Remote Desktop Engineer

Location United Kingdom
Contact name: Joe Porter

Contact email:
Job ref: 6532
Published: about 2 months ago

Are you an experience Remote Desktop Engineer looking for a new contract? Would you be happy working for a world famous bank?


The current remote desktop user- base of approximately 120,000 users will be transformed to a combination of cloud based desktops/services and a new technology stack.

The Senior Remote Desktop Engineer consults for the architecture, engineering and transition of both internally and cloud hosted Microsoft Windows desktops and published application services in close collaboration with Enterprise and EUC Architects, core desktop, platform and storage engineering teams, security and compliance divisions and business aligned technology functions.



Key Responsibilities


  • Employ a range of techniques to analyse problems and evaluate multiple solutions against engineering, business & strategic criteria

  • Collaborate to achieve consensus on topics and issues and contribute to communities

  • Identify and resolve barriers to business deliveries implementing solutions which iteratively deliver value

  • Design solutions using common design patterns with a range of design tools & techniques

  • Conduct peer reviews to ensure designs are fit for purpose, extensible & re-usable

  • Deliver end to end first-class engineering solutions across a range of technology platforms

  • Improve delivery standards, working practices, tools & solutions and driving adoption of automation tools

  • Ensure stable and reliable production environments and high-quality user experience to customers



Essential Skills and Qualifications

  • At least 10 years’ experience in an equivalent remote desktop platform Architect and/or Senior Engineer role in a global, enterprise-scale environment preferably in the Financial Services industry. 

  • Citrix XenDesktop, XenApp, Storefront, ADC / Netscaler, Citrix Cloud Services 

  • Optimizing Citrix performance, scalability, security, high-availability, monitoring, printing, connectivity, group policy, licensing Microsoft Azure / Terminal Server / Remote Desktop Services (RDS) including rights and security configuration in a multi-user environment Consulting and troubleshooting the Citrix client in a heterogeneous environment (Windows, Mac, and iOS) 

  • Nutanix hyper-converged infrastructure services 

  • VMWare Vsphere and Nutanix AHV hypervisors 

  • Microsoft Windows 7/10 operating systems and associated infrastructures 

  • Microsoft SQL-Server Detailed knowledge of network management software and techniques including Active Directory, domain and group policies and virtualisation 

  • End User Experience monitoring software Building on a very strong technical knowledge and experience base in the above areas candidates must be highly articulate and persuasive communicators, with strong collaboration and teamwork skills and a proven ability to manage the delivery of innovative solutions to a large, geographically diverse global enterprise. 

  • Proven experience of leading infrastructure & network engineering design and implementation effort on complex projects 

  • Educated to Bachelors or Master’s degree level in Computer Science, or a related discipline, from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience


If you are looking for a new freelance role, and have the right to work in Germany. Please contact Joseph to find out more.