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Sr. Citrix Engineer/Architect

Rockville, MD, 20850
November 12, 2019

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Location: Rockville, MD *****

Clearance: Public Trust

m. 347-***-****

Stan Dektiarenko


Certified and goal-driven Sr. Citrix Engineer/Architect with 20+ years of experience in full range of Citrix and MS Windows life cycle, with proven ability to resolve unforeseen situations under high pressure in short period of time. Have strong business writing/verbal communication skills, experienced in working in constantly changing Investment Banking environment with teams spread around the globe. Have Federal Government and Healthcare experience.


Citrix CCA-V

MCITP/MCSE (Transcript ID: 922966 Pass: R1bAdm1n)

MCTS: Windows Server, Active Directory

MCTS: Windows Server, Network Infrastructure

MCTS: Windows Server, Application Infrastructure

PRO: Windows Server, Enterprise Administrator

TS: Windows 7

Cisco CCNA

ITIL 3.0 Foundation


Harrisburg University Master’s in Information Systems Engineering and Management

Metallurgical Academy Master’s in Electrical Engineering

Glendale Community College, AZ Certificate in Linux Network Administration

Classes: Red Hat Linux 7, ESXi vCenter 5.0/5.5, A+, Network+, PowerShell, Linux scripting, etc.

Trainings: Cisco CCNA (ICND1&ICND2), ITIL 3.0

Professional Experience

Inova Health System

April 2017 – August 2019

Senior Citrix Consultant

Completed XA/XD7.15 LTSR designs assessment and provided recommendations, created HW configuration design and built XA7.15 LTSR (Dev/Non-Prod/Prod). Applied Citrix best practices for environment performance and stability. Created 7 new PVS images and built 50 VDIs, applied fixes and optimizations. Implemented server’s and VDIs schedule reboot tasks;

Created environment documentation and support processes transition to ServiceDesk;

Migrated over 100+ applications and 300+ Citrix policies from Citrix legacy farms to XA7.15 LTSR. Closely collaborated with project managers, engineers and app owners;

Maintained and supported 10+ Citrix farms (XA6.5, XA7.6, 7.15 LTSR), 800+ servers and 12,000+ concurrent users’ infrastructure;

Performed monthly patching of 20+ PVS images, automated routine tasks with PowerShell. Assisted with Wyse terminals configuration, management and support;

Provided 3rd line support, collaborated with IT teams and healthcare application vendors.

FDA (Food and Drugs Administration)

March 2016 – March 2017

Citrix SME

Developed and presented to business multiple designs with different Use Cases based on enterprise needs and compliance with FDA Security. Got approval;

Deployed stable, HA and highly performance XenDesktop 7.8 (Dev/PROD) infrastructure and PVS servers for 25,000 users ready based on Citrix best practice recommendation. Environment successfully passed full official assessment by Citrix;

Designed naming convention, created policies, defined and implemented FW rules;

Built Golden Images and applied patches, fixes, performed optimizations;

Defined user’s/apps capacity requirements and created migration plans from XA 5.0 and XD7.6 to new platform, defined timelines and set goals, prioritized tasks;

Prepared and handover environment within documentation and support materials/procedures to support teams;

Provided 3rd line support for XD76 and legacy MF4.5/5.0, coordinated Citrix Admins and Engineers on application migration and updating images. Closely collaborated with stakeholders, different vendors and infrastructure teams. Led internal infrastructure meetings and meetings with business stakeholders and app owners.

Shamrock Foods Company

June 2015 – December 2015

Senior Citrix/Linux Engineer

Deployed XenDesktop v7.6 Dev infrastructure. Deployed 70+ VDIs (Windows8.1) for developers;

Migrated 40+ apps from Citrix PS4.0 to Citrix XA6.5, onboarded 6 new apps;

Maintained XenServers, Citrix PVS Servers, Secure Access Gateway, 100+ Windows 2008R2, 1300+ users (2400+ concurrent sessions), cleaned and optimized Citrix infrastructure;

Deployed Wyse Device Manager 5.0, migrated Wyse terminals (thin clients T10, V50, V50L, WT1125) to XA6.5;

Managed Citrix PS4.0 and Citrix XA6.5, performed monthly patching/updating 6 PVS images;

Supported Linux Cent OS 6.6, managed accounts, supported Xymon monitoring system.

Barclays Capital Bank

October 2010 – August 2014

Senior Citrix Engineer

Designed and built XenApp 6.5 infrastructure (Dev/UAT/PROD), applied performance tuning, deployed EdgeSight. Created and maintained policy/load evaluators/monitoring profiles, multi-monitor hooks setup. Created automated server deployment and application remote deployment scripts (CMD+PowerShell), automated fix as per appearance WMI and MFCOM errors in event log.

