There are newer employer reviews for VMware

 

Great place to work. I was respected and appreciated there.

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Intern  in  Cambridge, MA (US)
Current Employee - Intern in Cambridge, MA (US)

I have been working at VMware as an intern for less than a year

Pros

Mentorship, great pay, a diverse work environment, challenging work.

Cons

None that I can think of.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Don't give complete control over other sites' specific infrastructure to Palo Alto.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

1316 Other Employee Reviews for VMware (View Most Recent)

Sort: Rating Date
  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    VMWARE burington environment - managers abusive ; environment hostile toxic

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Phone Support  in  Burlington, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Phone Support in Burlington, ON (Canada)

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

    Pros

    free training get your VCP and GET OUT
    free food
    i dont work there any longer the place was keeping me up at night

    Cons

    abusive managers ; favoritism ; expectations are you work till you drop. Days without lunch as forced to be in phone que 8 hours for days while what normally would be called TEAMLEAD takes over 1 hour lunch or more and is unapproachable for help.
    managers dont seem to get if you have 30 back log tickets you need to be able to do research and work them to get rid of them. Most of the people at the burlington office are afriad of being dragged into a room and walked out. Company has way to many products for current support model it will hurt them. Oh wait it has they layed off AOT of people .. VMwares moto " more with less" good luck people your the less more = more hours in the que more assigned tickets

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    grow up and communicate. Grow up and realize that your buddy shouldn't be hired as a manager when he has no manager skills. Sickening work place.

    Communication issues where certain manager abused support engineers then upper managers FINALLY realize years later that specific manager is good with escalations but the people hes abused have been walked out. ANd he was made manaager due to sucking up to Senior manager .. he had no manager training and AT ALL learn as you go ..

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Engineer  in  Palo Alto, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Palo Alto, CA (US)

    I worked at VMware as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Cutting edge company
    Interesting projects
    Gym is good, cafe is also nice though is crowed during lunch

    Cons

    Pala alto housing is extremely expensive.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    P

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
There are newer employer reviews for VMware

Worked for VMware? Contribute to the Community!

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.