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Updated 20 January 2015
Updated 20 January 2015
522 Reviews
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Pros
  • Good Work Life Balance, good benefits with flexibility to work from home if needed (in 81 reviews)

  • Salary, Learning, Flexible working hours (in 17 reviews)


Cons
  • Intel has great programs for work life balance, even including a Sabbatical (in 14 reviews)

  • Some times senior management can be tricky trying to find scapegoats to escape from their mistakes (in 17 reviews)

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  1.  

    Fantastic workplace where visionary leaders inspire and educate you, to become the best in the business

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore

    I worked at McAfee

    Pros

    * Leaders are distributed over Geo's; so regular face-time is possible leading to strong personal relationships\\
    * Industry standard and better pay
    * Program Management Organisation is powerful and it's value well understood

    Cons

    * Personal growth may not happen automatically, one needs to perform well and then follow it up
    * Aquired by Intel. So repercussions are still coming to light

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    * The impact that a company like McAfee has on the world, and the lives of millions does not come across strongly. Motivation and performance will improve automatically, if this message is re-inforved periodically, and visible at all times

    Neutral Outlook
  2.  

    One of the great places to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at McAfee full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Excellent work culture
    Challenging and stimulating technical environment

    Cons

    More stress should be given to innovation.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3.  

    Satisfying career

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at McAfee full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good place to work. Focus is always on delivering products which are relevant to the customers.
    IDeas from employees get more than fair review. Employees get to enhance their skills by working on projects of thier interest and are also paired up with mentors.

    Cons

    There is a fair bit of political maneuvering, especially in the management layer.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great Company to work with

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bangalore
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bangalore

    I worked at McAfee full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Employee friendly
    Work life balance
    Skill upgrades

    Cons

    No Cons as such for this amazing company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Maintain the pace

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software QA Lead in Bangalore
    Former Employee - Software QA Lead in Bangalore

    I worked at McAfee full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great products, Great vision, you get to innovate!! Good growth opportunities. Benefits are great

    Cons

    Not much. Salary hikes are not much

    Recommends
  7.  

    Brilliant

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at McAfee full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good Culture
    Opportunity
    Moderate Pay

    Cons

    May get boring
    Depends on team

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Very good company to work with

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore

    I have been working at McAfee full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Chance to work in variety of projects, Environment, Benefits, Work style, flexible timings

    Cons

    Nothing much at this moment, overall good.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Nothing I have to say. People in senior management were smart and matured. They know very well what they are doing.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Awesome environment to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at McAfee full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good work life balance
    Trust on employee
    No micro management

    Cons

    Didnt find any major problem

  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Very good company to work with

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at McAfee

    Pros

    Environment, Benefits, Work style, flexible timings

    Cons

    Nothing much to say, overall good

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Maintain the same employee-management relationship.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Very good company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at McAfee full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good exposure to the network security domain, knowledge and good work are recognised and paid.

    Cons

    Nothing much. Apart from the regular processes that can be improved to achieve excellence, there is no major cons to discuss.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Cross functional transfers should be more inorder to promote employee growth within the company.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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