Senior Software Engineer 1

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Senior Software Engineer 1

  • 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.

Citrix Gateway Service (CGS) is a cloud based HDX-Proxy solution that provides secure remote access through a cloud- based gateway that front-ends virtual apps and desktop environments.

We are looking for talented and highly motivated software engineering leaders interested in taking on challenges associated with security, performance, scale, usability, and visibility in a distributed environment.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Must have good experience in automation testing using Python/ Perl. Python is preferred.
  • Responsible for ADC Sanity test development and execution of tests covering various
    NetScaler features.
  • Gather deployment use cases from various feature Teams for identified
  • Builds complex testbed replicating customer like environment
  • Identify issues and work with development and hardware teams for timely resolution
  • Recreate customer reported issues in-house to identify the root cause and solve complex
    network challenges
  • Enable Self-Service of Automated Test Suites.
  • Establish and maintain documentation of all work
  • Review test results and bug descriptions for accuracy

Basic Qualification:

  • BE/ME degree in computer science or other related disciplines
  • 3-8 years of network product automation testing experience
  • Excellent knowledge of TCP/IP, HTTP protocol stack (L2 through L7)
  • Good understanding of FreeBSD / Linux environments
  • Mandatory Scripting knowledge on any scripting language preferably Python.
  • Strong understanding of system internals and system architecture
  • Strong programming proficiency in Perl and/or Python to automate test cases
  • Knowledge of various test tool vendor software and industry standard test software’s
  • Strong knowledge and experience with test methodologies, QA processes, and software release cycle
  • Demonstrated ability to develop test strategy documents, test plans and test cases
  • Strong knowledge of release procedures
  • Solid proficiency in test effort estimation and tracking.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with a cloud technologies (AWS/Azure/Google)
  • Knowledge of microservices using Docker and Kubernetes
  • Familiarity with network security domain and knowledge of   SSL , VPN, IPSEC etc.

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.

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