Aricent Reviews

Updated June 25, 2015
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Aricent CEO Frank Kern
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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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411 Employee Reviews

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  1. I learnt a lot as a fresher.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Aricent

    Pros

    Employee friendly, no time boundation.

    Cons

    Most of the projects are of maintenance


  2. Aricent is good company to work with

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President in San Jose, CA

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Lots of freedom to work

    Cons

    Aricent Pay structure is average, not exciting

    Advice to Management

    Motivation of employees


  3. Helpful (1)

    More than what you think of this privately owned software/telecommunication company!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Network Specialist in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Network Specialist in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Aricent

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

    Pros

    Challenging people
    Great work ethics
    Good Opportunities (vertical/horizontal)

    Cons

    Salary hikes should be as per grade slab
    Cross-technology training's
    Certification sponsorship (apart from CCIE) which is very important in one's career

    Advice to Management

    Uper management is always there to help you to move forward in your career! Thanks for being there an always listen to us.


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  5. It was nice experience working with Aricent. No issues faced at all so far.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Walnut Creek, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Walnut Creek, CA

    I worked at Aricent full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Lot of good projects which challenges roles. They have lot of telecom clients

    Cons

    Almost all clients are at East coast. Very few on West coast

    Advice to Management

    Management is doing well.


  6. Nice to work

    Current Employee - Anonymous
    Current Employee - Anonymous

    I have been working at Aricent

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

    Pros

    Best working culture and good atmosphere and management

    Cons

    Need more concern abt employee benifits


  7. Potential to fast-track your career

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Marketing in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Aricent full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    Large company, many opportunities to shine

    Cons

    Is hierarchical, so need to navigate the


  8. It was a great learning experience

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

    I have been working at Aricent full-time

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

    Pros

    - Great set of co-workers
    - Lot of challenging work

    Cons

    - Less onsite opportunities for everyone


  9. Best Workplace to learn and work

    Former Intern - Intern in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Intern - Intern in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Aricent as an intern

    Pros

    Team Work, Career Growth, Ping Pong

    Cons

    No any cons till now.


  10. Gud experience

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

    I have been working at Aricent full-time

    Pros

    Works on Cutting edge technologies

    Cons

    Need to be friendly environment


  11. good company to work with

    • 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 (More than 8 years)

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

    Pros

    values your work .nice management ,and flexible work hours

    Cons

    lack of appraisals and not understanding loyal employees



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