Staff Software Engineer, Cloud

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Staff Software Engineer, Cloud

  • Remote, United States
  • Remote, Colorado, 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:
 

A Staff Software Engineer with 8+ years of experience with object-oriented programming languages. Someone who has gained hands on programming skills and has extensive knowledge of programming constructs, data structures, algorithms and scripting languages/framework with a strong passion for solving complex problems. If you enjoy working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment to deliver innovative solutions, we’d love to speak with you!

You've played product engineering roles, and have experience translating complex requirements into scalable, extensible implementations. You have experience in developing cloud services, security and agile methodologies, who enjoys working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. You are familiar with standard software engineering methodology, e.g. coding, unit testing, test driven development, code reviews, design documentation.  You know when it's okay to take on technical debt, and you eventually pay it down. You ground your decisions with data and reasoning and can adapt to new information to make informed choices. You enjoy working in a collaborative environment and interact effectively with others. You bring thoughtful perspectives, empathy, creativity, and a positive attitude to solve problems at scale. You're willing to be coached and to coach others. You love solving problems and enjoy learning new technologies.

Position Overview:

This opportunity is with Citrix Workspace Security group, which builds world's highest performing and secure Application Delivery & Remote Access Services. In this role, you will work within a team of software engineers on problems of high complexity on our secure access and Zero Trust security solutions. The Staff Software Engineer is an advanced software engineer who designs, develops, tests, troubleshoots and debugs complex software applications, with increased responsibility for leadership and direction of others. The role recognized as a specialist in multiple fields, advises on design and development approach, and often acts as a Tech Lead working on complex projects and issues where analysis of situations or data requires both broad and in-depth evaluation of variable factors. The role also exercises seasoned judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. You will be involved with planning and prioritization of design and development activities to resolve a wide range of issues. You will be expected to demonstrate the ability to multitask.

Role Responsibilities:

  • As a specialist in multiple areas, responsibly plans, prioritizes, organizes and performs technical work and ensures the integrity of significant and diverse projects; applying a wide range of experience and understanding of trends and technologies, leads the analysis and conceptual design and technical direction of proposed projects.
  • Leads and directs requirements analysis, and writing of software requirements and design specifications for multiple significant software modules; often acts as a technical lead working on complex projects.
  • Performing technical work requiring application of software development methodologies
  • Implementing designs; performing code reviews; implementing automated unit tests; debugging and integrating code
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional team to define, design, and ship new features
  • Following agile methodologies and adhere to development best practices like test driven development, code reviews as well as relevant documentation of implemented features and implementation and testing of high performance, resilient and secure cloud services and tools
  • Communicating technical issues; assisting with technical specification documentation and review
  • Coordinating own development activities and engaging in continuous learning both on the job and through technical training in order to enhance technical expertise
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automization.
  • Actively supports, communicates and enforces the company's software engineering processes and standards

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS or MS degree or equivalent in a technical field preferred, with at least 8 years of directly related work experience.  Equivalent experience may be substituted for formal education

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge of GraphDB and/or relational database systems like PostgreSQL
  • Expert level Python, GO or C/C++ is required
  • Experience working on public cloud such as Azure, AWS etc..
  • Knowledge with Docker/Kubernetes/etc is required
  • Advanced knowledge of concepts in operating systems, networking and security
  • Experience developing high quality software following agile methodologies and TDD and knowledge of version control systems, bug management tools as well as feature tracking tools like Jira
  • Preferred experience with HTTP, internet protocols and TCP Stacks
  • Experience with Zero Trust Network Access (ZTNA), Authentication is highly preferred.
  • Specific implementation experience with cloud application security solutions

Willing to consider 100% remote employees


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
  • 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 $143,600 -$179,500 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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