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McAfee Reviews

Updated July 17, 2017
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  • Too much work load due to which work-life balance will not be good (in 23 reviews)

  • Sub par engineers, sub par junior/middle managers, sub par senior management (in 21 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (1)

    "IT Manager"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good culture, Management, Technology, Perks

    Cons

    No recreational areas around Texas and need to spend a lot for holydaying

    Advice to Management

    Its an excellent company with lot of opportunities to grow for someone who is ambitious


  2. "Senior Learning and Development Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McAfee full-time

    Pros

    Purposeful, Cutting Edge, Flexibility, Culture, Great People

    Cons

    Major Chur and Change, Lack of Transparency

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Human Resources in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    McAfee is great place to work! Its been two years that I work for them. The management really care about the employees. Flexible schedule, career advancement, great people!

    Cons

    As of now, no cons.


  4. "Senior Writer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Senior Copy Writer in Santa Cruz, CA
    Current Contractor - Senior Copy Writer in Santa Cruz, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McAfee as a contractor (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Encourages and supports creativity and initiative.
    Projects are varied and always stimulating.
    Company is fast on its feet, responsive, ethical, and holds itself to a high standard of quality.

    Cons

    There are no drawbacks or negatives.

    Advice to Management

    None


  5. "Lead Data engineer"

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    Current Employee - Lead Data Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Lead Data Engineer in Santa Clara, CA

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

    Pros

    Good place to work .Good people.

    Cons

    Lack of energy among employees and management. as no new innovation happening

    Advice to Management

    Hire and adopt new technologies


  6. "Finally free of Intel"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    flexibility of a startup, Chris Young communicates and leads well, fun team of coworkers

    Cons

    HR/legal systems still getting set up with a new company slows things down a bit


  7. "Sales/Marketing Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    This is a great place to work with great people.

    Cons

    No stock benefits because of recently going private.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Great opportunities lay ahead for new McAfee"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Open to so many new ideas and ways of thinking

    Cons

    Company is very fast moving. Employees can get lost in shuffle.

    Advice to Management

    Be present to employee voices of all sizes


  9. "McAfee Inside Sales"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Inside Channel Account Manager in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Inside Channel Account Manager in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at McAfee full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great Team, good leadership. great benefits.

    Cons

    marketing does not always provide the best comparative information. often had to do my own research to make a realistic comparison when competing with other services.

    Advice to Management

    dont gloss over our own shortcoming during training, they can come back and bite us if we are not properly prepared during a presentation.


  10. "Great Internship Program"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Intern in Plano, TX
    Current Intern - Intern in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at McAfee as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    You learn valuable skills related to the department you are internshiping in. Management is flexible with school hours.

    Cons

    I honestly can't think of many cons


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