Staff Software Engineer - Virtualization Group - (Remote) at Citrix

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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:

We are looking for a Staff Software Engineer that is seasoned and well-rounded in the practice of driving innovation and managing the entire software development application life cycle. You enrich teams with their ability to work on the current need: front-end development, back-end development, and anything in between. You're a self-driven, proactive, enthusiastic Staff Software Engineer with a passion for technology and have a can-do attitude. You will work with the latest virtualization and cloud technologies, advancing towards the Citrix vision of consumer driven access to applications, desktops, and cloud-based computing. You're passionate about implementing functionality in incremental slices of value for the purpose of delighting the client's and customers/end-users. Innovation, creativity, and a passion for ever-improving performance drive our company and our people forward. Finally, you thrive in a collaborative environment and understand the power of a team over the individual. If this sounds like you, we would love to talk to you!

Position Overview:

The Citrix Boston Engineering Team is experiencing explosive growth. Here at Citrix, we believe that the ongoing cloud, virtualization, desktops, and mobile application revolution will fundamentally change how employees get work done. Secure delivery of applications and data to all platforms will be at the center of that revolution and will help shape the future of work. We are looking for a Staff Software Engineer with at least 8 years of object-oriented programming language C# Net and experience developing Backend-Services; Micro-Services, Cloud Services or Rest API and Web API. In this position, you will be developing leading edge software alongside a talented team of software professionals to create innovative cloud solutions. Responsibilities range from conceptualizing ideas, targeted research with rapid prototyping to determine feasibility, risk evaluation and then create well-thought-out software designs and implementation.

We are a Passionate, Collaborative and Innovate Team focused on developing the next generation of products that will enable businesses to deliver their business applications on premises and in the cloud. The local Engineering Team currently has around 60 + people, organized into teams of 4 - 7 individuals. We do everything with a team focus, giving each team a goal and letting them collaboratively design, develop and deploy a solution to that goal and work on the projects they're passionate about. A passion for solving problems, can work in a collaborative and dynamic work environment to deliver innovative solutions that enable our customers to transform their business by leveraging the latest technologies.

This Virtualization Team's Culture is a Unique Blend that combines the Structured Vision and Process Maturity of a Well-Established Software Company with the Innovation, Dynamism, Speed, and Vibrancy of a Startup. In this position, you will be developing leading edge Software alongside a very Talented Team of Software Professionals to create innovative IT Product and Solutions for our Customers, End User and Partners Globally.

Role Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with Product Managers, Product Design, DevOps, and Product Security teams to understand requirements for software development in a Scaled Agile environment.
  • Full stack development; implement front-end and back-end business logic for new features.
  • This role will be heavily leaning Back-end technologies, about 80% work done utilizing Backend development tools.
  • Takes pride in their work in delivering and deploying software applications that matters to your End Users. Help to design, build and roll out modern and consistent User-Experience across all devices with the best enterprise performance, modernization, and security.
  • Compose and maintain detailed design specifications and component documents.
  • Design alongside a Team of Engineers focusing on design first thinking while incorporating different end user personas.
  • Takes pride in their work in delivering and deploying software applications that matters to your Users.
  • Help to design, build, and roll out modern and consistent User-Experience across all devices with the best enterprise Cloud performance, modernization, and security.
  • Embrace and institute Best Practices and Coding Standards; Code Reviews, Logging and Instrumentation, Static/Dynamic Code Analysis or Unit Integration Testing within the Team.

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
  • Demonstrated work experience developing Backend-services, Micro-services or Cloud Services or Rest API and Web API.
  • Previous experience with Cloud Computing technologies; Microsoft Azure or AWS or other cloud.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Willing to work on diverse products and projects, each requiring different technologies, methodologies, and approaches.
  • Experience with frontend technologies; JavaScript or Angular or React.
  • Unit Testing and Integration Testing.
  • Experience with databases preferably SQL or NoSQL.
  • Performance-drive, multi-tenant application development.
  • Demonstrated experience in writing clean code in large codebases.
  • Strong fundamental understanding of Computer Science Fundamentals; Algorithms and Data Structures.
  • Experienced in Leading, Training and Mentoring Software Engineers.
  • Experienced working in CI/CD development environment.
  • Willing to continuously learn and improve in a dynamic environment through external courses, internal courses, mentoring with highly experienced and skilled engineers and/or on-the-job training on projects.
  • Willing to work on the latest virtualization and cloud technologies, advancing towards the Citrix vision of consumer driven access to applications, desktops and cloud-based computing. You will also receive general guidance on work that may span multiple disciplines of Software Engineering while following established practices and procedures.

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 [email protected] for assistance.

By applying, you are giving Citrix consent to be considered for future openings of other roles of similar qualifications.
More Information on Citrix
Citrix operates in the Cloud industry. The company is located in Santa Clara, CA, Raleigh, NC and Fort Lauderdale, FL. Citrix was founded in 1989. It has 12000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Volunteer in local community, Partners with Nonprofits, Friends outside of work, Eat lunch together, Intracompany committees and Open door policy. To see all 12 open jobs at Citrix, click here.
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