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McAfee Reviews

Updated 21 November 2014
Updated 21 November 2014
497 Reviews
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497 Reviews
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Review Highlights

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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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Good Work Life Balance.

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

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

    Pros

    It is very easy to maintain balance between personal life and work which is very important in life.

    Work environment and work culture are pretty good.
    Managers being technically sound helps the teams to perform better.

    Cons

    Salaries are slightly low when compared to other product based companies.

    Yearly Uprisals are not good.

    8% of the salary is dependent on the performance of the employee and the company. So many a time the employee might be getting less amount that what he could have got had the 8% hasn't been variable.However this doesn't make much difference.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Yearly increments and salaries should be a bit higher than what they currently are.

    Recommends
  2.  

    Brilliant

    • 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 (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good Culture
    Opportunity
    Moderate Pay

    Cons

    May get boring
    Depends on team

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Mcafee best place to work if you are satisfied with average compensation

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

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

    Pros

    Work Culture,
    Flat hierarchy,
    Highly skilled and subject matter expertise employess
    Best place for security domain.
    Vital importance to quality of product.

    Cons

    Average sometime low compensation and benefits.
    Cost cutting makes look facilities like stupid
    Middle level management sucks.
    Most of the middle level managers are poorly skilled.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Middle level management especially people working from 8+ years do not share same vision as higher management and the vision is distorted till it comes to root level.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Good company but slightly conservative

    • 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 3 years)

    Pros

    The 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.

    Cons

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

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Create opportunities for employees to grow.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    pathetic company to work for

    • 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 an year)

    Pros

    good work life balance

    Cons

    1. 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 ManagementAdvice

    Encourage the junior employee and communicate the things clearly.

  7.  

    Support

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

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

    Pros

    good office and facilties including premises

    Cons

    bad management and policies . and politics

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    treat both endpoint and applaince equally

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    Not a right place to start your Career...

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

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

    Pros

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

    Cons

    1) 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 ManagementAdvice

    1) Increase the salary, communication, innovation and improve friendly culture in company

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  9.  

    Ok Ok company to start with ...

    • 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 full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

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

    Cons

    1) 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 ManagementAdvice

    1) Increase the salary, communication, innovation and improve friendly culture in company

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    I have been working at McAfee full-time

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

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

    Pros

    interesting work
    great place to work
    flexi timings

    Cons

    Salary As a QA Engineer for Accountant also can be provided

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Salary As a QA Engineer for Accountant also

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Very Good

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

    I worked at McAfee full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    People friendly Company

    Work Life Balance
     Dynamic

    Cons

    Do not have too many Carrer opportunities

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be consistent

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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