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It has been very topsy turvy

Senior Applications Developer (Current Employee)
Palo Alto, CA

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

ProsBrandName
No real competitor
Nicely palced in the technology area
Lot of work

ConsLot of work
Not much focus on career development
More repetitive and less creative work
No process results in lot of wastage of productive time

Advice to Senior ManagementBe more open to ideas
Show better responsibility to concerned shared by employees

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

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Marketing and Product Need Better Leadership

Marketing (Former Employee)
Palo Alto, CA

I worked at VMware full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: Great campus, customers and products. People are passionate about the… Cons: Poor leadership. A lot of smart, unrecognized people led by not-so-capable leadership. There seems to be a huge gap between… Advice to Senior Management: Don't be fooled by employees that are good at managing up. Take time to get… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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VMware is a huge software development company where it can be hard not to feel like a cog in the machine.

Senior Member of Technical Staff (Former Employee)
Palo Alto, CA

I worked at VMware full-time for more than a year


Pros: Great campus and benefits. There are a lot of really smart people here. Pay was more than… Cons: This is a really big group of developers and it's hard not to feel overwhelmed by the bureaucracy and complexity of the products and organizations.… Advice to Senior Management: I think the software development groups need to be more autonomous. It seemed like the various products where all intertwined with a huge cumbersome… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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