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Do not go to McAfee if you are looking to make a career. The company is just a stepping stone to other opportunities.

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Current Employee - Sales Engineer in Herndon, VA
Current Employee - Sales Engineer in Herndon, VA

I have been working at McAfee

No opinion of CEO
No opinion of CEO

Pros

The products and the people are the best reasons to work for McAfee

Cons

McAfee hires from outside the company. Very slim chances of advancement at McAfee

Advice to Management

Advance people from within the company or the talent will leave.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    McAfee research and content side is top.

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    Current Employee - Security Researcher in Beaverton, OR
    Current Employee - Security Researcher in Beaverton, OR

    I have been working at McAfee

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The free drinks. The level of knowledge in the research side of the organization is bar none. The company is profitable and future projections are very strong.

    Cons

    The research side could use work in integrating the various companies that McAfee buys. Also, it seems like Product Management has a clear idea of where they are going and are constantly changing directions. These changes have a big impact and usually lead to wasted cycles in the organization.

    Advice to Management

    Be more involved in your organization. Support more company functions.


  2. Helpful (1)

    8 years and going...but interested in more

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    Current Employee - Senior Product Manager in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Product Manager in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at McAfee

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Broad access to a number of technologies that can be used. If you're in sales you can make some serious dough. Flexible work schedule with remote working being acceptable for many roles. Slackers are quick to be eliminated, as most folks pull their weight and more.

    Cons

    Rather flat organization with limited advancement opportunity for technically oriented folks that want to stay technical. You have the option of either going into sales or going somewhere else unless a director role becomes available and you happen to be the best candidate for the role in the location where it is being offered. There are a lot of "Senior" this or thats, several directors, and it seems like a few too many VPs.

    Advice to Management

    Don't ignore advancement opportunities for your technical teams.


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