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Senior Principal IT Analyst

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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Senior Principal IT Analyst in Mountain View, CA
Former Employee - Senior Principal IT Analyst in Mountain View, CA

I worked at Symantec full-time (More than 3 years)

No opinion of CEO
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Great work life balance, ok salary and benefits

Cons

Overly complicated IT structure, employee feedback is not valued and only for talkers and not doers

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    Dysfunctional finance team

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Symantec

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    -nice benefit -work life balance -"nice" people

    Cons

    -weak management -unclear roles and responsibilities -no accountability -high turn over rate -promotes people who are friends or loyal. Do not value experience -poor internal reporting system --> meaning lots of busy work to reconcile data

    Advice to Management

    Hire good finance vp who really understands what finance is to replace the one that rely solely on external consulting firm or newly graduated MBA with little experience


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    A great company off its tracks. It no longer has the thrill of working and competing with better talent.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA

    I worked at Symantec full-time (More than 8 years)

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

    Pros

    Good pay, lots of promotional opportunities. It has a great portfolio of products.

    Cons

    Leadership in a fog, mediocrity at all levels

    Advice to Management

    Stop concentrating on operational issues, world is changing at an exponential pace.


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