Autonomy
2.0 of 5 301 reviews
www.autonomy.com Cambridge, United Kingdom 1000 to 5000 Employees

Autonomy Reviews

Updated Mar 3, 2014
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2.0 301 reviews

                             

38% Approve of the CEO

Autonomy SVP & General Manager Robert Youngjohns

Robert Youngjohns

(26 ratings)

17% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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No intent to work hard for this company

Principal Software Engineer (Former Employee)
Sunnyvale, CA

I worked at Autonomy full-time for more than a year

ProsKnew that working on litigation software was the right business direction

ConsDidn't treat employees respectfully. Slave driving parent company that didn't value the competency of company that it purchased. Employees felt they were treated as second class citizens, only be told what to do, instead of integrating with main company

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Nice Technology Company

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Autonomy

ProsFull of smart people. Young Company. Good benefits

ConsNot very transparent. Long working hours. Management not responsive

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Still needs to organize, streamline and sort out product problems

Account Executive (Current Employee)

I have been working at Autonomy full-time for more than a year

Proslots of work flexibility, interesting technology, with a big push and support from the wider HP. great office locations, and a lot of investment in training/personal development

Constoo many product issues lead to more discussions with irate clients than selling to new ones. too many product divisions and sales groups leads to huge internal collaboration problems. Base compensation below industry average

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great opportunity

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Autonomy

Prosinteresting technology, great people free Friday lunch

Consupper management but they've all left since HP acquisition

Advice to Senior Managementto HP leadership, keep selling and investing in the Autonomy products

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Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Autonomy full-time

ProsReally unique technology with impressive executives and previous sucess.

ConsSales team was largely ignored, tight quarters with little to no management

Advice to Senior ManagementPlease take time to more formely train new new business development executives to ensure they're on teh right path.

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Great company, needs better execution after multiple management transitions

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Autonomy full-time

ProsVery knowledgeable and talented group of people

ConsManagement lacked long term vision.

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Good people, difficult culture and sales model.

S Account Executive (Former Employee)
Cleveland, OH

I worked at Autonomy full-time for less than a year

ProsTechnology is unreal. Good comp plan.

ConsNo territories and very few and very reluctant technical resources.

Advice to Senior ManagementStructure the sales model and hire and train pre-sales tech resources.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Good team, OK company

Technical Support Engineer (Current Employee)
San Jose, CA

I have been working at Autonomy full-time for less than a year

ProsGreat co-workers, interesting product, great clients -- OK company with an average reputation and now part of a legacy company with reputation in question

ConsAutonomy may or not find its way as part of HP -- the parent company is so large and at such a questionable place on its own timeline -- it's hard to see where or in what form Autonomy will be a factor in its life and work

Advice to Senior ManagementConnect with workers with bonuses and in-person conferencing to build loyalty, otherwise attrition will continue and the ideas that could enhance its relevance will go with exiting workers

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great people but poor benefits

Technical Specialist (Former Employee)
New York, NY

I worked at Autonomy full-time for more than a year

Prosthe people and culture are great

Consrewards and lack of performance reviews

Advice to Senior Managementperformance reviews

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Work which is intellectually engaging at times and offers a flexible schedule but overall a numbing cultural experience.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
New York, NY

I have been working at Autonomy

ProsGenerous vacation is offered. Allows for a relaxed work-lifestyle given that your work schedule can be flexible. Exposure to other product offerings and possible career changes. Employees with a proactive attitude can thrive here. Good stock options or restricted stock units rewarded. Good bonus plan.

ConsAn ambiguous company structure from an employee career growth perspective. No annual salary increases. Additional compensation based on qualitative milestones. Employee review or assessments are not well structured or non-existent in some cases. Impersonal culture.

Advice to Senior ManagementProvide career paths or options for employees. More clarity to the review process for employee performance assessment and its translation to compensation.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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