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Citrix Systems Inc. Technical Program Manager in United States

We believe work is not a place, but rather a thing you do. Our technology revolves around this core philosophy. We are relentlessly committed to helping people work and play from anywhere, on any device. Innovation, creativity and a passion for ever-improving performance drive our company and our people forward. We empower the original mobile device: YOU!

Location:Fort LauderdaleRequisition:R21286 Technical Program Manager (Open)Job Posting Title:Technical Program Manager

What we're looking for:

As a Technical Program Manager you are an excellent leader and have proven experience managing staff of different disciplines to produce results in a data-driven, timely manner. As a solid transformation change professional, you are very process focused and are able to develop efficient strategies and tactics.

Position Summary

As the Technical Program Manager you are responsible for the planning, management, communication, and governance of Citrix IT’s programs and projects in a collaborative and fast-paced, high-energy, and value-driven environment.This position requires an experienced program management professional who lead delivery of projects and programs in a consistent, transparent, and organized manner, while also having the ability to flex between the strategic and the tactical responsibilities. The scope of your responsibilities will include managing programs of large scope, impact, and complexity through all phases of the lifecycle. You will manage interdependencies and integration among multiple projects, teams, and stakeholders. The goal is to ensure that all programs deliver the desirable outcome to our organization.This position is an Individual Contributor and reporting to the PMO.

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Formulates, organizes and monitors inter-connected projects and programs

  • Brings clarity on requirements aligned cross-functionally with clear success-criteria (data-driven)

  • Creates an environment of collaboration within the teams that allows for open dialogue and productive solutions for resolving conflicts

  • Manage Program/Project delivery by:

  • Decide on suitable strategies and objectives

  • Coordinate cross-project activities

  • Resolve projects’ scope issues

  • Develop and control deadlines, budgets and activities

  • Apply change, risk and resource management

  • Assume responsibility for the program’s people and vendors

  • Assess program performance and aim to maximize ROI

  • Champions continuous improvement activities to reduce waste and increase productivity; coaches teams to conduct continuous improvements projects

  • Seeks opportunities for improvement to the overall effectiveness of teams and organization

  • Communicates status, results and challenges to leadership; clears risks and issues for the team

  • Embraces the concept of continuous learning in your own journey and instills the same in the project/program team(s) you lead

  • Facilitates getting the work done without relying on dictating or assigning the work

  • Drives discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution across project and program actions

  • Assists with internal and external communication and change management efforts, improving transparency, and driving adoption

  • Demonstrates an analytical approach to troubleshooting of issues, performing root cause analysis, and defining impacts


  • Experience and certification in the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) preferred

  • Skilled at dealing with ambiguity in a rapidly growing and changing environment

  • Aptitude for identifying areas for improvement and developing appropriate new processes

  • Ability to lead without authority to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward task completion

  • Ability to develop strong cross-team relationships and partnerships

  • Strong communication and negotiations skills

  • Technical enough to be comfortable asking questions to dig into development issues, quickly gather and synthesize information, devise a plan, get buy-in and move towards resolution. Strong understanding of applications, infrastructure, and security capability is a plus.

  • Excellent Knowledge of performance evaluation and change management principles

Basic Qualifications

  • Requires advanced knowledge of job area obtained through advanced education combined with experience. May have practical knowledge of project management.

  • Requires a University Degree or equivalent experience and minimum 5 years of prior relevant experience; or a Master’s degree with 3 years; or a PhD without experience.


What you’re looking for:

Our technology is built on the idea that everyone should be able to work from anywhere, at any time, and on any device. It’s a simple philosophy that guides everything we do — including how we work. If you’re an engineer, we’ll give you plenty of ways to test your skills on cutting edge technology. We want employees to do what they do best, every day.

Be bold. Take risks. Imagine a better way to work. If this sounds like you then we’d love to talk.

Functional Area:Technical Program Management

About us:

Citrix is a cloud company that enables mobile workstyles. We create a continuum between work and life by allowing people to work whenever, wherever, and however they choose. Flexibility and collaboration is what we’re all about. The Perks: We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. You’ll enjoy our workstyle within an incredible culture. We’ll give you all the tools you need to succeed so you can grow and develop with us.

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.

Citrix uses applicant information consistent with the Citrix Recruitment Policy Notice at https://www.citrix.com/about/legal/privacy/citrix-recruitment-privacy-notice.html

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.

If this is an evergreen requisition, by applying you are giving Citrix consent to be considered for future openings of other roles of similar qualifications.

Citrix (NASDAQ:CTXS) aims to power a world where people, organizations and things are securely connected and accessible to make the extraordinary possible. We help customers reimagine the future of work by providing the most comprehensive secure digital workspace that unifies the apps, data and services people need to be productive, and simplifies IT’s ability to adopt and manage complex cloud environments. With 2017 annual revenue of $2.82 billion, Citrix solutions are in use by more than 400,000 organizations including 99 percent of the Fortune 100 and 98 percent of the Fortune 500.