Fortinet Reviews

Updated March 31, 2015
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  1. nice workplace

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Fortinet

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Flexible work hour; nice team members

    Cons

    no gym on site; no cafeteria on site

  2. A good tech company that shows signs of future growth

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Fortinet

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    -The company has definite signs of growth
    -Good tech company to get in while it is still growing.
    -People can bring dogs to work

    Cons

    -Often times not a fun atmosphere
    -Dull environment
    -Different sections of office very segregated without much interaction

    Advice to Management

    The management should find ways to get employees more excited. The atmosphere at the office gets very dull sometimes.

  3. not too bad, just no money

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA

    I have been working at Fortinet full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    not too bad, just no money. you can learn a lot here.

    Cons

    no money. no managers. no bonus. But very lots of works

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  5. Company is good.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior QA Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Senior QA Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA

    I have been working at Fortinet

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good Security company. Most of the stuff to learn.

    Cons

    Role is not clear, some time job is really low.

    Advice to Management

    Define clear responcibility and give bonus to employ.

  6. Helpful (4)

    Software Engineer

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer
    Current Employee - Software Engineer

    I have been working at Fortinet full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    A lot of friend, lots of emerging technologies. is a worldwide provider of network security appliances and a market leader in unified threat management

    Cons

    High expectations for a company. Week on team work.

    Advice to Management

    Improve communication skill

  7. Overall great company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Channel Account Manager in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Channel Account Manager in Calgary, AB (Canada)

    I have been working at Fortinet full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great pay, lots of emerging technologies.

    Cons

    High expectations for a company that only has one Gartner Magic Quadrant product.

    Advice to Management

    Marketing tools, need to invest in these.

  8. Good security company at the right time

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Country Manager in Bangkok (Thailand)
    Former Employee - Country Manager in Bangkok (Thailand)

    I worked at Fortinet full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Continue products improvement
    Leading UTM Security

    Cons

    No negative side to say

    Advice to Management

    Good work....

  9. Helpful (1)

    Nice people, OK Pay

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - QA Engineer in Burnaby, BC (Canada)
    Current Employee - QA Engineer in Burnaby, BC (Canada)

    I have been working at Fortinet full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Co-workers are nice. Good benefit on medical, dental and gym.

    Cons

    working time is little bit long. Lunch time isn't counted to working hour.

  10. A company with potential fast growth

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Burnaby, BC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Burnaby, BC (Canada)

    I have been working at Fortinet full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    engineering orentited and friendly working environment

    Cons

    lack of interactive communication inside the company

  11. Great place to work

    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer

    I have been working at Fortinet full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great products
    Great engineering staff
    Management focuses on products and sales

    Cons

    Small company with no process for training

    Advice to Management

    Continue to focus on leading in technology and sales

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