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Solution Architect


Boise, ID, US, 83702-6924

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


The Modern Workplace Solution Architect will bring industry best practices along with deep technical experience and a passion to innovate. This role will be focused on the strategy, roadmap, and delivery of the key technologies as it pertains to Citrix application delivery, security, and remote access in the Modern Workplace.

Key Responsibilities

  • Architect-level Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops (CVAD)/Citrix Cloud skills and experience designing, installing, configuring, managing, and troubleshooting complex and large Citrix server farms.
  • Architect-level skills optimizing Citrix performance, scalability, security, high-availability, monitoring, printing, connectivity, group policy.
  • Architect-level skills working with Remote access (NetScaler/F5)
  • Architect-level skills designing, implementing, & supporting VDI in both a VMware ESX and Citrix Hypervisor environments.
  • Engineer-level skills supporting and troubleshooting the Citrix client
  • Provide a comprehensive end to end architecture for the stakeholder’s business and technical requirements. Ensuring the solution aligns across the business for people, process, and systems domains
  • Gather business and technical requirements from internal and external stakeholders in order to produce a requirements specification document.
  • Analyze and investigate possible solutions in order to meet the customer's business and technical requirements.
  • Produce professional high level solution descriptions and obtain customer acceptance of these solutions.
  • Be responsible for the technical solution through all phases of the project, support the project managers and work within a defined change management process.

Typical Education

  • Bachelor's degree B.A. or B.S.) from 4 years college or university. 
  • Master's degree preferred.

Relevant Experience

  • 10+ years related experience and/or training
  • Proven experience of leading infrastructure engineering design and implementation effort on complex projects
  • Proven experience of Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops (CVAD)/Citrix Cloud and experience designing, installing, configuring, managing, and troubleshooting complex and large Citrix server farms
  • Detailed knowledge of IT Networks and hardware components including experience in setting up and administering IT networks
  • Strong experience of technically leading complex projects throughout the complete IT lifecycle (Analysis, Architecture, Design, Build, Test & Production)
  • Experience of working in a matrix organization
  • Detailed knowledge of network management software and techniques including Active Directory, domain and group policies and virtualization
  • The candidate will have the capability to organize and run requirement capture workshops as well as proactively listening to user/customer needs.

Job Requisition ID: 10256

Travel Required: None

Location(s): Simplot Headquarters - Boise 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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