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Citrix Bangalore Reviews

Updated December 1, 2017
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Bangalore, India Area (India)

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  • Work-life balance in support organization is not great as there is a usually too many things to get done (in 62 reviews)

  • Turmoil in upper management over the years since Mark Templeton stepped down is concerning regarding long-term viability (in 60 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "software engineer"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Citrix full-time

    Pros

    good work culture. good perks. facilities like cab pick-up. above average pay. you can spend years here. workplace is supportive. located in a central location in bangalore, very close to M G road.

    Cons

    you may have to attend a number of late night conference calls if you are working in a team or project that has colleagues from US. A lot fo flux in upper management and executives. Company has some investor activism thing going on.

    Advice to Management

    Try to bring stability and more strategic direction. Choose best carefully with microsoft. partnerships should be built on more solid grounds both in products and sales execution.


  2. "Progress depends on which team you are in"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - great work life balance
    - you get to work on the production level product if you are in the right team

    Cons

    - no visible option to switch teams
    - slow learning if you are not on a happening team
    - similarly slow monetory growth if you are in a wrong team

    Advice to Management

    Should incorporate a simpler inter-team switching process in case a team doesn't have much work

  3. "5yrs at Citrix Review"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer II in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer II in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Citrix full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Employee friendly, No Micromanaging culture from top level management, Valuable Perks and Benefits, Working in virtualization and cloud technologies,Invest heavily in employee career growth.

    Cons

    Risk - Averse Company, No clear strategy, They were acquiring small companies without any Long term vision and then end up selling/firing those Business Units.


  4. "Lead associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    good work culture, flexible, employee oriented, value for work.

    Cons

    growth is saturated, no growth opportunities.

    Advice to Management

    introduce of new roles in the operation role, employee movement kept confidential.


  5. Helpful (3)

    "Not a good place to work anymore"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Citrix full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    It is a great brand, salary was competitive.

    Cons

    There is no empowerment for India employees, everything is controlled from US. It is very difficult to get visibility if you are not in US location. Local management does not have any power. Career growth opportunity is also very slim.

    Advice to Management

    Try to understand the issues and concerns for India employees. Please empower them to make better decisions.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good company to work upon niche technologies like cloud, virtualization etc.
    - Now completely adopting Agile strategies on product mgmt.
    - Great learning experiences
    - Great Benefits

    Cons

    - Frequent changes in the leadership team


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Citrix is a best growing company"

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    Former Employee - R&D Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - R&D Engineer in Bengaluru (India)

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

    Pros

    Citrix company is a one of the best companie in the world best mantance best job secured company provides best service to all

    Cons

    I like creating new ideas in the world I would like to see my level best to improve my skills

    Advice to Management

    Day to day improve your creative ideas

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Worked at Citrix India R&D as a software development Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    * Good work life balance
    * Awesome benefits
    * product development

    Cons

    * less pressure to learn
    * less opportunities to grow


  9. Helpful (3)

    "Confused company with no vision"

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    Former Employee - Staff Software Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Staff Software Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Citrix full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    None I can think of

    Free food, cab and few reimbursements
    Few teams and products have good work and good working environment.
    Except that I do not think of anything.

    Cons

    - Frequent Layoffs, in fact, it has become a norm now
    - No vision
    - Legacy codes and trying to move to agile with confused mindset
    - Work-life balance takes a toll for most of time though it depends on team

    Advice to Management

    Have a clear vision and drive accordingly.


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Staff Software Test Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Software Test Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Staff Software Test Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Citrix full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Work Life Balance, Relaxed leave policies including Paternity leaves, Free cab, food, internet, books facilities

    Cons

    Frequent Org Changes, Layoffs and restructuring

    Advice to Management

    To have 3 year vision with yearly /half-yearly /quarterly targets. With every change in management the vision undergoes changes.


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