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Citrix Systems Inc. Data Center Engineer in United States

We believe work is not a place, but rather a thing you do. Our technology revolves around this core philosophy. We are relentlessly committed to helping people work and play from anywhere, on any device. Innovation, creativity and a passion for ever-improving performance drive our company and our people forward. We empower the original mobile device: YOU!

Location:BangaloreRequisition:R25307 Data Center Engineer (Open)Job Posting Title:Data Center Engineer

What we're looking for:

You as part of the Global Labs and Infrastructure Services team, enables R&D to be effective and productive; by dealing with the challenges set by the highly skilled engineering teams within Citrix as a Local resource for datacenter/lab operations. You will be responsible for managing and architecting overall standards and the implementation of the compute, storage and domain services (Active Directory, DNS, Messaging, collaboration).

Position Overview

Responsible for managing and architecting overall standards and the implementation of the compute, storage and domain services (Active Directory, DNS, Messaging, collaboration). Coordinates, prioritizes, and builds solutions to ensure the stability of the computing environment for current and future growth. Partners with various business units and technology staff members to ensure IT platforms are built and operated to meet customer needs which includes management of design services, sizing and configuration assistance, and performing needs assessments. Ensures that all phases of support, including installations, upgrades, software, hardware, operating systems, and operating system configuration issues, are accurately configured, monitored, supervised, and resolved.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Implement, maintain, and lead improvement projects on Windows and Linux infrastructure.

  • Planning upgrades, implementing configuration changes, extending and replacing engineering IT systems.

  • Work with the Leads/Managers planning upgrades, implementing configuration changes, extending and replacing engineering IT systems.

  • Work with corporate IT, and Engineering Lab Technicians, to manage the local area network and resolve issues

  • Support stakeholders and partners

  • Implement, maintain, upgrade, extend, supervise and manage local engineering IT services including (not limited to) infrastructure, file, application, and backup servers.

  • Keep critical local engineering IT systems available to an agreed schedule, may involve limited weekend or out of hours work.

  • Deploy and maintain lab equipment with encouraged wiring/deployment standards.

  • Implement and coordinate lab management facilities including remote access and power control.

  • Coordinate the use of shared resources including lab space and power.

  • Adhere to and promote DC standards, change control and roles/responsibilities.

Basic Qualification:

At least 3 years of work experience in data center

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business, or related field or equivalent work experience

A broad, up to date, knowledge of general IT technologies.

Basic system administration skills including OOB access, patching and logical changes.

Knowledge of Ethernet local area networking including VLANs and IP routing.

Carry a cell phone, respond to after-hours datacenter problems.

Take pride, ownership and accountability for your work.

Desire to work in a fast-paced, ever evolving and challenging environment.

Self-motivated individual that can handle multiple projects at any given time.

Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal, problem solving and communication skills.

Desirable skills

Linux system admin including NIS, DNS, DHCP, PXE, Apache, CUPS, SSH and Exim.

Experience with Windows and several Linux distros (Debian, Ubuntu, RedHat, etc).

Experience with DCIM & monitoring tools.

Understanding of Cisco UCS and its capabilities.

Experience with Cisco and other network devices.

Fundamental understanding of firewalls (Fortinet Preferable).

Understanding of power, cooling & remote management found in datacenters.

Awareness of datacenters security standards.

Experience of using Network filers (NetApp, EqualLogic; iSCSI and NFS).

Experience of running an engineering/test lab.

Knowledge of server virtualization.

Windows' system administration including PowerShell and Active Directory.

Network analysis tools (wireshark, tcpdump, nmap, etc).

Experience with upgrading server hardware (memory, NICs, HDs etc.).

Python/PHP/SQL development/administration.

What you’re looking for:

Our technology is built on the idea that everyone should be able to work from anywhere, at any time, and on any device. It’s a simple philosophy that guides everything we do — including how we work. If you’re an engineer, we’ll give you plenty of ways to test your skills on cutting edge technology. We want employees to do what they do best, every day.

Be bold. Take risks. Imagine a better way to work. If this sounds like you then we’d love to talk.

Functional Area:IT Systems Engineering

About us:

Citrix is a cloud company that enables mobile workstyles. We create a continuum between work and life by allowing people to work whenever, wherever, and however they choose. Flexibility and collaboration is what we’re all about. The Perks: We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. You’ll enjoy our workstyle within an incredible culture. We’ll give you all the tools you need to succeed so you can grow and develop with us.

Citrix Systems, Inc. is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, religion, genetic carrier status, disability, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, protected veteran status and other protected classifications.

Citrix uses applicant information consistent with the Citrix Recruitment Policy Notice (https://www.citrix.com/about/legal/privacy/citrix-recruitment-privacy-notice.html) at https://www.citrix.com/about/legal/privacy/citrix-recruitment-privacy-notice.html

Citrix welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the job application process, please contact us at (877) 924-8749 or email us at ASKHR@citrix.com for assistance.

If this is an evergreen requisition, by applying you are giving Citrix consent to be considered for future openings of other roles of similar qualifications.

Citrix (NASDAQ:CTXS) aims to power a world where people, organizations and things are securely connected and accessible to make the extraordinary possible. We help customers reimagine the future of work by providing the most comprehensive secure digital workspace that unifies the apps, data and services people need to be productive, and simplifies IT’s ability to adopt and manage complex cloud environments. With 2017 annual revenue of $2.82 billion, Citrix solutions are in use by more than 400,000 organizations including 99 percent of the Fortune 100 and 98 percent of the Fortune 500.