Citrix Systems
3.8 of 5 697 reviews
www.citrix.com Fort Lauderdale, FL 5000+ Employees

Citrix Systems Reviews

Updated Jul 8, 2014
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3.8 697 reviews

                             

92% Approve of the CEO

Citrix Systems President, CEO, and Director Mark B. Templeton

Mark B. Templeton

(552 ratings)

83% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "1-Work life balance is perfect, as you have the ability to work virtually from anywhere"
    in 122 reviews
  • "Polite work environment - top leadership (CEO MarkT is leaving) enspouses humility and respect"
    in 50 reviews
Cons:
  • "Work life Balance sometimes a challenge based on company culture and commitment to getting job done"
    in 17 reviews
  • "Middle management should be trashed , they are ' Yes Men ' who don't stand up for their teams"
    in 23 reviews
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    Great company and getter better!

    Product Manager (Current Employee)
    Santa Barbara, CA

    ProsLucky to have been there. Friendly group, great benefits/on-site facilities/events, supportive of learning. Non-confrontational culture, lots of freedom to do one's job. Great pay. Expect that this company will do some really innovative & impressive things and be a great place to work!

    ConsWhen I was there (2 years ago) , there was difficulty executing, low accountability and some middle managers were able to bully, play favorites, etc., without any repercussion. Talent was often driven out and change adoption was too slow. Things have probably changed since this time.

    Advice to Senior ManagementContinue to shape the company to be a player in tech and attract competitive people, and do as much skip-level interaction as possible to make sure they are allowed to be competitive.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Average job in a great company

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGreat products, well respected in the industry.

    ConsQuality of life varies significantly between departments and locations.

    Advice to Senior ManagementFocus on the transition to cloud and acquiring/retaining top talent.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    I'm sold!

    Escalation Engineer (Current Employee)
    Alpharetta, GA

    ProsFrom 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.

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

    Advice to Senior ManagementWhatever 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.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Extremely good!

    TRM (Current Employee)
    Santa Clara, CA

    ProsFlexibility, Open management, Freedom to show your potential, fair compensation and great people to work with . I have enjoyed working here as management acknowledges hard work , gives freedom to execute your ideas and therefore I feel people stick around for very long . Almost like home away from home:)

    ConsNot too many policies that encourage transitioning across groups and roles

    Advice to Senior ManagementMoving within the groups should be encouraged

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Awesome place

    Director (Current Employee)
    Fort Lauderdale, FL

    ProsWork Life Balance, Great Work Environment, Cutting Edge Technology

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

    Advice to Senior ManagementCommunicate vision to folks regularly.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great technology, good place to work, but…

    Territory Manager (Current Employee)
    Fort Lauderdale, FL

    ProsOverall good culture, team members go out of their way to help a newbie out and get the lay of the land. Managers try to keep a high energy on the sales floor, as well as plan events and outings every so often for team building.

    Great benefit packages, employee stock purchase plan, 401k, etc.

    ConsHQ is very political. How well you get along with management is influential in your ability to gain access to additional training/growth opportunities.
    Although the technology is great, the inside sales team rarely has the opportunity to take advantage of the work-life balance that Citrix genuinely sells to customers through the solutions.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Nice place to work with, nice people and working environment

    Systems Engineer (Former Employee)
    Santa Clara, CA

    ProsYou have to freedom of work with your schedule

    ConsThe challenge is working in the edge of the technolog and come up with you solution quick.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great company to work for. Supportive culture with friendly co-worker.

    Technical Relationship Manager (Current Employee)
    Seattle, WA

    ProsCompetitive salary, good co-workers and management, work/life balance, lots of training opportunities, free snacks and soda

    ConsTraining is difficult to utilize for many positions due to lack of time.

    Advice to Senior ManagementN/A

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Fantastic leadership and great working experience

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsDirect managers really listen to you and motivate you to grow. Weekly meetings to review progress, and managers take time to tell you what opportunities are available in the company.

    ConsTakes some time for you to move upward, but it is worth.

    Advice to Senior ManagementCitrix Systems managers, keep doing what you do best; inspire your teams and overachieve!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good company to work for

    Software Test Engineer (Current Employee)

    ProsFair benefits, supportive managers,

    Consabuse of management trust by employees with poor work ethics causing unfair shift of work load on sincere workers

    Advice to Senior ManagementMonitor abuse of "work from home" policy

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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