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Great company and good pay

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Senior Tech Lead in San Jose, CA
Current Employee - Senior Tech Lead in San Jose, CA

I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

Work environment and salary are good. Sufficient Budget to build the lab nice.

Cons

Hiring process is too loose. People may get in without interview if she/he has internal connections.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Learn the interview process from Google.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Supportive managers of my internal transitions into other positions for career growth

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Flexible Hours. Internal opportunities. Openness to internal transfers.

    Cons

    Slow decision making at times.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Good company in which to grow in a wide range of fields if you are in the right groups and are willing to fight for it.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Milpitas, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Milpitas, CA

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

    Pros

    - Encouraging of your initiative to learn and external education opportunities.
    - Typically relaxed work environment where your workload is self-determined.
    - Has access to large code-bases from which you can learn a wide variety of software techniques.
    - Relatively stable company.

    Cons

    - Can be a conservative and procedural-strict company.
    - You need to be in one of the smaller and more advanced-tech group to enjoy many of the pros.
    - More sales and hardware oriented, software groups don't seem as valued in terms of funding and attention.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Encourage a more driven and exciting work environment.
    - Focus more on college hires and their growth within Cisco.

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