Juniper Networks

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Juniper Networks Reviews

Updated Jul 23, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.4 821 reviews

56% Approve of the CEO

Juniper Networks CEO Shaygan Kheradpir

Shaygan Kheradpir

(73 ratings)

70% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Fairly good support for work/life balance in many (but not all) parts of the business(in 63 reviews)

  • If you want to work on cutting edge technology then this company is for you(in 26 reviews)


Cons
  • Work/Life balance sometimes is a little bit uncompensated(in 21 reviews)

  • very weak senior management and inability to take sever action to attach people to their job(in 21 reviews)

821 Employee Reviews
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    Good work place with friendly environment

    Member Technical Staff (Former Employee) Bangalore (India)

    ProsGood Work place, Friendly environment, great place to learn

    ConsNone, couldn't find any major issues

    Advice to Senior Managementnone

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    good company

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosgood policy, good managers, they regularly have events to have employees get together

    Consrecent lay offs, initial package not impressive

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    Good company bur lack of stock incentives

    Senior Technical Marketing Engineer (Current Employee) Sunnyvale, CA

    Prosvery good company and work environment. A lot of flexibility for creativity and innovation

    Consnot much stock options/RSU incentives

    Advice to Senior Managementmore care, less middle management

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

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    Ok to work

    Software Test Engineer (Current Employee)

    ProsGood technology , we can learn latest technologies..

    ConsLayoff .. early 4 times lay offf!!!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good, but...

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat teams with lot of passion
    Good engineering skills

    Conslack of motivation with lot of uncertainity

    Advice to Senior ManagementNeed clear direction and strong road map

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Staff engineer

    Staff Engineer (Current Employee) Sunnyvale, CA

    ProsExcellent teams. Great technical forums. Having a great time.

    ConsInternal processes are not always engineering friendly.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    OK

    Software Engineer (Current Employee) Sunnyvale, CA

    ProsWas a good company with lots of learning

    Conscompany needs focus and better management

    Advice to Senior ManagementPlease restore focus and direction for the company

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Juniper is No 2 in Network Equipment Vendor

    Senior Manager (Current Employee) Sunnyvale, CA

    ProsWell established business and solid financial and operational performance.
    Leading technology in core router and internet service provider business.
    Flexible working environment.
    Good compensation (slalary, bonus and RSU)

    ConsSlow growth and lost momentum, this may not Juniper specific, but networking industry in general;
    Loosing market share in security market and very challenging in switch and data center market;
    Leadership churn recently;

    Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to fix middle level management.
    Solidify SDN story and strategy on integration with current products.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Poor management with no leadership

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Prosgood compensation and benefits, work is easy to manage

    ConsNo challenge at all, nothing you can learn from this company. Even you want to contribute, mgt does not take any risk

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Good culture if you can duck the politics

    Systems Administrator (Former Employee) Sunnyvale, CA

    ProsExcellent technology
    Top-notch engineers - Development, Support, etc
    Sometimes Juniper's direction is down-right visionary
    Very professional environment (more than most)
    Excellent facilities, culture, and perks

    ConsUnfocused: e.g. We acquired companies then dropped them
    Painfully political at times
    Volitile, at times even unstable. Your project, product, or job might disappear.

    Advice to Senior ManagementEvery one of you is excellent. However, you occassionally have some awkwardness working with each other. Follow-through on your best ideas, even when the market gets unnerving. Acquire companies only if you are certain the talent/products fit with a long-term strategy -- and follow through! Otherwise, whenever possible, develop the solution in-house; again, you have some of the finest talent in the industry.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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