Citrix Systems

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Once a Citrite, always a Citrite

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Former Employee - Senior Software Test Engineer in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Former Employee - Senior Software Test Engineer in Fort Lauderdale, FL

I worked at Citrix Systems full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

The title sums it up. After spending more than a decade with the company and seeing it transform from an intimate application visualization pioneer to pushing five billion dollars in revenue across numerous businesses, the company was able to hold on to many of its core values and maintain a unique culture facilitated directly from the top.

Cons

While I did have a number of great years, I also had a few difficult ones - due to personality conflicts and so fourth - which is rare for me. Also, being one of the largest software companies and better employers in South Florida means there are a lot of old timers in the organization and this leads to a lack of opportunity for technical growth and career development. Lastly, while I received a few promotions during my tenure, during the last few years when I was performing at my very best I was consistently passed over for the more senior positions in the department and ultimately left the company where I have found greener pastures.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Be fair and timely with promotions. Reward the dedicated, high performers with the positions, titles and benefits that back up their skills and contributions.

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great place to work except for the politics

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Citrix Systems full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great culture; Great people; Great vision from the top!

    Cons

    Lots of politics at the top levels with leaders focused on their own gain. GREAT CEO, but below that it falls apart.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on Citrix goals, not your personal goals.

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    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good place to park your career

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Test Engineer in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Current Employee - Software Test Engineer in Fort Lauderdale, FL

    I have been working at Citrix Systems full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Flexible working hours
    Good benefits
    Friendly colleagues
    Somewhat competitive salary

    Cons

    Make sure pick right career path from the start. It is better to be a developer rather then a software testers.

    Take long time to move up the ranks if you don't know the "trick". Hard work can only take you do far. Need to really "fight" for your promotion

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