Blue Coat Systems

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IT is Hopeless

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

ProsNo Offshore.
Covered Parking
9 - 5 mostly
Good Pay

ConsEverything else. No collaboration. It is a top down approach.
Very small IT team with no proper direction. No planning on projects. All the work is Ad Hoc.

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    • Disapproves of CEO

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    CrCrappy little company

    Senior Technical Writer (Former Employee) Austin, TX

    I worked at Blue Coat Systems for more than a year


    Pros: You like chaos. You thrive on office politics. You hate competence. They… Cons: A lot of nonsense on a daily basis. Constant interoffice politics and changes… Advice to Senior Management: Hara kiri. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    A culture of taking care of employees and compensating them well

    Network Engineer (Former Employee) Draper, UT

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


    Pros: Local management looks after their employees The benefits are fair It is a jeans and t-shirt environment Employees… Cons: Fires have to be continually put out Required communication to do the job correctly is not always shared Firewalls deployed continually cause major outages Too much work for… Advice to Senior Management: Protect your people and your talent When issues arise show transparency rather than blindsiding employees with additional job expectations or unrealistic expectations Back your managers… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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