Bridgestone Americas, Inc Citrix Engineer in Antioch, Tennessee

Overview

Nashville, Tenn.-based Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world’s largest tire and rubber company.

Bridgestone Americas and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand tires to address the needs of a broad range of customers, including consumers, automotive and commercial vehicle original equipment manufacturers, and those in the agricultural, forestry and mining industries.

The companies are also engaged in retreading operations throughout the Western Hemisphere and produce air springs, roofing materials, and industrial fibers and textiles. The Bridgestone Americas family of companies also operates the world’s largest chain of automotive tire and service centers.

Guided by its One Team, One Planet message, the company is dedicated to achieving a positive environmental impact in all of the communities it calls home.

Position Summary

The Citrix Engineer will be responsible for implementing and supporting the Citrix environment for the enterprise. Must have a customer service focus that looks to constantly improve service to our customers. Maintains key relationships with vendors, customers in the business and the other support teams with IT. Role will be responsible for recommending new enhancements as well as improvements on existing Citrix solutions.

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Responsibilities

  • Provide a reliable, scalable virtual technology platform to deliver applications, desktops and data in a safe, secure manner to business users and partners.

  • Handles problems that the first and second-tier of help desk support are unable to resolve to ensure the problem is corrected within a satisfactory timeframe

  • Implement, manage and support XenDesktop to provide virtual desktops to business users

  • Implement, manage and support XenApp to provide virtual applications to business users

  • Implement and manage Appsense profile management for clients connected to the virtual environment

  • Manage client Group Policy and logon scripts at enterprise level

  • Support manufacturing IT departments in their client virtualization efforts

  • Documenting the respective environments

  • Deploy and support Citrix client on endpoints

  • Grasp industry trends in CDS and supporting technologies

  • Monitoring systems to ensure system availability

  • Participation in various Review Boards, Steering Committees and Governance Boards as appropriate

Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in related field or equivalent work experience

  • 4 years IT experience

  • Bachelor degree in computer science or equivalent work experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Group policy/ Active Directory Policy

  • OS Patching Experience

  • ITIL certified

  • Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop experience

  • MCSE

Employee Type Regular Full-Time

Degree Preferred 4 Year Degree

Requisition ID 2017-117075

Posted Date 8/30/2017

Location US-TN-Antioch

Zip Code 37013

Functional Area Information Technology

Category Information Technology

As an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy of Bridgestone to consider for employment all individuals regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.