Security Engineer

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Security Engineer

  • London, United Kingdom
  • Remote, Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • 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:

Are you an accomplished developer with some practical experience with security, looking to make a move into a dedicated Security Engineering role?

Do you want to expand your security expertise and stay hands-on, building on your background working with cloud and on-premises technologies as well as help us rapidly automate data integration, and build custom tools?

If you are also comfortable working with security technologies across a range of platforms, then we'd love to talk to you!

Position Overview:

As a Security Engineer we'll teach you to develop systems to analyse security data sources and integrate information from these sources into our security data fusion platform. You'll also be working on integrating these systems into our automated business workflows and reporting systems, both in the cloud and on-prem.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Developing and integrating existing security technologies for analysis of very large data sets (structured and unstructured)

  • Developing custom security tools

  • Automating security workflows

Basic  Qualifications:

  • Some professional or academic experience within a software development role

  • Understanding of software security mechanisms

  • Programming skills in one or more programming or scripting languages

  • Strong written and verbal presentation skills in English

  • Graduate degree from four-year college or university course (preferably in Computer Science, Computer Security, Security Engineering, or related field), or equivalent security industry work experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Development experience with different platforms including Linux and Windows, and also use of container technologies.

Functional Area:

Security Architecture/Research

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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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.

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