Juniper Networks

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A great company overall

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  • Senior Management
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  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
Former Employee - Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA

I worked at Juniper Networks full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

Senior technical community is very open and friendly, nice new campus and good cafeteria, the compensation/salary is competitive and the benefits are great, solid products in routing and switching businesses.

Cons

A few significant failed investments/projects gave the company big troubles, and org shaking-up keep happening at all levels and no signs of turning around for the security businesses ...

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Hope the new CEO can make the right changes/decisions to capture the opportunity in the right market/industry, especially fix the problems in the leadership team of security business org.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Excellent salary and benefits marred by hostile culture

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

    I have been working at Juniper Networks full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    The salary and benefits are very competitive, and the work-life balance is very flexible. Managers do not mind if you work from home often or frequently take time off for personal reasons. The products Juniper makes are widely used and there are plenty of chances to make lasting industry connections at this company.

    Cons

    This company's culture is very competitive, and not in a good way. People are very hostile towards employees who work for other teams. If you take a job here, you will spend a significant amount of time arguing over which team is responsible whenever there's a problem.

    Additionally, managers tend to follow a "by the books" approach and will make decisions based on what's safest for themselves instead of what's best for the company. New features are often released days after they are implemented with little/no formal testing because managers do not want to tell customer support that the customer's requests couldn't be immediately fulfilled. I've never seen anyone get reprimanded for making a change that broke a product, but it's still frustrating to know that you caused a problem that could have prevented with a little more patience and testing.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't be afraid to deny customer's requests when they want you to do something wreckless. There are a lot more problems when a bunch of networks go down than there are when an ISP has to wait an extra 3 months for something they've been doing fine without for years.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Company culture needs to align to company vision

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - BT Transformation in Sunnyvale, CA
    Former Employee - BT Transformation in Sunnyvale, CA

    I worked at Juniper Networks full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    People are friendly - consensus driven culture

    Cons

    Strategy un-focused and management unable to execute

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improve overall culture

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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