Enterprise Architect

Department: Architect

Req ID: R32199

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Enterprise Architect

  • Remote, Austria
  • Remote, Belgium
  • Remote, Czechia
  • Denmark
  • Remote, Finland
  • Remote, France
  • Remote, Greece
  • Remote, Ireland
  • Milan, Milano, Italy
  • Remote, Netherlands
  • Halden, Norway
  • Remote, Poland
  • Remote, Spain
  • Remote, Sweden
  • Remote, Switzerland
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full_time

Citrix builds the secure digital workspace technology that frees 400,000 customers to do their very best work from anywhere. By joining our award-winning workplace, you’ll be included in the globally diverse, collaborative team that values work-life balance. Come see why Fortune named us one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For®. Let’s innovate and grow together!

What we're looking for:

The Enterprise Architect is a strategic advisory presales role focused on account development. In this role, you act as a customer advocate who can successfully gather and understand business challenges; then define the roadmap that best leverages Citrix products and services to deliver business value.

Position Summary:

As an Enterprise Architect at Citrix, you use your experiences from real-world customer transformation projects to add specialist expertise to the presales process. Emphasis for this role is on our largest and most strategic customers, allowing Citrix to provide a greater level of account development and opportunity management. As well as core focus on being able to articulate how Citrix can accelerate transformation, you will often need to cover other subject areas such as strategy & vision, business value engineering, security & compliance and adoption planning.

Excellent interpersonal skills and experience working in a professional services or presales capacity are vital. Broad industry knowledge and certifications in complementary skills and technologies are assumed. The Enterprise Architect is an individual contributor role but is required to work within cross-functional account teams.

Role and Responsibilities:

The primary duties for the position include but are not limited to:

  • Providing business development support for strategic accounts and large opportunities.
  • Driving large product + services opportunities that area aligned with customer outcomes
  • Conveying the Citrix vision in terms that are clear and relevant to the customer's business objectives.
  • Enabling customers to understand how a Professional Services engagement will directly lead to their success.
  • Building customer journey roadmaps that outline where Citrix provides value
  • Scoping of large professional services engagements
  • Participation within initiatives that drive innovation and change within Customer Success presales

Experience (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities):

  • Proven ability to confidently host and run strategy or architecture focused customer workshops
  • Excellent personal time management including ability to prioritize across several accounts & initiatives
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and create deliverables that exceed expectations.
  • Ability to summarize complex technical situations into concise executive briefings.
  • Proven expertise architecting large, complex enterprise-class solutions using Citrix technologies.
  • Proven expertise in complex, client-focused consultative selling and establishing trusted advisor status

Preferred Qualifications (Education, Certification, Training):

  • Current Citrix or 3rd party Certifications that demonstrate technical knowledge
  • Certifications in non-technical areas such as Project Management & Governance are beneficial
  • Regardless of specific certifications, the individual should be able to demonstrate:
    • Strong technical breadth across VDI & DaaS, App Delivery & Security, and Work Solutions.
    • Strong technical depth in at least one of the above technology areas
    • Strong technical background

Basic Requirements:

  • 5+ years of consulting field experience or equivalent Architect role
  • Strong command of professional communication skills (written, oral).
  • Positive attitude aimed at customer success
  • Exhibits sound business judgement, and ability to influence others

Functional Area:


What you’re looking for:

Everyone is welcome at Citrix. We prioritize diversity, equity, inclusion, and a culture of belonging, and celebrate bringing our courageous, authentic selves to work. We believe this way of working helps us innovate, and it’s just one of the reasons why our employees continuously recognize Citrix as a great place to work.

Citrix helps make work more sustainable to benefit the planet, our business, and our communities. For more than 30 years, we have empowered individuals and organizations to work remotely or work from anywhere, reducing commuting emissions and energy consumption in the process. 

We are the #1 leader in Virtual Client Computing (VCC) and #2 in the Application Delivery Controller (ADC) space, and we have key partnerships with top cloud providers. We’ll give you the tools, learning opportunities, mentorship, and flexibility to achieve your goals. Come see why you belong at Citrix, with our culture supporting purposeful innovation and growth from within. 

The Benefits

We offer a competitive total rewards package* that includes:

  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Health and wellness benefits
  • Employee assistance program
  • Retirement benefits
  • Time off and absence programs
  • Professional development and mentorship opportunities
  • Paid volunteer time and charitable matching of employee donations
  • Employee resource groups
  • And more!

**Please note that benefits may vary based on location.

Citrix Systems, Inc. is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, religion, genetic carrier status, disability, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, protected veteran status and other protected classifications.

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Citrix welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the job application process, please contact us at (877) 924-8749 or email us at ASKHR@citrix.com for assistance.

At this time, we are requiring personnel entering a Citrix office, traveling for business or attending a Citrix event to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you choose to remain unvaccinated based on a specific medical need or a sincerely held religious belief and need to access our offices, Citrix will work with you to provide you with reasonable accommodation where possible. Learn more about our COVID-19 policies.

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