Onboarded and adopted new app for customer needs, performed apps deployment in rapidly updating and changing environment, migrated 30+ apps from PS4.5 to XA6.5;

Developed new joiner studying programs and onboarding trainings, handover procedures and transfer knowledge, created department policies and processes standardization, developed technical documentation and infrastructure support manuals. Interviewed and trained new team members;

Provided 3rd line Citrix Support (PS 4.5, Dev/UAT/PDN farms with 350+ published apps and 4000+ users) of highly demanding and available investment bank environment;

Was deeply involved in MIH/meetings/conference calls, resilience testing. Dealt with the customers on daily basis. Closely collaborated with developers, preformed apps troubleshooting;

Worked on quarterly patching activities, provided weekend on-call/remote support;

Led new customer onboarding processes, adopted and deployed new technologies, setup service processes and did service improvement.

EDB Business Partner Norge AS

October 2008 – April 2010

Senior Windows/Citrix Administrator

Provided 2nd-line IT support to 30+ customer domains; incident/problem management of 1500+ Windows 2000/2003/2008 Servers. Supported Active Directory, File Servers, DFS, DNS, DHCP;

Supported Citrix Presentation Server 4.5, Hyper-V cluster;

Performed remote monitoring and maintenance of HP and IBM blades;

Dealt with customers, teams and vendors, provided on-calls and user’s remote support.

VESTA company

October 2006 – July 2008

Senior Windows Engineer

Re-designed and built new network infrastructure, deployed and maintained Windows 2003SP2 Servers: AD/GPO/DHCP/DNS/File Server/MS Terminal Services. Connected all 5 sites into one network, created static routes, setup data auto-exchange across branches;

Deployed DMZ gateway based on Linux Fedora Core (Apache, Squid, PPTP), implemented speed and traffic content restrictions; configured ADSL-modems (D-link, Calisto, Zyxel), setup port forwarding;

Deployed MSSQL servers and accountant software, dial-up banking software. Programmed fiscal printers;

Created and maintained Internet and Intranet company’s HTML web sites, created technical docs;

Worked on upgrading and support all branches, workstations maintenance, new employees training and support. Was responsible for hardware and software purchasing. Worked with ISP providers, vendors.

Government Bureau of Technical Inventory

July 2002 – August 2006

IT-Department Chief/Senior Windows Administrator

Designed, deployed and maintained local network (40+ workstations) based on Windows 2000 server; created Group Policies (GPOs), Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, File Server, Terminal Services;

Migrated AD from Win2000 to Win2003. Configured and supported MS Access databases, deployed and maintained accountant’s and lawyer’s applications. Performed HW maintenance, 160+ user’s support;

Was responsible for SW and HW planning and purchasing. Designed and implemented electricity-lost-free local network infrastructure;

Created and managed strong IT department, interviewed and hired people, performed new employee’s on-boarding/orientation trainings, implemented people interchangeability scheme. Optimized day-2-day activities and automated routine. Created IT policies, procedures, knowledge articles and other documentation.

Performed tasks implementation control and reported department’s performance to Director.

Government Pension Fund 04/2000 – 11/2001 Windows Administrator (details omitted)

Government Department of Subsidies 05/1999 – 10/1999 System Administrator (details omitted)

Professional knowledge and skills

Strong in design, deployment and support HA and DR sites: Citrix Virtual Apps/Virtual Desktop (XenApp/XenDesktop) v5.0, 6.5, 7.0-7.19, 7.15 LTSR, Citrix PS 4.0/4.5, PVS, MCS, UPM, UPS, etc;

Citrix NetScaler VPX/MPX 9.x-12.x configuration and support;

Server platform: Microsoft Windows 2000/2003/2008/2012R2/2016;

Workstation platforms: Windows XP/7/8.0/8.1/10;

Scripting: CMD, PowerShell, Bash, create logon/logoff scripts, tasks automation;

Hypervisors: Citrix Hypervisor (XenServer), Microsoft Hyper-V, VMWare vSphere/vCenter v5-6.x;

Network: TCP/UDP IP protocols, variable subnet masks, 7 levels OSI;

Hardware: HP ProLiant G1-G7, IBM, Dell, Compaq;

Databases: MSSQL deployment, configuring and support;

Thin clients: Wyse terminals, Wyse Device Manager;

Applications: Migration, onboarding and adapting new apps, App-V;

Tools: Citrix tools, Sysinternals, Wireshark, Resmon, Perfmon, etc. Have strong troubleshooting skills;

Strong in business communications with teams, vendors and customers, able to work under high pressure;

Experienced in leading IT-department and multiple projects, running new department, interviewing and training new joiners, creating studying programs, preparing to handover procedures and transfer knowledge, writing policies and processes documentation;

Experienced in hardware and software budget planning;

Provide customer-oriented service & effective on-call/remote support;

ITIL based process: Event/Incident/Problem and Change Management, SLA/OLA/UC, processes and service improvement, maturing efforts.

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