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Updated June 20, 2018
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  1. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great culture and friendly management

    Cons

    nothing to be worried about


  2. "Member of Technical Staff 2"

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    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff II in Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff II in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Opportunity learn. Awesome mentors.

    Cons

    Is located in Palo Alto, which is an expensive place to live in.

  3. "Great company to work for."

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    Current Employee - Staff Systems Engineer in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Staff Systems Engineer in Washington, DC
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Feel like they truly care about me and my family. Great benefits. Plenty of opportunity to move around. It’s been a pleasure working here since day one.

    Cons

    Spread out teams. Very hard to maintain closeness and camaraderie with other coworkers.


  4. "Engineering manager"

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

    I have been working at VMware full-time

    Pros

    - decent company
    - good base pay
    - very good working culture in general

    Cons

    - RSU lacks behind
    - sometimes management seems not knowing what they need to do


  5. "Depends on department and team"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA

    I worked at VMware full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    cool campus and nice cafeteria

    Cons

    Micro-managing; a bit archaic in the managements mindset and style of business

    Advice to Management

    Ask your employees more questions about what is needed to retain them


  6. "Awesome"

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

    I have been working at VMware full-time

    Pros

    Great work life balance, flexible schedule, interesting projects, caring and compassionate management, and last but not least, great pay.

    Cons

    I can't think of any


  7. "VMware"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at VMware full-time

    Pros

    Great company and great people. Ability to work remotely and work with other countries and time zones.

    Cons

    Some areas of company do not align to work life balance .

  8. "Overal Review"

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

    I have been working at VMware full-time

    Pros

    Strong team, especially in the ESXi group
    Friendly environment
    Good total compensation

    Cons

    Legacy technology. Slowly moving organization

    Advice to Management

    The org has good leadership. The mid-level leadership should make bolder steps to change the organization faster


  9. "VMware rocks"

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

    I have been working at VMware full-time

    Pros

    Love the company. They innovate innovate innovate.

    Cons

    The culture isn't consistent amongst the business units. Some BUs are toxic compared to others.


  10. "VMware is a great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at VMware full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Dynamic environment working with industry leading tech

    Cons

    Dell Technology companies are still trying to figure out how to work together.


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