Varian Medical Systems

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Good place to work

Program Manager (Former Employee) Palo Alto, CA

ProsEveryone trying to do the right thing by working hard and achieve the main goal to cure cancer, and they are enjoyable to work with.

ConsThere was some group that has their own 'clique' which hard to be part of. at a point I was felt a bit discriminated. Fortunately that person no longer with this company.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work.

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

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    Micromanaging, risk adverse and vision-less physics geek place

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Palo Alto, CA

    I worked at Varian Medical Systems full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: Large and leading in its field; Good compensation and benefits; You can hide as… Cons: No vision; Geeks run the place; Management focus on next quarter's results -- look at their compensation packages, and you know why....; Very old-fashioned… Advice to Senior Management: Get fresh blood into the place ! Wake up --… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Good people working with poor processes

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Palo Alto, CA

    I have been working at Varian Medical Systems


    Pros: - The company is relatively stable compared to tech companies in the valley - Varian offers… Cons: - Internal processes are not well defined - A lot of "tribal knowledge" that makes it hard to transfer information - The downside to… Advice to Senior Management: Provide clear guidance on priorities so teams can have better… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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