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Ixia Reviews

Updated Jul 15, 2014

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3.2 114 reviews

65% Approve of the CEO

Ixia President & CEO Victor Alston

Victor Alston

(55 ratings)

62% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • You will get to work on latest cutting edge technologies(in 10 reviews)

  • Great talent and cut edge technology(in 10 reviews)


Cons
  • Problem with work life balance and salary compare to that is low(in 16 reviews)

  • could be long hours without recognition(in 6 reviews)

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    Team spirit missing

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat potential for increased job satisfaction if management so chooses. High growth potential. Security and enterprise on the rise.

    ConsInternal blocks create frustration. The tendency to say 'no' instead of let's try that.

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

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    A good place to work, learn and get in touch with skilled people

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsIxia offers a nice package of benefits/perks, good compensation and tries to make a culture of training/rewarding/keeping the good employees. Also, the management consists of people trained to be leaders and not just a bunch of puppets trying to squeeze every bit of work out of their employees.

    ConsThere are times when the work pressure feels like it is a bit too much.

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

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    Good company; fast pace; great people

    Technical Lead (Current Employee) Bucharest (Romania)

    ProsGreat people to work with. Will learn a lot due to the huge range of technologies being covered. Good perks and benefits for the local job market.

    ConsWork/life balance needs to be actively maintained. Working hours are a bit skewed due to tight collaboration with different sites.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great opportunities to grow from a technical point of view

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGreat talent and cut edge technology

    ConsTight deadlines, work-life balance is not great

    Advice to Senior ManagementA better work-life balance

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

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    Good company to work for

    Software Engineer (Current Employee) Calabasas, CA

    ProsGood technical challenges and great products

    ConsNothing at this time. Great place to work.

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

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    Give you a chance to work with the best

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsSome really smart people here

    Conscould be long hours without recognition

    Advice to Senior ManagementCare about the people

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

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    QA

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsVery relaxed environment to work in, good payment, flexible working hours. a lot of career development opportunities

    Conswork becomes monotonous, doing the same thing over and over

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    Excellent

    Senior QA Engineer I (Current Employee) Calcutta (India)

    ProsGood opportunities, challenging work, latest tech, friendly work place

    ConsLeadership is averse to taking risks

    Advice to Senior ManagementManagement should work more towards employee satisfaction

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

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    RSM - EMEA

    RSM (Former Employee) Emea (Indonesia)

    Prosgreat team, good salary and social benefits. All in all a great place to work - with some negative points at the Managerial Level in UK. I would recommend Ixia as a place to work.

    ConsMissing work life balance. The Top EMEA Management is a joke. They are no leaders - they are managers and don´t do what´s necessary to make things possible or work. They don´t listen to experts and don´t eat their own cooking. They are doubtful and full of fear.

    Advice to Senior ManagementListen to your experts in the countries. That would help in most of the situations - either in good or bad.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great place to learn

    Software Engineer I (Current Employee)

    ProsAwsome people and a dynamic environment. One can learn a lot in a relative short amount of time. Very good local management and a very relaxed working environment with a lot a benefits.

    ConsUnbalanced workload between maintenance and new feature development. In some periods work tends to be monotonous. Being a relatively large company a shift in direction takes a long time and decissions have to come from top levels.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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