Principal Consultant

Department: Consulting

Req ID: R30725

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Principal Consultant

  • Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • 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 principal consultant leads all aspects of projects of medium-large size or complexity and takes responsibility for sections of projects of high-complexity. 

Principal consultants often lead all aspects and the development of project deliverables of internal projects (system integration, whitepapers, scalability and performance tests) to a large extent and can lead customer engagements. 

Roles & Responsibilities -

  • Proactively detects technical deficiencies and develops practical, workable solutions to problems.
  • Establishes reputation as a technical expert with varying industry knowledge.
  • Takes full responsibility for overall execution and delivery of critical tasks or projects
  • Helps team members, customers and stakeholders understand the connection between industry events/ trends and what is going on at Citrix.
  • Leads by example on all aspects of work.
  • Creates an environment where others feel it is safe to be open and candid, and where conflicting ideas and opinions are regularly discussed.
  • Conveys the Citrix vision in very real and relevant terms that others can identify with, helping others see how things will improve as the “future state” draws near.
  • Stays focused on department and Citrix strategic priorities and allocates their time and resources accordingly
  • Works with and through others to consistently break down barriers between departments.

Works actively on mentoring and team development with more junior team members.

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities)

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Independent problem solving skills
  • Ability, initiative and accountability to execute broad assignments requiring minimal direction
  • Solid professional communication skills
  • Excellent personal time management 
  • Positive attitude aimed at customer success..
  • Must be flexible, dependable, and capable of quickly learning new products and technologies.
  • Strong work ethic, attitude and follow through ability.
  • Strong technical breadth across all Citrix products.
  • Solid listening skills. Can quickly digest information and respond in an accurate and concise manner. Has the ability to respond appropriately to complex questions.
  • Capable of planning and leading all aspects of medium to large scale projects.
  • Proficient in the aspects of project launch and closure.
  • Ability to act as technical expert
  • Demonstrated ability to coach and mentor
  • Proactively seek ways to expand technical knowledge

Requirements (Education, Certification, Training, and Experience)

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Current Citrix or 3rd party Certifications that demonstrate technical knowledge and non-technical areas such as Project Management & Governance are beneficial.
  • 1-3 years of experience as a Senior Consultant or equivalent experience 
  • Positive customer service attitude.. 
  • Demonstrated leadership skills (professional/college affiliations) 
  • CCEA and MCSE/MCITP or CCNA certifications preferred

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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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