Staff SW Engineer

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Staff SW Engineer

  • 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 Senior 2 Software Engineer with 5+ 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!

Position Overview:

You’ll be leading development of software alongside talented team of developers to create innovative cloud solutions. 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 will become an invaluable individual career asset.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Interface with Architects, Product Managers, Support, and Operations to understand requirements for developing proof of concepts (prototypes) and 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.
  • Implement front end and back end business logic for new features (full stack development).
  • Embrace Agile development methodologies (SCRUM, Kanban, etc.).
  • Embrace and institute best practices and coding standards (e.g.: code reviews, logging and instrumentation, unit tests) within the team.
  • Understand and troubleshoot field issues. Diagnose customer problems through systematic root cause analysis. Institute preventive measures.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS or MS degree or equivalent in a technical field preferred, with at least 5 years of directly related work experience.  Equivalent experience may be substituted for formal education
  • Strong front end development.   
  • Strong understanding and application of scripting in a core scripting language.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates experience leading implementation of moderate to complex software.
  • Focused skills in javascript and AngularJS.
  • Strong .NET programming. Preferably C#.
  • Strong understanding and application of scripting in a core scripting language. Preferably PowerShell.
  • Strong database programming. Preferable to have a core understanding in document-oriented databases.
  • Strong knowledge of data structures and algorithms.
  • Strong demonstration of developing modern web applications (designing modern REST based APIs, 3rd party integration, Web UI interactions, etc.).
  • Strong understanding of operating systems and computer networking.
  • Strong understanding of IIS and web service hosting.
  • Strong understanding of implementing web application security is desirable.
  • Strong Experience with cloud computing technologies. Microsoft Azure or Amazon EC2 is desirable.
  • Strong experience with Azure App Insights / New Relic / or other Application Performance monitoring is desirable.
  • Strong knowledge of Sumo Logic / Splunk / ELK stack is desirable.
  • Moderate knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory is desirable or Azure Active Directory.
  • Moderate Knowledge of cryptography is desirable.

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 $124,400 -$155,500 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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