Senior Software Engineer

Req ID: R32715

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Senior Software Engineer

  • Nanjing, Jiangsu, China
  • 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 are a seasoned software engineer with strong Windows and/ or Linux knowledge and practical expertise who designs, develops, troubleshoots, and debugs complex software applications and services, and demonstrates to others how to resolve issues in innovative and practical ways.

Position Overview

Citrix Hybrid Cloud Platforms team develops and maintains the essential components for the Citrix Cloud and Connectors platform, which supports the Workspace and Citrix DaaS solutions in the hybrid multi-cloud environments for customers.

In this role, you will be working within a top-notch team with diversity (e.g., customers, management, developers, QA, etc.) by following the Agile/Scrum process to propose and deliver the working scope, with integrity and high-quality deliverables, using the world-class leading-edge technologies.


  • Write, discuss, review, and feedback to requirements, conduct architecture, design, coding, review, testing, debug, bugfix, etc. activities to deliver high-quality software deliverables to meet the customer requirements and user cases.
  • Conduct reviews, address review comments, testing activities, triage, debug and bugfix, etc. to ensure the delivery on time with good quality.
  • Typical deliverables include requirements, architecture, design, code, dev tests, system tests, tools, and utilities, engineering documents, working reports, etc.
  • Attend and/or host related meetings, timely report working progress and issues, etc.
  • Willing to share, being able to guide and lead juniors to drive the delivery.

Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent mandatory, computer engineering/technical degree preferred.
  • You must have software development expertise with >= 5 years’ experience in C#/.Net, Golang/Python development, and debugging expertise within the container-based environment on Windows and/or Linux platforms.
  • Be able to work in English environment e.g., should be able to very comfortable communicate with English (speak, read, and write).
  • Good communication and teamwork.
  • Strong self-motivation, being able to work remotely with solid practical experience in Microsoft Windows and Office suites, remote working tools such as Slack, Teams, etc.

Preferred qualifications

  • Practical expertise in Makefile, Shell programming (e.g., Bash, RPM specs, PowerShell, etc.)
  • Strong software debug skills and practical expertise in handling customer issues
  • Experience, knowledge, architecting, developing, and debugging skills with public cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP, or other similar)
  • Experience and strong knowledge of networking protocols (e.g., TPC/IP, TLS, Kerberos, etc.)
  • Experience and strong knowledge of Microservices architecture, and/or Restful APIs
  • Experience with Jenkins, Git, JIRA, Confluence, etc.
  • Specialized knowledge in any of Linux user space, Windows drivers, Active Directory, LDAP, Containers, Cloud platform SDK/API, Security, 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.

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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.

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