Staff Security Engineer

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Staff Security Engineer

  • 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:

You are/have worked on security architecture and are performing security analysis on existing or new products and provides security guidance and input to product engineers. You have worked on problems of varied scope independently and able to drive strategy for Product Security in the limited scope of work and provide general guidance and/or direction on routine work to achieve overall program performance, schedule and quality standards

Position Overview

The Security Engineer is responsible for executing the Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) for Citrix On-Prem and Cloud products to ensure that our software meets the customer expectation of security robustness. and drive and execute SDL best practices and its integration with the CI/CD, Agile and Waterfall development models.

Role Responsibilities:

  • You will be responsible for executing the Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) for Citrix On-Prem and Cloud products to ensure that our software meets the customer expectation of security robustness.  

  • Will drive and execute SDL best practices and its integration with the CI/CD, Agile and Waterfall development models.

  • Create and deliver advanced security training and guidance to product engineers.

  • Guide product development teams on design changes as per security requirements

  • Establish and maintain thorough and accurate documentation of all work. 

  • Communicate technical issues within scope of assignment. 

  • Drive negotiation in the interest of security.

  • Will conduct reviews of specific security fixes as necessary.

  • You will conduct product penetration test in a non-disruptive way for IT/Cloud deployments, including exploit creation to demonstrate a proof of concept.

  • Validate the efficacy of defensive mechanisms, as well as, the engineering adherence to security policies.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Are you are an expert in at least 3 of these areas in security – Unix System, Web, Network, Cloud, Cryptography ?

  • Have at least 8 years of experience in Security Engineering

  • A Full time degree in Engineering (Preferably Computer Science ) is the educational requirement

  • Are capable of writing exploits for identified vulnerabilities in the area of expertise .

  • Have solid understanding of most common software vulnerabilities and standard secure coding practices !

  • Posses excellent capability to identify security vulnerabilities and root cause analysis.

  • Proficient in a programming language(s) (e.g. C, C++, Python)

  • Have proficiency in Unix System Internals (BSD/Linux)

  • Demonstrated understanding of Computer Science fundamentals (OS, Networks).

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
  • 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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