  • 28 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata for part time) per year
  • 2 volunteering days per year for things like helping out in local communities
  • An additional ?Beliefs day? once a year to have an extra a day off
  • Enhanced pension with matched contributions of up to 9%
  • Life assurance cover 3 x your salary
  • Health cash plan scheme for your everyday healthcare needs which you can add your family members too
  • Tenancy deposit ? interest free loan to help with rental deposits
  • Access to extensive learning and training opportunities with Wisebox platform
  • Colleague virtual social platform with our workplace pages where you can keep up to date with the organisational activity and link in with colleagues
  • Career progression across the organisation with our mentoring programme and apprenticeships
  • We are committed to the wellbeing of our colleagues and support this as an organisation

About us

Learn more about our benefits and organisation by viewing our attached document

Our promise

Here at Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing (MTVH) we want to capture the value that difference brings and are committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion. We work collaboratively ?Serving people better every day? to educate, support and develop all of our diverse employees and the communities that we serve.

We want every employee and every customer to feel comfortable enough to be their true self and are working tirelessly in the background to create an environment that encourages our employees to challenge non-inclusive behaviours and to be mindful of their own and other?s wellbeing.

Our core values of Dare, Care and Collaborate demonstrate that we are a people focused business, solving social issues by working together!

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found so we do encourage you to complete the application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

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