Principal Software Engineer (Network Security)

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Principal Software Engineer (Network Security)

  • 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:

YOU as a Principal software engineer will have the opportunity to collaborate with the brightest engineering minds and work on cutting-edge technology in the area of Cloud & Security.


Position Overview:

Citrix Workspace Security team is on a mission to provide the best application delivery experience for modern application architectures deployed on cloud-native infrastructure including Kubernetes/Istio/Consul. We are continuously innovating to secure Workspace delivery by way of extending ZeroTurst capabilities in cloud-native deployments. We are looking for talented and highly motivated software engineers interested in taking on challenges associated with security, performance, scale, usability, and visibility in a distributed environment.


Roles Responsibilities:

·       Design and implement Layer7 proxy and solutions based on the Layer7 proxy in Docker and Kubernetes environment for data center (on-prem and cloud).

·       Design and implement highly scalable control/data plane using Kubernetes/Istio Service mesh

·       Design and implement application delivery solutions in one or more of Cloud providers i.e. Azure, AWS, GC


Basic Qualifications:

·       Bachelors/Masters/PhD in CS/IT/EE/Mathematics and computing with 12+ years of experience

·       Hands-on experience in designing and implementing Large complex size products in the area of ZeroTrust, SSLVPN, Cloud Security.

·       Experience in developing and debugging product using one or more of the languages C/C++, Python, Golang

·       Expertise in Algorithms, data structures with system-level knowledge, preferably with Unix variant

·       More than 2-3 years of relevant experience in Cloud Native technologies involving Microservices, Dockers, Golang, Kubernetes, Helm Chart, Jenkins, CI, CD

·       Good team player with good analytics, cross organization, and problem-solving skills.



Preferred Qualifications

1.      Experience in Cloud Security, CASB, Zero Trust, SaaS is Plus

2.      Understanding of different OS’s (Unix, Windows, Mac, iOS, macOS)

3.      Ability and willingness to multi-task and learn new technologies quickly

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.

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