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  1. 1 person found this helpful

    Regret resigning

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Channel Account Manager in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Channel Account Manager in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at McAfee full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    *Best Management
    *Great Salary and Compensation.
    *Open Culture.
    *Lots of exposure.

    Cons

    No Cons, I just left because I could not work in night shift.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. Great Infrastructure, Best Minds in Industry, now called Intel Security, Great initial package.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at McAfee

    Pros

    1. Package offered to you initially will be awesome when you join. and lots of goodies.
    2. Chance to work with one of the best minds in industry.
    3. Amazing office infrastructure.
    4. Good career prospect. It is will be Intel by 2016. So big brand value.
    5. Feel good factor. Feeling of working in a great company can be seen from lot of people.
    6. Chance to internally move across teams/projects.

    Cons

    1. Transparency in Job role.
    2. More innovative and development work should be initiated. More of QA work.
    3. Proper team introduction and absorption into team to be done. People in team don't have time to talk to others.
    4. Heard about very less onsite opportunities.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    (same as mentioned in Cons)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. One of the best place to work

    Former Employee - Technical Analyst in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Technical Analyst in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at McAfee

    Pros

    A wonderful team. Amazing work culture.

    Cons

    Limited personal growth,else don't see any.

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  5. Review For Technical support Engineer Network Security Team

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    Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at McAfee full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    There is not best Reason after joining this team

    Cons

    -Team Work Sucks
    -Senior People sitting for 15 years doing nothing
    -Technical Training 0%
    -Single Engineer is mapped to 10 Products
    - Work Pressure Very High
    -Its not the same at different location
    -Management says its TAC -But its Customer Service and not Technical Support
    -For Break you need Permission and if its break they ask you to pick calls .
    -In my span of 2years till now (about to end soon) Out of team of 25 people 20 are new , Everybody leaves in one year .

    - Your life and career will be pathetic .

    NOTE:PLEASE JOIN HERE TO SCREW YOUR CAREER

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    PLEASE UNDERSTAND EMPLOYEE NEEDS!!!!!!!!!!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  6. Good company to work for and great people.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at McAfee

    Pros

    Challenging projects to work upon, good scope for personal growth. Work you do is important and has an impact on the virtual world. People are good & talented. Work-life balance is respected.

    Cons

    Finance & HR are least co-operative. Cafeteria food is not that good.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Fix finance, HR teams.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  7. McAfee Inside Sales

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Inside Sales Representative in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Inside Sales Representative in Mumbai (India)

    I have been working at McAfee full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Office superb...facilities amazing...work life balance is gud...helpful ppl ...flexible hours...work is professional

    Cons

    Rewards n recognition depends on immediate manager n promotions take atleas 2yrs time...they spoil u completely by keeping u in da comfort zone

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Multiple reporting n huge hierarchy makes system n process complex

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. It was a pleasure working for McAfee

    Former Employee - Inside Sales Representative in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Inside Sales Representative in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at McAfee full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Best environment. Employee benefits. Respect. Quality of work.

    Cons

    Some politics just like any other company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't hire too many people from the same part of the country.

    Recommends
  9. Best places to work

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at McAfee

    Pros

    Work Life Balance, Cutting Edge Technology Environment, Amazing Growth Path

    Cons

    Interview Process, Decision process on Hiring

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Creating more Diversity Hiring

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  10. Super Cool

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software QA Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Software QA Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at McAfee full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Free Lunch, Free cold drink, Free Maggi, Good work life balance, Not much pressure

    Cons

    Depends on manager. Some teams don't have work even though you get hired as a tech guy.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. Great Place to Work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at McAfee full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    It has a good work culture. The company is profitable and future projections are very strong. Lot of product initiatives.

    Cons

    HR & IT Dept. has to be followed up.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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