Citrix Systems Reviews

Updated September 1, 2015
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Citrix Systems President, CEO, and Director Mark B. Templeton
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Pros
  • There used to be good 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
  • Promotes work/life balance with no evidence of such (in 27 reviews)

  • 4-I wont even start talking about middle management (in 29 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    It is the best company to be with

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Developer in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Software Developer in Bangalore (India)
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    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Employee friendly Good work life balance

    Cons

    Strategically they need to align themselves as they face big competitors like VMWare

    Advice to Management

    They are on the right track with Xendesktop. They should continue doing the same thing


  2. Helpful (1)

    Nice company, great products, great talent

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Bangalore (India)
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    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Fast paced, but with flexible working hours - Open culture, higher management is very approachable - Great benefits and decent compensation - Free food and snacks - Environment of trust and respect - Good work life balance - Lots of opportunity to grow

    Cons

    - Collaboration with other teams in Bangalore needs to be improved - Intra company job shift is difficult at times - In house training sessions are not conducted that often

    Advice to Management

    Be aggressive and take more risks; Citrix is very well placed to take lead in the cloud and virtualization space. Focus more on innovation and new products.


  3. A wonderful place to work

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)
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    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    1. Technology oriented people 2. Not much hierarchy conscious people beyond reasonable scenario 3. fun place to work (work and life balance) 4. benefits additional to salary

    Cons

    1. Company is not growing as much compared to the potential 2. 3P intrusion

    Advice to Management

    Bring new plans for expansion either by expanding the portfolio into other markets of expand the product offering in existing portfolio.


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  5. Awesome place to work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Testing Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Software Testing Engineer in Bangalore (India)
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    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good Salaries compared to market standard Employee friendly work environment flexi work hours

    Cons

    HR communication needs some level of improvement for individual employees

    Advice to Management

    focus on technical quality while hiring


  6. A very good company to work for.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Bangalore (India)
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Citrix Systems full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Its one of the best companies to work for. If you end up in a good team, be sure that you'll get some great work, you'll get a change to work with some brilliant minds in the industry.

    Cons

    It is well known fact that middle management in Citrix is not good and thats the worst part of it.

    Advice to Management

    Get more technical managers and give people more credit for their work.


  7. Helpful (1)

    Cool place to work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Testing Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Software Testing Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Citrix Systems full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great place for Work-Life balancing, Good culture & Good compensation.

    Cons

    Career growth is bit slow nothing else.


  8. A company with good work culture

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer II in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer II in Bangalore (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Citrix Systems full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    * Takes care of employees * challenging work * pretty flexibile

    Cons

    Except that there should be more communication between dev and dev test teams

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  9. Citrix is a phenomenal, Employee Centric company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Product Manager in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Product Manager in Bangalore (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    In the right space - cloud, Virtualization Great Strategy Stock value has shot up a lot in the last few years Very Employee Centric Great Technologies Top Management is awesome

    Cons

    Not as well known as the Microsofts / Googles of this world


  10. The Best company to work with

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst & Team Lead in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Business Analyst & Team Lead in Bangalore (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The Best company to work with

    Cons

    Nothing i can think of

    Advice to Management

    Nothing


  11. Great to work with Citrix

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Staff Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Staff Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Citrix Systems full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great work culture. Vibrant and highly talented team. Good Package

    Cons

    1. Some teams are very bad.. lot of politics 2. Not much training material.



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