Sr. SW Engineer (Cloud)

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Sr. SW Engineer (Cloud)

  • 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:

At Citrix Cloud, we believe work is not a place or a destination, but rather a thing you do. Our technology revolves around this core philosophy. We are relentlessly committed to helping people work and play from anywhere, on any device. Innovation, creativity and a passion for ever-improving performance drive our company and our people forward. We empower the original mobile device: YOU!

Job Description

We are looking for a Software Engineer to join our Cloud Engineering team that is responsible for developing our next generation site reliability and autonomous systems. Develop software and provide hands-on technical expertise to design, deploy, and optimize Cloud services. Drive technical architecture and standards/process to deliver the best customer experience.
This position requires strong technical communication and problem-solving skills and the ability to engage and interact with numerous external teams.

Position Overview:

As a Site Reliability Engineer you will design and implement web applications and REST API services using a microservice-based infrastructure to replace our current monolith implementation. The major technology stack includes the Azure/AWS PaaS services, Docker/Kubernetes, RDBMS, NoSQL and advanced monitoring tools/technologies. Your focus will be on maximizing system uptime.
You will help us build an autonomous cloud capable of reliably serving 1 billion users. We build autonomy into our products, tools, and environments to do fully automated operations for us. Engineering a solution that can withstand failure and scaling challenges is paramount to our success. SRE teams are responsible for the Security, Availability, Performance, Compliance, Cost/COGS, Change management, Monitoring, Emergency response and capacity planning of Citrix cloud services.
You will build innovative automated solutions and tools to help debug and resolve problems in production and prevent them from recurring. Further, you will proactively seek out system weaknesses and find ways to fix them before they cause production issues using monitoring data, watching trends, and using Chaos Engineering.

Basic Qualification

  • Have an Engineering Degree (BE/BTech/BS) or higher in CS as your Educational Qualification
  • Have at least 3+ years of software development experience with one or more Object Oriented languages, Preferably in .Net, C# or Python
  • Good understanding of Infrastructure as a Code technologies like - Terraform, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Docker, Kubernetes, Serverless architectures, ARM, PowerShell
  • You have hands on experience building Cloud services and distributed systems – deployment, monitoring, scaling, debugging.
  • You are proficient in one or more large public cloud providers Azure (preferred), AWS or GCP, or in large-scale PaaS/SaaS on any platform
  • You have a good understanding of security concepts at scale
  • You are a software engineer who knows how to apply engineering principles to operations.  You have demonstrable experience managing or developing a multi-tenanted SaaS.  You are well versed in a large number of technologies and welcome new tools and techniques.
  • You are comfortable in working in conjunction with fellow developers and operations members to come to the best possible solution.
  • You have the skill and ability to notice/observe patterns and ways to increase efficiency, eliminate downtime, optimize costs, and maintain performance at scale.
  • You have worked to provide hands-on technical expertise to design, deploy, secure and optimize Cloud services.
  • Experience with algorithms, data structures, complexity analysis, software design and debugging on Windows platforms.
  • You come with a strong foundation in secure operational practices – key handling, access control, threat remediation
  • You are Interested in designing, analysing and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems.
  • You have experience with Cloud Computing platforms (Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Rackspace, IBM Softlayer) is a plus.
  • Have a systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with strong communication skills and a sense of ownership and drive.
  • Have experience with logging platforms and application performance using NewRelic, Splunk, SumoLogic, or App Insights Analytics
  • Have exposure to systems or applications at scale



    Preferable Qualifications/Skill-sets
  • .Net, C#, Python
  • Build Highly Secure & Resilient, Enterprise-grade Cloud Microservices, RESTful APIs
  • Azure, AWS or GCP
  • JavaScript, React.js
  • Azure MS SQL, Any NoSQL DB
  • Terraform, Docker, Kubernetes

Functional Area:

Cloud Ops


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 ASKHR@citrix.com 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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