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Great job for anyone looking to developing expertise in networking techologies

Network Consulting Engineer (Current Employee)
San Jose, CA

ProsGreat opportunities to work closely with strong engineers
Plenty of autonomy
Access to great people, tools, and resources
Exposure to high profile projects

ConsNot as fun as it used to be.
You might be able to make more money elsewhere
Hard driving culture.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Political cesspool

    Software Engineer IV (Former Employee)
    Santa Clara, CA

    I worked at Cisco Systems


    Pros: It feels great when you leave. Cons: Managers are sweatshopping engineers trying to compete not with the marketplace but instead with other groups doing the same exact thing. What a huge… Advice to Senior Management: Do your jobs and fire half the directors. Stop the waste of time… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Great culture - regaining focus

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Cisco Systems


    Pros: Pockets of excellent work. Wish it is across the company. Cons: Culture of promoting talkers than doers Advice to Senior Management: Value potential and capability than mere talk. Peel and know… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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