Staff Software Engineer

Req ID: R33652

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Staff Software Engineer

  • Remote, United States
  • Remote, Arizona, United States
  • Remote, Colorado, United States
  • Remote, Florida, United States
  • Remote, Illinois, United States
  • Remote, Massachusetts, United States
  • Remote, New Jersey, United States
  • Remote, New York, United States
  • Remote, North Carolina, United States
  • Remote, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Remote, South Carolina, United States
  • Remote, Tennessee, United States
  • Remote, Texas, United States
  • Remote, Washington, D.C., 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:

You are a Staff Software Engineer with 8 plus years of experience in Object Oriented Programming Language C#, Net Technologies, or Java. You’ll be innovating and leading development of software alongside a Talented Team of Developers to create and deliver the latest in Cloud Solutions for our Customer's, Users and Partners Globally. Responsibilities range from conceptualizing ideas, targeted research, and rapid prototyping to determine feasibility, evaluate risks, and then create well-thought-out designs and implementation. The position will initially be focused on the Citrix Workspace Cloud Product Line. Developing Workspace Cloud will present you with a unique Opportunity to expand problem-solving situations that makes you invaluable asset, helping deliver the Best in Software and Cloud Products for our Customers and End User.

Position Overview:

This Software Engineering Team Culture is a unique blend that combines the Structured Vision and Process Maturity of a Well-Established Software Company with the Innovation, Dynamism, and Vibrancy of a Start-up. You will be involved in Projects from Conceptualizing Ideas, Research and Rapid Prototyping to Testing, Software Designs, Implementation and Deployment of Solutions and IT Products.

This Software Engineering Team Culture is a Unique Blend that combines the Structured Vision and Process Maturity of a Well-Established Software Company with the Innovation, Dynamism, Pace and Vibrancy of a Start-up. In this position, you will be developing leading edge Software alongside a Talented Team of Software Professionals, creating leading innovative Cloud Solutions for our Customers and End Users.

Role Responsibilities

  • Interface with Architects, Product Managers, Support, and Operations to understand requirements for developing Proof of Concepts, Prototypes to Final Product Features.
  • Compose and maintain design specifications and component documents.
  • Design alongside a Team of Engineers focusing on Design First Thinking, incorporating different End User Personas.
  • Full Stack Development. Implement Front End development and Back End Development improving Business Logic, enhancing, and building New Features.
  • Embrace agile development methodologies like Jira, SCRUM, or Kanban.
  • Embrace and institute best practices and coding standards such as Code Reviews, Logging and Instrumentation, Unit Testing within the Team.
  • Understand and troubleshoot field issues. Diagnose customer problems through systematic root cause analysis and implement preventive measures.

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
  • Strong Understanding of Computer Science Fundamentals; Algorithms and Data Structures.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Solid understanding of implementing Web Application Security, is Desirable and Good to Have.
  • Previous experience with Cloud Computing Technologies; Microsoft Azure or AWS or Amazon EC2.
  • Demonstrated Frontend Development with JavaScript or React or AngularJS.
  • Demonstrates experience leading Implementation of Moderate to Complex Software.
  • Understanding of Application of Scripting in a Core Scripting Language; PowerShell.
  • Moderate knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory or Azure Active Directory is Desirable and Good to Have.
  • Moderate experience with Azure App Insights, New Relic, or other Application Performance Monitoring, is Desirable and Good to Have.
  • Moderate knowledge of Sumo Logic or Splunk is Good to Have.
  • Moderate knowledge of cryptography is Good to Have.

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.

Citrix uses applicant information consistent with the Citrix Recruitment Policy Notice at

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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