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Pulse Secure Reviews

Updated November 6, 2018
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Sudhakar Ramakrishna
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  • "Hopefully they will find a stable path soon" (in 2 reviews)

  • "Untrustworthy senior management bringing thier own people at any cost" (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "The competition will catch up."

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

    I worked at Pulse Secure full-time

    Pros

    Great Culture, fantastic people, relevant technology. Face paced and adding incredible abilities.

    Cons

    Competition is catching up and surpassing with cloud capability.


  2. "Great people"

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    Current Employee - Systems Engineer
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Pulse Secure (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The people and benefits are great

    Cons

    Marketing is lacking, enablement is lacking

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the people on the ground

  3. Helpful (3)

    "Avoid. High score is faked."

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

    I worked at Pulse Secure full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The score you see here is probably someone is attempt at hiding how terrible this place really is.

    I can not think of any pros.

    Cons

    Dying product portfolio. Some old customers are left but they are losing a need for a VPN appliance.
    Poor executive leadership. Be careful what you believe.
    Impractical expectations for company growth. For a dying industry, they sure have big expectations.
    Zero new products with the ability to help grow new sales. Milking the old customers, but nothing on the horizon.
    Engineering Managemnt at the top is lacking IMO, and I’ve heard the same from others.
    Not many smart people left, everyone saw the future and got out while they still could.

    Advice to Management

    I think it is too late.


  4. "Great company to work for!"

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    Current Employee - Customer Success Specialist in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Customer Success Specialist in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    flexible hours, competitive salary, great perks & benefits

    Cons

    Not as much stability as it used to be with Juniper Networks before spun-off


  5. "VPN-practice what you preach"

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend

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

    Pros

    Good people to work with and no so new technology

    Cons

    Managers are asking engineers to be at work everyday. Does not match with companies goals.

    Advice to Management

    Too many directors and senior directors. Cut them off!


  6. "Good company but with some issues"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Westford, MA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Westford, MA
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Dynamic environment, flexible work hours, ability to work remotely

    Cons

    Office in MA was shutdown, its R&D responsibilities moved to India.


  7. "Fun Development"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Able to work on new open source technologies which were totally lacking in my arsenal.
    Freedom to implement projects using the best open source platform through R&D.
    Ability to work with senior engineers for effective code reviews and feedback.

    Cons

    Why did i not join this place before?? :-P

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!!!
    Awesome work environment.

  8. "Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Hard working dedicated people who also have fun. Very transparent activities. You know where you and the company stand at all times.

    Cons

    Open office environment is a bit noisy but you learn to put your headset on and work away. Now I really wouldn't want it any other way.. Adds to the fun atmosphere and transparency.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.


  9. "A great place to work!"

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

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

    Pros

    A very positive, healthy environment which promotes collaboration. The leadership is grounded, humble and encouraging of new ideas. HR rocks and always available to help.

    Cons

    Didn’t find any so far.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work!


  10. "Well positioned for growth"

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

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

    Pros

    Compelling value proposition
    Unbureaucratic, dynamic and unpretentious culture
    Charismatic CEO
    Solid product and technology

    Cons

    Go to market still uneven


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