NetApp Reviews

Updated 29 September 2014
Updated 29 September 2014
1,120 Reviews
3.7
1,120 Reviews
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NetApp President & CEO Tom Georgens
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Apparently they have a good work life balance which amounts to not doing much work (in 133 reviews)

  • NetApp has been on the Fortune magazine's "great place to work" list for 12 years in a row (in 76 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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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    High Performers

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    Former Employee - Engagement Manager  in  Melbourne
    Former Employee - Engagement Manager in Melbourne

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

    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 ManagementAdvice

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Storage Software Intern

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    Current Employee - Storage Software  in  Research Triangle Park, NC (US)
    Current Employee - Storage Software in Research Triangle Park, NC (US)

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

    Pros

    work life balance, shut down break and office culture, Staff is very friendly and helpful when struck with some issue, beer bashes is one of the advantage

    Cons

    Pays pretty decent amount, i was offered a full time from this company but company is not providing RSU's to the new college graduates and no joining / sign on bonus.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great place to work ♥

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer  in  Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at NetApp full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Awesome environment, advanced technologies, work life balance, excellent food facilities, beer bash, trainings, recognition

    Cons

    Didn't find any cons as of now, nothing as of now

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Nothing as of now

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Smart people, fast pace

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Salesforce Consultant  in  Sunnyvale, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Salesforce Consultant in Sunnyvale, CA (US)

    I worked at NetApp full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    NetApp is a great place to work with talented colleagues and good opportunities to learn and grow

    Cons

    With the scale of the company, it can sometimes seem overwhelming

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Spend more time on employee development

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    A Killer Intern Job

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Great Place to Work  in  Sunnyvale, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Great Place to Work in Sunnyvale, CA (US)

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

    Pros

    High pay, active intern job, friendly managers, beautiful campus

    Cons

    Cliquey, many interns have family at the company and it can feel unfriendly at times

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Good company

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at NetApp as an intern

    Pros

    Good pay and good relocation. The internship experience is really helpful and intersting

    Cons

    Not too much. I'll just fill the twenty words and that is it.

  8.  

    Best place to work

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Member of Technical Staff QA  in  Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Member of Technical Staff QA in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at NetApp full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Excellent work culture.
    High pay for freshers.
    WFH facility.
    Friday beer bashes.

    Cons

    Learning reaches a stagnant stage at some point of time unless you change teams.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Everything is perfect.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    One of the best places to work

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - MTS3  in  Sunnyvale, CA (US)
    Former Employee - MTS3 in Sunnyvale, CA (US)

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

    Pros

    Has great work culture. You have flexible timings and everyone is very accessible.

    Cons

    Nothing major but can do better by rewarding employees more. Also should encourage employees to innovate more and do more research work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    An amazing culture and experience with an awesome project to work on and invaluable feedback and suggestions by my team.

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    Former Employee - Software  in  Wichita, KS (US)
    Former Employee - Software in Wichita, KS (US)

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

    Pros

    NetApp's values and culture are among the best! Plenty of room for personal growth by working hard and solving challenging problems every day. Perfect balance between work and life. Everyone at the Wichita office is given his/her own cube which is really cool!

    Cons

    I did not really find any disadvantages while interning here.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Positive

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NetApp full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great company environment and colleagues

    Cons

    management cares more about climbing corporate ladder than own team

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    less stepping on employees to please customers

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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