Cisco Systems
3.5 of 5 4,209 reviews
www.cisco.com San Jose, CA 5000+ Employees

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Great place to work

Operations Director (Current Employee)
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

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

ProsEmpowerment, technology state of art, best of breed in its segment, tools to balance professional and personal life

ConsFrugality everywhere, challenge to prepare people to become leaders

Advice to Senior ManagementTake care of people

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Cico Has A Broken Engineering Organization

Software Engineering Manager (Former Employee)
San Jose, CA (US)

I worked at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: Cisco is a pretty good spot to land if you're… Cons: Cisco's engineering organization runs on nepotism. The performance reviews happen in reverse: The management decides whom they want to move up, then they… Advice to Senior Management: Focus on engineering excellence and build a cult of personality around the software developer like has been done so… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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Very good company to work for, but very high workload all the time.

Systems Engineer (Current Employee)
New Delhi (India)

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


Pros: Very good company to work with, probably the best networking vendor to with. I don't… Cons: Very high work load all the time Advice to Senior Management: Please ensure employees are able to maintain work life balance. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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