Juniper Networks Reviews

Updated 20 October, 2014
Updated 20 October, 2014
880 Reviews
3.3
880 Reviews
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Juniper Networks CEO Shaygan Kheradpir
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98 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Fairly good support for work/life balance in many (but not all) parts of the business (in 72 reviews)

  • If you want to work on cutting edge technology then this company is for you (in 26 reviews)


Cons
  • work life balance may get off the whack and little tricky to maintain that (in 22 reviews)

  • Senior management solely focused on OPEX as it drives their bonuses per the most recent 8K (in 22 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    nice place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Ottawa, ON
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Ottawa, ON

    I have been working at Juniper Networks full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    1.people are very friendly always like to help and share
    2. good benefits
    3. no need to work extra hours, have good life-work balance

    Cons

    remote site, may not good for career growth

  2.  

    I have been working at Juniper Networks

    Pros

    Energetic positive work environment. Employees are empowered and energized. Flexible work hours. Transparency but ownership.

    Cons

    Before the new CEO and mgmt team, for sometime focus was lost but now very energized since the change at top.

  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good company, sometimes politics get in the way

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Kanata, ON
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Kanata, ON

    I worked at Juniper Networks full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    The technology being developed is top-of-the line.
    The products are being deployed by all tier-1 customers.
    The remuneration and benefits are good.

    Cons

    Sometimes politics get in the way.
    The engineering tools could be a bit more modernized.
    The company has been growing a lot lately and this has resulted in associated growing pains.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Great Company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Resident Engineer in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Resident Engineer in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Juniper Networks full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great People
    Access to lots of info on Juniper products - Trio arch, upcoming products, etc.

    Cons

    Ability to find a job internally is difficult.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Allow your employees to move around the company.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Fire Fighting Every Single Day

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - MTS4 in Ottawa, ON
    Current Employee - MTS4 in Ottawa, ON

    I have been working at Juniper Networks

    Pros

    One of the good technology companies

    Cons

    Too aggressive on short term goals

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Care for your people

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    good place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineering Manager in Ottawa, ON
    Current Employee - Software Engineering Manager in Ottawa, ON

    I have been working at Juniper Networks

    Pros

    strong products, technical innovation, interesting work, good compensation, strong leadership, good benefits,

    Cons

    not good at dealing with small remote sites, most opportunities are at head office and larger development sites, inflexible human resources policies

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    continue to make it easier for managers to get their job done, too much overhead and too many processes, and cut loose directors and VPs screw up if there isn't another job for them

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Superb place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - MTS3
    Former Employee - MTS3

    I worked at Juniper Networks

    Pros

    Juniper is one of the best place to work with great compensation package. Especially the ESOP option was excellent. It is a high growth company with a rigorous work ethic.

    Cons

    There is not much downside of working at Juniper Networks. The only con is that it is tough to shift from one product to another.. the inernal transfer between depts is tough.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The management needs to do better planning. Most of the decisions are taken by the top and sent to the other cadres. It would be better if the management get the inputs from the bottom employees before pushing for new intiatives.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Intern at Juniper Networks

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Cloud Applications Developer in Sunnyvale, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Cloud Applications Developer in Sunnyvale, CA (US)

    I have been working at Juniper Networks as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    The culture is very nice, environment is very productive. I was able to talk with and discuss with my senior folks without any fear or issue. They were always there to help and guide me. The work was challenging and intresting. Loved each and every thing about it

    Cons

    Cafeteria is only present in two new buildings, older building does not have much charm in it

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    continue being awsm

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Fun, relaxed, yet motivational environment.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Inside Account Manager in Westford, MA (US)
    Current Employee - Inside Account Manager in Westford, MA (US)

    I have been working at Juniper Networks full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Many inside sales positions are just call rooms where the rep's make 100's of cold calls per day. Juniper partners each inside rep with 1 outside rep, both responsible for the same territory number. Inside reps are given SE support and are treated as valuable as the outside reps. Great stepping stone to outside sales.

    Cons

    The company is constantly changing products. We spend months working on strategies around specific products only to have them sold off. It creates an environment where people are afraid to purchase wondering what's next to go.

    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO
  11.  

    Company at crossroads!

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

    I have been working at Juniper Networks full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Chance to work on the most advanced customer network ASIC and complex product.

    Cons

    Need to go beyond a one product company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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