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"software engineer in cisco"

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Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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

Pros

formal procedure like a big company

Cons

too many layers of managements, who attend meetings for the sake of meetings.

Other Employee Reviews for Cisco Systems

  1. Helpful (3)

    "Unfulfilled company potential"

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    Former Employee - Manager in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Manager in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Interesting work attracts many brilliant and talented people, often over achievers.

    Cons

    Many cliques reduce opportunities for advancement; matrix structure tends to create unnecessary complexities and slow down decision making

    Advice to Management

    Carefully review employee performance to separate true A class performers from well connected and self-promoted B players


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Sr. Software Development Manager"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Dev Manager in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Dev Manager in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great pay, great peers, great team. Lots of fun projects

    Cons

    detached management team, bad executives only cares about themselves

    Advice to Management

    change to focus on development and customers

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