Citrix Systems Inc. Principal Consultant, Networking (French Speaker) in United States

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Paris (Coeur Defense)


R12350 Principal Consultant, Networking (French Speaker) (Open)

Job Posting Title:

Principal Consultant, Networking (French Speaker)

Job Description:

The Networking Principal Consultant leads internal and customer-facing projects of medium to large-size or complexity. Networking 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 most customer engagements. The Networking Principal Consultant effectively and accurately scopes internal and customer facing projects and identifies and positions follow-on work at customers and with stakeholders. The Networking Principal Consultant has developed the foundational skills of consulting and is highly proficient in at least one major Citrix product and the adjacent technologies.

The position requires an individual to utilize their skills in the consulting methodology, server-based computing concepts, documentation standards and organization, time management, Citrix products and technologies, software installation, and networking skills on internal Consulting Solutions assignments or client engagements. The Networking Principal Consultant can individually solve problems of higher complexity and assist and guide more junior resources through their problem resolutions. The position requires a team player that seeks to supplement their skills through the use of project experience, self-study manuals, and point of need training. Good written and verbal communication skills are also required.

Primary Duties / Responsibilities

  • Leads all aspects of projects of medium complexity and takes responsibility for sections of projects of high-complexity.

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

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

  • Establishes himself\herself 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.


  • Capable of planning and leading all aspects of basic and intermediate 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


  • 3-5 years of experience as a Senior Consultant or equivalent experience

  • Positive customer service attitude.

  • Willing to travel 50% of the time including international travel for corporate role and 70-80% travel within the Paris Ile-de-France area.

  • CCEA and MCSE/MCITP or CCNA certifications preferred.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills (professional/college affiliations)

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

  • Fluency in French and English is required for this role.


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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 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 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) is leading the transition to software-defining the workplace, uniting virtualization, mobility management, networking and SaaS solutions to enable new ways for businesses and people to work better. Citrix solutions power business mobility through secure, mobile workspaces that provide people with instant access to apps, desktops, data and communications on any device, over any network and cloud. With annual revenue in 2014 of $3.14 billion, Citrix solutions are in use at more than 330,000 organizations and by over 100 million users globally. Learn more at