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Cisco Systems Bengaluru Reviews

Updated March 16, 2017
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  • it can sometimes get overloaded - you are the only one responsible with your work/life balance (in 358 reviews)

  • Big company - very specialized jobs (in 297 reviews)

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  1. "Amazing company to work for"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    very open culture
    great opportunities to learn about cisco/networking products if you are willing to
    you can do many certifications on cisco's cost

    Cons

    bad if you work for an uninspiring and slow manager.
    the work becomes mundane soon .
    frequent layoffs. an overall mood dampener. but if you are untouched a few times it loses its shock value forever.


  2. "Was Great Company to work with.."

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Bengaluru (India)

    I worked at Cisco Systems (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible Timings
    Good Work Life Balance
    Many projects going parallel
    Gives sufficient time to complete work

    Cons

    Layoffs
    False Promises
    RoadMap not clear
    You are at Manager's stake
    Manager has complete control over you


  3. "Senior Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time

    Pros

    Flexibility, interesting work, new technology

    Cons

    Can be demanding at times depending on which business unit you are in

    Advice to Management

    There are times we exhibit red tapism, reducing it would enable faster decision making


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  5. "Good"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Incident Manager in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Incident Manager in Bengaluru (India)

    I have been working at Cisco Systems (Less than a year)

    Pros

    working culture, infrastructure, rest all good

    Cons

    less options for contractors, no more cons


  6. "Good Company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Work culture, Work life balance

    Cons

    over all it is a good company to work

    Advice to Management

    nothing :-)


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    "Great work and culture"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great working environment and work content
    Cool technologies to work on

    Cons

    Uncertain business conditions and regular layoffs

    Advice to Management

    Get back to growth and remove the layoff culture


  8. "Cisco Systems"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cisco Systems (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great Place to Work
    Cutting Edge Technology
    Great Pay
    Work Life Balance
    Great Culture

    Cons

    Lack of Ownership
    Very slow in adapting to change


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    "company review"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    very good work life balance

    Cons

    compensation should be better :-)

    Advice to Management

    nope


  10. "Decent organization"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good work life balance
    Amazing transport service
    Respects Technical acumen
    Promotes Innovation

    Cons

    HR needs to be more responsive
    Salary could be more competitive compared to other competitors


  11. "Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good Technology. Market Leader. Variety of Technologies.

    Cons

    Big company. Decisions slow sometimes.



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