Citrix Systems Reviews

Updated September 28, 2014
Updated September 28, 2014
777 Reviews
3.8
777 Reviews
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Citrix Systems President, CEO, and Director Mark B. Templeton
Mark B. Templeton
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • The ability to work from home really helped gain a better work/life balance (in 140 reviews)

  • It's generally easy to work from home for a day or so or take time off (in 28 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-life balance is no longer existent (use to be something coveted here) (in 22 reviews)

  • Rest of Management well intentioned but too middle management powerless and toothless dogs (in 27 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Great new hire on boarding experience. they literally roll out the red carpet!

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    Current Employee - Operations Analyst  in  Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Current Employee - Operations Analyst in Fort Lauderdale, FL

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

    Pros

    Supportive Manager, visionary executive leadership. Ability to work remote when necessary.... or desired.

    Cons

    None so far. Been a good 1st year with the team.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Ensure the goals of the organization are rolled diwn through the layers of management to ensure alignment at the employee level.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    ranked one of the best companies to work for

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer  in  Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Fort Lauderdale, FL

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

    Pros

    excellent corporate culture; many opportunities to progress throughout a career, flexibility, good benefits, remote or work-from-home possibilities, leading IT innovator and lots of free training for its engineers with possibility to earn certifications at no cost.

    Cons

    can't think of any but have to write something to meet the 20 word minimum quota, so here's an empty description that serves no purpose.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    One of the best employers in South Florida!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Lauderdale, FL

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

    Pros

    Competitive Compensation and benefits package.
    Very smart co workers and leadership team
    Collaborative work environment and ability to work anyplace, anytime

    Cons

    Need better alignment between departments to do what's best for the company as a whole and not just the individual projects within a team or department.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It's ok to make some things MANDATORY to avoid different processes and ways of getting work done.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    The best place I have worked at

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Escalation Engineer  in  Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Current Employee - Escalation Engineer in Fort Lauderdale, FL

    I have been working at Citrix Systems full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    * The company culture of making sure they take care of the employees first
    * Everyone here is always working as a team and put there co-workers first. The people of Citrix are the best.
    * The ability to work from home on a regular basis
    * The benefits (vacation time, health plan, 401K, employee stock purchase plan)
    * Working on bleeding edge technology

    Cons

    * Internal information can be hard to find
    * processes need to be improved
    * there is a lot of training material but it is scattered

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep working on simplifying and improving internal processes

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 4 people found this helpful  

    Good place to work at with opportunities to expand your porffolio

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    Current Employee - Product Designer  in  Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Product Designer in Santa Clara, CA

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

    Pros

    Very tech savvy, get to work with a lot smart people.

    Cons

    The work betweens the teams are not transparent.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 2 people found this helpful  

    tech support

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours, free snack and nice office.

    Cons

    No real promotion, people are stuck in same position

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    encourage education

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Citrix - Raleigh

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Success Manager  in  Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Success Manager in Raleigh, NC

    I have been working at Citrix Systems full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Excellent culture. Fosters professional growth, if you are willing to work hard for it. The flexibility of working remote is great. Paid Time Off. Our new building in Raleigh is state of the art. Unlimited free snacks and drinks. You are seen as a professional, able to make your own schedule, and the manage your workload without micro management.

    Cons

    Training can be unorganized for such a large organization. Recently there have been a lot of reorgs within the company, but this has all proven to be for the better for employees and clients.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Increase budget for compensation to maintain, and attract, talent top talent

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great place to work, interesting challenges

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Citrix Systems full-time

    Pros

    Build world changing infrastructure. On the new innovation side, an opportunity to change the way our computing world is constructed, on the traditional products, helping IT transition from on prem to a hybrid world.

    Cons

    Sometimes slow to adjust to market realities. New product leadership is very promising however.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to seek the technology vision.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    It is a good place to work. It is flexible

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer  in  Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Raleigh, NC

    I have been working at Citrix Systems as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Not very hard and the time is flexible.

    Cons

    Lots of issues to deal with everyday.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The salary could be better to attract people

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Company offering a lot to his employees

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    Current Employee - Director  in  Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Current Employee - Director in Fort Lauderdale, FL

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

    Pros

    Great benefits and overall good company environment/culture

    Cons

    Work life balance can be a challenge

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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