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McAfee Reviews

Updated 20 November 2014
Updated 20 November 2014
495 Reviews
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495 Reviews
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Pros
  • Good Work Life Balance, good benefits with flexibility to work from home if needed (in 77 reviews)

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


Cons
  • Poor flexibility with respect to work/life balance (in 13 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. 1 person found this helpful  

    Just another product company

    • 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

    Pros

    Employee friendly policies
    growth opportunities are good

    Cons

    Lot of reorgs
    no job security

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    One of the best culture i seen in any company.

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

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

    Pros

    work life balance
    good pay
    excellent work culture. Its more like family

    Cons

    Lot of changes recently due to acquisition.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep going the right way

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Good company to work with avg challenging in technology, Great work life balance and employee friendly atmosphere

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

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

    Pros

    Company is having good growth in 2014 and giving good amount of bonus
    Great place to work in case of work life balance
    Less work and more fun
    Good atmosphere for growth and less politics in my team
    Manager is keeping information update and keeping nice relationship
    Strong market growth for at;east 5 quarters and doing good
    Great technical team working for next 5 year timeline of the products available

    Cons

    Less new learning experience
    Salary is avg
    Annual layoff

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep going

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Good company to work

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

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

    Pros

    - Office culture is very good.
    - Good work life balance
    - Some projects have really good work, good opportunity to learn

    Cons

    - Leadership is not good, they keep on buying useless companies and then end up firing people.
    - Company is not growing that much, so salary of employees are also not that great.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Doing right investments in acquisitions.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  6.  

    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
  7.  

    Good Company to Work for

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

    I worked at McAfee as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    Flexibility, healthy fun environment to work.

    Cons

    Very less projects in MIC India. Management should think about expanding it.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Increase MIC India center. Mostly development kinda work is at onsite.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Good Place to work but a little underpaying

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

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

    Pros

    Challenging roles
    work on latest and good technologies
    Great facilities
    Good work/life balance

    Cons

    Underpaying
    Things may go wrong if you are stuck in wrong team(everything depends on team)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay better to high performers and lesser to underperformers

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    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
  10.  

    Good place to work

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

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

    Pros

    Good learning opportunities
    Push for innovation is good for the company in the longer run
    Compensation package

    Cons

    Work-life balance in some teams is non-existent due to aggressive deadlines.
    Politics in some teams.
    Recognition might go to some seniors even if team has played a huge role in success of a project
    Seasonal lay-offs typically during December

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Would be good if team politics can be kept at bay.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Working at McAfee

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at McAfee

    Pros

    Work-life balance, compensation to market standards

    Cons

    favoritism, politics and timely career progression

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