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Updated 2 March, 2015
Updated 2 March, 2015
78 Reviews
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Pros
  • Good Work Life Balance, good benefits with flexibility to work from home if needed (in 81 reviews)

  • Salary, Learning, Flexible working hours (in 17 reviews)


Cons
  • Intel has great programs for work life balance, even including a Sabbatical (in 14 reviews)

  • Some times senior management can be tricky trying to find scapegoats to escape from their mistakes (in 17 reviews)

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  1.  

    Automation Engineer

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Intern - Automation Engineer in Waterloo, ON
    Current Intern - Automation Engineer in Waterloo, ON

    I have been working at McAfee as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    - Great company and teamwork.
    - Great Team event

    Cons

    - Tasks were a bit too easy

  2.  

    Enlightening

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at McAfee

    Pros

    Flexibility and family first although some take it for granted

    Cons

    Too much office politics

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Great Infrastructure, Best Minds in Industry, now called Intel Security, Great initial package.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at McAfee

    Pros

    1. Package offered to you initially will be awesome when you join. and lots of goodies.
    2. Chance to work with one of the best minds in industry.
    3. Amazing office infrastructure.
    4. Good career prospect. It is will be Intel by 2016. So big brand value.
    5. Feel good factor. Feeling of working in a great company can be seen from lot of people.
    6. Chance to internally move across teams/projects.

    Cons

    1. Transparency in Job role.
    2. More innovative and development work should be initiated. More of QA work.
    3. Proper team introduction and absorption into team to be done. People in team don't have time to talk to others.
    4. Heard about very less onsite opportunities.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    (same as mentioned in Cons)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    One of the best place to work

    Former Employee - Technical Analyst in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Technical Analyst in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at McAfee

    Pros

    A wonderful team. Amazing work culture.

    Cons

    Limited personal growth,else don't see any.

  6.  

    Intern Software Developer

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Software Development Intern
    Former Intern - Software Development Intern

    I worked at McAfee as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Great work-life balance as an intern.
    Smaller office environment was great.
    Free drinks and breakfast each Friday.

    Cons

    The internship started off slow, so that was a bit difficult to deal with, but it picked up and got fun.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More engaging training for interns.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Best places to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at McAfee

    Pros

    Work Life Balance, Cutting Edge Technology Environment, Amazing Growth Path

    Cons

    Interview Process, Decision process on Hiring

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Creating more Diversity Hiring

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8.  

    It was a pleasure working for McAfee

    Former Employee - Inside Sales Representative in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Inside Sales Representative in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at McAfee full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Best environment. Employee benefits. Respect. Quality of work.

    Cons

    Some politics just like any other company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't hire too many people from the same part of the country.

    Recommends
  9.  

    Great Place to Work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at McAfee full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    It has a good work culture. The company is profitable and future projections are very strong. Lot of product initiatives.

    Cons

    HR & IT Dept. has to be followed up.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Very satisfied employee of more than 9 years

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at McAfee

    Pros

    Clear direction from upper management, excellent work-life balance.

    Cons

    Could have better dental insurance

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  11.  

    Amazing place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Group Product Manager in Santa Clara, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Group Product Manager in Santa Clara, CA (US)

    I have been working at McAfee full-time

    Pros

    Great culture. Friendly HR and policies. Lot of opportunities to learn and interact with customers & events. New dynamic leadership.

    Cons

    Every large organization comes with its own baggage of internal politics.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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