Cisco Systems
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I am satisfied with the company in general

Technical Leader I (Current Employee)
San Jose, CA

ProsVery open culture
Good engineering work
Enough complex to keep engineers busy
There is some scope of innovation but requires lengthy research

ConsCompany is very big
Things start late as we are more relying on acquisitions
Less scope of innovations
Company moves slow
Very process oriented, is good + bad

Advice to Senior ManagementEncourage innovation

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Software Engineer III (Former Employee)
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    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time for more than a year


    Pros: - Work life balance - Predictable life - Brand recognition - Chance to… Cons: - Too large - Slow upward mobility - Standard rewards Advice to Senior Management: None Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Good work and personal life balance

    IT Analyst (Current Employee)
    Dallas, TX

    I have been working at Cisco Systems as a contractor for more than 3 years


    Pros: Good work and personal life balance and flexible working hours. Cons: Bad management decision and money spending on less priority projects. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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