Citrix Solution Architect

  • Job category IT
  • Employment Fulltime
  • Reference number VAC-10021054
  • Location Utrecht
  • Contract type Secondment with contracting
  • Industry IT & Telecom

About this vacancy

We are looking for a Citrix Architect with hands-on technical experience, specialized in designing scalable and secure Citrix environments. You will become a member of the team that consists of 15 professionals and is responsible for providing high available secure access to our Global target data centers. This is being achieved by the implementation of mainly Citrix technologies.

Job description

For this position, we are looking for someone who:

  • Has strong communication skills to interact with stakeholders, engineers and end-users
  • Is technically proficient - able to assist in implementing solutions and in resolving issues arising from the implementation
  • Takes ownership and responsibility for ensuring the success of the technical implementation


At our Partner, their technology addresses persistent challenges of the payment world. They design and operate leading digital payment and transactional solutions that enable sustainable economic growth and reinforce trust and security in our societies. With many hard-working and dedicated peers that would love for you to work with them. They are committed to continuous improvement and are always looking for new and innovative ways to improve quality, reduce costs, build excellent solutions, and grow customer happiness. Our Partner would like to welcome an organized, innovative and process driven colleague to their team. 

Offer description

You will be employed by YER and seconded to our Partner. We offer:

  • After seconded period you will transit to become a permanent employer at our Partner
  • Good employee benefits (e.g. work-life balance, pension, commuting allowance or potentially a lease car)
  • Intensive support for international candidates (Including, Visa support, 30% rule, Free Dutch lessons, tax-return and accommodation assistance)
  • Community/network with other technology professionals from a variety of our multinational clients
  • Development opportunities, full access to the New Heroes training portal & the YER Talent Development Program with a personal coach
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office
  • Events and master classes with interesting speakers and attractive companies
  • Excellent Remuneration (depending on level of expertise)

Candidate profile

Technical abilities

  • Accustomed to designing and implementing solutions which are standardized and manageable
  • Capable of gathering business and user requirements and implementing these in a design
  • Motivated to resolve technical / compliance / stakeholder roadblocks during implementation
  • Extensive experience with recent versions of Citrix XenApp / XenDesktop (7.15 LTSR and later)
  • Extensive experience with Netscaler 12 & 13
  • Extensive experience with Windows 2012 & 2016, Windows 7 & Windows 10
  • Experience with the implementation of multi-factor authentication on Citrix (Smartcard, OTP, n-factor authentication)
  • Experience with Citrix Endpoint Analysis (EPA)
  • Experience with image creation and management with PVS & MCS
  • Experience with Citrix Workspace Environment Manager
  • Experience with Global Load Balancing
  • Strong networking skills
  • Must have knowledge and ability to communicate at a high technical level with Active Directory managers, VMware managers, Storage managers and Network (firewall) managers
  • Be part of an operational group resolving user incidents including stand-by outside office hours
  • Senior level required.

Personal abilities

  • Ability to interact positively with other cultures (Italy, Germany, France, English) in an international environment
  • Excellent in English, both written and verbal. Knowledge of Dutch and French is a pre
  • Drive, determination and patience
  • Ability to motivate others to work together to achieve technical goals
  • Resistant to stress