Sr. Desktop Engineer

Chicago, IL 60612

Employment Type:
Date Added:
March 24, 2015

Palace Gate Corporation is currently seeking a Sr. Desktop Engineer for our premier client in Chicago, IL. This is a FTE Direct hire position.


  • Experience with SCCM – Creating packages, Advertisements, Queries, Collection
  • Experience with WSUS – Patch management and distribution
  • Experience with Active Directory – Group Policy Management, Users and Groups
  • Extensive experience with Application Packaging – Citrix Application Profiler, Wise Package Studio, App-V, Admin Studio, ORCA
  • Experience in Scripting preferred – VBScript, Power Shell, CMD (Active Directory management and large repeatable tasks will often be scripted)
  • Experience with Windows Imaging process and image creation – Windows 7, Embedded, WINPE and WAIK
  • Experience with HP Thin Clients (HP Device Manger) and Citrix Desktop Lock
  • Experience with roaming profiles (Citrix Profile Management) and folder redirection (DFS namespaces and replication), In-depth understanding of User’s Profile structure
  • Experience with Application Publishing and distribution through XenApp (hosted, streamed) and how Citrix receiver interacts with XenApp/XenDesktop
  • Experience with Citrix PVS, High Availability, vDisk Replication, Load balancing
  • Experience with VMWare – Template Creation, VM Creation
  • Experience with Citrix Desktop Studio (XenDesktop 5.6) to manage VMs, how it interacts with the Hypervisor (VMWare in our case) and Citrix PVS
  • Experience managing Citrix Group Policies

Education and Certifications:

  • MCTS – Windows 7/8 and SCCM
  • MCSA
  • CCA (XenApp 6.5/XenDesktop 5) and CCAA

Qualified candidates may send their resume to:

Palace Gate Corporation is an information technology consulting and full-time placement firm that is committed to the success of our clients and our talented placements alike. Palace Gate is consistent in matching the right people with right opportunity. Our company approach is simple: understand our clients’ requirements, business needs and cultures in order to quickly identify the best resources to meet those needs and achieve business success. Palace Gate Corporation offers full medical and dental insurance, 401K, as well as weekly direct deposit.

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