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"No longer a good place to work since acquisition of foundry"

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  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

new campus,cafeteria and gym facilities

Cons

1. No appreciation of good work for fresh graduates.
2. expected to work long hours and sometime on weekends
3. no work-life balance
4. salary is below market value and incompetitive and no increments since 2 years
5. too many shutdowns ( two times in a year ) and mandatory unpaid time offs

Advice to Management

Acknowledge and give respect to the hard work of your employees and atleast give them bonus as promised rather forcing mandatory shutdowns on them and expecting long hours to work.

Other Employee Reviews for Brocade

  1. Helpful (4)

    "Great new facilities, but career advancement an issue"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Cares about employees, great facilities (cafeteria, fitness center, restaurants close by), good technical learning, great for new university hires, and for people who want to dive deep

    Cons

    Some politics for an organization of this size, career advancement an issue, job rotation is an issue. Communication and ownership unclear in some parts of the organization


  2. Helpful (3)

    "disappointed"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible working time.
    Historical good bonus program.
    Leading product lines.
    Good engineering lab support.
    Good onsite gym.

    Cons

    No vision. Office politics. Do not focus on technology.

    Advice to Management

    Treat engineers fairly. Give them the way for career development.

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