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Southern Company System Administrator, Specialist (Atlanta or Birmingham) in Atlanta, Georgia

System Administrator, Specialist (Atlanta or Birmingham)



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 lead engineering efforts, future planning 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 SME for support personnel. This position will also be responsible for engineering and implementing solutions to maintain security compliance across the Citrix environment.


• BS/BA in Computer Science or MIS is desired

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

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

• Experience and knowledge of Citrix Workspace Environment Management is required

• 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.

• Knowledge & Experience of other virtualization platforms (Azure Virtual Desktop, VMware Horizon, etc.) is preferred.

• Experience scripting with PowerShell is preferred.

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

• Experience and knowledge of Citrix Provisioning Server 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


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

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

• Serve as a virtualization subject matter expert on project teams.

• 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.

• Partner with Security and peer teams to develop engineering solutions to maintain security compliance for all aspects of the Citrix environment

• Manage environment version currency balancing critical business requirements with security compliance


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Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is a leading energy company serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries as of Jan. 1, 2019. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in three states, natural gas distribution companies in four states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America, a leading distributed energy infrastructure company, a fiber optics network and telecommunications services . Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices below the national average. For more than a century, we have been building the future of energy and developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, advanced carbon capture technologies, natural gas, renewables, energy efficiency and storage technology. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation and a low-carbon future, Southern Company and its subsidiaries develop the customized energy solutions our customers and communities require to drive growth and prosperity. Our uncompromising values ensure we put the needs of those we serve at the center of everything we do and govern our business to the benefit of our world. Our corporate culture and hiring practices have been recognized nationally by the U.S. Department of Defense, G.I. Jobs magazine, DiversityInc, Black Enterprise, Forbes and the Women's Choice Award. To learn more, visit

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 Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta

Operating Company: The Southern Company

Other Locations: Alabama-Metro Birmingham/Eastern AL-Birmingham

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time

Work Location(s):

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

241 Ralph McGill Blvd. NE

Atlanta, 30308

APC Corporate Headquarters - 600 North 18th Street (600BIRMINGHAM)

600 North 18th Street

Birmingham, 35203

Req ID: SCS2011315