Principal Software Engineer(C & Networking)

Req ID: R32831

Apply Now

Person, Musician, Musical Instrument, Worker, Leisure Activities, Hairdresser, Pianist, Piano, Performer

Principal Software Engineer(C & Networking)

  • 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:

Job Posting Title:

Principal Software Engineer(Cloud & Networking)

What we're looking for:

You have a passion for the development of high scale distributed system that helps deploying global, scalable, secure applications. You have strong experience in the design and development of solutions. You have developed a strong knowledge of TCP/IP protocol stack, packet processing and public cloud architecture.

Position Summary

We are looking for a Principal Software Engineer who will design, develop, validate, deliver, and support the high-end Networking systems solutions we provide onprem and in cloud.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, validate, and support scalable, high performing systems
  • Lead in system design and drive architectural solutions across various stakeholders.
  • Embrace Agile development methodologies
  • Strong self-motivated and be able to insprire the team to perform to the next level.
  • Collaborate closely with cross functional teams to deliver the features/solution on time
  • Prepare test strategy, test cases and contribute towards execution/automation. them.

Basic Qualification:

  • Bachelor's/Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 12-18 years of experience in the product development life cycle.
  • Strong coding skills in C, C++ and Python
  • Proficiency in developing software in Unix or Linux based operation system
  • Strong knowledge of data structure and algorithms is a must.  
  • Good knowledge of Computer Networking with hands-on  
  • Good understanding of OS concepts
  • Excellent debugging skills
  • Experience writing automated tests (unit, component, integration, and end-to-end)
  • Exposure to public cloud infrastructures (AWS, Azure, or GCP)


Preferred Qualification:

  • Understanding of CI/CD Concepts and hands-on with tools(e.g. Git, BitBucket, Jenkins) 
  • Familiarities with virtualization technologies like Hypervisors and Containers

What you’re looking for:

Our technology is built on the idea that everyone should be able to work from anywhere, at any time, and on any device. It’s a simple philosophy that guides everything we do — including how we work.  If you’re an engineer, we’ll give you plenty of ways to test your skills on cutting edge technology. We want employees to do what they do best, every day.

Be bold. Take risks. Imagine a better way to work. If this sounds like you then we’d love to talk.

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.

Citrix Systems, Inc. is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, religion, genetic carrier status, disability, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, protected veteran status and other protected classifications.

Citrix uses applicant information consistent with the Citrix Recruitment Policy Notice at

Citrix welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the job application process, please contact us at (877) 924-8749 or email us at for assistance.

At this time, we are requiring personnel entering a Citrix office, traveling for business or attending a Citrix event to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you choose to remain unvaccinated based on a specific medical need or a sincerely held religious belief and need to access our offices, Citrix will work with you to provide you with reasonable accommodation where possible. Learn more about our COVID-19 policies.

By applying, you are giving Citrix consent to be considered for future openings of other roles of similar qualifications.

Apply Now

Not You?

You are now being redirected to complete your application