Cisco Systems Senior Manager Reviews

Updated 8 Jul 2020

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4.0
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Cisco Systems CEO Chuck Robbins
Chuck Robbins
225 Ratings
  1. "Cisco networked"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Account Manager in Dublin, Dublin
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great talent, empowered sales team, excellent engineering team.

    Cons

    Limited career advancement opportunity within sales

  2. Cisco Systems - Customer Experience | Division of Cisco Systems

    "Cisco Collaboration Technology Group, India"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager, Engineering in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    One of the best groups to work for Cisco, Good Learning opportunities, supportive management, decent reward programs, transparency in decision making.

    Cons

    Work life balance is a little difficult with distributed teams

  3. "Manager Data Analytics and AI"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager Data Science in Raleigh, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Stable fortune 100 company and has a great history of innovation

    Cons

    New leadership is not clear about where to take the company Very political and roles are unclear and overlapping

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  4. "Great place to work. Politics difficult."

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Supply Chain Manager in Boxborough, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    teamwork, giveback culture, tools, great place to work

    Cons

    layoffs yearly, cross training to fill gaps in need lacking, direction and CA culture floundering due to outsourcing everything, stagnant despite moving to more software based, no momentum

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  5. "I worked at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 13 years"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Project/Program Manager in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Awesome company, great culture, teamwork, giveback culture

    Cons

    Big company problems, things move very slow. no momentum

  6. Cisco Systems - Customer Experience | Division of Cisco Systems

    "Great Company with good balance of employees and company priorities"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineering Manager in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Benefits Decent work life balance Executive team that cares for employees as much as company Good Severance if you get impacted in restructuring

    Cons

    Your career plans are in your hands During release end, it can get really busy unless you are well planned.

  7. "Challenging Work, Great Culture"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Program Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Cisco is a great place to work if you enjoy collaborative environments and challenging assignments. The culture is one of employees respect for your fellow employees.

    Cons

    The teams are global, so you may work some odd hours. But getting to work on collective goals with people around the globe is a great experience.

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  8. "Cisco is a great place to learn"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Manager Product Management in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great exposure, customer focus, high energy esp in Bangalore campus, good benefits

    Cons

    Org changes are a constant.

  9. "Employee Friendly Organisation"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineering Manager in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time

    Pros

    Flexible working policies, employee friendly policies and leadership, industry leader in multiple IT product segments

    Cons

    Hierarchical and partly rigid org structure, slow decision making process (like any large org), show vertical growth & not among the best paymasters in industry

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Dirty Politics dont help talent, dont give manager too much power and do 360 degree review of managers."

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Product Manager in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Decent pay and flexible options.

    Cons

    Too much politics, Many worthless managers who are motivated to play silly games and feel empowered to take any decision they want to take as they own the employees job since management gives complete authority to hire on wish.

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