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6 days ago

Sr. Web Developer

Akraya Inc San Jose, CA

Knowledge on Hadoop is nice to have. Additional Notes: "Expert' Level JavaScript Skills Good knowledge on Cookies Experience with Behavioral… CareerBuilder

7 days ago

Business Analyst

Akraya Inc San Francisco, CA

Replying to emails from internal and external business partners that require action to be taking. Issue standard period reporting. Servicing as the… CareerBuilder

7 days ago

Accounts Payable Specialist

Akraya Inc Mountain View, CA

Perform all day-to-day activities related to Accounts Payable Support month-end close functions Voucher PO related and expense invoices daily… CareerBuilder

6 days ago

Java Selenium Engineer

Akraya Inc. San Francisco, CA

Collaborate with Development, Product Management, and QA team members to understand requirements and create innovative testing solutions that meet… Dice

1 day ago

Sr Business Analyst /Staff Business Analyst – new

AKRAYA Inc Tucson, AZ

Job Title Sr Business Analyst Staff Business Analyst Requirement Type Contract Contract Duration 3+ Months 6 Months Contract Type W2 only Location… Dice

15 hrs ago

Sr. Business Process Analyst – new

Akraya Inc Greenwood Village, Arapahoe, CO

• As part of the Strategy and Portfolio Management team (SPM) the Sr. Business Consultant is a customer facing position whose role is to build… CareerBuilder

15 hrs ago

Network Engineer – new

Akraya Inc Nashua, NH

Position Title: Network Engineer Duration: 3 months (Contract to hire) Travel: 75% (with in New England & fly to other states) Location: Nashua NH… CareerBuilder

2 days ago

Sr. Database Developer (SQL) – new

Akraya Inc. Downey, CA

Must be able to write SQL code. Must have experience loading large datasets to database. Experience with Oracle SQLloader utility preferred… Dice

1 day ago

Metadata Administrator (Adaptive Metadata Manager) – new

AKRAYA Inc Charlotte, NC

Adaptive Metadata Manager repository management Perform administrative tasks within the Adaptive Metadata Manager environment (Security Role… Dice

1 day ago

Performance Engineer – new

AKRAYA Inc Mountain View, CA

A performance engineer to help with testing for season readiness on tableau, as relates to the performance of our dashboards. Performance testing… Dice

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    Good start, Bad end

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Resource Manager
    Former Employee - Resource Manager

    I worked at Akraya full-time (more than 5 years)


    Not many Pros. There used to be at one time, when the work environment was healthy, management was not biased, people were motivated to work. Nowadays it is the opposite - carrot and stick approach, management (esp, the recruitment side) is blinded and very unfair. They play favorites, are mostly look at everything and everyone in terms of "numbers". If you're aggressive, cold enough to play and survive office politics, willing to do any work as long as it brings you a paycheck - you will do well here.


    Mostly everything, except a few good-hearted employees who are too naive to give their opinion and find it easier to nod along with management for everything.

    Culture - Office culture is SAD. They have a lot of fancy things to show off - catered dinner, pool table, games, parties etc but the way things are run, no one enjoys (maybe, except the management). There are weekly meetings, which look like reruns of an old sitcom, same things are discussed, week after week, where in people are awake only when its their turn to speak. The so called happy hour after these meetings seems only for the boy gang - where they stay back to shoot some pool and drink beer for hours, even when there is no sense of accomplishment. The employees in India and US are treated very differently in terms of facilities.

    Promotions - They happen only when some resigns or threatens to leave. Literally.At least that is the only time 0when they are taken seriously. (This is how few wrong people ended up becoming decision makers in management

    Management - The biggest mistake a company can do is have wrong kind of people in management. And here at Akraya, they succeeded in doing this year after year. They promise every year that things will change for better and in the end they turn out worse than before. Management (most) is so insecure that they let the good ones go and want to only keep a staff that goes along with their baseless decisions. They make strategies, randomly, by themselves, without involving mid-management or the people who are directly impacted by their decisions. They impose new rules and policies and expect you to adapt without any question. They seem to have no strategy or vision and "changing strategies" every few months looks like their thing. The new Recruitment Director works remotely, away from management and manages a team that she meets once in two years. The India Director was corrupt to everyone's knowledge and yet he was there. They hire recruiters without any background checks and then blame the mid-management when they do not perform. Recruitment Director claims to be "process-oriented" when she has no sense of recruitment nor is a people's person. Titles are just given for namesake. People at Director level are basically Sr Managers who've been in the company too long. A bunch of similar thinking folks in management are just robbing the company of their money and resources, unfortunately, they don't see. Some of them including the Recruiting Director are not capable of managing large teams. RD is very manipulative and likes to divide and rule. RD claims to be more powerful than the CEO behind their back. None of them have any leadership qualities.

    Sales is just a bunch of newbies in the industry and are not aggressive at all. They're all too comfortable where they are.

    Honestly, they don't invest time in people nor do they value their employee's feedback. They don't recognize employees based on merit. If you're doing well, they'll throw more money at you and expect you to perform magically. Highly unreasonable. Mostly everyone in management just wants to save themselves, hence, are only interested in temporary successes. HR takes feedback in exit interviews but since most of it is against the management, nobody acts on it.
    From a long-term basis, this is not a company to be in.

    The attrition rate is 50%. This means something is wrong, very wrong.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    To save whatever little remains, I'd advise the CEO to change his management staff or change his management style.
    Value employees, give equal opportunities and earn their trust. People have lost faith in management. Please move away from being "process-oriented". You have a bunch of energetic folks in India, give them a platform to grow and learn and a leader who is as driven and can guide them. Not a remote headmaster to track their numbers, attendance and report cards.

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