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Senior Principal IT Analyst

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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)

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

    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 ManagementAdvice

    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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
  2. Design at symantec

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    Current Employee - Senior Visual Designer in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Visual Designer in Mountain View, CA

    I have been working at Symantec full-time

    Pros

    Great design team - get to work on multiple segments (consumer, enterprise, smb).

    Cons

    No perks like other companies in the area.
    Arguments in scrum meetings - team members have egos
    Poor base salary compare to other companies with regards to design.
    Training for 4.0 processes aren't give to all employees.
    Slow to adapt to new technologies.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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