NetApp Reviews

Updated 25 April 2015
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Pros
  • Apparently they have a good work life balance which amounts to not doing much work (in 154 reviews)

  • NetApp has been on the Fortune magazine's "great place to work" list for 12 years in a row (in 78 reviews)

Cons
  • Too much of work life balance leads to laziness in employees (in 27 reviews)

  • Has its share of jerks in middle management that can make your life Hell (in 41 reviews)

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  1. Great place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Melbourne
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Melbourne

    I have been working at NetApp full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Supportive and fun place to work

    Cons

    Work life balance gets out of balance a bit too much.

    Advice to Management

    Watch out for employee burn out

  2. High Performers

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Engagement Manager in Melbourne
    Former Employee - Engagement Manager in Melbourne

    I worked at NetApp full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    People are very focused on success, success is very well congratulated.
    No deal is off the table if you can sell the idea of it, you are left to drive your own business.

    Cons

    A little ambiguous in the way you need to run your own show. Management are very focused on forward looking and ensuring that numbers are met which is fair enough.

    Advice to Management

    A little more matrix management to ensure that communication flows are a little more pronounced so as to remove ambiguity.

  3. Financial Analyst

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA (US)

    I have been working at NetApp full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great people, challenging work. Supportive work and team environments. Mature processes while still having the opportunity to influence change and driver efficiencies.

    Cons

    Work life balance is challenging depending on team. Finance in particular appears to have different work standards than other functions. Offcycle promotions are rare.

    Advice to Management

    It's difficult to retain top talent when you don't incentivize them to stay. Invest in your people and compensate them accordingly.

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  5. MTS

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Seven Fields, PA (US)
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Seven Fields, PA (US)

    I have been working at NetApp full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Really a great place to work for. Given the opportunities to work on new projects. Everyone is very helpful.

    Cons

    Lot of politics due to company size. You need to really prove yourself in order to get a promotion.

  6. Graphics Designer/Desktop Publisher

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Graphic Designer in Sunnyvale, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Graphic Designer in Sunnyvale, CA (US)

    I have been working at NetApp

    Pros

    Co-workers are nice and very professional. Working environment is excellent.

    Cons

    Company should absorb contractual employees.

  7. Project Manager

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Contractor - Project Manager in Research Triangle Park, NC (US)
    Current Contractor - Project Manager in Research Triangle Park, NC (US)

    I have been working at NetApp as a contractor

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Awesome Company to work for :)

    Cons

    No Cons in this company. Great place to work

  8. good and professional

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at NetApp full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    facilities and compensation is good
    work from home option
    good work culture

    Cons

    less career opportunities
    less innovation
    more stress on process
    less trainings

  9. Senior QA Engineer

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

    I worked at NetApp

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good to place to work. Flexibility of work hours that helps women especially with kids to tailor out their hours. Very Friendly and helping coworkers and managers.
    Lot of food specific weekday snacks
    View from the building to the nearby mountains helps as a stress reliever

    Cons

    cons - i dont find any during my work tenure. the best company i worked so far

  10. Member of Technical Staff

    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at NetApp

    Pros

    Great place to work and flexible work hours

    Cons

    Not Applicable Not Applicable Not Applicable

  11. Good Experience to work

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at NetApp

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Great learning
    - Free culture
    - Easily approachable management

    Cons

    - Too many org changes
    - No strategic vision

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