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Current Employee - Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA

I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (Less than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

benifits and work culture none

Cons

none none none none none

Advice to Management

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  1. Slow, but good prestige

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Software Engineer Intern in San Jose, CA
    Former Intern - Software Engineer Intern in San Jose, CA

    I worked at Cisco Systems as an intern (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    There are a lot of smart people at Cisco and this is a good place to learn and gain experience. The campus is also large and beautiful. Cisco has tons of resources.

    Cons

    At times the work is a little slow paced. Some people who are mentors should not be mentors whereas other people who should be mentors are not.

    Advice to Management

    Treat your interns better and don't tell them any bad news the day before Thanksgiving.


  2. Cisco is just ok, feels like a middle aged man going through mid life crisis.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Program Manager
    Former Contractor - Program Manager

    I worked at Cisco Systems as a contractor

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

    Pros

    100% remote working which allows you to work out of any location.

    Cons

    Inability to properly forecast current projects and spend therefore leading to abrupt cancelations in vendor contracts and last minute extensions.

    Advice to Management

    Inability to forecast budget, poor workforce planning, webex/webex social is cluegy and new vendor management system enforces a nickel and dime mentality that hurts vendors as well as Cisco since you get what you pay for. Also it would be nice if Cisco's answer to budgetary constraints was not reactive, meaning let's offshore an American job to India to cut cost you should know what you are spending so you know what you can afford to keep.


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