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"Good work environment, compensation needs to be more competitive"

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Software Engineer II in San Jose, CA
Current Employee - Software Engineer II in San Jose, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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

Pros

Healthy work environment, work profile as a software engineer is also really good. Company outlook looks good too.

Cons

Compensation not competitive enough, monetary perks are minimal for new software grads unlike other similar companies.

Other Employee Reviews for Cisco Systems

  1. "Inadequate staffing, shifting priorities"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Systems Administrator in Research Triangle Park, NC
    Former Employee - Systems Administrator in Research Triangle Park, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule.
    Good Benefits.
    Ability to take on new tasks

    Cons

    Shifting priorities.
    Seemed like leadership was managing stock price rather than managing the company.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on core technologies, rather than the stock price.


  2. "Great experience,but the company needs to do a deeper organizational change to map transformers and maintainers"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engagement Manager in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Engagement Manager in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Open mind, mobility and you drive your career

    Cons

    Middle Senior leadership need to be changed, identify transformers on middle and bottom to bring up and also combined with some outsiders ( middle means, Directors and VPs)

    Advice to Management

    Reduce the SVP and VP layer and promote more Directors to put decision makers closer to customers

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