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"Great company to work for and help grow."

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Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Irvine, CA
Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Irvine, CA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at NetApp full-time (More than a year)

Pros

great products and an attractive services portfolio

Cons

lossing culture and PS focus. Sales enablement balance is missing.

Advice to Management

Work harder to maintain the original culture that helped NetApp grow and not incorporate the toxic EMC culture of thier new employee and management additions.

Other Employee Reviews for NetApp

  1. Helpful (6)

    "un-cool and a total disappointment"

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    Former Employee - Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Former Employee - Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    when someone sees netapp on your resume, it seems to carry some clout
    my immediate manager and teammates were great to work with
    the recruiter executed quickly to get my offer paperwork
    there is a handful of helpful folks
    the gym is sweet and the cafeteria was good when i used them.
    my mgr allowed me to work from home which optimized my efficiency across the mutiple time zone meetings i had.
    once HR got my benefits enabled, i thought they were fair and good to Bay Area standards.

    Cons

    netapp failed to get my benefits right. when i went to use them after paying my share for a month my provider said 'who are you?" and the benefits mgr had no sense of urgency to correct the prob. and it was a netapp mistake. this lack of execution and no sense of urgency is epidemic there.
    the longer term folks know how to coast. and they are coasting.
     there's an overall lack of collaboration and teamwork that starts at the director level and permeates their orgs. individuals and sr managers get away with saying 'its not my job" and retreat.
    it doesn't matter how nice the campus is if the work environment is dismal.
    way too many freaking meetings in sunnyvale - and if you don't attend and some peer thinks you should (and not your mgr) they'll tell you. folks who aren't allowed to wfh don't like it when you do either. very unhappy group of people in SVL.

    Advice to Management

    enough with the cool company e-mails.
    because someone has been with the company a long time does not make them management material.
    focus on product and execution of quality product and components
    teach sr directors and managers about the impact of their bad behavior on their staff.


  2. "Fun and interesting work in a great city."

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff III in Boulder, CO
    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff III in Boulder, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work with smart people on hard problems. Managers don't tend to micromanage, and you are pretty free to set your schedule for the most part. Friday beer bashes!

    Cons

    Quite a bit of process overhead, but it's not as bad as some places. Get interrupted quite a bit, sometimes difficult to be able to focus on things for long periods.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing.

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