AppDynamics Reviews

Updated 2 Mar 2021

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4.5
86%
Recommend to a Friend
77%
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AppDynamics VP/General Manager Linda Tong
Linda Tong
6 Ratings
Pros
  • "Coming to AppD has been the best decision of my life(in 59 reviews)

  • "Good community good work life balance(in 45 reviews)

Cons
  • "We've experienced quite a bit of attrition over the past 12 months due to a perception that Cisco doesn't know "what to do with AppD"(in 40 reviews)

  • "Work/life balance will require discipline - you must learn quickly to manage your time(in 39 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review
    Helpful (1)

    "Best of both worlds - Velocity of a startup, stability of Cisco"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineering Manager in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Working as independent entity, fast paced engineering culture, Strong leadership, Latest tech stack and SaaS offerings

    Cons

    Slowly getting influenced by traditional Cisco engineering culture

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  2. "Good place to work with brilliant technology"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible time, great people, good tech

    Cons

    Nothing specific, culture here is nice, no cons as of now


  3. "Great WorkPlace !!"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Smart People, Helpful Mgmt, Work-Life Balance

    Cons

    Cisco acquisition made things more process oriented, time consuming, changed culture.

  4. "Good to work for"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer (SDE) in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great peer group, good overall culture.

    Cons

    There’s not a startup culture anymore which some people might not like.

  5. "Company without vision"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineering Manager in Bangalore
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Avg salary, goodies, few good technical people around

    Cons

    1. No company vision 2. Management is useless 3. they himself don't know where to take this product

  6. "One of the best company I have seen"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - SDET-3 in Bangalore

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

    Pros

    1.People are very cooperative 2.The perks are very good like stocks , Espp, internet ad telephone bill etc.

    Cons

    Nothing which I observed if we do our work right

  7. "Great company to grow with"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at AppDynamics full-time

    Pros

    Good compensation Good work Under the Cisco umbrella

    Cons

    Sometimes Cisco problems affects the working of AppD

  8. "Good"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Escalation Manager in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good place to grow and learn

    Cons

    I have no cons to refer

  9. "One of the best place to work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    People here are really good atleast in the UI team. There is perfect work life balance. The management always try to keep their employees happy.

    Cons

    There is nothing i could think of.

  10. "positive experience"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    helpful people, good work environment

    Cons

    may impact work life balance

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