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Fortinet Reviews

Updated 12 December, 2018
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Fortinet President, CEO, and Director Ken Xie
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  • "What is the work-life balance at Fortinet like" (in 10 reviews)

  • "No cons when compared to my old companies" (in 13 reviews)

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  1. "Challenging and Rewarding"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - TAC Engineer I in Ottawa, ON
    Current Employee - TAC Engineer I in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fortinet full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Challenging and Rewarding

    Fortinet is an industry leader in Network Security Appliances. The wide range of services and products that Fortinet offers presents an array of career growth opportunities and specializations.

    In addition to the opportunity for career growth and a foot in the door to the Network Security field, Fortinet has a great work culture. From fun company outings, to job perks like company provided meals, excellent health benefits and opportunities to travel.

    At Fortinet you are surrounded by friendly staff and coworkers. Your peers are knowledgeable and helpful. At Fortinet your part of a team and everyone helps everyone learn and succeed.

    Cons

    -Longer commute than downtown Core.
    -High Pressure environment

    Advice to Management

    Continue to find pragmatic approaches to bolstering team collaboration.


  2. "It is great, but too much competition."

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    Current Employee - Hardware Engineer in Vancouver, BC
    Current Employee - Hardware Engineer in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fortinet full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Company is stable and growing.

    Cons

    Competitive, too many chinese. Everyone speaks in chinese.

    Advice to Management

    Value every employee equally even if not chinese. Practice to teach all to speak english rather than chinese.

  3. Helpful (2)

    "Director Sotware Development"

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    Current Employee - Director of Software Development in Vancouver, BC
    Current Employee - Director of Software Development in Vancouver, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fortinet full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Casual working environment. Company in fast growth.

    Cons

    No career advancement no matter how great you're doing the job. Unless you are favored by the management. No performance related career adv. path.


  4. "and good financial status but the management based on group you stay on"

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    Former Employee - QA Engineer in Vancouver, BC
    Former Employee - QA Engineer in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Fortinet full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    good financial status. The Company seems keep growing.

    Cons

    management based on the group

    Advice to Management

    more organized should be better.


  5. "a decent place to work"

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    Current Employee - Devops Engineer in Burnaby, BC
    Current Employee - Devops Engineer in Burnaby, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Fortinet full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - stable
    - reasonable workload
    - friendly coworkers

    Cons

    - Lacks growth as a QA team member


  6. "Senior Development Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Development Manager in Burnaby, BC
    Current Employee - Senior Development Manager in Burnaby, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fortinet full-time

    Pros

    Many challenging projects. Leading position in the field. Flexible and very supportive customer service. Good pay. Fair system for promotion.

    Cons

    Less culture construction. Too old fashioned company.

    Advice to Management

    Try to create a kind of Fortinet culture. Try to walk close and talk to your employees.


  7. "One of the best places I've ever worked."

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    Current Employee - Tac in Ottawa, ON
    Current Employee - Tac in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fortinet full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great enviroment to work in. Fantastic team to be a part of.

    Cons

    Nothing i can think of.

  8. "TAC Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - TAC Engineer in Ottawa, ON
    Current Employee - TAC Engineer in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fortinet full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very good compensation. Excellent benefits. Exposure to high end networks. Positive environment. Certifications and training provided. Company outings...

    Cons

    If you don't like to work.


  9. "Awesome place to work"

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    Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer - II in Ottawa, ON
    Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer - II in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fortinet full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    - Good environment
    - Good pay and benefits.
    - Nice support from management
    - Perfect place for growth in career.

    Cons

    not much. Need to include some benefits like vouchers for different vacation plcaes.

    Advice to Management

    keep up the good work.


  10. "Best company I’ve ever worked for!!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing Operations Analyst in Ottawa, ON
    Current Employee - Marketing Operations Analyst in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fortinet full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great teammates, remote, great work advancements, much opportunities for training/certifications. Huge growth year over year. Great benefits, 500$ HCSA. Great company culture and lots of fun things to do! Lots of incentives.

    Cons

    Honestly none that I can think of.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work!!