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Cisco is an excellent place to work.
Software Developer (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ON11 December 2017
Cisco provided very convenient and extensive training courses to bring the employees up to latest technologies. Life/work balance was good in my department.
Pros
Training courses
Cons
Unstable projects
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Software Engineer (Current Employee) –  Kanata, ON11 May 2017
not enough innovation, too much process, not a lot of talented people to learn from. the skills that you learn is mostly c programming and not much new in demand skills.
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Overally a good place to work and learn new staff
Software Engineer (Contractor) (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ON11 May 2016
Cisco is a generally a good company to work with balanced work and life, good benefit and reward, a creative and fun place to work and learn.

However, some common management problems often seen in a big company like this has adverse impacts on its operation efficiency.
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regular free breakfast and free beer pizza time
Cons
efficiency
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Interesting Technology
Software Engineer (Current Employee) –  Ottawa, ON26 August 2015
Lots of nex-gen technologies going on in the company.

Focus is mostly customer-oriented and priorities change often.
But, a good team,. Colleagues are helpful. Flexible working hours.
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