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Senior IT Professional for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

Ashburn, Virginia, United States of America
Closing date
31 July 2021
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Job Description:

Saab, Inc. is seeking a dynamic, results-oriented individual as a Senior Information Systems Professional to manage and support the Citrix VDI / Virtual App Infrastructure. Formerly XenApp and XenDesktop.  This position is preferred to sit in our East Syracuse, NY office, however remote work is possible an hour outside other office locations of Ashburn, VA, Lillington NC, Orlando FL or West Lafayette, IN.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide general systems support to internal or external customers.

  • Effective problem solving across all infrastructures

  • Continue to refine and develop the VDI environment to ensure stability and continued operation and alignment with required standards. Work with other teams as a subject matter expert for VDI specific components of projects as requested.

Skills and Experience:

Required Skills

  • Strong knowledge in engineering and administration of Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops. Formerly XenApp and XenDesktop. Hands on experience is a requirement.

  • Strong knowledge of StoreFront implementation and administration

  • Strong knowledge of persistent and non-persistent desktops

  • Strong Knowledge of Userlayers

  • Experience with server based Virtual Applications

  • Advanced knowledge in Citrix environment sizing and capacity planning

  • Ability to keep up with current technology trends

  • Good understanding of Load Balancer implementation regarding Citrix on Citrix NetScaler.

  • Ability to multitask and coordinate multiple projects concurrently

  • Strong organizational and communication skills (written and oral)

Required Education and Experience

  • BA/BS degree in information technology, computer science or related discipline

  • 8+ years’ experience

  • Citrix Certified Professional


  • MA/MS degree in information technology, computer science or related discipline

  • 6+ years experience

About Us:

Saab is a global defense and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defense, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number approximately 17,000 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, disability status, or any other federal, state, or locally protected category.