Senior Technical Consultants (Citrix Networking or Virtualization)

Job Type: Full-Time

Location: Mississauga

Salary: TBD

The Position:

Ferroque is seeking performance-driven, experienced Senior and Intermediate professional services consultants who are keen to grow with us, learn new and emerging technologies in the realm of digital workspaces, cloud, and networking. The ideal resource will have several of experience consulting on, troubleshooting, and ideally designing Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop (now Virtual Apps and Desktops) and ideally experience working with Citrix NetScaler (now Citrix ADC) platforms as well as experience with NetScaler MAS (now Application Delivery Management) in multiple enterprise environments which will be regarded as a significant plus.

Personality-wise, we are looking for an energetic individual excited about these technologies with a solid and committed work ethic, attention to detail, critical thinking, excellent communication, and a growth mindset. We invest heavily in our team’s education and professional development. We are looking for an individual who based on their mindset, experience, and confidence can establish themselves in a genuine manner as a trusted advisor and SME and therefore by extension, Ferroque. There will be ample opportunity to learn and certify on new skills both technical and non-technical in nature.

This position can be expected to require up to 30-50% travel outside the GTA. In addition, travel to the US may be necessary. As a result of potential US travel, candidates who hold a computer science degree and a clear criminal record so they may be sponsored for a TN Visa possess an advantage for this role.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide consulting services for Citrix virtualization and networking technologies
  • Design and engineer solutions tailored to customer needs, following standardized documentation and consulting methodology
  • Ascertain customer pain points and establish solutions based on technologies
  • Conduct infrastructure assessments (health checks), and issue resolution activities on customer platforms
  • Contribute to business development, consulting frameworks, and operational procedures
  • Collaborate with multiple clients and vendors in support of project initiatives
  • Support customer Citrix infrastructures as necessary
  • Production of various documentation of high caliber including but not limited to architectural designs, assessment results, end-state documentation, functional testing, working procedures
  • Provide technical direction to resolve complex issues which may extend beyond the realm of your skillset
  • Provide advisory services to clients
  • Lead consulting engagements and overseeing and coordinating work of other team members
  • Co-author statements of work and proposals for services
  • Support the sales process, and influence the sales of technology solutions and consulting services to customers
  • Create sales activities and identify new business opportunities
  • Contribute to the professional IT community (blogs, articles, seminars, support forums, YouTube videos) to enhance an individual’s professional brand and company’s brand
  • Create written and recorded IT training material
  • Deliver presentations to client executives, translate business needs into technical requirements
  • Attend industry conferences and educational opportunities to both learn, and establish our company presence
  • Develop project plans and detailed project workstream documents to support engagements, including but not limited to pre-requisites, build checklists, RACI and swim lane charts

Must Have Technical Skills:

  • Citrix Networking or Virtualization Certifications
  • Experience configuring Citrix NetScaler ADC appliances
  • Experience and understanding of digital workspaces, digital strategy, and digital transformation

Nice to Have Technical Skills or Qualifications:

  • Computer Science degree (2 year+) from an accredited College or University
  • VMware vSphere and vRealize Suite
  • Experience or certification in security consulting
  • Citrix App Layering experience
  • F5 experience
  • Citrix App Firewall experience
  • SD-WAN, CloudBridge
  • Palo Alto Networks experience
  • Reliability or Secret clearance
  • Microsoft Azure and AWS infrastructure skills and certifications
  • Experience writing statements of work, quotes, RFPs
  • Citrix App Layering
  • Microsoft App-V
  • Citrix Workspace Environment Management (WEM)
  • Bilingual in English and French

Essential Non-Technical Skills:

  • Strong organizational and management skills
  • Excellent task management (time can’t be managed, tasks can), this is supercritical
  • Ability to present oneself in a confident manner, willingness to be assertive, and ability to speak and present in public settings, and control conversations
  • Well dressed, well-groomed, well-spoken
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Persuasive reasoning and active listening skills
  • Track record of good leadership skills, ability to effectively manage other resources on projects
  • Adaptable and innovative approach to planning and operations
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask with considerable attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and under pressure
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, including MS Word, MS Excel, MS Visio, MS PowerPoint and MS Outlook

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