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Symantec Reviews

Updated August 20, 2017
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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (4)

    "Great Team"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Symantec full-time

    Pros

    Great co-workers, beautiful campus, good work/life balance, unlimited PTO, interesting projects and rewarding work

    Cons

    Frequent changes, but feeling positive with new leadership


  2. "Will be successful"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Remote, OR
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Remote, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great team mates working towards the same outcome

    Cons

    Multiple acquistions and mergers at once

  3. "Good company"

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

    I worked at Symantec full-time

    Pros

    Great work environment. Good perks and changes to mgmt.

    Cons

    Too many org changes. Divesting of non performing business segments.


  4. "Partner Account Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great work life balance
    Great benefits

    Cons

    The company was directionless
    The lack of accountability led to poor partner and customer experience
    Very political


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Pretty good"

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    Current Employee - Senior Staff Software Engineer in Draper, UT
    Current Employee - Senior Staff Software Engineer in Draper, UT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work ethic and challenging projects

    Cons

    stressful environment. Lot of work with less reward.

    Advice to Management

    no advice


  6. "InfoSec Intern"

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    Current Intern - Information Security Intern in Mountain View, CA
    Current Intern - Information Security Intern in Mountain View, CA
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Symantec as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    lots of people and they're nice

    Cons

    hard to get stuff you want because so big


  7. "Not Bad"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Symantec full-time

    Pros

    Snacks (which has been proven to raise morality), free food (sometimes), casual dress code and (yes) high-tech.

    Cons

    Moving many jobs to off-shore.

    Advice to Management

    Please do what's ethical.

  8. "Good company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good benefits and overall a great company.

    Cons

    The future for this department is bleak...


  9. "Nice place if you're in the right group"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA
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    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Benefits
    - Pay
    - PTO
    - Nice Campus on Mt. View

    Cons

    Constant shifting management makes it difficult to stay focused. Strategy and goals shift every 6 months.

    Advice to Management

    Stay focused on specific strategy for a longer period of time.


  10. "Sales"

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    Current Employee - Sales in Springfield, OR
    Current Employee - Sales in Springfield, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good compensation and benefits.
    Good products and technology.
    Friendly work environment.

    Cons

    4 CEO's in 5 years.


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