Job Description:

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!

What were looking for

Position Summary

Were currently looking for a Director Platform Software to join our Platform Team to focus on VPX, VPX-Clouds, SDX, MPX platforms You will get the opportunity to work on a wide spectrum of technologies including NetScaler the leading Application Delivery Controller used at major sites across the world

Ideal candidate will be leading the team to deliver virtual network appliances for VPX, VPX-Clouds, SDX and MPX platforms

Company and Business Overview

Citrix is a leading provider of virtual computing, networking and cloud services that power mobile work-styles by helping people work and play from anywhere and on any device Citrix solutions pave the way for the business to thrive in the cloud era - embracing mobile users, personal devices, wireless access, app stores, SaaS, and cloud infrastructure

Citrix Networking team is responsible for networking elements of the Citrix strategy This includes NetScaler Application Delivery Controller (ADC), NetScaler SD-WAN products

Platform team is part of the fast-growing Citrix Networking team The team is responsible for delivering Platforms for all products within Citrix Networking product line including the following

The spectrum of platforms for Citrix Networking solutions Physical bare metal (on Citrix hardware),
Physical hypervised (on Citrix hardware),
Virtual platforms (XEN, ESX, Hyper-V, KVM, ),
Cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, Openstack, Cloudstack, )

The complete life cycle of the platforms from architecting, to designing, to supporting them in the field and finally to seamless transitions to next-generation platforms

Position Responsibilities

The Director Platform Software will take up Platform Software, Automation projects and the following are key responsibilities

Deliver platform software for VPX, VPX-Clouds, SDX and MPX platforms including test automation
Deliver tools, automation framework developments for platform software Also responsible for test case Development, Implementation and Automating the same
Support release activities by tracking test executions etc for each release
Hands-on and work closely with product management, release management and support teams as well as teams across geographic locations
Hire, mentor and coach Engineers
Responsible for developing the team as well as helping team members with their career development
Inspire the team to compete and succeed in a rapidly changing market place
Take responsibility in the continuous integration, monitoring and deployment initiatives in product development
Jump in customer escalations and be able to think at fast pace to solve issues in product and services
Determine and drive technical directions for implementation of project
Demonstrate and develop software development best practices and drive them through the organization
Engage with other leaders across Citrix to align roadmaps, and identify opportunities

Qualifications and Requirements

18 years working in the software industry with at least the last 10 years experience in managing top notch teams and experience in building platform software for Networking functions
Bachelors degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Electrical/Electronic Engineering or a related technical field Masters Degree is Highly Preferred
Proven track record recruiting and retaining top engineering talent
Strong in C/C and Python programming languages
Good understanding of Ethernet controller concepts like DMA, RSS, PCIe, SRIOV, VMDQ, Para virtualization drivers etc
Experience in software, tools and automation framework developments is must
Experience in defining test cases and execution is must
Deep knowledge of L2/L3 networking protocols
Work experience on L4-L7 product is an added advantage

Experience with open source licenses and implications is an added advantage
Experience in building software products for public clouds (AWS, AZURE, GCP) is an added advantage

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Demonstrated ability to understand and solve deep technical issues
Demonstrable knowledge of running SCRUM or other Agile practice
Must demonstrate an ability to technically own a product or a set of features
Must demonstrate an ability to technically own and negotiate cross-functional deliverables across the matrix organization
Good understanding of technology trends in the virtualization/cloud industry (AWS, Azure, ESXi, KVM etc)
AWS/Azure/GCP experience is very desirable
Broad understanding of technology trends in networking industry

Must be able to articulate and defend technical positions
High energy with a can-do attitude
Interpersonal skills to get things done together in a fast-paced environment
Must be comfortable working in a distributed team environment across time zones
Outstanding attitude and energy
Hard-working with a whatever it takes attitude
Able to demonstrate effective teamwork both within the immediate team and across teams
Excellent communication (written & spoken) skills

What youre 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 Its a simple philosophy that guides everything we do including how we work If youre an engineer, well 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 wed 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 were all about The Perks We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package Youll enjoy our workstyle within an incredible culture Well 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

Citrix uses applicant information consistent with the Citrix Recruitment Policy Notice at https//wwwcitrixcom/about/legal/privacy/citrix-recruitment-privacy-noticehtml

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 ASKHRcitrixcom for assistance

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

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Software Services
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Quality Assurance/Testing
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 20th Feb 2020

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