Staff SW Engineer

Staff SW Engineer

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About the job

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:

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities)

  • BS, MS or PhD degree in computer science, electrical engineering, or related field is required
  • Excellent C, C++ or Objective-C programming skills
  • Experience or good knowledge in Python and Go programming
  • Experience or good knowledge in Cloud development (Primarily in Azure)
  • Strong debugging skills and hands on experience in debugging using gdb
  • Solid background in Algorithms and Data Structures required
  • Strong exposure to Network Programming, with competencies in VPNs, AAA, and Security and Cloud networking technologies
  • Strong in OS concepts, internals and systems programming
  • Ability to build products for the best performance, scalability and future expansion in Enterprise and Cloud environments


  • Hands on experience of at least 6-8 years in relevant software development lifecycle


  • Experience in having designed, developed and shipped a product from scratch.
  • Experience in working with Product Marketing and Customer to distill requirements and arrive at design/implementation
  • Ability to adhere to a disciplined work schedule; ability to follow directions; ability to understand and follow posted work rules and procedures; ability to accept constructive criticism;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Teamwork - works in concert with others toward shared goals, exhibits cooperativeness; participates in and supports effective conflict resolution, able to communicate and collaborate with remote peers in the US and other locations.
  • Communication - ensures that communications channels are open and that information and ideas are flowing in all appropriate directions; listens, asks for and uses input.
  • Excellence Orientation - Strives to be the best that one can be and maximizes one's own potential in helping the team and organization succeed; exhibits resilience; persistence, tenacity and a continuous improvement mindset. Self-driven.
  • Accountability - Holds self-accountable for keeping commitments and delivering the best possible performance; attention to detail; gets involved and participates through resolution.
  • Authenticity - show a genuine, accessible and caring side that builds trust, mutual support and credibility; listens, exhibits humility and gauges approachability of others; maintains composure; is able to be respectful and straightforward with others.
  • Innovation - participates in and supports an environment that is conducive to innovation and new ways of doing things; exhibits curiosity and open mindedness; suggests new ideas.

Essential Duties / Responsibilities

  • Analyzes requirements and writes software requirement and design specifications for the organization’s complex projects.
  • Analyzes, evaluates, and plans methods of approach to solve problems central to an assigned research or programming project.
  • Acts as engineering tools expert and can propose new ones.
  • Prepares and gives formal presentations/reviews in areas of specialization to management and customers.
  • Coordinates the technical design activity with others in department to ensure consistent and integrated approaches across projects.
  • Provides input to and generates documentation for new or existing projects as well as reusable code.
  • Works on issues that impact design success of address future concepts, products and technologies.
  • Identifies technical opportunities and recommends programs to management in such areas as product development, reliability, and performance improvements.
  • Leads continuous quality improvement in meeting internal and external customer requirements.
  • Partners with management and engineers in early stages of multiple project definitions and roadmap.
  • Overall technical expert that trains and mentors others.
  • Innovates, and coaches others to design and implement forward looking solutions.
  • Exercises wide latitude in determining objectives and approaches to critical assignments.

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
  • 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.
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.
At this time, we are requiring personnel entering a Citrix office, traveling for business or attending a Citrix event to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you choose to remain unvaccinated based on a specific medical need or a sincerely held religious belief and need to access our offices, Citrix will work with you to provide you with reasonable accommodation where possible. Learn more about our COVID-19 policies.

By applying, you are giving Citrix consent to be considered for future openings of other roles of similar qualifications.

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