Cisco Systems India
3.7 of 5 436 reviews
www.cisco.com Bangalore, India 5000+ Employees

Cisco Systems India Reviews

Updated Jul 10, 2014
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3.7 436 reviews

                             

91% Approve of the CEO

Cisco Systems India Chairman & CEO John T. Chambers

John T. Chambers

(201 ratings)

83% of employees recommend this company to a friend
436 Employee Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Exposure to latest technological trends; excellent work life balance"
    in 103 reviews
  • "Good work from home facility for someone who need it"
    in 46 reviews
Cons:
  • "Vertical growth is slow as its a product company"
    in 16 reviews
  • "Though management takes care of work life balance, often engineers end up working more"
    in 12 reviews
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    Great company to work.

    IT Engineer II (Current Employee)
    Bangalore (India)

    ProsWork from Home.
    Good Challenging Work.
    Great Perks/ Benefits.
    Good trainings and career oppurtunities inside the company.

    ConsGenerally, raises every year are not that great. Unless there's a promotion, the salary remains almost flat year over year.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    The best work life experience you will have!

    Software Engineer III (Current Employee)
    Bangalore (India)

    ProsFlexibility, team work, Office Culture, open environment, and importance for Innovation.

    ConsProfessional growth can be very slow

    Advice to Senior ManagementStructure in a team is very important

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good work-life balance; futuristic projects get canned!!

    Software Engineer IV (Former Employee)
    Bangalore (India)

    ProsGood work life balance
    very fun atmosphere and campus
    lot of resources to learn

    Conslot of futuristic projects get canned
    quality has degraded alarmingly

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    Great Company to work. But last few Years Culture is changing more of a India MNC

    Network Engineer (Current Employee)
    Bangalore (India)

    ProsCulture is very good. Flex work options.

    ConsLow salary , frequent layoff, frequent Re-org, Inexperience Mid-Management Leaders, More of process company and avoiding techies.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPlease chance the culture "EVERYONE CAN BE REPLACED " .Should consider Talent retention.

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    Good company where you will get good work life balance

    Software Engineer II (Current Employee)
    Bangalore (India)

    ProsVery good work life balance. You will get decent work if you fight for it and it purely depends on the team/project you are into.

    ConsCompensation may be appear good at the time of joining but you should forget great hikes after joining. Growth with respect to compensation is sluggish. Very frequent re-organization and employee retention is very poor.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good place to work

    Software Engineer IV (Current Employee)
    Bangalore (India)

    ProsGreat Work culture. Lot of support for new ideas and Innovatio. Excellent Work & Life balance.

    ConsHard to get promotion. Very less recognitions and rewards. Career growth is slow.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsVery Good learning Opportunities in here.

    ConsSome too stressful to work.

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    Its a good company to work with good work life balance

    Software Engineer IV (Current Employee)
    Bangalore (India)

    Pros1. Good Manager with lots of technical experience and knowledge
    2. Good Work-life balance
    3. Work From Home option is better
    4. Facilities are excellent , especially transport

    Cons1. Frequent reorganisation and firing , which makes employee very insecure and talented people tend to look for new opportunities else where
    2. Too many redundant products, and different products compete among themselves within the company

    Advice to Senior ManagementNothing but make sure not many reorg happens

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Relaxed environment

    Software Engineer II (Current Employee)
    Bangalore (India)

    Proswork life balance is good

    Consaverage pay scales. growth is slow

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Cisco Internal view

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsOffice : Cisco is one of the best company to work with. Only if it is the original cisco and not a part of the acquired one.
    CISCO offers a number of other activities, learning and skill development training to the employees to develop their individual skills.

    ConsCisco (acquired company) is only used for branding and selling of the acquired product and its a personal advise not to prefer it.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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