Citrix Systems Reviews

Updated 23 October 2014
Updated 23 October 2014
801 Reviews
3.8
801 Reviews
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Citrix Systems President, CEO, and Director 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 146 reviews)

  • It's generally easy to work from home for a day or so or take time off (in 30 reviews)


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

  • The 'middle management' makes all the decisions without leveraging the talent below them (in 27 reviews)

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great company to work for!!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bangalore
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bangalore

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

    Pros

    - Cutting edge technology

    - Great perks cab facility, food , work from home

    - Great work life balance

    Cons

    - Not much of scope for progression.

    - Though they encourage internal transfer between projects, across teams, but reality that's not true.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    -

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good Tech Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    A good work culture. Flexible work and balanced environment. People treat each other with respect. Opportunity to work on leading products and technology.

    Cons

    Not the most flashy company. Could do better on comp and stock. Office facility in Hyderabad and Bangalore could be beefed up to be on par with US and UK standards.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Good company for work life Balance

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore

    I have been working at Citrix Systems full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great technologies getting developed, many of them being industry firsts.
    Great work culture
    Good work-life balance
    Overall good place to grow your career technically

    Cons

    Hikes are moderate and promotion it seems depends on number of years you have been working. Food is average.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please ensure that appropriate salary is given for high performing and hard working people.With freshers getting more salary and benefits than senior people working out here. It should be scaled. Promotions should be based on quality of work not entirely on experience.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5.  

    it was good in term of technical knowledge i gained there, otherwise it was just OK

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer in Bangalore

    I have been working at Citrix Systems full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    good technical stuff to learn

    Cons

    sometime office politics. Compensation in my case

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great potential, poor leadership

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Bangalore

    I have been working at Citrix Systems full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    - Amazing work culture, flexible timings, work-life balance best in the industry.
    - Great facilities.
    - Citrix takes good care of its employees.

    Cons

    - Poor leadership.
    - Higher management lacks vision.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get yourselves up to dated with changing norms in the industry.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    It's a good and challenging journey

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Test Engineer II in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Software Test Engineer II in Bangalore

    I have been working at Citrix Systems full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Work culture is good, no job tensions

    Cons

    HR and Managers lies a lot

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Never lie at a person who trusts you

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Employee-friendly and Flexible

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Technical Architect in Bangalore
    Former Employee - Technical Architect in Bangalore

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

    Pros

    Good compensation, at par with its peers. Excellent work-life balance. Free environment with good people!

    Cons

    Lacks technical deep-dives and transparency towards its product issues etc.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Posses great products and solutions so greater transparency and proactiveness towards its customers and public in general. More strong go-to-market strategy may be needed.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    good

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Citrix Systems

    Pros

    good culture and work life balance

    Cons

    No good interactions among team members

  10.  

    Awesome

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Development Engineer in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Senior Software Development Engineer in Bangalore

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

    Pros

    Great Work life balance, Cab facilities, People.

    Cons

    Bad salary, No cutting edge development work, slow growth opportunity

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay attention to salary

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great Work Life Balance

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore

    I have been working at Citrix Systems full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Descent Salary,Perks,Environment,Work Life,People,Time-offs
    Good people Good Life

    Cons

    bit of politics
    Rest is depending upon teams

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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