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Marketing Communications Program Manager (Former Employee) –  Sunnyvale, CASeptember 25, 2017
Blue Coat was great company. Though I only worked there for short time my experience was great. I was part of the support team and really enjoyed working there.
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SFDC dba (Former Employee) –  Sunnyvale, CASeptember 8, 2017
REally convoluted team, even before being acquired by Symantrec. Two people in different departments manage the instance and there is considerable competition between the two.
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interesting environment with exciting challenges
Southeast Regional Channel Manager (Former Employee) –  Miami, FLOctober 12, 2015
The company is a solid organization to build a career - from the global expansion and relevant market place, Blue Coat has what an employee wants.
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Good working environment, nice people to work around, productive
Hardware QA Engineer (Former Employee) –  Waterloo, ONMarch 27, 2015
Bluecoat provides a great working environment, and friendly and approachable people to with with. There are free drinks and food in the kitchen, also free lunch at times. the workload is well balanced.
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I am a contractor here
HR Staffing Coordinator (Current Employee) –  Sunnyvale, CAOctober 7, 2014
The culture here at Blue Coat is good. People are friendly
The work level keeps me busy
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Overall a great company
Network Engineer (Former Employee) –  Draper, UTOctober 3, 2013
It is normal to work at least 60 hours a week or more.
IT is responsible for managing multiple roles
IT Management was great, however, it changed a few months ago and most employees do not feel that they have security or the backing of management
The co-workers are great and really pull together
Pros
Company bonuses are great, free lunch is provided twice a month
Cons
Not enough people for the work.
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Advanced Customer Service (Former Employee) –  Sunnyvale, CAFebruary 19, 2013
 Demonstrated expertise identifying complex problems and reviewing information to develop, evaluate, and recommend client solutions.
 Skillfully and knowledgeably safeguarded access and retrieval of client / company confidential databases.
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Numerous Management Changes
Director of Marketing (Former Employee) –  Sunnyvale, CAOctober 17, 2012
Blue Coat is experiencing a lot of change - especially with lots of top management turnover. Overall a great set of products with a loyal installed base. They just need to focus on flawless execution.
Pros
fair compensation, free drinks/snacks
Cons
high management turnover, high employee turnover
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Senior Product Marketing Manager (Former Employee) –  Sunnyvale, CAMarch 17, 2012
Don't go there. Taken private. 20% laid off. This should be about 50 characters.
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