SysOps Team Lead

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SysOps Team Lead

  • Prague, Czechia
  • Remote, Czechia
  • 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:

As a SysOps Team Leader at Citrix, you thrive in a fast-growing dynamic environment, search for constant improvements, have perseverance in achieving goals, and take responsibility and ownership. You will become part of a core development team of 250+ engineers developing Wrike, the latest acquisition by Citrix. Wrike is a leading project collaboration cloud software with an innovative product that helps thousands of companies in 130 countries run their projects, businesses, and employees. It is loved by global brands like Google, Airbnb, L'Oreal, Western Union, Fitbit, Hootsuite, Greenpeace, and startups around.

If you would like to lead a team of system and network engineers and provide them with technical guidance and mentorship but also help our colleagues support the optimisation and automation of our every-day tasks, we'd love to speak with you!

Position Overview

In this role, you will lead a team of System Operations engineers supporting our on-premises infrastructure (including networking), internal services for SysOps department, and parts of the Wrike product, including staging and production installations. Together with your colleagues, you will also focus on continuously improving our Infrastructure and Cloud-based solutions. You will also closely collaborate with engineers and developers, especially with our Backend and Data engineering departments.

Role Responsibilities

  • Managing a middle-size team of system and network engineers

  • Assuming technical lead and ownership of Wrike product and development infrastructures in both on-premises and cloud environment

  • Liaising with other SysOps team leaders on strategy, projects, and day-to-day management of the SysOps Department

  • Providing technical guidance and mentorship to team members

  • Ideal candidate should also be able to participate in on-call rotation duties (24/7 coverage)

  • Helping our teams to optimise and automate "every-day" tasks

  • Guiding the team to successfully meet their objectives

Basic Qualifications

  • Experience with leading a team

  • Advanced English communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong Linux fundamentals: be familiar with Linux CLI, hands-on experience with web applications

  • Network fundamentals: TCP/IP, routing

  • Experience with any of System Configuration Management tools (Ansible\ Puppet \Salt, etc.)

  • Experience with CI\CD systems and tools: GitlabCI\Jenkins

  • Experience with OS Linux and Git version control system or any other VCS

  • High personal responsibility and willingness to grow and learn, as well as a passion for your work

  • Cloud Technology experience either Amazon Web Services or Google Cloud Platform (managing with either Terraform, Kubernetes)

Functional Area:

Cloud Ops


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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