NetApp
3.7 of 5 922 reviews
www.netapp.com Sunnyvale, CA 5000+ Employees

NetApp Reviews

Updated Apr 16, 2014
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3.7 922 reviews

                             

86% Approve of the CEO

NetApp President & CEO Tom Georgens

Tom Georgens

(531 ratings)

80% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "It's a place where you feel you can make a difference without sacrificing your work-life balance"
    in 90 reviews
  • "NetApp has been on the Fortune magazine's "great place to work" list for 12 years in a row"
    in 70 reviews
Cons:
  • "The manager sets the tone for the group in terms of culture and work/life balance"
    in 21 reviews
  • "Stagnation at middle management layer; Alignment issues at senior management layer"
    in 34 reviews
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My Experience with Netapp

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at NetApp full-time

ProsCulture and work life balance

ConsCompensation is not that great when you compare with other top paying companies

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Worth the shot

Member Technical Staff (Former Employee)
Bangalore

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

ProsGood work-life balance.
Great transparency and appreciation for work.
You get to see the impact of your work on the company.
Great/diverse technology to learn about.
Good learning resources/engineering support (this is easy to ignore, but they prevent a lot of frustration otherwise).

ConsPayscale wasn't at par with expectations/peer companies.
2 "imposed" shutdowns every year.
At times, too much focus on reporting and communication on managerial level.....kind of overwhelming.
Product development needs better engineers.

Advice to Senior ManagementTry to get the first principles right. Try to hire good engineers.....only they can turn things around when it comes to technology.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good place to work, but uncertainty is the challenge

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Bangalore

I have been working at NetApp full-time for more than 5 years

Pros- Drive as if you are the CEO of your responsibilities.

Cons- Second line not up-to the mark

Advice to Senior ManagementSenior management needs to be better at fast decision making and strategy

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great Company. great growth opportunity

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at NetApp full-time

Prosgreat culture. good pay. good worklife balance

ConsNone that i can think of.

Advice to Senior Managementkeep the culture alive.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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mts at netapp

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at NetApp

Prosgood work life balance
good salary
good work

Consnone that are very serious to be considered

Advice to Senior ManagementManagement must be open enough to take candid feedback.

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Great place to work but can do better

Member Technical Staff, Software (Former Employee)
Bangalore

I worked at NetApp full-time for less than a year

ProsCutting edge technology, wonderful work life balance. Senior management is always within reach and keeps in touch with the employees with the all hands.

ConsPoor middle management. No innovation of late and strategy is to consolidate rather than invest in new avenues. Needs focus on quality of the products and customer satisfaction.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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great place to learn but losing its hold as a great place to work

QA Engineer (Current Employee)
Bangalore

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

ProsCan learn a lot
good technology
salary is ok(not bad, may not be the best, but still better than many)
facilities like free snacks,24hr gym

Constop management strategy isn't working as they would like it to
opportunistic management
volatile job security in recent times has taken a hit
like most of the places, talk more work less seems to work well

Advice to Senior Managementget your acts right with the right strategy and stop targetting engineers for management mistakes

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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A Good technical Place

Member Technical Staff, Software (Former Employee)
Bangalore

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

ProsGood technical Work, Good Peers to Work with, Flexi Work Hours

ConsLeaderShip needs to improve to provide better opportunities, to understand much better better about scoping of work.

Advice to Senior ManagementMake Work place more innovative, More personal interactions between teams at Engineer level across geographies and not only at Director and Senior engineers level.

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

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One of the best places to work for

Member of Technical Staff, Software (Former Employee)
Bangalore

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

ProsNetApp has a highly engineering driven and collaborative culture. Great support from management.

ConsSince NetApp is a B2B company, not many people know about it. Hence, individuals who opt for MBA wouldn't be able to leverage its brand value.

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

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A very good experience

Member Technical Staff (Former Employee)
Bangalore

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

Pros* Flexible timings * Good recognition for work * Great environment and people

Cons* Decisions taken are very dynamic

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