Senior Software Engineer - Virtualization Group - (Remote)

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Senior Software Engineer - Virtualization Group - (Remote)

  • Burlington, Massachusetts, United States
  • 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 Mission

At Citrix, our Mission is to deliver an intelligent digital Citrix Workspace Experience that Empowers all Employees with Unified, Secure, and Reliable Access to all the Work Resources and Applications needed to be Productive and Do their Best Work – Anytime. Anywhere. Citrix provides Work Solutions for any Workspace Platforms and Seamless Integration Across all Apps. Citrix provides products and IT (Information Technology) solutions to collaborate work management, provides modern and consistent User experience across all devices and through application integration, workflow automation and our cloud-based technology and zero trust security, enabling our Clients and End Users with the best Enterprise Performance, Modernization, and Security!

Every day you'll have new opportunities to Grow and Innovate in ways that will make Work Better for Millions of People around the World. Citrix has been Ranked #11 on The Fortune's Best Workplaces in Technology in 2021. Thousands of Organizations around the World Trust Citrix to keep their apps available, their data safe, and their people productive—wherever and whenever work happens. 

More than 400,000 Companies around the World, including 98 Percent of the Fortune 500, rely on Citrix Digital Workspace Solutions to provide secure, reliable access to the applications and information their employees need to engage and be productive, with over 100 Million Users Worldwide.

Position Overview

Citrix Engineering is hiring. The Citrix Boston Engineering Team is experiencing explosive growth. We are looking for candidates who possess the curiosity to continually improve and enjoy tackling challenging problems to solve some of the most complex problems in our domain. In Windows App Delivery Group, you will be working with the greatest minds in the industry on cutting edge OS and application virtualization technologies and best of breed cloud development. Our teams are working on a number of exciting projects this year, from building out new C# business logic to deliver applications over the network to tens of thousands of machines.

A Core Part of our Engineering Culture is Inclusiveness, we want to create teams of people from diverse backgrounds and walks of life. Our engineering group is a Scrum organization that believes in empowering small teams of smart engineers to deliver end to end customer value. We believe that “vertically” focused teams, instead of “horizontal” teams focused on one technology layer, is the best way to focus on delivering high quality software and making our customers successful. Our team culture is a unique blend that combines the structured vision and process maturity of a well-established software company with the dynamism and vibrancy of a small startup. Our software enables our customers to achieve amazing things.

We are a Passionate, Collaborative and Innovate Team focused on developing the next generation of products that will enable businesses to deliver their business applications on premises and in the cloud. The local engineering team currently has 60 + people, organized into teams of 5 - 7 individuals. We do everything with a team focus, giving each team a goal and letting them collaboratively design, develop and deploy a solution to that goal. We work in scrum and collaborate extensively within our teams. Egos get checked at the door. We learn from each other and help each other.

What We're Looking For

  • You are a Senior Software Engineer with at least 6 plus years of experience in Object-Oriented Programming with C# and Net Technologies.

  • Senior Software Engineer with hands-on programming skills and extensive knowledge of programming constructs, data structures, algorithms and scripting languages/framework and a passion for solving complex problemSs

  • A passion for building high quality software. We want to design in quality and leverage automation everywhere we can.

  • Always learning, we value trying out new design patterns, tools, and processes to make both the organization better and keep our skills up to date.

  • You enjoy working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and have a passion for delivering innovative solutions that enable our customers to transform their business by leveraging the latest cloud technologies.

Role Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Product Managers, Product Design, DevOps and Product Security teams to understand requirements for software development in a Scaled Agile environment.

  • Responsibilities range from conceptualizing ideas, targeted research with rapid prototyping to determine feasibility, risk evaluation and then create well-thought-out software designs and implementation.

  • Compose and maintain detailed design specifications and component documents.

  • Design alongside a team of engineers focusing on 'design first' thinking while incorporating different end-user personas.

  • Implement front-end and back-end business logic for new features (Full Stack development).

  • Delivering solutions that make a noticeable impact for the end customer. 

  • Embrace and implement Agile development framework and methodologies (SAFe, SCRUM, Kanban, etc.).

  • Embrace and institute best practices and coding standards (e.g. code reviews, logging and instrumentation, static/dynamic code analysis, code coverage, unit, integration tests) within the team.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS or MS degree or equivalent in a technical field preferred, with minimum 7 years of directly related work experience.  Equivalent experience may be substituted for formal education.

  • 7 plus years of experience with Object-Oriented Programming with C# and Net Technologies.

  • Experience developing Backend Services; Microservice, Cloud Services, Rest API or Web API is required

  • Demonstrated experience in writing clean code in large codebases.

  • Strong understanding of Computer Science fundamentals; Algorithms and Data Structures.

  • Experience with AWS or AZURE Cloud Platform.  

Personal Qualities we look for

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Self-motivated individuals, with a strong desire to learn and develop.

  • Can handle ambiguity well, has a growth mindset and is a team player with a passion for technology.

  • A can-do positive and pro-active attitude.

Why Work for Citrix

Come and work with one of the most Innovative and Forward-Thinking Technology Companies on Planet Earth! You will get to work alongside some of the Brightest, Most Talented, and Passionate People in the World. As a member of team, you'll be uniquely and strategically positioned to work on cool and exciting projects that will have a direct impact for our Customers in numerous Industries, well into the Future!

At Citrix, we want to help set you up for a successful career with us. We support Ideation, Experimentation, Innovation and Collaboration to Build Innovative IT Products and Solutions. We’re obsessed about making our Customers and End Users Happy. We are an Innovative Engine for our Colleagues, Communities, Customers and End-Users in the Digital Marketplace!

Citrix's Pillars of Core Values are Integrity, Respect, Curiosity, Courage and Unity. The Work at Citrix is exhilarating, and that’s what makes it a whole lot of fun! Come and Work with High-Impact Teams! Let's Embark on this Next Great Adventure Together!

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At Citrix, our employees perform extraordinary acts of creativity and service every day. We provide benefits and rewards that meet the diverse needs of our employees by offering competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and equitable rewards opportunities for all employees. In the state of Colorado, the salary for this role generally ranges from $135,000 to $170,000 but may vary depending on your qualifications including job-related education, training, experience, licensure, and certification, that could result at a level outside of this range. Certain roles are eligible for additional rewards, including annual bonus, sales incentives, and/or stock depending on the terms of the applicable plan and role as well as individual performance. Benefits may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Citrix and the country where you work. U.S. based employees are typically offered access to healthcare, life insurance and disability benefits, 401(k) plan and company match, employee stock purchase program (ESPP), and education assistance program, among others.

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
  • Education assistance
  • 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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