Citrix Systems Reviews

Updated August 31, 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. Nice work place

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Technical Support Sales Specialist/Network Administrative in Coconut Creek, FL
    Former Employee - Technical Support Sales Specialist/Network Administrative in Coconut Creek, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Citrix Systems full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good Place to work and nice wonderful coworkers

    Cons

    Watch out for bad management, some persons in management don't care for core employees and don't value the overall company growth.

    Advice to Management

    Be fair


  2. Helpful (1)

    Citrix is a company that actually does care about its employees.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Test Engineer in Champaign, IL
    Current Employee - Senior Software Test Engineer in Champaign, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Citrix says it is an ethical company that believes in its values, and it follows through on that commitment. Benefits are competitive. Work is challenging but never a "grind you to death" situation like some other major tech companies. The company is huge and promotes mobility.

    Cons

    As a company traded on the stock market, it is under constant pressure to perform quarter over quarter, sometimes this pressure can interfere with long term goals.

    Advice to Management

    Just keep being awesome. I had a problem with my health insurance wanting to deny payment for a surgery that my wife had, that was in-network. They were billed as "out of network" for the surgeon's assistant, and were not willing to negotiate over it. I ended up emailing HR and the CEO of Citrix, Mark Templeton, and he personally replied in 45 minutes and helped me get it straightened out. This is a beautiful example of how Mr. Templeton and Citrix actually do care about every one of their employees, and I am proud to work for this company. My advice to management is you should never lose that awareness that your employees are your most valuable asset.


  3. Helpful (1)

    Love working at Citrix

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Santa Barbara, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Santa Barbara, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great co-workers, management cares, good benefits (including off-sites and sponsored activities), Gym and Cafe on-site, ongoing education (internal talks, access to resources such as Lynda) and travel opportunities (collaboration with other offices, conferences, etc.).

    Cons

    Pay is a little lower than average for California


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  5. Associate Corporate Sales

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Corporate Sales in Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Associate Corporate Sales in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Very energetic, forward thinking, and professional.

    Cons

    Long hours sometimes, but they provide dinner which helps.

    Advice to Management

    Management is great


  6. Sr. Technical Recruiter

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Senior Technical Recruiter in San Francisco, CA
    Current Contractor - Senior Technical Recruiter in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    People, Culture, Work/Life Balance, Products

    Cons

    Same challenges as any other mid-to-large scale company


  7. Marketing Principal Analyst

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great company to work for. Many opportunities to grow and make things happen. Would recommend this place to work to my friends.

    Cons

    Lots changing, so if you don't like change than this may not be the best place to work.


  8. Manager

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Global Manager in Raleigh, NC
    Former Contractor - Global Manager in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Citrix Systems as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Citrix believes in providing people with everything needed to succeed. Great company culture. Clear company mission. Outstanding collaborative team environment. Great working environment. Nice people to work with and for

    Cons

    I literally can't think of many other than being disappointed that I couldn't continue working for Citrix on a full time basis after my contract expired.

    Advice to Management

    Be more open to hiring successful contractors.


  9. Lead Database and BI Systems Administrator

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Citrix Systems full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Fantastic company to work for, great benefits, great people. Fantastic work-life balance benefits, relaxed culture, cutting edge technologies. Fantastic people. I made some great lifetime friends while working at Citrix.

    Cons

    As any other large organization you have some level of politics that might get on the way of your work. Stay out of it and execute your job right. Work over the weekend as any other infrastructure team. Changes that can't impact the business need to go in after hours and over the weekend.


  10. Good place to work...

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Product Manager in Pacific, WA
    Former Employee - Senior Product Manager in Pacific, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible work environment, you are your own boss, lots of areas to learn

    Cons

    Sometimes the ELT team makes the wrong decisions based solely on numbers , and not facts.

    Advice to Management

    Real talents are hard to find and train up. Losing your key talents to competitors like VMware is not a good idea.


  11. Great Organization

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Citrix Systems full-time

    Pros

    Great management that cares about employees. Did small perks including bringing in fresh fruit on Fridays. Good benefits and most employees were very happy with their career paths.

    Cons

    Some employees seem to take advantage of the relaxed atmosphere but I understand many of those employees were laid off subsequently.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to care about the morale of your employees, foster new talent, and provide employees a feeling of ownership of their positions. You have a great company with great leadership.



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