Cisco Systems
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Good place to work and grow if you are in the right business unit

Senior Software Engineer (Current Employee)
San Jose, CA

ProsOpportunities to work in different networking areas. Flexible work hours.

ConsWorkload could be overwhelming at times. Force ranking which could be easily manipulated good or bad by your manager.

Advice to Senior ManagementTreat employee feedback on first and second line managers seriously. Take action if management feedback is trending negative year over year.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    stressful, a lot of politics, unfair reward

    Software Engineer III (Former Employee)
    Research Triangle Park, NC

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: big company, a lot of employers, opportunities within the company Cons: you don't get rewarded no matter how hard you try, it's mostly about politics, frequent layoffs even after growing… Advice to Senior Management: wake up, stop bullshitting More
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    An amazing play to live, learn and play !

    Network Consulting Engineer (Current Employee)
    San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: Flexible / Remote Work Option, No Micromanagement, Laid Back Culture Cons: Salary is not up to the match as other places.… Advice to Senior Management: Get Cisco's name out there to generic public. Like Amazon, Apple,… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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