NetApp
3.7 of 5 931 reviews
www.netapp.com Sunnyvale, CA 5000+ Employees

NetApp Reviews

Updated Apr 22, 2014
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3.7 931 reviews

                             

86% Approve of the CEO

NetApp President & CEO Tom Georgens

Tom Georgens

(535 ratings)

80% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "It's a place where you feel you can make a difference without sacrificing your work-life balance"
    in 90 reviews
  • "NetApp has been on the Fortune magazine's "great place to work" list for 12 years in a row"
    in 70 reviews
Cons:
  • "The manager sets the tone for the group in terms of culture and work/life balance"
    in 21 reviews
  • "Stagnation at middle management layer; Alignment issues at senior management layer"
    in 34 reviews
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Best company to work for

Technical Marketing Engineer (Current Employee)
Bellevue, WA

I have been working at NetApp full-time for more than a year

ProsEmployee perks, time-off policies and values of the company are well known to all - always in top 10 of Best companies to work for list. Really good work-life balance. Work from home facility can be used reasonably

ConsSlow paced environment plus middle management is not motivated enough to drive the actual working employees

Advice to Senior ManagementBake-in processes to follow deadlines and program management

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Course developer at NetApp

Developer (Current Employee)
Sunnyvale, CA

I have been working at NetApp full-time for more than 10 years

ProsGreat company values
Very innovative technology
Great OS that is very dependable - you can believe in the company product
the people working for NetApp are great.

ConsFew perks beyond the expected - no big parties, individual contributors always fly economy even for long haul trips, the company is always trying to save money even when they do well, no recognition for long term employees such as reaching 5 years or 10 years.

Advice to Senior ManagementDon't lose track of the company values. Also, don't lose track of the goals.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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QA Engineer (Current Employee)
Sunnyvale, CA

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

Proswork life balance is very good. people are very friendly and helpful. good work culture

Consdint not find any difficulties working for Netapp.

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

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Good place to work

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at NetApp full-time for more than 3 years

Prosthe gym and cafeteria are great as well as the people

ConsThe 2 shutdowns per year require you to take vacation or take time off without pay.

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Fun and supports innovation

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at NetApp full-time

ProsGet things done attitude rocks,
Very friendly and fun environment,
Opportunity to grow

ConsTest environment and development framework internally developed which does not help personal growth

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great Place to Work, except in Support

Technical Support Engineer III (Current Employee)
Research Triangle Park, NC

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

ProsCulture, ability to have input, interaction with upper management to Director level

ConsHealth Insurance, Stability - lay offs, no advancement, pay

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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The NetApp culture is the best that I have experienced.

HW Engineering (Current Employee)
Sunnyvale, CA

I have been working at NetApp full-time for more than 10 years

ProsI have the privilege with working with some of the most talented individuals in the industry, given the challenging changing environment that we are in, migrating to the cloud. Pay and benefits are on par with the best in the industry.

ConsIn HW engineering, lack of the ability to advance. Company develops experts of certain portions of the position skill sets, and were not always able to fully utilize individual skill sets.

Advice to Senior ManagementConsider development of management from within, rather than development of management from external sources.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great Place to work!

Technical Support Engineer II (Current Employee)
Wichita, KS

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

Pros-High value on taking care of employees.
-Strong management
-A lot of nice perks/discounts.

Cons-Constantly shifting processes can lead to confusion and inefficiency
-Work load is extremely high per employee.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Very good employer!

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at NetApp full-time for more than 3 years

ProsFree to work and contribute, great bosses

ConsSlow at decision making at times

Advice to Senior ManagementNone

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

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Amazing Company

Software Engineer (Former Employee)
Research Triangle Park, NC

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

ProsGreat peers, beautiful campus, friendly atmosphere. Everyone is willing to help and very much enthusiastic about their jobs.

ConsNot really anything to say here, company helps you out if you don't like your team or job and helps you find a new one.

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

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