Virtualization Consultant (Top Secret Clearance)
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:Remote-DC Requisition: R4771 Virtualization Consultant (Top Secret Clearance) (Evergreen) (Open) Job Posting Title: Virtualization Consultant (Top Secret Clearance) Job Description: Has your current job become stale? Do you want to work with cutting edge technology? Are you interested in performance-based career progression? Because Citrix continues to rapidly grow, we are looking for a bright, enthusiastic individual who enjoys working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment to join our Citrix Consulting Services team as a Consultant in with Security Clearance in Washington, DC. Citrix Consulting has been an integral part of Citrix for 10 years and is continuously looking for IT consultants with strategic, enterprise deployment experience. Our dynamic and energetic Services organization provides the quickest path to virtualization for our enterprise customers. Through our proven methodology and project-based approach, Consulting drives successful implementations through focused onsite project teams and direct customer interaction. Citrix Consultants undergo a rigorous initial training program, as well as ongoing training for emerging products, focusing on key Citrix technologies and industry adopted certifications. The Consultant is primarily engaged on either customer facing or internal professional services engagements. Consultants often lead the technical aspects and the development of project deliverables of internal projects (system integration, whitepapers, scalability, and performance tests) to a large extent and can lead standard customer engagements of low to medium complexity. The Consultant is responsible for continuing to develop the foundation skills of consulting and becoming proficient with one or more relevant technologies. The position requires an individual to utilize their skills in the consulting methodology, server-based computing concepts, documentation standards and organization, time management, Citrix products and technologies, software installation, and networking skills on internal Consulting Solutions assignments or client engagements. The Consultant must be able to individually solve problems proactively and seek help from more experienced team members or other available sources (ie knowledge base, manuals, etc.) when necessary. The position requires a team player that seeks to supplement their skills through the use of project experience, self-study manuals, and point of need training. Good written and verbal communication skills are also required. Primary Duties / Responsibilities The Consultant works on internal and customer facing consulting projects of low-to-medium complexity with significant responsibilities for completion of entire project sections. Consultants also lead "standard" projects of low complexity. Emerges as a significant contributor and leader on project efforts, with the ability to assume responsibility/ownership for entire project components. Grows technical capacity beyond the core Citrix products and underlying technologies. Able to breakdown complex problems into manageable pieces and follow a structured process to resolve them. Holds teammates accountable for their commitments and helps coordinate team activities to ensure task completion. Stays up to date on the latest tools, methods, and measures both within Citrix and in the industry. Proactively, clearly, and openly shares information and ideas with others; asks for, listens to, and uses feedback and input. Talks openly with others, inside and outside of the company, about the things happening at Citrix. Prioritizes and focuses on what is most important for their individual deliverables, with consideration for the impact on team deliverables. Thinks and acts in terms of We, rather than Us vs. Them Requirements: Top Secret Security Clearance Bachelor of Science from an accredited university or equivalent experience 1-3 years of experience as a Senior Consultant or equivalent experience. Positive customer service attitude Willing to travel 20% of the time within the US with majority of travel local to MD, DC, & VA. CCEA and MCSE/MCITP certifications preferred Experience with Citrix products such as XenDesktop, XenApp, XenServer or experience with other related Virtualization technologies such as Hyper-V or VMware products is desired. Capable of planning and leading all aspects of basic and intermediate projects. Proficient in the aspects of project launch and closure. Ability to act as technical expert Demonstrated ability to coach and mentor Proactively seek ways to expand technical knowledge Possesses professional maturity and presence Good technical, problem solving, and communication skills. Working with Citrix puts you in the forefront of technology. Engage and discover the possibilities when you take your career to the unequivocal leader of service and application delivery. Every day, our teams are developing solutions that are deployed in thousands of networks around the globe to optimize, secure and control the delivery of all enterprise and cloud services. Elevate to the world's most advanced cloud network platform by applying online for the Consultant position. *LI-KT1 #JD Functional Area: Consultant/Architect 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 were all about. The Perks: We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. Youll enjoy our workstyle within an incredible culture. Well give you all the tools you need to succeed so you can grow and develop with us. 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.