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Former Employee - Software Engineer  in  Palo Alto, CA
Former Employee - Software Engineer in Palo Alto, CA

I worked at VMware as an intern for less than a year

Pros

Cutting edge company
Interesting projects
Gym is good, cafe is also nice though is crowed during lunch

Cons

Pala alto housing is extremely expensive.

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    Thrilling at the beginning and disaster in the end

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    Former Employee - Senior QA Engineer  in  Palo Alto, CA
    Former Employee - Senior QA Engineer in Palo Alto, CA

    I worked at VMware full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    - cutting edge technologies
    - valuable experience
    - great campus, cafe, beer bashes
    - free food and drinks in the kitchen
    - gym
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    Cons

    - incompetent and corrupted QA higher management
    - poor company culture
    - hypocritical - promote professional growth, but wont allow to actually grow. Example, HR will send plans for employees to improve their skills like taking additional classes, but manager wont ever approve siting project timelines

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire professional QA management
    Start really care about employee professional growth
    Build teams

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    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Member of Technical Staff

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    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff  in  Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Palo Alto, CA

    I have been working at VMware full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great challenges, smart engineers, cutting edge technology company focused in give more value to its customers in every release.

    Cons

    Slow paced company. Some teams does not have enough time to train/mentor new hires, that means you should be a good self-learner.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on training and mentoring of new hires. Try to make this company more agile.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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