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Good place to work at..
Sr. Product Manager (Current Employee), San Jose, CAOctober 18, 2014
With lot of focus on collaboration and team work, along with good work-life balance, Cisco provides a great environment for employees.
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Hard working great people
Program Manager (Former Employee), San Jose, CAOctober 17, 2014
Cisco has a shared culture of hard working great people all around the world with an attitude of "we can do it."
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Great Company
Business Development Manager (Former Employee), RTP, NCOctober 16, 2014
Pros: great leadership and talent. involved in innovation and new businesses. dominant int he market
Cons: large company struggling to remain nimble.
Cisco has consistently executed incredibly effectively. Leadership is top notch and the talent is exceptional. Dominant in the market and a pace setter. It is becoming a large company with the challenges that come with the size. Currently, Cisco is facing it's biggest challenge to date in it's need to adapt to the new business models.
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Great Place to Work
Project Coordinator (Former Employee), Research Triangle Park, NCOctober 15, 2014
Great place to work, people are very nice. Flexible work hours and plenty of parking available close to buildings.
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Old school management
Software Engineer II (Former Employee), San Jose, CAOctober 15, 2014
Pros: relaxed work
Cons: dull work atmosphere. no job security.
Depends on which team you are in. In general old school management, lack of energy. Too many middle managers.
Good work life balance.
Job uncertainty, too many mindless layoffs.
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Old school management
Software Engineer II (Former Employee), San Jose, CAOctober 15, 2014
Pros: relaxed work
Cons: dull work atmosphere. no job security.
Depends on which team you are in. In general old school management, lack of energy. Too many middle managers.
Good work life balance.
Job uncertainty, too many mindless layoffs.
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Productive Day
Technical Leader Engineer (Former Employee), Research Triangle Park, NCOctober 14, 2014
Pros: high energy work environment.
Typical day at work consist of meetings, testing, reviewing and updating documentation.

Learned a lot in regards to new technologies.

Management was great and provided support to his team.

Co-worker were great and always a pleasure to work with on a daily basis.
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Productive and world class
Solutions Architect (Former Employee), Dallas, TXOctober 12, 2014
Had too much fun working here. Alot of challenges and ability to move forward that makes impact larger than you.
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Good for people who wants to have work life balance
Software Engineer (Current Employee), San Jose, CAOctober 10, 2014
good company to work with. nice colleagues. There is a lot of room for innovation and new product development.
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Good Place to work
Senior Tibco Developer (Current Employee), Milpitas, CAOctober 9, 2014
Good Place to work at Cisco with nice support from co workers to the management
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Good atmosphere to work with lots of things to enjoy
Software Developer Intern II (Former Employee), San Jose, CAOctober 9, 2014
I enjoyed my time at Cisco and it was a great learning experience.
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Productive, long days
PROGRAM MANAGER OPERATIONS, SUPPLY CHAIN (Current Employee), San Jose, CAOctober 9, 2014
Cons: lots of politics
Great company if you are lucky enough to have a great manager.
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Exciting Technogy something different every day
Test Engineer (Former Employee), San Jose, CAOctober 9, 2014
Work was very good here over the 16 years I worked here I became efficient in wireless networking, Labview, RF Testing and programming RF equipment. I worked Closely with 1 to 3 engineers and Management to successfully help bring many Access Points to product.
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Application Lead, Systems Specialist (Current Employee), San JoseOctober 9, 2014
It is fun working here. I feel any documentation should be given more priority and importance.
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Great networks established and maintained
Business Analyst (Current Employee), San Jose, CAOctober 9, 2014
Cisco is a huge company. I have worked across multiple teams, functions and timezones. Overall, my role(s) entailed bringing people together to track work progress. In this, the opportunity to build rapport presents itself. Not only is this important in the success of any project but also in one's career. I've had the pleasure to meet great people and – more... build stronger relationships. – less
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Excellent
Business Analyst/SME/PMO (Current Employee), Research Triangle Park, NCOctober 8, 2014
• Acted as a Liaison between Customer service team and the IT to get the requirements based on the customer needs to implement in the tool for better user experience
• Worked closely with different stakeholders to write the procedures and processes for the requirements
• Was involved in driving and maintaining the master prioritization list (MPL)
 – more... Acted as a single interface between IT development team and business stakeholders for addressing any issues
• Involved in mentoring specific projects in application of the new SDLC based on the Waterfall and Agile Unified Process, especially from the project management, requirements and architecture perspectives.
• Designed and reviewed the BRD(Business Requirement Document, BSD(Business Solution Document)
• As a tool owner provided access to the tool to the requestors based on their roles
• Involved in creating the report mock-ups for the users as a result of technical feasibility
• Gathered Functional and Data Requirements, analyzed workflows and created Use Cases, Requirement Specifications, Report Specifications.
• Worked on MS Office application like Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio
• Gathered metrics ,created reports and KPIs
• Created various mockups to indicate the changes to the users as a result of the enhancements.
• Prepared AS IS and To be Scenarios and process flows
• Responsible for adding the requirements in Quick win tool
• Worked as PMO and created project plans
• Assisted the technical team in translating application functionality into application architecture.
• Participated in the bug review meetings, updated requirement document as per business user feedback and changes in the functionality of the application.
• Performing BAT(Business Acceptance testing), preparing and executing BAT test cases
• Created User manuals, training documentation for the users
• Uploading the BAT test cases in HP Quality Center and executing the test cases
• Clarified QA team issues and reviewed test plans and test scripts developed by QA team to make sure that all requirements will be covered in scripts and tested properly.
• Organized meetings to discuss outstanding issues with QA and developers.
• Wrote test scripts for User Acceptance Testing (UAT).
• Worked closely with Business Users and development team for post-production issues for documenting and resolving them. – less
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Outsourced
Network Admin/System Admin (Former Employee), Research Triangle Park, NCOctober 8, 2014
Pros: great work environment
Cons: outsourced too many jobs
The job was great as well as the co-workers and environment. However, the jobs don't last long because of the outsourcing.
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Great place to work
Project Manager, CA / Program Coordinator (Current Employee), Costa Mesa, CAOctober 7, 2014
Pros: work with brilliant co-workers
I worked with brilliant co-workers, cutting edge in technology.Interesting and very enjoyable. Great people
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it was awesome working for my team at cisco
Web Metrics Analyst (Current Employee), san joseOctober 7, 2014
Pros: best team
One of the best places to work, in the bay. All the team members are
helpful and understanding. Collaboration is the key.
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NETWORK CONSULTANT ENGINEER (Current Employee), Melbourne Beach, FLOctober 7, 2014
great salary and benefits
able to work remotely
learned various new technologies
co-workers are great people

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