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McAfee Reviews

Updated 22 January 2015
Updated 22 January 2015
522 Reviews
3.4
522 Reviews
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McAfee President Michael DeCesare
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Review Highlights

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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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    good place to work

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

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

    Pros

    freedom and nice place for starting career

    Cons

    if you are a contract employee less chances of becoming permanent

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    support contract employees

  2.  

    Good company

    • 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 (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good exposure to work. Good company over all.

    Cons

    Process looks to be big. Need to speed up.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

  3.  

    Great place to work but again depends in which team you are!

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

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

    Pros

    Bunch of amazing, motivated and pumped up people. Security is the word in each one's mind!

    Cons

    The compensation and other employee benefits

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You guys are doing really great.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Senior Financial Analyst

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

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

    Pros

    Good exposure, flexible timings, great facilities in office, great policies

    Cons

    limited growth in skill set

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Although there is a policy on internal job transfers, India centre needs to make it easier for people to switch jobs

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Overall a good company

    • 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

    Pros

    flexible working time.
    good work culture.

    Cons

    bad mid-level management.
    anytime layoff can happen to you

    Recommends
  7.  

    Nice place to work

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

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

    Pros

    Work load is not much, and having good work life balance

    Cons

    More stress need to be given on communication

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Open culture and a wonderful place to work at.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at McAfee

    Pros

    Great Place. Plenty of challenging and learning opportunities.

    Cons

    Need to come out with more innovative products. Change in direction very frequent.

  9.  

    Good company

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

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

    Pros

    u get whatever u want in terms of work life balance

    Cons

    no hikes in terms of salary

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    good for a stepping jump in the career - a good brand name

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

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

    Pros

    Flexibility only in some teams

    Cons

    Poor Salary hikes
    Monopoly decisions in some teams, others just need to follow

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More flexibility to take decisions for the team manager and the team members
    equanimity in salaries

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Started with good

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

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

    Pros

    This is all about my BU...
    - OK

    Cons

    Need to give laptop
    Good process to be implemented

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Have to clear roadmap

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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