Symantec
3.2 of 5 1,434 reviews
www.symantec.com Mountain View, CA 5000+ Employees

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Updated Apr 21, 2014
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3.2 1,434 reviews

                             

54% Approve of the CEO

Symantec Interim CEO Michael Brown

Michael Brown

(13 ratings)

62% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Pros:
  • "Work life balance makes this company stand high in all IT product companies"
    in 167 reviews
  • "Good colleague relationships, location work environment"
    in 99 reviews
Cons:
  • "Terrible work life balance, although they will say they value this"
    in 33 reviews
  • "Need internal sales talk to senior management to keep or find new position at RIF"
    in 58 reviews
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Best product based company in Pune

Senior Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Pune

I have been working at Symantec full-time for more than 8 years

ProsGood benefits.. Flexibility. Good pay. Brand name.Good work. You will hardly think of leaving this company. People are working here since last 10~15 years.

ConsSlow growth. No onsite. Less HR friendly. You talk to HR when you join the company and resign from company.

Advice to Senior ManagementLay off is not the only option for cost reduction.

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

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A good environment to work.

Intern (Current Employee)
Pune

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

ProsAll colleagues are very helpful and good in nature. you will feel comfortable at work.

Consevery day you will get new challenges. you will learn every day, that is more important.

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

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Top 10 ethical companies in world. Great place to work

Senior Manager (Current Employee)
Pune

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

Pros- Most Ethical company
- Great work or job exposer in security
- Tremendous opportunity to learn on pile of technology stacks
- Great investment on soft skills building for employees
- You get experience to deliver something to 300 millions of users base.
 - Finally very good employee benefits.

ConsLittle bit of bureaucracy and delay in decisions.

Advice to Senior ManagementImprove on very fast decision making.

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

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Fulfilling

Software Engineer (Former Employee)
Chennai

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

ProsVery relaxed work environment. Work life balance.

ConsNot much of a chance to grow.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Life which covers technology and entertainment package together.

Intern (Current Employee)
Pune

I have been working at Symantec as an intern for less than a year

ProsGood Enviornment.
Best mix up of personal and professional life.
Good salary Package.

ConsEverything is perfect.
A company without a CEO has no direction.
Appoint a new CEO as early as possible.

Advice to Senior ManagementGood Work.
just allocates some openings for the fresher. There is a lots of talent in them.

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

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I feel proud to work at Symantec.

Senior Manager (Current Employee)
Pune

I have been working at Symantec full-time for more than 8 years

ProsCutting edge technology
Work life balance
Flexi timings

ConsSlow decision making process in the company.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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best place to work

Senior Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Chennai

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

Prosgood work environment, good benefits

Conslimitations in learning new skills

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great work culture, get to work with talented people

Senior Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Pune

I have been working at Symantec full-time

ProsYou get to work for some great products and technologies also with talented individuals

ConsAfter a while work might seem repetitive, growth might be slow

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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great

Associate Configuration Management Engineer (Current Employee)
Pune

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

ProsVery good environment to workaround and retire :)

ConsNo training opportunities given

the older you are the better you are placed here.no one willing to change or go outside :)

Advice to Senior Managementit differs.i had to managers one was very cool and other was totally opposite :)

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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cool place to work

Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Pune

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

Proscool place to work. nice collegues .

Consnon technical managers, non technical work imposed.

Advice to Senior Managementhire technical managers

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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