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Working at Cisco Systems in Seattle, WA: 2 Employee Job Reviews by Real Employee working in Seattle, WA Area

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On average, employees in Seattle, WA at Cisco Systems give their company a 1.8 rating out of 5.0 based on 2, 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 Seattle, WA are Software Development Engineers submitting an average rating of 4.1 and Senior Account Managers with a rating of 4.5.

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"I have worked for Cisco for 23 years. Company with a great culture, values, innovation and cares about the community. Innovation comes from within and via acquisitions of technology, people and culture. Cisco's portfolio is broad and rich and has a great partner channel model. Customer success and centricity is what drives loyalty."
Posted 3 years ago in San Jose, CA

Working at Cisco Systems in Seattle, WA: 2 Employee Reviews

Software Development Engineer

"Worked for Cisco writing setup software for consumer routers. Team was small, everyone was friendly. Used Scrum (sort of, not complete.) Goals were clear, process was efficient. Worked as contractor, so no experience with benefits, career, etc."

Person You Work For 3 / 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
Senior Account Manager

"Cisco is undergoing extreme competition from Juniper, Avaya/Nortel, Brocade, and Microsoft."

What do you like about working at Cisco Systems?

"We had a phenomenal sales team (15 members) that unfortunately was disbanded during a management change."

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

"Spend time thinking of questions you will ask during your interviews. Cisco is a huge company and you should find out as much as you can before making a decision to move into a large organization."

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

"Being a large company, there were too many cooks in the kitchen, and it was very hard getting decisions made at times."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Cut down on the number of conference calls and allow the sales reps to spend more time in front of their customers."

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