Autonomy
2.0 of 5 315 reviews
www.autonomy.com Sunnyvale, CA 1000 to 5000 Employees

Autonomy Reviews

Updated Apr 25, 2014
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2.0 315 reviews

                             

43% Approve of the CEO

Autonomy SVP & General Manager Robert Youngjohns

Robert Youngjohns

(35 ratings)

18% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Software Engineer

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosoffice culture, city workingmn environment

    Consbad management and lack of communication

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    I like it!

    Senior Software Developer (Current Employee)
    Chicago, IL

    ProsGreat teams, great people, interesting projects

    Consnothing really... maybe that the upper management could have more direction in what they are doing...

    Advice to Senior Managementput in more time into planning

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Software Development

    Senior Software Engineer (Current Employee)
    Southborough, MA

    ProsFast pacing environment;
    Lot of technologies involved;
    Smart people, open communication;
    Your opinion is listened to;
    Benefits are respectful.

    ConsProfessionalism is recognized but not so fast as one would wish - promotions are slow

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    HP is making a big difference

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Boston, MA

    ProsNew management really gets it. Things are starting to turn around, but there's a ways to go.

    ConsThere are lots of challenges, and it will take a while to fix what is broken.

    Advice to Senior ManagementLet us have more access to HP's systems and infrastructure.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great company with a lot of wealth

    EDD Specialist (Current Employee)
    Boston, MA

    ProsChill job.
    Excellent opportunity for those who travel.
    $75 per diem

    ConsHorrible system performance. Why can't they invest in better hardware?
    No internal promotions
    Management sucks
    Horrible communication, no email replies from management/HR
    no reviews or raises

    Advice to Senior ManagementReply to emails sometimes
    Adapt a Yearly review/Bonus
    Raises? Cost of Living?

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Research and Development is a joy at Autonomy.

    Research and Development Engineer (Current Employee)
    Chicago, IL

    ProsThe work is extremely rewarding in R&D. The technology is fantastic, and the the opportunities for a challenging career are better than at most companies.

    ConsHistorical culture issues with culture are quickly evaporating.

    Advice to Senior ManagementContinue embracing the heart of the HP Way, invest even more in R&D and customer satisfaction. The Autonomy software portfolio has so much more potential with more customer satisfaction.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Incredible technology, great opportunities

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Atlanta, GA

    ProsThe technology is second to none.
    Good management support.
    Access to all tools necessary to help customers find success in their areas

    ConsTraining is currently being strengthened and has a little way to go.
    Traditional Autonomy metrics are still being used but that is for the reps to deal with and not let it interfere with the relationship with the client.

    Advice to Senior ManagementSupplement the training with more in-depth offerings for the verticals.
    More centralized account control as opposed to the more "Oracle" method of having multiple reps in a single account with no identified leadership

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    the long & winding road

    Senior Technical Specialist (Current Employee)
    Dallas, TX

    Prosoutstanding technology. significant rewards for some. lots of great customers. awesome people from more countries and backgrounds you can count on any map!

    Consbe prepared to suffer the long a winding road if you arenâ??t one of the well-educated â??elliteâ?? from the very few top universties from which management choose â??only the bestâ??. this obviously short sighted policy means lots of great people just donâ??t make the grade

    Advice to Senior Managementits hard to criticise financial success or great products i know but not everyone is a green beret performer. as someone else on this site has already said not everyone has the same "take that hill" abilities so maybe give the tougher challenges to the tougher people and share the opportunities around a bit more?

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Depends Who You Please

    Software Developer (Current Employee)
    New York, NY

    ProsThe perks, food, transportation and technology being the main ones, and there are lots of things that make it a geek's paradise. It looks good on your resume â?? very successful cash rich and growing quarter on quarter. The chance to meet some very bright and interesting people every day though there is heavy emphasis on education. It's cool to be on the inside and learn about new products the top organisations are now usingâ?¦ particularly in legal space

    ConsIf you have a PhD from a top university you can do some fascinating things, but if you donâ??t then youâ??ll find yourself swimming upriver very slowly

    Advice to Senior ManagementRemember not everyone has a brain road tested in Stanford

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great place to work - if that's all you are concerned about

    Hosting Technical Team Leader (Current Employee)
    Boston, MA

    ProsYou work with really smart people on projects that have direct and visible impact on really well known companies and governments.

    ConsIt is growing so fast that its not as easy to move around the company like you used to be able to do. Career advancement is slower too.

    Advice to Senior ManagementImprove the communication between telecommuters and their managers. Open new offices where demand is growing. Relax some cost controls particularly for consumables.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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