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Great company to work for

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Engineer in Seattle, WA
Current Employee - Engineer in Seattle, WA

I have been working at F5 Networks full-time (More than 3 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Upper management has good direction and provides ample communication to employees. Support organizations (IT, payroll, HR) are all very responsive.

Cons

Middle management often lacks communication, too many tools and resources for getting job done. Should be consolidated and kept up to date.

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  1. Helpful (3)

    F5 is an awesome place to work. It's the leader in it's market (ADC) and now expanding into other markets.

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

    I have been working at F5 Networks full-time (More than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    Leader in ADC market with a clear vision of expansion into other markets (security, firewall, cloud). There is still a startup mood at F5. Good salary, great people at work. Good medical insurance + flex-plan + ESPP.

    Cons

    San Jose office is boring. Seattle is better. Tel Aviv office is good. Tomsk office is the best. There is no culture at F5. No hackathons, no beer parties, no pet projects. Bad communication between different teams. Micromanagement. Lots of hiring recently which bloated once a small company. Some junk hires.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees - they have great ideas. Not all ideas should come from PMs, some engineers are better than PMs in identifying the vision.


  2. Helpful (5)

    Growing worse day by day. Work is no more pleasure

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

    I have been working at F5 Networks full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Stocks are doing great Kitchen stocked up with snacks once in 2 weeks I guess Benefits are good

    Cons

    Used to be a great company. Work culture is very bad. Management grows worse day by day. Setting unachievable goals and forcing employees to show up on weekends and holidays for the sake of showing up but not really concerned about people being productive. Management does not hear you. Have never seen such a bad work culture in my prior experiences

    Advice to Management

    Let employees set the goals. be little flexible which will lead to more productivity


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