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Used to be pretty awesome, could have been incredible, got pretty bad

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA

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

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

good campus. some excellent leadership. Great products. Incredible potential as a company. Opportunity for advancement but watch for political land mines.

Cons

They have lost their way but are not too far gone. Leadership needs a change. It is underway so there is hope.

Advice to Management

Figure it out. Sell or build a new plan

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    flexible but too many shutdowns

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    Current Employee - ASIC Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - ASIC Engineer in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Brocade Communications full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    flexible working place. projects are nice

    Cons

    too many shutdowns limited PTO are forced to be used up in shutdowns.


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    Software Engineer IV

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer IV in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer IV in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Brocade Communications full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Used to be a great place for self-starters and star players; Good opportunity for people who want to learn about L2 and L3 networks or SAN storage networks.

    Cons

    Teams have lost the steam... Cream of talented people have left or in the process of leaving the company already. No learning opportunities. HR's highly discourage or ensure that employees don't move between jobs. So obviously employees quit or perform poorly in the current role.

    Advice to Management

    There is no solid management team. Company and the management team have lost the steam. There is no CEO, VP of Sales. Lots of engineering teams don't have senior management for almost a year. Only advice to Senior Management: Pay well to retain your talented employees... including your line managers.


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