NetScout Systems

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NetScout Systems Reviews

Updated December 15, 2014
Updated December 15, 2014
53 Reviews
3.7
53 Reviews
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NetScout Systems Founder, President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board Anil K. Singhal
Anil K. Singhal
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  1.  

    Great place to work with a positive future in the Enterprise networks.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NetScout Systems

    Pros

    Big company backing with positive profitability and clear goals.

    Cons

    The Business Unit I work under within NetScout is small and not getting any traction up to EVP level.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None, they treat employees well.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Ambition and Visoin, combined

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NetScout Systems full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    The company is driving hard for market leadership and for changing the industry status quo. Great to be part of it and to go along for the ride.

    Cons

    Intense, not for the faint of heart.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep driving, it will pay off!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 2 people found this helpful  

    A good place to work!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer in Westford, MA
    Current Employee - Engineer in Westford, MA

    I have been working at NetScout Systems full-time

    Pros

    Good group of very smart people. The company does care for its employees, and you can see that in the long tenure of most employees. Senior management is very deliberate in guiding the direction of the company, from development through sales. NetScout knows what it wants to be.

    Cons

    The environment is not necessarily for the entrepreneurial at heart. Although input is accepted and encouraged, the company's entire direction comes strictly from the CEO. The CEO is very smart, and has done well with the company over its history, so things are bad, just don't expect to help drive vision.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus more on building true management qualities in those you put in positions to lead others. If you don't build a firm foundation of people who can motivate, develop and empower those, and build leadership skills in others, you'll miss out on having a truly great company.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Account manager

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NetScout Systems

    Pros

    Great place to be, family like.

    Cons

    Speed bumps coming, Netscout will need to spend some that money in their big cash account.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Almost Perfect

    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NetScout Systems full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Stable company, nice facility to work in, lots of great people, good benefits

    Cons

    Old school thinking and politics in upper management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Talk to the doers in the company, not the talkers.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  7.  

    Software Engineering Intern

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at NetScout Systems

    Pros

    Was paired with mentor, great flexibility in role, learned a lot from this experience, worked on a project, overall great experience.

    Cons

    Locked into working individually. Wasn't able to contribute to a project on a team, however, individual work was interesting enough to be occupied with role.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Great job in dealing with interns; however, don't be afraid to challenge their abilities.

  8.  

    Senior Software Engineer

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer

    I worked at NetScout Systems full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Friendly teams, flexible schedules, telecommuting option for some positions. The employee benefits are exceptional and longer vacations are great and easy to obtain permission for.

    Cons

    Can get locked into a niche position. With offices all over the world communication within a team can become troublesome with different team members starting conference calls at 1:00 AM or later.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great place to work

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NetScout Systems full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Technical company, Working with real hands on technology

    Cons

    limited and small customer base

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 2 people found this helpful  

    I like it

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NetScout Systems full-time

    Pros

    The company is growing and buying other companies. The products are mature and interesting. Great benefits and compensation. Best CEO ever!!!

    Cons

    Every company has issues and this one is no different. None of these issues, however, would make me want to go and look for another job.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep it up... and bring in some more new blood!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    manager

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in Westford, MA
    Current Employee - Manager in Westford, MA

    I have been working at NetScout Systems full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    excellent work environment, people easy to work with, not cut throat, size of business not to large, yet.

    Cons

    Need to adop a realt training plan that is relavant for managers. Not lectures by internal Sr. Management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep learning.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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