Citrix Cloud and Azure Virtual Desktop Architect


  • Houston, TX
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 2 months ago
Job Title: Citrix Cloud and Azure Virtual Desktop Architect
Work Location: Houston, Texas
Work Mode: 100% Onsite
Employment Type: C2H for 4 Months

Job Description:

Mandatory Skills:
  • Citrix Cloud Architect
  • Azure VDI OR AVD and PowerShell Automation
Azure Virtual Desktop Architect
We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Citrix and Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) Architect to join our team. As a Citrix and AVD Architect, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining virtual desktop solutions that leverage Citrix technologies and the Azure platform. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand business requirements, design scalable and secure architectures, and ensure a smooth deployment and operation of virtual desktop environments.

  • Solution Design: Architect end-to-end virtual desktop solutions by analyzing business requirements, assessing existing infrastructure, and designing scalable, secure, and high-performance architectures.
Citrix Integration: Design and integrate Citrix products, including Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops, Citrix Client, and Citrix Cloud, with Azure virtual desktop services to provide a comprehensive and cohesive virtual desktop solution.
  • Azure Virtual Desktop Configuration: Configure and manage Azure virtual machines, session hosts, virtual networks, and storage to create and maintain Azure virtual desktop environments. Ensure proper image management, user profile management, and application delivery mechanisms.
  • Identity and Access Management: Design and implement identity and access management strategies, including integration with Azure Active Directory, multi-factor authentication, and role-based access controls for virtual desktop environments.
  • Network Infrastructure: Design and configure network connectivity between on-premises infrastructure and Azure, including network security measures, such as firewalls, VPNs, and load balancers, to ensure secure and efficient data transfer.
  • Performance Optimization: Optimize virtual desktop environments for performance, scalability, and user experience. Monitor and tune resource allocation, load balancing, and network bandwidth to ensure optimal performance.
  • Security and Compliance: Implement security measures, including data encryption, access controls, and compliance requirements, to protect virtual desktop environments and ensure compliance with industry regulations and organizational policies.
  • High Availability and Disaster Recovery: Design and implement high availability and disaster recovery solutions to minimize downtime and data loss. Create redundancy mechanisms, backup strategies, and failover mechanisms to ensure business continuity.
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting: Set up monitoring tools and processes to proactively monitor the virtual desktop infrastructure. Identify and troubleshoot performance issues, system errors, and network connectivity problems to maintain a stable and reliable environment.
  • Documentation and Collaboration: Create design documentation, implementation guides, and operational procedures. Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including infrastructure teams, security teams, and application owners, to ensure successful deployment and ongoing management of virtual desktop solutions.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field (or equivalent work experience).
  • Several years of experience as a Citrix Architect or similar role, designing and implementing virtual desktop solutions using Citrix technologies.
  • Strong knowledge of Azure virtual desktop services, including Azure Virtual Machines, Azure Active Directory, and virtual networks.
  • Proficiency in Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops, Citrix Client, and Citrix Cloud.
  • Experience in network design, including connectivity options, firewalls, VPNs, and load balancers.
  • Familiarity with identity and access management concepts, including Azure Active Directory, multi-factor authentication, and role-based access controls.
  • Understanding of performance optimization techniques, monitoring tools, and troubleshooting methodologies.
  • Knowledge of security best practices, data encryption, access controls, and compliance requirements.
  • Experience in designing high availability and disaster recovery solutions for virtual desktop environments.
  • Excellent documentation and communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Certifications in Citrix and Azure technologies are a plus.
About Us:
InterSources Inc, a Certified Diverse Supplier, was founded in 2007 and offers innovative solutions to help clients with Digital Transformations across various domains and industries. Our history spans over 16 years and today we are an Award-Winning Global Software Consultancy solving complex problems with technology. We recognize that our employees and our clients are our strengths as the diverse talents and opportunities they bring to the table enable us to grow as a global platform and they are causally linked with our success. We provide strategic and technical advice, and we have expertise in areas covering Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Migration, Custom Software Development, Data Analytics Infrastructure & Cloud Solutions, Cyber Security Services, etc. We make reasonable accommodations for clients and employees and we do not discriminate based on any protected attribute including race, religion, color, national origin, gender sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or marital status. We also are a Google Cloud partner company. We align strategy with execution and provide secure service solutions by developing and using the latest technologies that thrive our resources to deliver industry-leading capabilities to our clients and customers, making it convenient for our clients to do business with InterSources Inc. Our teams also drive growth by refining technology-driven client experiences that put the users first, providing an unparalleled experience. This results in strengthening the core technologies of clients, enabling them to scale with flexibility, create seamless digital experiences and build lifelong relationships.