Riverbed Technology Reviews

Updated Jan 9, 2021

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3.1
35%
Recommend to a Friend
78%
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Riverbed Technology CEO Rich McBee (no image)
Rich McBee
15 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good pay with good work/life balance with a long list of loyal customers(in 134 reviews)

  • "Great people, excellent benefits, wonderful coworkers(in 75 reviews)

Cons
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  1. "Best Place I've Ever Worked!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Escalation Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Riverbed Technology full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    1. Work/Life balance is awesome. 2. Working remotely is generous. 3. Benefits. 4. Free snacks, amenities 5. Alot of perks. 6. Collaboration

    Cons

    If I wrote this a year ago, this would be different, but right now we are 'righting' the ship and our future looks bright with alot of new products coming out.

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  2. "Good Place"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Professional Services Consultant in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Riverbed Technology full-time

    Pros

    Salary, work environment is great

    Cons

    None that I can speak of


  3. "Good"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Washington, DC

    I worked at Riverbed Technology full-time

    Pros

    Challenging. Lots of cutting edge.

    Cons

    A bit stagnant but I liked it

  4. "Good company to work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Sales Support Specialist in Reston, VA

    I have been working at Riverbed Technology full-time

    Pros

    Great people, excellent benefits, wonderful coworkers

    Cons

    Processes could use some help

  5. "good culture"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Sunnyvale, CA

    I worked at Riverbed Technology full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    very friendly, very good insurance,

    Cons

    no bonus, company not generating enough revenue

  6. "Great company to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - QA Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Riverbed Technology full-time

    Pros

    1. Use of new technology 2. Great peer skills

    Cons

    1. Very few promotions 2. Compenstaion is not the best

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Weak leadership"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President of Sales in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Riverbed Technology full-time

    Pros

    Install Base is very strong.

    Cons

    Flagship product losing market share.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Good company to work for"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Riverbed Technology full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great team to work for

    Cons

    Lost vision Could have owned the SD-WAN market

  9. "Customer obsession culture"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Senior Development Manager 

    I worked at Riverbed Technology full-time

    Pros

    Obsessed with customer satisfaction. Customer issues are treated with highest priority. High impact issues are tracked closely and engineering is involved directly with customers in taking the issue to resolution state.

    Cons

    Business challenges such as the cost of bandwidth becoming less important to companies.

  10. "A good place to work, needs more focus on customers"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Riverbed Technology full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Lots of talented people, fun environment, good benefits, good work/life balance, opportunities for career growth

    Cons

    Too many silos for a smallish tech company, need closer alignment between product direction and customer base requirements

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