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"Excellent Career"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Consulting Systems Engineer
Current Employee - Consulting Systems Engineer
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Challenging, interesting work with great teawork culture. A lot of opportunity to provide value and initiate positive change, even at the invividual contributor level. Supportive and respectful management. Great technology and effective technical direction leadership. Excellent work-life balance. Recent hires from competitors has provided fresh industy insight and ideas that have been positive overall for Cisco.

Cons

Some business operational challenges/inefficiencies that are now clearly being addressed. Learning to navigate within a large and dynamic company can prove challenging for new hires.

Advice to Management

Keep up the good work and continue to foster the Cisco family culture.

Other Employee Reviews for Cisco Systems

  1. "I am satisfied with the company in general"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Leader I in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Technical Leader I in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very open culture
    Good engineering work
    Enough complex to keep engineers busy
    There is some scope of innovation but requires lengthy research

    Cons

    Company is very big
    Things start late as we are more relying on acquisitions
    Less scope of innovations
    Company moves slow
    Very process oriented, is good + bad

    Advice to Management

    Encourage innovation


  2. "Great work culture"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer III in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer III in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Work life balance
    - Predictable life
    - Brand recognition
    - Chance to switch into so many roles and products

    Cons

    - Too large
    - Slow upward mobility
    - Standard rewards

    Advice to Management

    None

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