At Citrix Systems, Inc., 79 percent of employees say their workplace is great.



This review is based on 3717 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 0.51. It was published on Sep 4, 2017. 4298 Visitors

What Employees Say

I am able to take time off from work when I think it's necessary.
I'm proud to tell others I work here.
Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.
I feel good about the ways we contribute to the community.
Our facilities contribute to a good working environment.

What They Do

We asked Citrix Systems, Inc. to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

Citrix powers a world where people, organizations and things are securely connected and accessible. We provide secure digital workspaces that unify the apps, data and services people need to be productive, while simplifying IT’s ability to manage complex cloud environments.

About this Company

Website: Industry: Information Technology
US Headquarters: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33309 US Sites: 15
Major Locations: Raleigh, North Carolina; Santa Clara, California US Employees: 4,332
Worldwide Revenues: $2,730 million Employees Worldwide: 8,331
Corporate Structure: Public Stock Symbol: CTXS
Founded: 1989

Citrix WIN Group in Fort Lauderdale

Perks and Programs

We asked Citrix Systems, Inc. to share a few programs they feel really capture what's unique about their workplace. Here is what they had to say.

  • Parental Leave Policy: Citrix provides an 18 week paid parental leave policy to birth, non-birth parents (including those who adoption / foster care).
  • Simply Serve: Simply Serve is a global volunteer program that provides employees with 16 hours of paid volunteer time each year.
  • Simply Give: Simply Give provides a corporate match to employee donations for eligible charities up to 1,000 USD per year.
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program: During two designated enrollment periods throughout the year employees are eligible to purchase Citrix shares at a 15% discount from the closing price on the first day of the purchase period.
  • LegalShield: The LegalShield plan is like a subscription service to legal help. It gives you unlimited access to attorneys and guidance on a variety of legal matters, including: Family and consumer law Wills, living wills, and health care directives Contract review (up to 10 pages) Auto, including moving traffic representation Financial IRS audit assistance Estate planning Home
  • Education Assistance: At Citrix, learning and continuous development is a core part of our culture. Our Education Assistance program allows employees to further their career by enrolling in academic courses. The Education Assistance program provides reimbursement of tuition, books, and fees—up to $7,500 per year—for college or university courses leading to an associate, bachelor's, or master's degree.
  • SimplyFit: The SimplyFit program at Citrix promotes overall wellness, taking a holistic view of what it means to lead a balanced life. At Citrix, we promote wellness in these five tenets: Physical, Social, Financial, Intellectual, and Environmental.
  • Reserved Parking Spaces for Employees with Temporary Medical Conditions: If you have a temporary medical situation or condition, and need to temporarily park closer to a Citrix office, employees can apply for a temporary reserved parking space.
  • Performance Development and Rewards: Citrix has embraced a revitalized approach to performance, development, and rewards. Eliminating the need for traditional performance ratings and adopting a growth-mindset focused on continuous improvement provided through regular feedback from managers and colleagues.


50% Match of employee’s 401(k)/403b contribution up to 3% of salary80% Company-paid health coverage for employees (for Cost sharing varies by plan: Exclusive Access equal to 75%, Consumer choice equal to 86%, Preferred Access equal to 80%,)
80% Company-paid health coverage for dependents (for Cost sharing varies by plan: Exclusive Access equal to 75%, Consumer choice equal to 86%, Preferred Access equal to 80%,) $4,600 Average Tuition Reimbursement
$7,500 Maximum Tuition Reimbursement


  • 401(k) or 403b Program
  • Employee stock purchase plan (ESPP)
  • Restricted stock units
Celebrating International Girls in ICT Day 2017


30 days Paid time off after one year of full-time employment 30 days Paid time off after one year of part-time employment
30 days Paid sick days after one year of full-time employment 30 days Paid sick days after one year of part-time employment


  • Telecommute option
  • Subsidized On- or Off-site Fitness (100% have access)
  • Onsite Amenities (Snacks, Coffee & Tea, Massages, Wellness Memberships, Concierge Service through our Employee Assistance Programs, Electric Charging stations for electric vehicles, Gas Delivery for personal vehicles in Santa Clara)


90 days Job-protected maternity leave (including FMLA/STD) 90 days Fully-paid maternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)*
65 days Average length of maternity leave new mothers take90 days Job-protected paternity leave (including FMLA)
90 days Fully-paid paternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)*37 days Average length of paternity leave new fathers take
$5,000 Adoption benefit90 days Job-protected parental leave for adoptive parents (including FMLA)*
90 days Fully-paid parental leave for adoptive parents (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)
*Employees are not required to use all their personal paid time off before taking parental leave. All employees are eligible for parental leave benefits.


  • Lactation room(s)
  • Paid sick leave to care for a child or relative


  • Mental health care
  • Alternative treatments (such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or chiropractic)
  • Fertility treatments

Community and Environmental Impact

16 hours Paid time off to volunteer $2,865,934 Philanthropic donations in last year
$1,000 Total company-matched employee donations in last year Yes Recycling program


  • Director, Diversity & Inclusion is responsible for the success of formal recruiting and retention diversity goals
  • Written policy prohibits discrimination based on (at a minimum) age, disability, race/ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender and sexual orientation
  • Formal programs (such as resource groups, mentorship, networking, or other affinity groups) support professional development for: Women; Lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender employees
  • Non-birth parents in same-sex relationships can take parental leave
  • Medical care covers gender confirmation surgery

Leadership Diversity


Workforce Diversity

Citrites Celebrating Citrix Synergy


In our Raleigh office with former NFL football players, Terrence and Torry Holt, following our participation in their charity football event

How to Get Hired

We asked Citrix Systems, Inc. for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.

What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?

The following characterisitics are key to succeeding at Citrix: -Individuals who exhibit the Citrix Core Values of Integrity, Respect, Curiosity, Courage and Unity -Problem solvers -Team players -Individuals who can deal with change and a fast-paced work environment

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

First, employees need to be themselves. Citrix is a diverse & inclusive workplace and in our experience, we find employees perform their best when they are being true to themselves. Second, employees should demonstrate a desire to learn and grow. We pride ourselves on having a growth-mindset at all levels in the business. The success of our business depends on innovation and continuing to push the boundaries of what's possible. Third, we target candidates that are creative problem solvers and are willing to tackle our Client's greatest challenges.

Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?

At Citrix we're always looking for the best and brightest to join us. Currently, we're actively recrutiing for roles in Cloud engineering. Big data, AI, Sales and Services. 

What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?

Candidates can start by visiting our Career page at to find out more about our culture, career paths, and current career opportunities.  In addition, candidates can also follow us on social channels using Twitter, LinkedIn, Youtube and Facebook.

hiring Outlook

1,620 Forecasted positions to fill in coming year 53 Average applicants per opening
83,121 Total job applicants 26% New hires by employee referrals
20% Openings filled by current employees 87 Recent graduates hired
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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