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Nice company to work for.
Technical Writer (Former Employee), Bangalore, IndiaMarch 25, 2012
Pros: exposure to networking
Cons: long hours
-Learnt a lot working for Cisco.
-Salary-wise ok.
-management was not too great.
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JAVA
Java Developer (Current Employee), San Jose, CAJuly 25, 2014
This tool provides the users to monitor Teradata Database inserts, updates to the Teradata Developers and also provides managers to approve the SOX related updates.
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Productive Workplace
Finance Business Manager (Current Employee), San Jose CAJuly 25, 2014
Culture
Mutual Respect for one and another
Benefits
Enriching Experience overall
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Good work life balance
Technical Leader (Current Employee), Pune, MHJuly 23, 2014
Pros: work from home facilities, company transport, work anywhere culture
Cons: being a big company, growth prospects
CISCO means business, and they provide work culture for that. However, it is not just business. All care is taken to make sure that your backend i.e. your family and life is taken care of so that you can contribute to work appropriately.
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middle management not skilled for roles
Human Resource Program Manager (Former Employee), San Jose, CAJuly 22, 2014
Pros: work after hours if you have daytime kids demands
Cons: healthcare slipped over the years, no emplyee recognition
There are a lot of egos in middle management that interferes with getting things done and the long term benefits of the business. Many deliverables are prioritized based on squeaky managers that don't understand or refuse to know the benefits. I had 10 managers in 3 years and 2 months so I was never in a position where anyone knew my full potential – more... or the history of the organization. – less
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Fast paced, productive environment
Quality Initiatives Project Specialist (Former Employee), Lawrenceville, GAJuly 17, 2014
Pros: beautiful property for walking by a pond.
Cons: long hours.
Meetings with cross functional teams daily to discuss software development processes.
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Changelling, great enviroment, room from growth
Administrative Assistant (Former Employee), San Jose, CAJuly 15, 2014
Very busy, fast paced, always given the opportunity for growth and learn new things.
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Techincal support engineer
Technical Support Engineer (Current Employee), Bangalore, IndiaJuly 15, 2014
Addressing performance bottlenecks and ensuring maximum network uptime through proactively
identifying and rectifying problems pertaining to system performance, network administration,
and application conflicts & system bugs
 Managing aspects of Cisco ASA, PIX, Router & Switch Security, IPS/IDS, AAA(ISE) and IPSec & SSL VPN solutions on Cisco
devices – more... in the customer networks
 Configuring and troubleshooting:
o LAN and WAN, Routing and Switching of small to large scale
networks
o IPSEC VPN (IKEv1 & IKEv2, IPSec, EZVPN, DMVPN, GETVPN,
FlexVPN, GRE and IPv6 Tunneling)
o SSL VPN (WebVPN, Thin Client and Full Client Anyconnect)
o Network Traffic Analysis and Network Monitoring on the
firewall using Syslogs, SNMP and Netflow
 Supervising security attacks, threat & vulnerability mitigation and
analysis using network devices such as IPS/IDS, firewalls, routers
& software tools
 Using security and hacking tools (Cisco and 3rd party tools) to
perform scalability, load, performance and vulnerability testing in
devices and networks
 Responsible for finding defects in the Cisco software, filing bugs and
helping the Dev team with code analysis – less
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Great place to work with excellent work culture
Functional Analyst (Former Employee), Bangalore, KarnatakaJuly 14, 2014
Great place to work with excellent work culture
Potential growth
Management very keen on innovations and listens to different ideas
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Great company
IT Project/Release Manager (Current Employee), San Jose, CAJuly 13, 2014
Smart people, complex problems, large scale projects, diversity , cross functional teams
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Average
Informatica Developer (Former Employee), DelhiJuly 12, 2014
Pros: na
Cons: na
Here i started my career and worked as interim employee.
Being a fresher, I learned a lot
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A great place to work
Signal Integrity Co-op (Current Employee), San Jose, CAJuly 9, 2014
I love working at Cisco. I have learned a lot during my time here. The group I work with is very friendly and supportive. That is what most freshers look for in a work group.
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Productive and fun place
Strategy consultant intern (Former Employee), New York, NYJuly 8, 2014
Highly recommended, worked with a bunch of very professional senior managers
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Productive , challenging and Rewarding
Technical Project Manager (Former Employee), Technical Project ManagerJuly 7, 2014
Pros: good team
Cons: local environment
My time with the Cisco project was very challenging and rewarding, i had to depend on my team to assist and enable me finish the project on time and within budget .

Alot of travelling involved , working with people of different culture and the hardest part was making the stakeholders understand the benefit of the project . Once they gave us a chance – more... to start with the project , right away they started seeing the benefits of the project . The change the project made to the institutions we worked on where great. – less
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fun
Landscaper (Former Employee), Canadian Lakes, MIJuly 7, 2014
Pros: fun
Cons: short breaks
hard work, but fun atmosphere with good co-workers. hardest part of work would be the physical labor of lifting heavy objects.
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Engineers Dream but gets too much after a while :)
Customer Support Engineer (Current Employee), IndiaJuly 5, 2014
Pros: great team
Cons: management fails to identify the potential in india
If you want to learn technologies without even thinking of skipping a breath then this place is for you :)
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Fast Paced Environment
Collaboration Product Sales Specialist (Former Employee), ChangiJuly 4, 2014
Generally a good place to work for but work load can be quite heavy with the lack of supporting resources.
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Executive Briefing Center
Office Administrator (Current Employee), San Jose, CAJuly 3, 2014
When i come in the fist think i do is check emails for any types of updated, or if a Program Manager called out the day of there briefing. After that i make sure all Circle ups are before 9:30 am if its not i need to know why, the Circle ups allow me to see what catering i need to enter for the next day briefings, also the circle up will show me if – more... a room needs to be set up a certain way and that's what i would put on the Priority list for facilities to set up for the next day or if there are any big events going on. While doing all of this i also have to make sure all the briefings for that day all customers are taken care of and answer any questions they have as well if they need transportation to airports or dinners. – less
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Junior Software Engineer
Junior Software Engineer (Former Employee), Bangalore, KAJuly 3, 2014
The best company I can say. Work culture was very good. Good co workers. Environment makes you to work.
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C++ Developer with 7 years 9 months experience
Technical Consultant (Current Employee), Lawrenceville, GAJuly 2, 2014
Working on C++, Unix, STL, data structures, multi-threading and software design.

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