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Challenging -- but sometimes frustrating

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Staff Engineer in Palo Alto, CA
Current Employee - Staff Engineer in Palo Alto, CA
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Customers love us, we make awesome products and we get to solve technical challenges every day -- and the solution makes it into enterprise IT a couple of years later. The people are smart, and the campus is beautiful.

Cons

Planning leaves something to be desired. Sometimes there's a lot of scrambling at the front end, and the tail end of the release.

Other Employee Reviews for VMware

  1. Good place to work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Member of Technical Staff in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Member of Technical Staff in Palo Alto, CA
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great place to learn and work with technology. VMware has products/components across multiple areas - storage, network, compute/memory to name a few and also many new cloud related products - cloudfoundry for example.

    Cons

    Processes like reviews and promotions are becoming more rigid and bureaucratic as company is getting bigger. Also as the company gets bigger, it is harder to keep track of the various different products and understand how they all come together. It is also getting harder to change teams.


  2. Overall a great place to work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Quality Assurance Engineer in Palo Alto, CA
    Former Employee - Software Quality Assurance Engineer in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    benefits Smart people Good work environment High tech Good Reputation

    Cons

    Slow career advancement frequent change in company strategy multiple layers of Management


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