Cisco Systems Overview

  • San Jose, CA
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1984
  • Company - Private
  • Computer Hardware & Software
  • $10+ billion (USD)

#WeAreCisco, where each person is unique, but we bring our talents to work as a team and make a difference. Here’s how we do it. We embrace digital, and help our customers implement change in their digital businesses. Some may think we’re “old” (30 years strong!) and only ...
Mission: Cisco wants you to bring your uniqueness, join teams to solve challenges, and work together to get results. Be you, with us! #WeAreCisco! Day to day, we focus on the give and take. We give our best, we give our egos a break and we give of ourselves (because giving back is ...

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2021(#46), 2020(#77), 2019(#69), 2018(#89), 2009(#35)

Top CEOs: 2019(#40)

Company Updates

April 21, 2021
Systems Engineer Mimi shares why including her pronouns - from work directory to social pages - matters.
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Why Adding My Pronouns Matters - Cisco Blogs
April 20, 2021
Meet the winners of our 6th Annual #WeAreCisco #LoveWhereYouWork employee contest!
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6th Annual #WeAreCisco #LoveWhereYouWork Contest Winners! - Cisco Blogs

Cisco Systems Reviews

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Chuck Robbins
Chuck Robbins
5,393 Ratings
Top CEOs 2019
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"Nice experience"

May 7, 2021 - Anonymous Employee


Nice experience and team is nice


No cons overall. It was nice experience.
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Diversity & Inclusion at Cisco Systems

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Diversity Programs & Initiatives

Our mission at Cisco is to power an inclusive future for all – one way we do that is with 29,000 active members that span 72 countries in our Inclusive Communities! Each Inclusive Community provides the opportunity to inspire and thrive through networking, development and allyship as we celebrate

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Cisco Systems Interviews

Getting an Interview
Applied online32%
Campus Recruiting30%
Employee Referral18%

  1. Security Consulting Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview


    There were several interviews consisting of behavioral and technical questions, then an interview with the team lead who talked about job roles. Overall process was quick and fast and questions were relatively straightforward.

    Was asked about common ports and protocols

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Cisco Systems Awards & Accolades

  • #1 US Best Companies to Work ForFortune and Great Place to Work2021
  • #3 in the US as a Military Friendly EmployerMilitary Friendly2021
  • 100% Corporate Equality IndexHuman Rights Campaign2021
  • #1 World’s Best WorkplacesFortune and Great Place to Work2020
  • #2 Best Workplaces in TechnologyFortune and Great Place to Work2020

Pledges & Certifications

  • Veteran Hiring Commitment

    Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

  • Pay Equality Pledge

    Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

  • Tech Hiring Commitment

    Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

  • Career Advancement Program

    Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

  • Social Responsibility Pledge

    Formal programs or foundation to give back to communities

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

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Does Cisco Systems offer dental insurance?

...Great benefits for health and dental, onsite medical and therapy...

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