Symantec
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www.symantec.com Mountain View, CA 5000+ Employees

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Getting ready for takeoff!

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

ProsFlexibility
Benefits
20K+ company has lots of opportunities for mobility

Cons6 months ago, I could write a laundry list, but things have certainly changed.

Advice to Senior ManagementSteve Bennett is the real deal!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great people, benefits and work/life balance, with good work schedule flexibility; no upward mobility or clear vision

    Principal Software Engineer (Current Employee)
    Lindon, UT

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


    Pros: Compensation is better than average, benefits are great, and the culture is good, people are great at the office. Challenging engineering problems are always… Cons: 'Thrashing' occurs frequently because of the loose process and somewhat ambiguous direction or absence of vision. Layoffs have occurred multiple times so there is… Advice to Senior Management: Encourage more enthusiasm for the business, and emphasize the importance of each role in the company as a vital part of the future success. … Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Good company but bad management.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Symantec


    Pros: Great benefits and campus in general. The company has great… Cons: The company acquired too many businesses. They do not know what to do with them. They also acquired two identical companies, which for two years… Advice to Senior Management: I am not sure that CEO knows what is going on in his divisions. He made the correct decision to cut the management, but it… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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