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Southern Company Citrix System Administrator in Atlanta, Georgia

Citrix System Administrator



This position is primarily responsible for maintaining the uptime and viability of a Citrix Virtual Applications and Desktops environment. Working in a team setting, this role will focus on engineering and continually improving user experience. This includes owning day-to-day operational tasks, performing server builds, publishing applications, provisioning virtual desktops and acting as a virtualization specialist for support personnel.

Job Requirements

  • BS/BA in Computer Science or MIS is desired

  • Experience and knowledge of Citrix Virtual Applications and Desktops infrastructure version 1912 is required

  • Experience and knowledge of Citrix Provisioning Server is required

  • Experience and knowledge of Citrix Application Layering and User Layers is preferred

  • Experience and knowledge of Citrix Workspace Environment Management is preferred

  • Experience with VDI environments is required (large environments preferred)

  • Experience working with a hybrid cloud environment is preferred

  • Knowledge of RDS and Citrix licensing is preferred

  • Strong knowledge of Active Directory and Citrix group policy is preferred

  • Experience and knowledge of VMware ESX is preferred

  • Experience and knowledge of VMWare Workspace ONE is preferred

  • Ability to provide support for the implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of Windows Operating Systems on physical and virtual platforms

  • General knowledge of information technologies

  • Ability to effectively organize tasks, manage multiple priorities/details, meet schedules, and deliver on customer commitments

  • Ability to negotiate with and influence others - internally as well as vendors

  • Ability to build relationships and work in a team atmosphere as well as work independently

  • Ability to provide and accept feedback

  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills

  • Professional oral and written communication skills are required

Major Job Responsibilities

  • Communicate progress, problems and best practices to leads and teammates.

  • Work with virtualization architect and peers to develop progressive solutions and processes.

  • Work with application and business teams to capture and publish virtual resources for internal and external clients.

  • Diagnose and resolve problems to maintain environment stability and provide third-level support to other areas both within and outside of IT.

  • Follow standard processes for hardware, software and project completion, problem resolution and change management.


Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America's premier energy company, with 44,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million electric and gas utility customers through its subsidiaries. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric utilities in four states, natural gas distribution utilities in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a national recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America's energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, 21st century coal, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by DiversityInc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top utilities in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job Field: Information Technology

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta

Operating Company: Southern Company Services

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): No

Work Location(s):

Georgia Power Headquarters - 241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE (241ATLANTA)

241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE

Atlanta, 30308

Req ID: SCS2010080