Software Engineering Manager - Access Security (Remote Greece)

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Software Engineering Manager - Access Security (Remote Greece)

  • Remote, Greece
  • Patras, Achaia, Greece
  • 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:

Position Overview:

In this role, you’ll lead a development team of 6 people part of Citrix Access Security organisation. You will ensure goals and objectives are clearly defined and engineers participate in the product discovery phase. Help partners produce estimates and drive OKRs on a team level.

This role would suit either an experienced manager of high performing software development teams, or a very proficient technical lead who is excited to take on a management responsibility. You’ll need to have an engineering background as your main goal will be focusing on product feature delivery, partnering with product and engineering partners, but most importantly empowering the teams to drive their scope and understand the bigger picture.

Collaboration is crucial for this role. Together with other stakeholders you will build, adjust and roll-out processes to support a growing team (delivery, product focus, feedback, scaling, and team organisation). As a Software Engineering Manager, you have empathy and emotional intelligence - this will help you maintain a healthy, collaborative culture, passionate about driving value. You will be actively involved in hiring engineers, making sure the team is well-staffed.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Lead your teams’ delivery pipeline and be a professional at helping teams prioritise goals.

  • Establish technical directions and drive multiple technical initiatives.

  • Problems and issues faced are complex and may require understanding of broader set of issues. Problems typically involve consideration of multiple issues, job areas or specialities.

  • Communicates with parties within and outside of own job function, which may include external customers.

  • Develop, coach, mentor individuals and teams and ensure high performance in a fast-paced environment.

  • Explain policies, practices, and procedures of the job area to others within the organisation.

  • Foster a culture of innovation, enthusiasm, and job reward.

Basic qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of Managerial or team leading experience.

  • Typically requires a University Degree or equivalent experience and prior relevant experience.

  • Knowledge and experience with agile development methodology

  • Understands basic management approaches such as work scheduling, prioritising, coaching and process execution.

  • Supervises a team consisting of professionals, typically at the entry or mid engineering level.

  • Leads, directs, and reviews the work of team members to accomplish operational plans and results.

  • Demonstrated track record of leading robust teams with measurable outcomes.

  • Great leadership skills. You are an empathetic leader that can coach and mentor engineers to improve their potential.

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Background in Development of Cloud Microservices (C, C++, C#, Go-language, Python)

  • Confidence in one or more public cloud providers (Azure, AWS, GCP)

  • exposure to container technology (e.g. Docker) and container orchestration systems (e.g Kubernetes)

  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams.

  • Ability to provide and receive constructive feedback.

  • Requires knowledge of hardware platform architectures, reverse engineering, and low-level debugging.

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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