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Working at Cisco Systems in Durham, NC: 13 Employee Job Reviews by Real Employee working in Durham, NC Area

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On average, employees in Durham, NC at Cisco Systems give their company a 3.4 rating out of 5.0 based on 13, whereas overall Average Rating of Cisco Systems is 4.1 out of 5.0 based on 1249 Cisco Systems Review Ratings. The happiest Cisco Systems employees in Durham, NC are Python Developers submitting an average rating of 5.0 and Anonymous Employees with a rating of 4.1.

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4.1
Average Rating
(based on 996 Cisco Systems Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
4.0
Growth Opportunities
3.6
People You Work With
4.4
Person You Work For
4.3
Rewards You Receive
4.0
Support You Get
4.2
Way You Work
4.2
Work Setting
4.1
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"I've worked for Cisco Systems Inc for more than 8 years and am currently employed there. I love the company culture and ethics. It's a very strong company with great employee satisfaction. The company can improve on incorporating StartUp culture in delivering Software Products."
Posted 8 years ago in Morrisville, NC

Working at Cisco Systems in Durham, NC: 13 Employee Reviews

Electronics Technician

"Working at Cisco Systems has honed my soldering skills and Cisco router and server testing - these systems are prototype routers and servers so the quality of each step is essential."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
DevOps Engineer

"I have worked with Cisco as a Devops engineer. It's a very good company to work with. Leadership and communication is key for their success in the business. Work culture is great. Everyone's opinion is valued. Work hour flexibility is great, and the best part is team members are very collaborative and helpful."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

4.1
Cisco Systems (1249)

4.7 Highest Rated in this Industry is Sigma Designs (5)
2.2 Lowest Rated in this Industry is Polara Engineering (6)
3.9 Average of All Companies in this Industry (20,189)
Python Developer

"Cisco is really wonderful place to work. I am very fortunate to get to work with a team where everyone is treated equally and everyone is very co-operative, encouraging, etc."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Software QA Lead

"Nice stable work environment with good benefit."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Cisco Systems Employee

"One of the best companies I have ever worked. Very friendly environment. There are no limits of getting things done if you capable to research and find resolution from different angles"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Systems Engineer

"Great company. Was better when it was smaller and had less politics."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Cisco Systems Employee

"Not much to say. The company is ok, just a lot of red tape and politics to deal with."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Cisco Systems Employee

"This company has a very good culture of paying for performance. They enable their employees to grow in the ways they want to as far as skills and opportunities. Unfortunately, money does not always come with that growth."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Software Engineer

What do you like about working at Cisco Systems?

"I like that there is no micro-managing from my manager."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"I guess they have to be comfortable with themselves."

What don't you like about working at Cisco Systems?

"I don't like the technology/product. I share very little passion for the product."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I don't have any problems with management."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Help Desk Analyst

What do you like about working at Cisco Systems?

"It's a large, well-recognized company. The buildings and office spaces are decent. They have onsite dining facilities with good food."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Don't bother unless you like to be put down and bullied."

What don't you like about working at Cisco Systems?

"Too many people at this company think they are special and expect to be treated better than others. They often drop the CEO of the company's name in when they are trying to get what they want, no matter if it is possible or not. If they don't get what they want, they complain, and management gives in and ignores policy in order to make the person happy."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Get rid of the ole boy system of allowing senior employees to be treated like royalty when all they do is take up space and cause problems."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Project Manager
Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3.1 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Web Developer

"Good opportunity to learn and grow with Cisco."

Software Engineer

"It doesn't get much better than this!"

What do you like about working at Cisco Systems?

"Cisco was an awesome place to work."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Know your stuff. The technical interviews are rigorous and exhaustive."

What don't you like about working at Cisco Systems?

"Hmmm... let me get back to you on that."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Cisco is probably the best run company I have ever interacted with. I doubt that I could provide any useful suggestions."

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