Software Engineering Manager 2

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Software Engineering Manager 2

  • 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 curious, driven, and passionate Manager. You are looking for a chance to develop both your people and software skills. You have over 10 years of experience with the design, development, validation, deployment, and sustenance of features for large scale software.
You excel in the planning and prioritization of design and development activities to resolve a wide range of issues. You have an uncanny ability to multitask problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires the evaluation of identifiable factors. You have experience working directly with customers and can get on calls, understand problems, and fix them. 
In other words, you are as good with people as you are with code. If we just described you, then we’d love to talk.

Position Overview 

The Citrix WEM Service Engineering team, based in Nanjing, China, is solely focus on delivering and enabling Cloud solutions for our customers and partners.  

Every day we work to deliver innovative solutions that enable our customers to transform their business by leveraging the latest Cloud technologies.  

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.


  • Applies understanding of industry trends and business implications in making Engineering decisions; drives consensus around the technical vision, design and technical specifications, and master schedule and project plan
  • Assists in developing plans for building organizational capability, capacity and agility; executes to defined annual goals, engineering and business initiatives
  • Manages team and leads product design and development activities that meet or exceed defined customer requirements; identifies and resolves technical issues at a high‐level and helps team assess design requirements and how to execute
  • Encourages individual and team efforts to innovate around product design and develop
  • Communicates the technical vision and leads assigned team through the development process, leveraging development resources from multiple locations, including global development centers
  • Communicates the value of and enforces sound engineering design process and quality practices, software estimation, coding standards, technical documentation standards, QA processes, build, and configuration management; manages compliance to standard policies and procedures
  • Participates in and supports a culture where employees are highly motivated, energetic, excited and enthusiastic working for the company

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in computer science, electrical engineering, or related field
  • Good communication both in English and Chinese
  • Solid experience on large scale software development
  • 8+ years of experience developing large-scale software. 
  • 4+ years of experience managing a software engineering team 
  • Demonstrated technical skills and knowledge and experience helping others to deliver products utilizing advanced programming environments and concepts 
  • Experience in software development, maintenance and project management of complex software systems; experience in Agile methodologies (e.g., Scrum, XP, Lean) desired 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of formal technology architecture and design process, and ability to pragmatically lead these efforts within a software engineering team 

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience on software engineering i.e. Cloud, Windows, Linux, Virtualization.
  • Experience in recruiting, developing, and managing a high-performance software development team 
  • Experience in managing the development and delivery of software products on‐time and within budget
  • Familiar with SFAE, agile
  • Rich Development experience
  • Rich management experience to lead and drive high-performance development team
  • Good knowledge of .net technology
  • Relentless optimize development experience to drive technical excellence culture
  • Good product insight to drive goals
  • WinOS, Cloud/Azure knowledge is plus
  • Parter with other stakeholder and leadership team to drive fast product release on cloud with high quality
  • Customer-obsession mindset to excellent customer feedback on product

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.

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