Cisco Systems Reviews in India

Updated August 28, 2014
Updated August 28, 2014
5,008 Reviews

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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work/life balance (for most) with plenty of tools to help get that done (in 534 reviews)

  • It is very flexible environment where most people can work from home if they desire (in 301 reviews)


Cons
  • No part-time options for professionals wanting work-life balance while raising a family (in 161 reviews)

  • The result is a dilution of culture and a race towards big company mediocrity (in 149 reviews)

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239 Employee Reviews Back to all reviews

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  1.  

    God company for mid to late career years.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Engineer  in  Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Work-life balance
    - skilled co workers

    Cons

    Compensation is not as per market standard.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II  in  Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great work life balance. Good gym

    Cons

    slow growth. No free food

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Excellent Work Place

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cisco Systems

    Pros

    Excellent Work Culture, new technologies

    Cons

    Not able to find one at this time

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  5.  

    Great place to work with!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer  in  Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great culture, values, perks and work environment

    Cons

    Set back environment. Sometimes it feels like you need a push

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Good work life balance

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

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time

    Pros

    good salary, work from home options, loot of learning oppurtunities and Cisco brand

    Cons

    your job will be under risk if ur BU is not performing well and your are in high grades

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Good company

    Current Employee - Senior Engineer  in  Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    good pay, other benefits (bonus, insurance coverage) are good

    Cons

    no security of job,

  8.  

    good company to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - TAC Engineer  in  Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - TAC Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    good benefit, package and opportunity, excellent growth opportunity however

    Cons

    not much you may get isolated to only one technology if you dont start internally looking around

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    na

  9.  

    Good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Technical Writer  in  Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Technical Writer in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flexible work and good work environment.

    Cons

    Promotions take a long long time. Sometimes leadership is not aware of what is happening at the lower level.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More consideration required for existing employees

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Good Work Culture

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer IV  in  Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer IV in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Work culture, Work From Home and flexible timings

    Cons

    More work pressure. Late night meetings to coordinate with US Teams.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Great workplace

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer  in  Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    work life balance
    good working environment

    Cons

    less growth
    less concerned management
    no merit based reviews

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Market comparsion & correction

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

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