Staff Security Architect

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Staff Security Architect

  • Remote, United States
  • Remote, Florida, 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:

At Citrix, we provide Engineering Teams with a fantastic opportunity to grow and enhance your technical skills, while working with some of the latest cutting-edge Software and Cloud-based technologies. Citrix has been ranked #11 on The Fortune Best Workplaces in Technology in 2021. More than 400,000 companies around the world, including 99 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. Currently, Citrix has over 100 million Users World-wide. Our Culture is strong, inclusive, vibrant, and crucial to how we work and serve our customers and partners. Citrix's Pillars of Core Values are Integrity, Respect, Curiosity, Courage and Unity!

You are a cloud devops specialist or SRE with a strong desire to specialize in a security career path. You have advanced knowledge of cloud technologies and architecture obtained through further education combined with experience. If you have 5+ years of cloud experience, we’d love to speak with you! This role can sit remote in any US state.

Position Overview:

As Citrix is fully focused on delivering cloud services for virtualization and secure SaaS app delivery, our challenge is to enable security to operate at cloud speed to unblock hourly builds while maintaining the sensitive risk profile of our customer base across government, healthcare and finance sectors. Your goal will be to make security a joyful and easy process for thousands of developers in a way that scales to hundreds of microservices that make up the Citrix Cloud.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Embedding security processes into our CI/CD pipelines to deliver intelligent and adaptive security processes at cloud speed
  • Create innovative technologies to identify and fix vulnerabilities in our cloud services and infrastructure, and to deploy secure architectures using infrastructure-as-code and reusable code libraries
  • Responsible for making improvements of processes, systems or products to enhance performance of Product Security
  • Works to influence parties within and outside of the job function at an operational level regarding policies, practices and security architecture standards

Basic Qualifications

  • Strong desire to specialize in a security career path
  • Requires advanced knowledge of cloud devops practices obtained through further education combined with experience.
  • Experience with security SecDevOps practices or a strong desire to gain such knowledge based on existing cloud experience
  • Experience building on cloud technologies such as Microsoft Azure, AWS or GCP, and automation of cloud blueprints using infrastructure- or policy-as-code
  • Requires a University Degree or equivalent experience and minimum 5 years of programming experience; or a Master’s degree with 3 years; or a PhD without experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with automating security tooling such as DAST/SAST/SCA in CI/CD pipelines

Functional Area:

Security Engineering

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.

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 $158,000 -$197,500 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.

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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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