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Check Point Software Technologies Reviews

Updated June 20, 2017
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Check Point Software Technologies Chairman and CEO Gil Shwed
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Pros
  • Free Lunch (of "there is no such thing" fame) (in 40 reviews)

  • Managers try to enforce a work-life balance (in 16 reviews)

Cons
  • Low salary relative to the IT market (in 24 reviews)

  • No structure within the department and no guidance by upper management (in 15 reviews)

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  1. "Fun for a while"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Support Engineer in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Customer Support Engineer in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Recommends

    I worked at Check Point Software Technologies (More than a year)

    Pros

    I was lucky to land a day shift
    Beer and snacks on Wednesday at noon
    Lunch is delivered daily with many options
    co-workers work well together

    Cons

    Being on the phone all day can become (like any call center) boring.


  2. "software developer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Check Point Software Technologies part-time

    Pros

    nice place to work at

    Cons

    none cons all good about this company

  3. "Good people, low salary."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior QA Engineer in Tel Aviv-Yafo (Israel)
    Current Employee - Senior QA Engineer in Tel Aviv-Yafo (Israel)
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Check Point Software Technologies full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good people, good managers. Good work-time balance. Good place for those who just starting their careers.

    Cons

    Low salary comparing to the same positions in other companies (30% less than average). No corporate outing/team-building activities at all. Company wants you only will work non-stop.

    Advice to Management

    More corporate outing activities - its improve productivity and motivation.


  4. "Java developer"

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Check Point Software Technologies full-time

    Pros

    No pressure.
    Good environment at all.

    Cons

    Not organized
    low salary
    bad food.


  5. "Student position for 2 years"

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    Current Employee - Student Software Developer in Tel Aviv-Yafo (Israel)
    Current Employee - Student Software Developer in Tel Aviv-Yafo (Israel)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Check Point Software Technologies part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very convenient for students, freedom in planning work-study schedule.
    Great people to work with.

    Cons

    No guidance by upper management in some topics which sometimes causes confusion

    Advice to Management

    More involvement in some topics


  6. "Good friends and people, bad salary"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Tel Aviv-Yafo (Israel)
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Tel Aviv-Yafo (Israel)

    I have been working at Check Point Software Technologies full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great people, great environment to develop and learn

    Cons

    Low salary, as more you continue on firm- you learn more about the product and less about new technologies.


  7. "Named Account Executive"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Check Point Software Technologies full-time

    Pros

    flexible, benefits are great, team work

    Cons

    niche, more security, team, management

  8. "Poor employer"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Major Account Executive in Sydney (Australia)
    Former Employee - Major Account Executive in Sydney (Australia)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Check Point Software Technologies full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great technology, not too much else

    Cons

    Don't value employees. Poor tech support. Don't give a toss about customers

    Advice to Management

    I would give advice but would fall on deaf ears as the heirarchy in Tel Aviv is way too arrogant to listen


  9. "Technical Advisor"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Advisor in Irving, TX
    Current Employee - Technical Advisor in Irving, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Check Point Software Technologies full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The people are great and the environment seems committed to your success.

    Cons

    The stress of various positions can be strong for certain people.


  10. "Only good if you are in R&D deparment"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Leader in Tel Aviv-Yafo (Israel)
    Current Employee - Team Leader in Tel Aviv-Yafo (Israel)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Check Point Software Technologies full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    might be good experience if you are a junior

    Cons

    almost everything, budget, higher management and many more


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