Press Release 07 Oct 2014

DUBLIN – 8th October, 2014 – Citrix announced today that it will increase its Dublin workforce by 50 new employees by the end of 2014, meaning that the company headcount in Ireland will grow to 265 people. The open positions include roles in sales, IT shared services and technical support.  Details on these new roles and other open positions can be found on www.citrix.com/careers A recruitment day will also be held on Saturday 18th October for Technical Support Engineers.

The planned expansion demonstrates the momentum behind the Citrix business in Ireland and the growth of Citrix technical support, sales, IT operations and SaaS divisions in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. This project is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through IDA Ireland. Citrix has also recently invested €540,000 in its East Point facilities in Dublin to ensure it has the capacity available for future growth.

Making the announcement, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton TD said “Attracting more jobs from multinational tech companies is a key part of our Action Plan for Jobs. Today’s announcement that Citrix, a global leader in technology, is expanding its operations in East Point and creating 50 new jobs is a further boost to our plans. I wish Citrix every success with their plans and look forward to working closely with them as they continue their growth in Dublin.”

“Citrix has been able to grow its business in Ireland and across Europe, the Middle East and Africa because of the fantastic staff we have here in Dublin.  The pool of highly skilled workers in the country has given us the confidence to continue to expand over the next four years as we develop technology to enable companies to work better in a dynamic and mobile world.”

Grace O’Rourke Veitch, Citrix Ireland Country Manager

“As technology has become a seamless part of people’s work and personal lives, Citrix has provided desktop, mobile, app and data services to enable people to work better. Mobility in the workplace has become both an expectation and necessity very quickly and Citrix has moved swiftly to address this opportunity. We hope that our product suite and our technology leadership will appeal to any professional looking for an exciting career in the IT sector.”

Martin Shanahan, CEO at IDA Ireland said “Citrix is part of a cluster of mobile technology companies that have made Ireland an integral part of their global business. Citrix has been able to find the right sort of talent here in Ireland to expand its business in markets across Europe, Middle East and Africa. IDA will use the example of Citrix’s success to attract other companies in the mobile technology sector into Ireland.”

A number of Citrix business units operate in Ireland including sales, global IT operations, HR shared services and technical support teams that provide support to partners and end users across the entire EMEA region, for all Citrix mobile workspace technologies. In addition, the Dublin site has diversified to include software development activities, online content and customer self-help technology and product and program activities.

For details of Citrix’s very competitive benefits package, full job descriptions and to apply for these positions please visit www.citrix.com/careers. For further information on the recruitment day, please email dublinhire@citrix.com.

For further information please contact:

Piaras Kelly

Edelman

01-6789333

086-8131691

piaras.kelly@edelman.com  

About Citrix

Citrix (NASDAQ:CTXS) is a leader in mobile workspaces, providing virtualization, mobility management, networking and cloud services to enable new ways to work better. Citrix solutions power business mobility through secure, personal workspaces that provide people with instant access to apps, desktops, data and communications on any device, over any network and cloud. This year Citrix is celebrating 25 years of innovation, making IT simpler and people more productive. With annual revenue in 2013 of $2.9 billion, Citrix solutions are in use at more than 330,000 organizations and by over 100 million users globally. Learn more at www.citrix.com 

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