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POST DATE 8/19/2016
END DATE 12/28/2016

Citrix Systems Santa Clara, CA

Santa Clara, CA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)


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 Clara

R4673 Staff Software Engineer (Open)

Job Posting Title:
Staff Software Engineer

Job Description:

Want to work on the next generation of data centers and clouds, combining networking with virtualization?

In this role on the Netscaler platform team, you will be a hands-on developer, writing programs to resolve a wide range of issues in creative and effective ways. This team member regularly interfaces with cross-group teams, and makes significant contributions to organizational objectives directly affecting product technical direction on the Netscaler team. NetScaler platform team members are expected to work independently, provide technical leadership, and face & resolve engineering challenges.

Essential Duties / Responsibilities

Architect, design and develop the platform components for an application delivery appliance. To be successful in this role, candidates should have a strong background in systems software, OS internals (specifically Unix/Linux or derivative) and networking and should understand all aspects of computer architecture such as memory management, CPU characteristics, caches and multiprocessing. Experience with distributed systems is a major plus.

Qualifications and Requirements:
- Broad systems knowledge.
- 5+ years programming in C
- C++ or other Object language experience. Object design principles.
- Solid experience in OS Development including systems level programming
- Fundamental schedule/memory management experience in the OS
- UNIX driver experience.
- Virtualization experience highly desirable
- Unix system experience required (any BSD, Linux, etc.)
- Experience with distributed systems development is highly desirable

Citrix NetScaler is a Web application delivery appliance that makes applications run five times better. Available as a separate hardware network device or as a virtualized appliance, NetScaler optimizes application availability through advanced L4-7 load balancing and traffic management, accelerates performance, increases security with an integrated application firewall and substantially lowers costs by increasing Web server efficiency. NetScaler also has SSLVPN


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, national origin, religion, disability, protected veteran status and other protected classifications.