Senior Platform Engineer

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Senior Platform Engineer

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

Citrix is looking to change the way our engineers work to produce great software. By embracing ground breaking technology and a data-driven approach we want to improve product and component release cadence, ensuring our developers have the tools and confidence they need.

We collaborate with engineering teams, in an everything-as-code environment, innovating, crafting and building the best automation and tool stacks to tackle the many complex challenges we encounter. We are looking for a highly motivated and skilled software engineer experienced in automation, infrastructure, pipelines and testing technologies to join us on this exciting journey and help us achieve our lofty goals.


As well as working on multi-geo pipelines that deliver to many of Citrix's 100 million users, you'll be building complex environment deployments to improve how hundreds of our engineers do their work.

  • Integrating ground breaking tooling into sophisticated pipelines to deliver software to hundreds of thousands of customers all around the world.

  • Use pipeline based mathematical modelling to automatically block performance and scale regressions.

  • Architecting and developing the platform, tooling and automation to promote engineering efficiency across Citrix.

  • Evaluating technologies, including open source and public cloud offerings, to meet platform needs.

  • Working with Citrix engineering teams to understand requirements for Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment.

Required experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferably in software engineering, computer science or the physical sciences

  • Several years of relevant software development experience

  • Proven understanding of software engineering principles and one or more supporting programming languages (Python, C++, C#, Java)

  • One or more public cloud platforms (i.e. Azure, AWS, GCP)

  • Microservice based architectures, and experience of web/cloud/SaaS platform development

  • Platform/pipeline technologies like Grafeas, Artifactory, Jenkins, Spinnaker, Docker, k8s

  • Observability technologies like New Relic and Splunk

  • Infrastructure-as-code technologies like Helm, Terraform, Vault and Ansible

  • Expertise with Linux and Git

  • Pride in readable, well-designed, well-tested software

  • Experience with Test Driven Development (TDD)

  • A passion for the subject matter and the curiosity to search out and try new things and solve new challenges

  • Strong interpersonal skills and a great teammate

    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.

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