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4 people found this helpful  

Getting worse day after day

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Engineer  in  San Jose, CA (US)
Current Employee - Engineer in San Jose, CA (US)

I have been working at F5 Networks full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Good benefit, used to be very good especially on insurance and etc.
Used to be a great place to work at and have work-life balance
OK Salary

Cons

very bad management recently,
asked to work over weekends,
very bad project planning and management,
some team were hired and paid very high just because of Foundry,
very hard to get promoted if you are not some one in higher management radar, aka not in the core project,

Advice to ManagementAdvice

listen to the engineers, please! you guys used to listening well!
don't just hire and promote your old friends from Foundry! there are many good F5 engineers as well!

Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 5 people found this helpful  

    Growing worse day by day. Work is no more pleasure

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer  in  San Jose, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Jose, CA (US)

    I have been working at F5 Networks full-time

    Pros

    Stocks are doing great
    Kitchen stocked up with snacks once in 2 weeks I guess
    Benefits are good

    Cons

    Used to be a great company. Work culture is very bad. Management grows worse day by day. Setting unachievable goals and forcing employees to show up on weekends and holidays for the sake of showing up but not really concerned about people being productive. Management does not hear you. Have never seen such a bad work culture in my prior experiences

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Let employees set the goals. be little flexible which will lead to more productivity

    Doesn't Recommend
  2.  

    Great company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer  in  Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Engineer in Seattle, WA (US)

    I have been working at F5 Networks full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Upper management has good direction and provides ample communication to employees. Support organizations (IT, payroll, HR) are all very responsive.

    Cons

    Middle management often lacks communication, too many tools and resources for getting job done. Should be consolidated and kept up to date.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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