Citrix Systems
3.8 of 5 625 reviews
www.citrix.com Fort Lauderdale, FL 5000+ Employees

Citrix Systems Reviews

Updated Apr 14, 2014
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3.8 625 reviews

                             

92% Approve of the CEO

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

Mark B. Templeton

(499 ratings)

84% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Pros:
  • "It is a great place to manage your work life balance"
    in 116 reviews
  • "Management is always working to make the work environment better"
    in 47 reviews
Cons:
  • "Work life Balance sometimes a challenge based on company culture and commitment to getting job done"
    in 16 reviews
  • "Middle management should be trashed , they are ' Yes Men ' who don't stand up for their teams"
    in 22 reviews
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Excellent company to work for

Tech Support Engineer (Current Employee)
Fort Lauderdale, FL

I have been working at Citrix Systems full-time for less than a year

ProsGreat culture, nice work environment, nice people. Pool, xbox, ping pong. Free snacks, great benefits, free breakfast Fridays

ConsVery intense work, managers are always watching no matter how good you are

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

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Nice place to work with, nice people and working environment

Systems Engineer (Former Employee)
Santa Clara, CA

I worked at Citrix Systems full-time for more than a year

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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Brilliant work culture and work-life balance

Software Engineer (Former Employee)

I worked at Citrix Systems full-time for more than a year

Proswork-life balance is so awesome. Never worked late except during release timings
great culture in the company
challenging work

Consslow growth. Promotions is not easy. Salary seems great though.
not transparent hierarchy

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great work life balance and huge growth opportunities.

Senior Technical Support Engineer (Current Employee)
Fort Lauderdale, FL

I have been working at Citrix Systems full-time for more than a year

ProsThey really care about you and your work life balance. Everyone here is extremely helpful and truly act as a team. I have never seen anyone here that is not willing to take the time to help another engineer.

The growth potential is endless. I started in support 2.5 years ago and have seen any engineer with any drive and motivation to be able to move into whatever position they chose. We have had Engineers move into escalation, test, Sales Engineer, TRM and management in just a matter of a couple of years. The sky is the limit if you have the drive to put in the work to get to where you need to be technically.

ConsIt is such a large company that change and promotions do take some time because of the entire line of managers that have to approve the change. This is expected with any company this large though.

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

I have been working at Citrix Systems full-time

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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Been really good to me

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Santa Barbara, CA

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

ProsI started as an inside sales rep and moved up through outside sales into management. The company has been very good to me and I have learned a TON! Truly the best company that I have worked for.
Great pay (if you get to 100% of plan)
Great work-life balance
Great development

ConsGoing through transition right now with new EVP of SaaS division so there is some uncertainty
Quota goal is difficult to attain for some
Some products, although very good, are a little dated

Advice to Senior ManagementStay the course that you are on with the changes in place
Allow for more remote workers in sales

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great place to build your future!

Technical Support Engineer (Current Employee)
Fort Lauderdale, FL

I have been working at Citrix Systems full-time for less than a year

ProsThis is the best company to work for in Florida

ConsSome people say about management, I don't have experienced anything like that, but I do think that management has a big role on how the company moves on.

Advice to Senior ManagementEncourage good work, and positively motivate people to do so

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

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Great Company for College Grads!

Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Santa Clara, CA

I have been working at Citrix Systems full-time for more than a year

ProsI joined Citrix as a Software Test Engineer when I finished my BS degree, and I've been working at Citrix for almost 2 years. I've had the opportunity to work on several different projects within various product lines. I work with very smart, focused people and have learned a lot from them, but they have learned from me too, and I've seen some of my ideas become reality. I appreciate that they hire young people and respect their opinions. Cloud networking and virtualization is a great vertical, and the company is growing and has a bright future.

ConsYou will work hard! The motto around here is "Work Hard. Play Hard." You will work long hours to complete projects, but you can also take a break and play ping-pong with a co-worker.

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

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I love my job, great community with awesome software products

Product Provisioning Lead (Current Employee)
Santa Barbara, CA

I have been working at Citrix Systems full-time for more than 8 years

ProsBeing in a Global company, this is a perfect place for foreigner people to be with. Great people, decent benefices. There is a Cafe place in the site, free bagels every Wednesday, SaaS happy hours once in a month.

ConsNot seem to see much opportunities to grow

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

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Simply the best experience I ever had with an employer

Senior Software Engineer II (Former Employee)
Santa Clara, CA

I worked at Citrix Systems full-time for more than a year

ProsWork/life balance, challenging projects, exciting peers to work with, great benefits, free drinks, high quality inexpensive meals, free training, time to work on personal projects, lots of safety nets and more.

ConsI honestly can't think of anything

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

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