Alcatel-Lucent Reviews

Updated July 24, 2015
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Alcatel-Lucent CEO Michel Combes
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Pros
  • Good Work life balance at company (in 142 reviews)

  • good work culture, working on latest technology (in 57 reviews)

Cons
  • Not a great middle & Senior Management team (in 31 reviews)

  • There hasn't been a salary increase since 2010 (in 30 reviews)

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  1. good company

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    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer in Mountain View, CA
    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer in Mountain View, CA

    I worked at Alcatel-Lucent (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good job opportunity , good compensation , work life balance

    Cons

    Loss making , many divisions are not making profit


  2. Senior Engineer

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Alcatel-Lucent full-time

    Pros

    Internet Products Division is a great place to work. Successful product line, sound processes, interesting work, good future.

    Cons

    Other areas of the company not doing so well.


  3. CFO / Finance Director / Controller / VP Finance

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    Former Employee - Financial Planning and Analysis Manager in Knoxville, TN
    Former Employee - Financial Planning and Analysis Manager in Knoxville, TN

    I worked at Alcatel-Lucent (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    On of best technology company.

    Cons

    To many restructuring plans with Alcatel-Lucent.


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  5. Review

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    Current Employee - Network Engineer in Overland Park, KS
    Current Employee - Network Engineer in Overland Park, KS

    I have been working at Alcatel-Lucent

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

    Pros

    Good pay, good products, flexible work

    Cons

    Remote management does not inspire

    Advice to Management

    Learn to compete on price


  6. Network Analyst

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    Current Employee - Network Analyst in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Network Analyst in Plano, TX

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

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

    Pros

    Great Co-op program for students pursuing degrees in business, computer science or electrical engineering.

    Cons

    Losing US employment opportunities overseas


  7. Helpful (1)

    Good company

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

    I worked at Alcatel-Lucent

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

    Pros

    Free lunch and dinner. Great culture. This is my first job

    Cons

    I can't think of any


  8. Helpful (1)

    Great company to work for

    Current Employee - Senior Technical Support Engineer in Calabasas, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Technical Support Engineer in Calabasas, CA

    I have been working at Alcatel-Lucent (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    great learning experience, good work environment, x x x x x x x x x x x x x xx x x x x x x x

    Cons

    no shares, bonuses. limited/no perks, xxx xxxx xx xxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxx xx x x x x x x x x


  9. Mike

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Alcatel-Lucent

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    My manager was really helpfully! He made sure I was doing everything correctly. I'm happy to work with a manage who is welling to help me out.

    Cons

    There is no Cons.

    Advice to Management

    They are doing a great job!


  10. Helpful (1)

    Great Company

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

    I worked at Alcatel-Lucent (More than 10 years)

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

    Pros

    * It's an engineering community so you get to work with really bright and intelligent people. * The flexibility is great! Managers are very understanding of work life balance

    Cons

    * lack of salary increases for many years * constant fear of job loss


  11. LTE E2E test engineer

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Naperville, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Naperville, IL

    I have been working at Alcatel-Lucent (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    alcatel-lucent is having big share in telecom and networking market through out world.

    Cons

    Problem due to lack of sufficient funds in hand for further investments in the upcoming technologies.



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