Riverbed Technology Employee Reviews

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Don't work here!
Sales (Former Employee) –  San Francisco, CA19 May 2017
Really bad management, very political. It's a company that hires cisco people wanting to be Cisco but never going to get there. They buy companies and do not invest in internal R&D. Don't work here.. biggest mistake.
Pros
None
Cons
Everything!
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Productive and fun place with a ping pong table
Member of Technical Staff, Software Engineer (Current Employee) –  San Francisco, CA9 May 2017
A typical day at work usually consists of either figuring out your work for the coming day(s) or doing it.

I've learned that the people you work with is as important as what you're working on.

Management is great. Lots of great people, leaders, etc.

Workplace culture is the best part. Very laid back.

Hardest part of the job is dealing with uncertainty.

Most enjoyable part of the job is the people.
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Fast paced leader in the market
Inside Sales Intern (Former Employee) –  San Francisco, CA6 February 2017
Has the vibe of a startup even though they have been around for 8+ years. Focused on saturating the market and providing the best product for the cost. Constantly coming out with improvements for their products, upward mobility is actually possible if you put in the effort.
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great place for employees with families
Global SI/SP Marketing Manager, Contractor (Former Employee) –  San Francisco, CA11 January 2017
The team I was a member of never came in the office so there was
little or no personal interaction or building of relationships in or outside of work. My day started at 8:00 am and wouldn't end until sometimes 10:00 pm. There was very little support from management or other members of the team. Fortunately, I was a seasoned marketing professional and could work independently from others.
Pros
working remote, understanding of family responsibilities
Cons
no culture, management does not inspire, no team work
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Worldwide Renewals Administrator (Current Employee) –  San Francisco, CA4 January 2017
This was a great company to work for. It was unfortunately, not in my field of previous training, so I wanted to find other work, but I have 0 bad things to day. Great pay, great people, great work life balance, challenging work.
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A great deal of change and redirection
IT Manager (Current Employee) –  San Francisco, CA17 November 2016
Disruption's the buzz word.
Hosted/Managed environments are the direction of IT.
SD WAN is the pie they wish to control, with insight from desktop up.
Pros
Espresso machine on-site
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Fast paced, fun environment
VP Real Estate (Former Employee) –  San Francisco, CA12 April 2016
I traveled the world monitoring the need, design, constuction and opeation of 87 locations in 37 countries. Met with and organized teams of professionals to install and dispose of global locations.
Pros
Worked hard and played hard
Cons
None
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A great place to work
BUSINESS ANALYST (Former Employee) –  San Francisco, CA30 January 2016
I was fortunate to be contracted at Riverbed for a year, and I fully enjoyed my time there. I was able to work with much of management, and I learned a lot from their different styles.
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Productive and Fun workplace
Sr. Oracle ERP Technical Consultant (Former Employee) –  San Francisco, CA18 January 2016
River bed Technology is a technology company that specializes in improving the performance of networks and networked applications. They help information technology organizations to have the flexibility to host applications and data while helping to ensure that applications perform as expected, data is available when needed, and performance issues are detected and detected and fixed.
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Was a good company
Member of Staff Engineer (Current Employee) –  San Francisco, CA20 November 2015
It was a very decent company. But now it's a sinking ship. Part of the jobs have been moved to India. Don't jump on this ship if you have any other options.
Pros
work life balance
Cons
most of the talented employees left.
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Great People
Inside Sales Representative (Current Employee) –  San Francisco, CA1 November 2015
This is an excellent place to meet great people & network.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!! ! ! ! !! ! ! 1 ! It has been a great experience so far.
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Excellent place to work
Desktop Support Engineer (Current Employee) –  San Fransisco, CA22 July 2015
Genius Bar support
Webex support
Active Directory
Microsoft exchange management
Great co-workers
Best break rooms + food
hardest part of job... not eating all the junk food. =)
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rivered
Renewals (Current Employee) –  San Francisco, CA19 June 2015
fun place to work, benefits are great, but salary is just avg. i don't dread the end of the weekend.
co-workers are easy to work with
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Depends upon the department
Product Management (Current Employee) –  San Francisco, CA18 June 2015
Various levels of satisfaction depending upon which product/area you work in. Best is the high visibility product teams.
Pros
Benefits, pay
Cons
Management, honest communication
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Riverbed is great
Front Desk and Volunteer Coordinator (Current Employee) –  San Francisco17 April 2015
great tech company
fun place to work
beautiful soma office (game room & cafeteria)
great people
role is not challenging
Pros
flexibility, free lunch, good work life balance
Cons
difficult to advance internally
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Awesome Riverbed Technology
Bus Development Rep / Renewals Service Support (Current Employee) –  Reading, ENG24 March 2015
Professional and fun place to work - Teams like families - great communication and interaction - professional and hardworking
Pros
People
Cons
Nothing
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Acquired by Riverbed
Office Manager (Former Employee) –  Cary, NC7 November 2014
-Enjoyable work environment. Our business was acquired by Riverbed, the transition could have been smoother. Riverbed offered great benefits. Great management at the local level.
Pros
Benefits
Cons
layoffs
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Productive and fun place to work.
App Solution Specialist/Inside Sales Rep (Former Employee) –  Dallas, Texas10 July 2014
Great company with good resources to be productive and do job with excellence.
Pros
Generous compensation
Cons
Corporate located in San Francisco
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Contracting
Global Business Development Executive EMEA (Current Employee) –  London31 May 2014
Very nice company to work for.
Well spread portfolio.
Place to progress.
Great history and employee culture.
Pros
Well spread promising market
Cons
Corporate
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great atmosphere and fast pace work environment
Marketing Intern (Former Employee) –  San Francisco, CA15 April 2014
Worked as an intern helping with clerical data entry, filing and creating excel spreadsheets etc.
Pros
free lunches
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