Aricent Reviews

Updated August 3, 2015
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Aricent CEO Frank Kern
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115 Ratings

Pros
  • Very good work culture and approachable higher management (in 137 reviews)

  • Flexible working hours, daily cab service after 8pm, onsite opportunities (in 68 reviews)

Cons
  • No work life balance what so ever (in 37 reviews)

  • Comparatively Less Salary growth of employees (in 23 reviews)

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524 Employee Reviews

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  1. Telecom Specific

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Aricent

    Pros

    Employee friendly company, learn abt telecom

    Cons

    Most of the time work load is high


  2. Average Employer

    Current Employee - Technical Leader in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Technical Leader in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Aricent full-time (More than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    Works for decent clients like Cisco, ATT, Brocade etc. Salaries are better than other consulting companies like TCS, Infosys etc,

    Cons

    Dont have many projects in USA, if project is over and no other project is found then employee have to go back to India. Salary disparity is there amongst employee's at same level,

    Advice to Management

    Work towards employee's satisfaction.


  3. Nice company to start your career

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Aricent full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    good work culture, working on cutting edge technologies.

    Cons

    Below market standard salary. Bad Management.


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  5. senior technical lead

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Technical Leader in Milwaukee, WI
    Former Employee - Senior Technical Leader in Milwaukee, WI

    I worked at Aricent

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

    Pros

    best among the indian companies

    Cons

    no bench time in us


  6. Software Engineer

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Aricent

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    This is a great company for the freshers and a lots to learn. Flexible working hour. You will be recognized well.

    Cons

    Salary is not too good. Average Salary

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  7. Over ll Compamy

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous
    Current Employee - Anonymous

    I have been working at Aricent

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good work culture and flexible work timings

    Cons

    Compensation is not good compared to other companies


  8. Good experience

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Technical Leader
    Former Employee - Technical Leader

    I worked at Aricent full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good telecom projects with challenging roles, good office culture

    Cons

    Crazy working hours at release times, salary not as competitive as rest of the market


  9. Good for beginners

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Aricent

    Pros

    Good company to start a career with. Excellent training provided to new college grads.

    Cons

    Work is lackluster at times. Some parts of the management seems like they don't really care about their employees.


  10. good experience

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in Delhi, CA
    Current Employee - Engineer in Delhi, CA

    I have been working at Aricent full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    working environment is really good.

    Cons

    low salary offered at aricent.

    Advice to Management

    no advice as such


  11. Not Bad

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Technical Leader
    Former Employee - Technical Leader

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    No power with the manager !!! If you are good at what you do then you win

    Cons

    Stupid policies esp. for overseas assignments

    Advice to Management

    Become more assertive



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