McAfee
3.3 of 5 408 reviews
www.mcafee.com Santa Clara, CA 5000+ Employees

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Updated Apr 13, 2014
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72% Approve of the CEO

McAfee President Michael DeCesare

Michael DeCesare

(82 ratings)

63% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Work Life Balance is also well maintained"
    in 52 reviews
  • "Mcafee is great if you are looking for a flexible work environment"
    in 27 reviews
Cons:
  • "Poor flexibility with respect to work/life balance"
    in 12 reviews
  • "and IDC lost it's mojo with many senior management folks moving away"
    in 14 reviews
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pathetic company to work for

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at McAfee full-time for more than a year

Prosgood work life balance

Cons1. Hike cycle gets delayed every time.
2. Management doesn't communicate clearly about anything
3. Environment is frustrating. people are shuffled here and there for no reason
4. You don't know the value of your work
5. Very conservative

Advice to Senior ManagementEncourage the junior employee and communicate the things clearly.

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Senior Engineer (Current Employee)
Bangalore

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

Prosgood office and facilties including premises

Consbad management and policies . and politics

Advice to Senior Managementtreat both endpoint and applaince equally

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good company but slightly conservative

Senior Software Engineer (Former Employee)
Bangalore

I worked at McAfee full-time for more than 3 years

ProsThe people at McAfee are very good. They are approachable and friendly. The HR and most managers are employee friendly. One of the good product companies to work for.

ConsCareer growth is stagnant. Lot of people are still staying put here mostly because of money or challenging work (in rare cases).

Advice to Senior ManagementCreate opportunities for employees to grow.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Not a right place to start your Career...

Associate Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Bangalore

I have been working at McAfee full-time for less than a year

Pros1) Is a part of Intel
2) Leading Security Company

Cons1) No space for your innovative ideas and suggestion
2) Most of employees are QA, SDET and Testers ... not many DEV engineers
3) Less salary compared to Intel salaries and other top companies

Advice to Senior Management1) Increase the salary, communication, innovation and improve friendly culture in company

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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I have been working at McAfee full-time

Accountant (Current Employee)
Bangalore

I have been working at McAfee full-time for less than a year

Prosinteresting work
great place to work
flexi timings

ConsSalary As a QA Engineer for Accountant also can be provided

Advice to Senior ManagementSalary As a QA Engineer for Accountant also

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Ok Ok company to start with ...

Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Bangalore

I have been working at McAfee full-time for less than a year

Pros1) Is a part of Intel
2) Leading Security Company

Cons1) managers don't communicate often
2) No space for your innovative ideas and suggestion
3) Most of employees are QA, SDET and Testers ... not many DEV engineers
4) Less salary compared to Intel salaries and other top companies

Advice to Senior Management1) Increase the salary, communication, innovation and improve friendly culture in company

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Mcafee is good

QA Engineer (Current Employee)
Bangalore

I have been working at McAfee full-time

Prosinteresting work
great work life balance
flexi timings
pioneering work possibl

Conssalary cud be a bit higher
more facilities and perks can be provided

Advice to Senior Managementincrease salary

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Very Good

Senior Lead (Former Employee)
Bangalore

I worked at McAfee full-time for more than 3 years

ProsPeople friendly Company

Work Life Balance
 Dynamic

ConsDo not have too many Carrer opportunities

Advice to Senior ManagementBe consistent

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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QA Manager (Former Employee)
Bangalore

I worked at McAfee full-time for more than a year

ProsSecurity domain, Technology, Testing process

ConsNothin much to share for McAfee

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Awesome experience where I got chance to explore system level technologies.One of the best to start your career with

Software QA Engineer (Current Employee)
Bangalore

I have been working at McAfee full-time for more than a year

ProsAwesome work culture where you get to explore various cutting edge technologies of security, teams with great technical abundance

ConsMiddle level management sucks pay wise the company is not that good compensation satisfaction among employees is low no easy deal for internal job offers.

Advice to Senior ManagementFirst level management are not good enough and donot have enough technical clarity of projects make some changes to IJO

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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