VMware Reviews

Updated Jul 8, 2020

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4.2
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  • "middle management, mileage varies dramatically(in 104 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Great culture, leadership and smart people"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at VMware full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    VMware acts on its core EPIC2 values - Execution, Passion, Integrity, Customer and Community. Work/Life balance is good, and people are smart and supportive.

    Cons

    Nothing I can think of right now

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  2. "Highly recommend"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at VMware full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great management, culture and benefits

    Cons

    Systems weren’t the best and yearly reorganization

  3. "Best place to work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Engineer I in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Best work-life balance - Flexibility - Challenging Work - Easy movement to other department

    Cons

    - Not known. - Company's stock is not doing well while company is doing well.

  4. "Great Company to work for"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Sales Operations Manager in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits are great, pay is really good, CEO Pat Gelsinger is one of the best in the business.

    Cons

    If you execute well, you get recognized with awards, bonuses, promotions.

  5. "Great Company, Great CEO and Leadership"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - End user computing sales specialist in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at VMware full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great CEO, Great Benefits, Remote Flexibility, Leader in Digital Transformation.

    Cons

    Can;t think of any at this time.

  6. "Happy overall"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Senior Member of Technical Staff in Palo Alto, CA

    I have been working at VMware full-time

    Pros

    Good place to work. Good flexibility of holidays and PTO.

    Cons

    None really. Most engineers are great to work with.

  7. "Great Place to work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at VMware full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Stock Plan, benefits, PTO, Salary, culture

    Cons

    Absurd quotas, complicated commission plan

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  8. "great place"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Staff Engineer in Palo Alto, CA

    I have been working at VMware full-time

    Pros

    great place to work for engineers

    Cons

    politics within the business units is not that great

  9. "Technology company - good worklife balance"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Senior Manager Software Engineering 

    I worked at VMware full-time

    Pros

    Technology company - good worklife balance

    Cons

    teams working on 'new'/cutting edge work will have to compete with multiple teams in vmware/emc/dell/pivotal doing similar work

  10. "Best job I've ever had."

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Technical Support Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at VMware full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    People. Opportunities. Pay(not base pay). Education.

    Cons

    Negotiate for a higher base pay. It is hard to get these increased once in.

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