Riverbed Technology

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Exciting challenges, great brand, smart people

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

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

Pros

The company is in a great position from both a technology and brand perspective. Teams are growing, but the organization is still at a size where an individual can make an impact. Positive contributions are acknowledged and recognized.

Cons

Part of the challenge with a rapidly growing company is frequent change but increasing difficulty in coordinating efforts.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Continue to recognize and reward employee contributions. Recognize that the company is larger now and cannot turn on a dime - efforts need planning and coordination so make yourself part of a/the process.

Recommends
Approves of CEO

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    Hard Work and Fast Pace, but Good People and Rewards

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity, great growth, ability to wear a lot of hats and be involved at all levels of the organization, flexible work environment, smart and fun people to work with and good compensation/benefits.

    Cons

    Kiss work/life balance good bye - the pace is insane, and never slows down. A lot of red tape for such a small company, sometimes makes it hard to get things done.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Ease up on the bureacracy and empower your directors more for approvals, etc. It's very difficult to get things done when everything needs to go to the VP or even C-Level for approval. Also extending bonuses to lower levels would do a lot to help managers and below feel like the company values the work they do and credits them for its success. Directors and VPs look good because of their people, so give us peons our due.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    freedom and empowerment, you see your own impact everyday!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer

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

    Pros

    As an SE I have direct impact on the companies progress in my region.
    You get to work with the markets best equipment, you can confidently walk into any room knowing you have a great product.
    Lot's of freedom to make your own success.

    Cons

    Communication isn't always clear, a lot of contradicting messages from local management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Clearer communication and weed out the career politicians.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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