12 June 2013

Citrix creates 50 new jobs in Dublin, Ireland

12 June 2013 - Citrix announced today that it is increasing its Dublin workforce by up to 50 full time employees. These jobs are in addition to the 50 new jobs announced in August 2011 and demonstrate the on-going growth of Citrix technical support, sales, IT operations and online services divisions in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. This project is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through IDA Ireland.

Welcoming the announcement, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD, said: “ICT is a key sector targeted in the Government’s plans for jobs and growth, and we have seen a substantial increase in employment in this area in the past two years. Today’s announcement that Citrix, a dynamic and innovative company operating in a high-growth area, is creating a further 50 jobs in Dublin is very welcome and provides a further indication of what is possible in this sector. I am determined to help sustain and accelerate the progress we have made in this area to help create the jobs we need”. 

Martin Kelly, Vice President, Worldwide Infrastructure and Operations, Citrix said: “One of the key ingredients for on-going success and growth is the availability of the right skills and talent. These job openings exist now, we are hiring immediately and want to hear from talented sales and technology professionals.''

“Customers are embracing cloud services and mobile workstyles to create agile, cost effective, new ways of working. As such, all divisions of Citrix continue to experience significant growth across Europe, including the Citrix technical support and education business. Immediate career opportunities for sales and technology professionals, at a variety of levels, are available to those who want to advance their career in a dynamic, customer-focused environment,” Martin Kelly continued. 

Commenting on the announcement Barry O’Leary, CEO, IDA Ireland said, ‘Citrix is a growth leader in cloud computing services. The company has significantly broadened its product range ensuring steady and consistent growth. This expansion across all divisions of Citrix in Ireland will strengthen Ireland’s existing technology cluster and complements Ireland’s reputation as a leader for cloud computing investment.’

A number of Citrix business units operate in Ireland including sales, global IT operations and a technical support team that provides support to partners and end users across the entire EMEA region, for all Citrix technologies including enterprise mobility, virtualisation, cloud networking, cloud platforms, collaboration and data sharing products. In addition, the Dublin site has diversified to include software development activities, online content and customer self-help technology and product and program activities. 

Citrix (NASDAQ:CTXS) is the cloud company that enables mobile workstyles—empowering people to work and collaborate from anywhere, securely accessing apps and data on any of the latest devices, as easily as they would in their own office. Citrix products are in use at more than 260,000 organizations and by over 100 million users globally. Annual revenue in 2012 was $2.59 billion. 

Source: IDA Ireland