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Senior Software Engineer, SD-WAN (Cloud)

We believe work is not a place, but rather a thing you do. Our technology revolves around this core philosophy. We are relentlessly committed to helping people work and play from anywhere, on any device. Innovation, creativity and a passion for ever-improving performance drive our company and our people forward. We empower the original mobile device: YOU!

Location:Santa ClaraRequisition:R20491 Senior Software Engineer, SD-WAN (Cloud) (Open)Job Posting Title:Senior Software Engineer, SD-WAN (Cloud)

What we're looking for:

You are a Senior Software Engineer with 3-4 years of experience in developing SD-WAN, cloud networking and analytics products. You have gained hands on programming skills and have extensive knowledge of programming constructs, data structures, algorithms and scripting languages/framework and a passion for solving complex problems. You enjoy working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment to deliver innovative solutions that enable our customers to transform their business by leveraging the latest cloud technologies. Our team culture is a unique blend that combines the structured vision and process maturity of a well-established software company with the dynamism and vibrancy of a small startup.

Position Overview:

In this role you will be developing leading edge software alongside a talented team of software professionals to create innovative SD-WAN. 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. The position will focus on the development & integration of Citrix SD-WAN product line with various cloud technologies, which will present you with a unique opportunity to expand problem-solving situations that will become an invaluable individual career asset.

Role Responsibilities :

+ Work in close partnership with cross-functional teams and management.

+ Collaborate with Product Managers, Product Design, DevOps and Product Security teams to understand requirements for software development in a Scaled Agile environment

+ 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.

+ Embrace and implement Agile development framework and methodologies (SAFe, SCRUM, Kanban, etc.).

+ Embrace and institute best practices and coding standards (e.g. code reviews, logging and instrumentation, static/dynamic code analysis, code coverage, unit, integration tests) within the team.

+ Determine root cause for the most complex software issues and develop practical, efficient, and permanent technical solutions


Basic Qualifications:

+ BS or MS degree or equivalent in a technical field preferred, with at least 3-4 years of directly related work experience.

+ Strong understanding of Computer Science fundamentals ( Algorithms, Data Structures)

+ 3-4 years of experience with superior coding skills in C, Pyhton or GO language.

+ Experience with AWS /AZURE/other Cloud Platform is required

+ Experience developing backend services/ micro services/cloud services /Rest API/Web API is required

+ Knowledge of L3/L4 networking protocols

+ Linux expertise

+ Knowledge of hypervisors such as Xen, Hyper-V, KVM, or ESXi

+ Ability to provide in-depth evaluation and analysis of unique complex technological issues.

+ Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

What you’re looking for:

Our technology is built on the idea that everyone should be able to work from anywhere, at any time, and on any device. It’s a simple philosophy that guides everything we do — including how we work. If you’re an engineer, we’ll give you plenty of ways to test your skills on cutting edge technology. We want employees to do what they do best, every day.

Be bold. Take risks. Imagine a better way to work. If this sounds like you then we’d love to talk.

Functional Area:Software Development

About us:

Citrix is a cloud company that enables mobile workstyles. We create a continuum between work and life by allowing people to work whenever, wherever, and however they choose. Flexibility and collaboration is what we’re all about. The Perks: We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. You’ll enjoy our workstyle within an incredible culture. We’ll give you all the tools you need to succeed so you can grow and develop with us.

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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If this is an evergreen requisition, by applying you are giving Citrix consent to be considered for future openings of other roles of similar qualifications.

Citrix (NASDAQ:CTXS) aims to power a world where people, organizations and things are securely connected and accessible to make the extraordinary possible. We help customers reimagine the future of work by providing the most comprehensive secure digital workspace that unifies the apps, data and services people need to be productive, and simplifies IT’s ability to adopt and manage complex cloud environments. With 2017 annual revenue of $2.82 billion, Citrix solutions are in use by more than 400,000 organizations including 99 percent of the Fortune 100 and 98 percent of the Fortune 500.