Senior Security Architect 2

Req ID: R31605

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Senior Security Architect 2

  • 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 the Senior Security Architect 2 will be responsible for planning and maintaining enterprise-wide information security framework and architecture on premises and in the cloud.

Position Overview:

The Architect will ensure that the design/implementation meets security requirements, ensure that the design/implementation of all business solutions meet security requirements on premises and in the cloud. Offer recommendations for improving Cloud Cybersecurity processes and outcomes. Analyze the development of briefings, whitepapers, and analyses to support Cloud Cybersecurity initiatives.

Role Responsibilities:

Play a critical role in our cloud cyber security function to ensure customer data is secure and private, that Citrix systems are protected in the cloud. 

You will research and investigate cyber threats and security incidents as part of an integrated cyber security operations team. 

You will identify, analyze, and report threats within the cloud environment, by using defensive measures and information collected from a variety of sources, to protect data and cloud service operations.

Be an expert at identifying anomalous activity that leads to security event identification. Execute penetration testing and vulnerability assessment on cloud services.

You will drive decisions regarding security tools, cloud services, processes, application architecture and service delivery in the cloud. 

Establish best-practices and execute critical cyber security operations activities - incident response, vulnerability management, analysis, threat hunting, event management, and recovery using a DevSecOps model, integrating Engineering, DevOps, SRE and Cybersecurity Operations into a secure cloud service delivery program.

Work across Product and Support teams secure Citrix Cloud Services.

Drive technical service improvements to meet security goals.

Partner with other functions to drive a Release Engineering capability to deliver secure cloud services.

Engage with security vendors to ensure we are using the necessary tools to deliver secure cloud services.


  • 4+ years demonstrable experience in public cloud, AWS, Azure & GCP preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, related field, or equivalent work experience; Working knowledge of security engineering and operations
  • Familiarity with industry regarded security incident response practices
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience with AWS, Azure or GCP Cloud Security Services and Practices
  • Experience conducting security reviews, threat models, and assessments for Cloud Solutions
  • Familiarity with industry benchmarks and certifications such as CIS, SOC2, FedRAMP, etc
  • Knowledge of Linux and Windows systems administration and architecture
  • Use of source control (Git) and package management tools (npm, pip, etc)
  • Proficiency with Python (2 & 3), PowerShell, and Bash (other scripting/dev languages a plus, particularly JS)
  • Experienced with data analysis, centralized logging (Splunk, ELK, Rsyslog, etc.)
  • Experienced with SIEM, SOAR and other cloud cyber security tools such as Splunk, Alert Logic, Dome9.
  • Automation guru—if you’re not interested in designing AND developing security automation, this role is not for you
  • Develop playbooks for the repeatable deployment of system components, and performing routine management/deployment tasks
  • Willingness to answer the phone at 0300 to respond to and handle any security incident that arises

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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