At Cylance, 88 percent of employees say their workplace is great.



This review is based on 343 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 3.22. It was published on Oct 5, 2017. 6120 Visitors

What Employees Say

I'm proud to tell others I work here.
I am able to take time off from work when I think it's necessary.
I can be myself around here.
Management trusts people to do a good job without watching over their shoulders.
People here are willing to give extra to get the job done.

What They Do

We asked Cylance to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

Cylance is revolutionizing cybersecurity with products and services that proactively prevent, rather than reactively detect execution of advanced persistent threats and malware, enabling a level of security that far exceeds the effectiveness of current industry solutions worldwide.

About this Company

Website: Industry: Information Technology
US Headquarters: Irvine, California, 92612 US Sites: 3
Major Locations: Irvine, California, 92612; Austin, Texas, 78757; Portland, Oregon, 97204 US Employees: 725
Employees Worldwide: 805 Corporate Structure: Private
Founded: 2012

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Perks and Programs

We asked Cylance to share a few programs they feel really capture what's unique about their workplace. Here is what they had to say.

  • 24 Hour Fitness: Corporate discount upon sign-up. After sign-up, Cylance reimburses $8.50 per paycheck set-up through payroll.
  • FunExpress (CA Only): Save up to 55% on 50+ of SoCal’s best family entertainment such as Disney, Universal, Knott’s, Legoland, Dinner Shows, Movie Theatres, Water Parks, and much more by registering through
  • Irvine Apartment Offering: Cylance Employees are guaranteed $0 security deposit and two waived application fees when they lease at any Irvine Company Apartment Community. An additional exclusive offer available for $500 off the first months rent at *Spectrum area communities The Park, The Village, Centerpointe & Los Olivos. "
  • Transportation Subsidy: Employees are eligible to receive a 50% subsidy on transportation fees with The Toll Roads, Metrolink, Amtrak, and Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA).
  • Verizon Discount: Instant discounts, special online-only pricing, and free shipping when you use Cylance's profile ID.
  • Dell Discount: Instant discounts and special online-only pricing when you use Cylance's profile ID.
  • Take-Out Tuesday: Every other Tuesday, Cylance caters lunch for all employees.
  • Bagel Thursday: Every Thursday, Cylance provides bagels, fruit, and muffins to all employees.
  • H.S.A Employer Contribution: Cylance contributes to Health Savings Accounts ($500 EE Only, $1000 EE + Spouse, $1000 EE+ Child(ren), $1500 EE+Family)


$96,787 Average salary and additional cash compensation for Insides Sales Representatives $137,982 Average salary and additional cash compensation for Software Engineer
81% Company-paid health coverage for employees 68% Company-paid health coverage for dependents
81% Company-paid health coverage for part-timers


  • 401(k) or 403b Program
  • Stock options
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Unlimited Paid time off after one year of full-time employment 6 days Paid sick days after one year of part-time employment
Unlimited Paid time off as of first day of full-time employment


  • Flexible schedule (100% use it)
  • Telecommute option (100% use it)
  • Subsidized On- or Off-site Fitness (100% have access)
  • Onsite Amenities (Take-Out Tuesday (Bi-weekly), Wellness Fair, Chair Massages, Full Stocked Snack and Drink Kitchen, Gym Subsidy, Tollroad Subsidy Corp Office - Portland, OR HQ - Irvine, CA Remote)


90 days Job-protected maternity leave (including FMLA/STD) 20 days Fully-paid maternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)*
40 days Average length of maternity leave new mothers take15 days Job-protected paternity leave (including FMLA)
15 days Fully-paid paternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)*15 days Average length of paternity leave new fathers take
90 days Job-protected parental leave for adoptive parents (including FMLA)*20 days Fully-paid parental leave for adoptive parents (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)
*Employees are not required to use all their personal paid time off before taking parental leave. All employees are eligible for parental leave benefits.


  • Lactation room(s)
  • Paid sick leave to care for a child or relative


  • Mental health care
  • Alternative treatments (such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or chiropractic)


  • Senior Director Global Talent and Development is responsible for the success of formal recruiting and retention diversity goals
  • Written policy prohibits discrimination based on (at a minimum) age, disability, race/ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender and sexual orientation
  • 2 events a year connect employees with peers from different racial/ethnic, religious or country-of-origin identities
  • Non-birth parents in same-sex relationships can take parental leave
  • Medical care covers gender confirmation surgery

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How to Get Hired

We asked Cylance for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.

What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?

Candidates who are collaborative, passionate, innovative, responsible, ethical, and value humility and respect will be a great fit for Cylance.

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

Candidates who have the passion and desire to disrupt industries, protect the world from cyberattacks, and be at the forefront of a revolutionary new technology, will get our attention!  Explain why you are interested in working at Cylance and what skills, strengths, and expertise you will contribute to our diverse team of extraordinary talent!

Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?

The positions consistently in high demand at Cylance are Engineering, Sales, and Consulting Professionals.

What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?

There are many ways to get started! Go to our careers page, email our recruiting team at, visit us on LinkedIn and Glassdoor.

hiring Outlook

100 Forecasted positions to fill in coming year 30% Job Growth
47 Average applicants per opening 12,653 Total job applicants
24% New hires by employee referrals 33 Recent graduates hired
11% Voluntary turnover for full-time employees
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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