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McAfee Reviews

Updated 27 January, 2015
Updated 27 January, 2015
527 Reviews
3.4
527 Reviews
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Review Highlights

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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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Best Place to Work

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

    I worked at McAfee full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great work culture
    Work Life balance
    Flexible timings
    Initial pay will be great
    Awesome employee benefits
    Very good leave policy
    Overall - Great place to work.

    Cons

    Not much growth opportunities
    Hike - Depends on your performance

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Good management

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2.  

    Manager

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at McAfee

    Pros

    work life balance and pay

    Cons

    nothing specific. can have a transparent career path

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    nothing specific

    Recommends
  3.  

    McAfee LAT: God job, not the best working environment, god compensation

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

    I worked at McAfee

    Pros

    God level of Compensation
    Company values
    God facilities
    Continuos Training

    Cons

    Promotions are based in relationship and not in performance
    Difficult working environment

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Sales driven environment

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

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

    Pros

    Decent working level teams, lots of opportunities for sales

    Cons

    Very sales driven, product and strategy are secondary to Q now.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  6.  

    it was fun to work with

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at McAfee

    Pros

    good place to learn a lot of stuff

    Cons

    when it comes to money, very less increments

  7.  

    McAfee Consumer

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

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

    Pros

    Benefits are awesome. Like medical, even parent are covered and term insurance four times for CTC.

    Cons

    Quality of work is very basic. Mostly looks like QA site. Developers are many times idle and many managers useless.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please get more quality of work here.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Engineering Intern

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at McAfee

    Pros

    Cool company to work with as an Intern

    Cons

    Can't think of anything negative

  9.  

    Benefits should be better...

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - UI Developer in Santa Clara, CA (US)
    Former Employee - UI Developer in Santa Clara, CA (US)

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

    Pros

    training, learning at workplace, office culture, gym on-site

    Cons

    cafeteria meals are not cheap, 401K match gets worse, health benefits packages cost more for less service, salaries are below national average...

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Great place to work for with a good work life balance

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at McAfee

    Pros

    Good pay, supportive management , work culture

    Cons

    With a large number of talented people in the organisation, its difficult to make a mark

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep Up the good work

  11.  

    Senior Software Engineer

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

    I worked at McAfee

    Pros

    Good Work Culture, Good Work, Fare Compensation

    Cons

    Sometimes upper management is not transparent enough

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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