Citrix & Windows Virtual Desktop Architect

New Signature UK
Closing date
14 Aug 2021

Job Details

Join a team of passionate thought leaders in a dynamic and collaborative environment! Cognizant Microsoft Business Group'sIntelligent Workplace team is hiring now and we're looking for our nextCitrix & Windows Virtual Desktop Architect to join us.

The Microsoft Business Group is a cloud-first, full-service Microsoft partner committed to delivering innovative technology solutions that solve human challenges. We are compelled by our core values to drive transformational results for clients across all company sizes, geographies and industries. The MBG team delivers full lifecycle solutions-from project inception and planning, through deployment to ongoing support and maintenance.

Why should you work at Microsoft Business Group?
  • Multi Award Winning Business
  • Official and Award-Winning Microsoft Partner
  • Award Winning Databricks Partner
  • Official GitHub Partner
  • Cloud Native Organisation
  • Growing International and Diverse teams
  • Hugely collaborative environment, where ideas and knowledge sharing is actively encouraged
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Income Protection Cover
  • Death in Service Cover
  • Group Personal Pension Plan with enhanced employee contributions
  • Flexible Working and Working from Home
  • Enhanced annual leave allowance
  • We are committed to diversity, inclusion and belonging and welcome applicants from all backgrounds

What will the Citrix & Windows Virtual Desktop Architectbe doing day-to-day?
  • Primarily you will be engaged with multiple clients working on delivering high quality solutions as defined by Practice Solution Architects
  • You will be communicating with customers and have a strong sense of commercial awareness as you produce high quality and well scoped proposals & SOWs
  • You will work on the ground with clients and be able to technically deliver projects alone or alongside other Solutions Architects or Technical Architects
  • You will be technical leadership and implementation around Citrix and Windows Virtual Desktop

What type of experience does the Citrix & Windows Virtual Desktop Architectneed to be successful in this role?
  • Solid architecture skills with experience coming from a managed service environment serving blue-chip clients on projects that include journeys to the cloud and Desktop modernisation
  • Experience delivering cross-industry projects both in size and complexity
  • Client-facing experience up to C-level in workshop and/or pre-sales contexts
  • Experience in large scale migrations of applications and services
  • Demonstrable experience & understanding of Microsoft Public Cloud and desktop services including: Citrix, Azure, WVD, SCCM, Netscaler, RDS Remote apps & gateway, application management, Windows Autopilot, Microsoft Intune

Does the Citrix & Windows Virtual Desktop Architectrole require travel?

The role is currently 100% working from home however some travel to our London office will be required in the future.

Security Responsibility:

All employees must act in accordance with Cognizant Microsoft Business Group's corporate security standards.
The Cognizant Microsoft Business Group (MBG) has a singular purpose-advancing your cloud modernization journey with focus, simplicity and scale. The Microsoft Business Group is an end-to-end Microsoft-centric cloud solutions and managed services provider that leverages extensive experience and IP to deliver constant innovation and business value, powered by the Microsoft Cloud platform. We are designed to reflect how you think about cloud transformation from a platform native perspective. Our dedicated experts and trusted blueprint deliver your digital difference through the Microsoft Cloud: Azure, Microsoft 365 and Dynamics 365. We turn digital potential into real business performance at speed.

Who We Are

We are the destination employer for Microsoft-committed professionals, providing depth of specialization and differentiated career paths. We have authentic conversations, build connections and grow careers while centering ourselves around our employees. We are a global team of certified consultants across all relevant technologies, coupled with cloud focused advisory consultants. With our supercharged talent, we are the world's best Microsoft partner. We prioritize investing and expanding.


As a Global Cloud Transformation Consultancy business, the Cognizant Microsoft Business Group (MBG) understands diversity and inclusion in the workplace brings benefits to our customers, our business and most importantly, our people. We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.

The Cognizant Microsoft Business Group (MBG) prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other factors protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including all aspects of the recruiting and employment life-cycle at Cognizant Microsoft Business Group (MBG).

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