Engineering Manager 1

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Engineering Manager 1

  • Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Full_time

Citrix builds the secure digital workspace technology that frees 400,000 customers to do their very best work from anywhere. By joining our award-winning workplace, you’ll be included in the globally diverse, collaborative team that values work-life balance. Come see why Fortune named us one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For®. Let’s innovate and grow together!

What we're looking for:

In this role, you’ll lead a Development Team of 6 – 8 Software Engineers, part of the Podio organization. You will ensure that goals and objectives are clearly defined, and engineers participate in the product discovery phase.  As an integral member of our Engineering Leadership team, you will be working on some of our most exciting and challenging problems, all the while delighting customers and end users with simple, intuitive user experiences.

Position overview

At Citrix, teams are more than just groups of people. They are communities where you will be valued not only for your intelligence but also your camaraderie and ability to challenge the status quo.  Your passion for collaboration, accountability, and ownership will be front-and-center. You will work with highly motivated teams that understand data is more than just storage; it is access, security, sharing, and collaboration that make it valuable You as a Software Engineering Manager, your main goal will be focusing on product feature delivery, partnering with product, and engineering partners, but most importantly empowering the teams to drive their scope and understand the bigger picture.

To be successful in this role, collaboration is crucial. Together with other stakeholders you will build, adjust and roll-out processes to support a growing team (delivery, product focus, feedback, scaling, team organization). As a engineering leader, you have empathy and good emotional intelligence - this will help you maintain a healthy, collaborative culture passionate about driving value. You will be actively involved in hiring, coaching, and building a high-performing team.

Role and Responsibilities

  • As a technical Engineering Manager, you'll be leading and mentoring an agile team of 6 - 8 software engineers.
  • Establish technical directions and drive multiple technical initiatives across Podio and other Work Collaboration Solution (WCS) products.
  • Work with senior engineering leaders and stakeholders to build a roadmap for the team and implementing to meet the planned objectives year over year.
  • As agile product owner, you will create meaningful technical vision for the team, execute product roadmaps, own the backlog, and manage prioritization and trade-offs with multiple business stakeholders.
  • Proactively identify and resolve issues that may impair the team’s ability to meet strategic and technical goals and help lead Work Collaboration Solutions functional designs.
  • Work with software engineers to design and build Work Collaboration Solutions and ensure the development of those within the desired budgets and desired Service Level Agreements.
  • Drive the team to scale cloud-native applications, across technical dimensions of reliability, resilience, security, performance scalability, cost scalability, and velocity.
  • Manage software engineering priorities whilst supporting outstanding standards of development and operations.
  • Foster a culture of collaboration, innovation, enthusiasm, and career rewards.

Basic qualifications

  • Minimum of 10 + of exceptional Full Stack Software Development experience.
  • 1 - 3 years of Software Engineering Management experience.
  • A background Full Stack engineering, including modern JavaScript frameworks (React preferred, Angular, or Vue), backend languages (Python preferred, C#, Java, or Go-lang) and various databases (various SQL and NoSQL databases)
  • Practical knowledge in leading and managing the execution of processes, projects, and tactics within multiple functional area.
  • A track record of running technical deep dives, design, and code reviews, and managing microservices running on the above software stack.
  • Great leadership skills. You are an empathic leader that can coach and mentor engineers to improve their potential.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with scalable Cloud Platforms on either Google Cloud, Amazon Web Services, or Microsoft Azure.
  • Develop, coach, and mentor Engineers to build high-performance teams in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated track record of leading robust teams with measurable outcomes.
  • Experienced in rapidly growing a team, including interviewing, hiring, and performance management
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Information Technology.
  • Plus: Experienced in SRE/DevOps, including deployment pipelines, test automation, monitoring, alerting, and incident response

Functional Area:

Software Development

What you’re looking for:

Everyone is welcome at Citrix. We prioritize diversity, equity, inclusion, and a culture of belonging, and celebrate bringing our courageous, authentic selves to work. We believe this way of working helps us innovate, and it’s just one of the reasons why our employees continuously recognize Citrix as a great place to work.

Citrix helps make work more sustainable to benefit the planet, our business, and our communities. For more than 30 years, we have empowered individuals and organizations to work remotely or work from anywhere, reducing commuting emissions and energy consumption in the process. 

We are the #1 leader in Virtual Client Computing (VCC) and #2 in the Application Delivery Controller (ADC) space, and we have key partnerships with top cloud providers. We’ll give you the tools, learning opportunities, mentorship, and flexibility to achieve your goals. Come see why you belong at Citrix, with our culture supporting purposeful innovation and growth from within. 

The Benefits

We offer a competitive total rewards package* that includes:

  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Health and wellness benefits
  • Employee assistance program
  • Retirement benefits
  • Time off and absence programs
  • Professional development and mentorship opportunities
  • Paid volunteer time and charitable matching of employee donations
  • Employee resource groups
  • And more!

**Please note that benefits may vary based on location.

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