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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. "This is a nice company to work with. Great opportunities, and friendly team members. Company is highly competitive."

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Manager in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    personal growth, brand value, work-life balance.

    Cons

    technical knowledge required for even managerial roles


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great company with excellent technical core"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Portland, OR
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Cutting edge of security technologies and people that worked in engineering to deliver for both the customers and shareholders.

    Cons

    there were some players in support management that practiced cronyism. This management was unseated by the executive team within six months of my departure and the relationships seem to be much better between support and engineering.

  3. "Research Consultant"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Research Contractor in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Contractor - Research Contractor in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at McAfee as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The employees, projects, and office

    Cons

    Not always being informed of state of company


  4. "Software Architect"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Architect in Santa Clarita, CA
    Current Employee - Software Architect in Santa Clarita, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Challenging and interesting work. Lots to learn

    Cons

    Too much shuffling because of business realignment


  5. "A great company that works hard to provide good benefits. Needs to weather the current storm and market trends."

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Mission Viejo, CA
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Mission Viejo, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits package, like health insurance, IRA, training
    Conscientious and considerate managers
    Challenging and rewarding work

    Cons

    Uncertainty as many of the markets they lead in are starting to slow down. The company can buy companies to boost its lineup, however the outlook may not be bright for teams working on products in segments that are experiencing little or no growth.


  6. "Tier II"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Tier II in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Tier II in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    more in-depth look into cases, more exposure to new products, less time taking calls

    Cons

    have to manage your time very well as you will be constantly working between T1, T3, etc

    Advice to Management

    NA


  7. "IT Analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Analyst in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - IT Analyst in Santa Clara, CA

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

    Pros

    Great culture, great people, great work ethic

    Cons

    none cons at the moment

    Advice to Management

    none at the moment

  8. "great place to work; substantial opportunity with Intel as parent."

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director, Communications in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Director, Communications in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Smart people, challenging work, passion for customers. Financially conservative as a company. Generous to those who perform. Acquisition by Intel a major win -- deep pockets, long-term view.

    Cons

    Very lean; tend to overload their best and brightest. Marketing focused on lead-generation over long-term customer advocacy and experience focsu, though with new CMO that may change.


  9. "Nice"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great team to work currently

    Cons

    Less growth opportunity in company


  10. "Making the move to McAfee was one of the best decisions of my life, over eight years ago."

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Inside Sales Director in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Inside Sales Director in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McAfee full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    - Terrific products that you feel confident selling over the phone
    - Two week training to help ensure the success of new hires
    - Strong leadership all the way through the Team Leads to the Senior Executives
    - Great career growth opportunities...typically hire from within
    - Play hard/work hard environment
    - Continuous training not only on the latest technology but for career advancement as well
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    Cons

    - It is easy to get distracted if you are not focused on the activities that will make you successful

    Advice to Management

    - Continue to invest in Marketing to increase brand awareness


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