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Cisco Systems Bengaluru Reviews

Updated March 26, 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. "Was Great Company to work with.."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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


  2. "Senior Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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


  3. "Software Manager"

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

    Pros

    Work & Culture is awesome here, Cant get better

    Cons

    Inconsistent growth due to large sub organizations inside


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  5. "3"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • 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

    Pros

    Great work life balance. Management strategy directly reflects in the work, so we most of us have clarity on how product is going. Comparatively good salary.

    Cons

    Once you join a product it will be very difficult for you to change or shift to different product. So your career opportunities are limited. Layoff's are very regular and reason could be anything.


  6. "Good"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • 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


  7. "Job"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Leader in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Technical Leader in Bengaluru (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good work life balance.
    Some teams do good work.

    Cons

    No growth and less salary hike.
    Senior management is clueless.

    Advice to Management

    Value your employees.


  8. "Good Company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • 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 :-)


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Great work and culture"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • 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


  10. "Cisco Systems"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • 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


  11. Helpful (1)

    "company review"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • 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



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