Citrix Systems

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Citrix Systems Reviews

Updated December 12, 2014
Updated December 12, 2014
846 Reviews
3.7
846 Reviews
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Citrix Systems President, CEO, and Director Mark B. Templeton
Mark B. Templeton
662 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • The ability to work from home really helped gain a better work/life balance (in 149 reviews)

  • It's generally easy to work from home for a day or so or take time off (in 35 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-life balance is no longer existent (use to be something coveted here) (in 27 reviews)

  • The 'middle management' makes all the decisions without leveraging the talent below them (in 29 reviews)

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  1.  

    Nice place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Development Engineer in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Current Employee - Senior Software Development Engineer in Fort Lauderdale, FL

    I have been working at Citrix Systems full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Very Nice place to work

    Cons

    Compensation could be much better.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great place to work at and be pushed to your limits

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Citrix Systems

    Pros

    Open minded work environment
    Easily promoted with hard work
    Up and coming
    Exposure to all types of tech

    Cons

    Some employees are lazy and get away with it
    Old timers inefficient ways are tolerated

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hold employees to higher standards and be willing to get rid of the lazy ones

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Love it!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Citrix Systems full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Company culture is one of the best

    Cons

    large organization, be prepared for politics and asserting yourself..

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Enabling thought leadership

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Citrix Systems (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Putting as much thought into how to develop the company as the products. Commitment to develop the people, skills and motivation though out the entire organisation not just for the products but for the ideas and innovation and employees.

    Cons

    Working across the globe has its cons as well as its advantages, this can be challenging at times.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Maintain clear direction to employees.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Citrix is a Great company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Citrix Systems full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    I have learned a lot working at this company

    Cons

    Not understanding how to be successful in my current role

    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Marketing

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Marketing Consultant in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Marketing Consultant in Santa Clara, CA

    I have been working at Citrix Systems as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great projects,people and Silicon Valley location

    Cons

    Decision making at HQ is not in tune with Silicon Valley

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Move and think like Silicon Valley

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Amazing culture

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Citrix Systems full-time

    Pros

    Products are very timely. Lots of runway here. It is also impressive to work at a company that won't bash competitors.

    Cons

    Quality of tech support ebbs and flows, but investments there continue.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Where are the ownership (stock) benefits?

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    I'm sold!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Escalation Engineer in Alpharetta, GA
    Current Employee - Escalation Engineer in Alpharetta, GA

    I have been working at Citrix Systems full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    From what I can see so far (just recently hired), this is going to be an awesome place to further build by career and skill-set.

    Cons

    When I'm there long enough to have a con I'll come back and let you know.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Whatever you're doing right keep doing it. Everyone that I've talked with there seems to love working for you. I hope to be able to drink that Kool-aid too. I've never worked for a place where there was a direct message from the CEO, whether in-person or video recorded, where I got the sense that I could actually grow under his leadership. Mark's video was very refreshing.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Best work environment anywhere

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous
    Current Employee - Anonymous

    I have been working at Citrix Systems full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great culture and the best work environment anywhere

    Cons

    A little more urgency would help

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing what you're doing

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Awesome place

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Current Employee - Director in Fort Lauderdale, FL

    I have been working at Citrix Systems full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Work Life Balance, Great Work Environment, Cutting Edge Technology

    Cons

    You work with very motivated persons and so be ready for a challenging environment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Communicate vision to folks regularly.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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