Centrify – Why Work For Us?

Centrify Corporate Overview

Centrify provides Unified Identity Services across cloud, mobile and data center — resulting in one single login for users and one unified identity infrastructure for IT. Centrify's software and cloud services let organizations securely leverage their existing identity infrastructure to centrally manage authentication, access control, privilege management, policy enforcement and compliance across on-premise and cloud resources. More than 5,000 customers have deployed Centrify across millions of servers, workstations, and applications. With Centrify, organizations are reducing their costs associated with identity lifecycle management and compliance by over 50%.

Founded in 2004 by Tom Kemp, Adam Au and Paul Moore, Centrify is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, with additional development and regional offices in Seattle, Hong Kong, London, Munich, Brisbane and Sao Paulo. Centrify is a privately held company backed by top-tier venture capital firms Mayfield, Accel Partners, INVESCO Private Capital, Sigma West, Samsung, Index Ventures, Fortinet and Docomo Capital. These investors have funded some of the world's most successful technology companies, including Citrix, Facebook, Veritas, JBoss, MySQL, Riverbed and Skype. Our partners include Microsoft, Samsung, Apple, Red Hat, Canonical and others. To date the company has over 5,000 customers including nearly half of the Fortune 50.

Since releasing its initial product in 2005, Centrify has expanded its portfolio from one product to a suite of software and cloud services that span your data center, cloud and mobile environment with comprehensive support for over 450 systems and 2,000+ applications. Benefits of the Centrify offering include:

  • Centrify Your Users. Gives users the single login users want.
  • Centrify Your Security. Apply the same identity policies across data center, cloud and mobile.
  • Centrify Your IT. Leverage Active Directory to centrally manage data center, cloud and mobile.

As organizations increasingly supplement and replace their on-premise IT infrastructure with cloud and mobile platforms, Centrify believes efficiently and securely managing user's digital identities in this hybrid IT environment becomes even more important. Our vision of delivering unified identity services that centrally manage identities across data center, cloud and mobile is integral to every product and solution we develop. We believe the end result of one single login for users and one unified architecture for IT is a compelling value proposition for you and your organization.


Jobs at Centrify

Do you have a passion for quality and innovation?

If so, you'll be right at home at Centrify. We are always looking for talented, motivated individuals who would like to help us design, build, sell and support the next generation of integrated software solutions that centrally control, secure and audit access to cross-platform systems and applications by leveraging Microsoft Active Directory. Centrify Corporation offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and life insurance. We also provide an Employee Assistance Program, paid holidays, paid time off, flexible spending account, stock options, 401k, and more!

Please visit www.Centrify.com to check out our current openings!

Centrify Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to providing a diversified work environment, free of discrimination and harassment.


At Centrify, our employees are our most valuable asset. And as with all our assets, we invest in them with an eye toward future success. That’s why we provide each eligible full time employee with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package designed to meet the needs of a diverse workforce and their families. These include: 

Medical Plans 

Centrify offers the Anthem PPO Plan and the HSA (High Deductible Health Plan) in all states, as well as Anthem HMO plan and Kaiser in select locations across the United States. All medical plans offer a broad array of services, including hospital and physician services, prescription drugs, and preventive benefits. Your home ZIP code determines the plans that are available to you and your eligible dependents, including your children, your spouse or domestic partner. Centrify pays 100% of the cost for the employee and, on average, approximately 80% of the cost for dependents. Your pretax contribution varies with the medical plan you choose. 

Dental Plans 

The dental plan through Guardian includes preventive, basic and major coverage, as well as orthodontia coverage. Centrify pays 100% of the cost for the employee and, on average, approximately 80% of the cost for dependents. 

Vision Plans 

The Guardian vision plan provides scheduled benefits for annual eye exams, eyeglass frames, and lenses. Centrify pays 100% of the cost for the employee and, on average, approximately 80% of the cost for dependents. 

Life Insurance 

Centrify provides Guardian Basic Group Life Insurance equal to one times your annual base salary to a maximum of $225,000, with a minimum amount of $10,000. Your Basic Life coverage includes Enhanced Accidental Death and Dismemberment coverage equal to one times the life benefit to a maximum of $225,000. 

Disability Plan 

Long Term Disability coverage is provided through Guardian, benefits begin 90 days after you become disabled, providing 60% of your salary to a maximum of $10,000 per month. Employees are covered for Short Term Disability by the individual state plans. 

401(k) Plan 

You may contribute up to 90% of your compensation on a tax-deferred basis to the Centrify 401(k) Plan through Fidelity, up to the annual IRS elective deferral limit. Your contributions are always 100% vested. While Centrify does not currently match contributions, we do have it as an item for future consideration. 

