Principal Consultant

Department: Consulting

Req ID: R33623

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Principal Consultant

  • San Francisco, Heredia, Costa Rica
  • 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:

We're looking for an outstanding Principal Consultant. Are you a problem solver, proficient in Consulting methodologies and have great technical knowledge? Then we may have the job for you!

Position Overview

The Principal Consultant leads all aspects of projects of medium complexity and takes ownership for sections of projects of high-complexity. You will effectively and accurately scope internal and customer facing projects and identify and positions follow-on work at customers and with partners. You will apply your skills in the consulting methodology, server-based computing concepts, documentation standards and organization, time management, our Citrix products and technologies, software installation, and networking skills on internal Consulting Solutions assignments or client engagements. As a Principal Consultant you will solve problems of higher complexity.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Plans and leads all aspects of basic and intermediate projects.

  • Proactively detects technical deficiencies and develops practical, workable solutions to problems.

  • Establishes themselves as a technical guide with broad industry knowledge.

  • Takes full responsibility for overall execution and delivery of critical tasks or projects

  • Helps team members, customers and partners understand the connection between industry events/ trends and what is going on at Citrix.

  • 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 others to consistently break down barriers between departments and actively mentoring more junior team members.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science from an accredited university, 1-3 years of experience as a Senior Consultant or equivalent experience.

  • English professional proficiency with outstanding communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with members across all levels of an organization, particularly executive partners.

  • Demonstrated leadership and mentoring skills.

  • Prior experience with people management and mentoring in a direct and/or matrix reporting capacity.

  • Proficient in the aspects of project launch and closure.

  • Ability to act as technical expert.

  • Proactively seek ways to expand technical knowledge.

Preferred Qualifications

Highly proficient in at least one major Citrix product.

CCEA and MCSE/MCITP or CCNA certifications preferred.

Willing to travel 50% of the time.

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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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