Paid Time Off (PTO) 

Centrify provides a Paid Time Off (PTO) program that lets you choose how to use your time off — whether for vacation, personal business, illness, children’s school events, religious observances, or any number of reasons. Depending on your length of continuous service, you’ll be eligible for 15 to 20 days each calendar year. In addition, you’ll receive seven paid common holidays each year: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, The Day after Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day. We also provide 3 Floating Personal Days each year. 

Flexible Spending Accounts 

The Health Care and Day Care Flexible Spending Accounts through TLC allow you to make pretax contributions to designated accounts from which you can be reimbursed for eligible expenses. You can participate in one or both accounts, and contribute a maximum of $2,500 to Health Care and $5,000 to Day Care per calendar year. 


Centrify offers an optional Employee funded AFLAC program which includes Short-Term Disability, Accident Indemnity, Cancer Indemnity & Hospital Indemnity. These deductions are administered through Centrify payroll after meeting AFLAC eligibility criteria. 

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 

Centrify’s Employee Assistance Program provides complimentary confidential help in resolving personal and work related difficulties. EAP gives professional consultation, assessments, and referrals for employees. This program is administered by Integrated Behavioral Health. 

Commuter Benefit Program 

The Commuter Benefit Program provides tax savings for eligible commuting and parking expenses per IRS guidelines. Offered through Commuter Check, the plan lets regular and part-time employees pay for mass transit and parking on a pretax basis. 

Charitable Organizations Volunteer Program 

Centrify supports the need for employees to take time off to volunteer for community programs that are of either personal interest or are corporate sponsored initiatives. 

Employee Referral Program 

Centrify loves referrals! Submit your referrals and if your recommendation is hired, then you earn rewards! 

Purple Tie Services 

Centrify has a Purple Tie location on site. This includes dry cleaning, shoe repair, laundry, eyeglass repair, alterations and more! Receive a $10 off coupon on your first order. 

Patent Program 

The Centrify patent program is designed to help employees bring forth software solution ideas and inventions that might be worth patenting. We’re offering a reward to employees for approved patent ideas. 

Gym Membership Discounts 

Centrify has partnered with Fitness 19 to bring you a low cost gym membership for employees and their families. 

Free Beverages! 

We have a refrigerator stocked with free, healthy beverage options for you to enjoy. 


Centrify employees can enjoy ping pong tournaments, a day at the ball park or fun at our annual Holiday Party, last year our party was at Dave & Busters! 

Working Advantage Discount Program 

Save up to 60% on entertainment and merchandise purchases through Working Advantage’s discount program. Exclusive discounts include shopping & gifts, entertainment and theatre & events. 

Centrify Reviews

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    Great software! Great Management Team! Centrify is heading places!

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    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Santa Clara, CA

    I have been working at Centrify full-time (More than 3 years)

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    Centrify is growing 40% year-over-year. They keep improving on their core software: identity and priv. management across cloud and datacenter. This provides for an exciting work environment to support, sell and be a major part of. C-level mgmt know what they are doing to build a company (and software) from scratch. Employees are treated well and compensated accordingly. Anyone that leaves Centrify usually ends right back at Centrify.


    It is really hard to find a reason to leave.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the aggressive approach to product development and sales!

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    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at Centrify (Salt Lake City, UT) in June 2015.


    Applied on line. Manager emailed me for an on-site interview. I was sent a test and customer scenario that I needed to send a reply for. Next I had three technical telephone interviews. The decision was made to bring me on-board and I had a verbal offer within a week of the first interview. HR did the background check quickly. The whole process from first interview to first day on the job was about 3 weeks. It was all very smooth and the staff was personable during the process.

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Centrify Awards & Accolades

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Fast 50 (Hottest Privately Held Security and Networking Companies) , JMP Securities, 2015
Suppliers: Security Vendor of the Year , European IT & Software Excellence Awards, 2015
Technology Fast 500 , Deloitte, 2014
50 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in Silicon Valley , Silicon Valley Business Journal, 2014
Best IT Company of the Year (Gold) , Network Products Guide, 2015
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Additional Info

Website www.centrify.com
Headquarters Santa Clara, CA
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 2004
Type Company - Private
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year

Centrify provides Unified Identity Services across data center, cloud and mobile — resulting in one single login for users & one unified identity infrastructure for IT. Centrify's software & cloud services let organizations securely leverage their existing identity infrastructure to centrally manage authentication, access control, privilege management, policy enforcement & compliance across on-premise & cloud resources. More than 5,000 customers have deployed Centrify across millions of servers, workstations, and applications reducing their costs by ... More

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