Quantum Corporation

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Quantum Corporation Reviews

Updated January 28, 2015
Updated January 28, 2015
99 Reviews
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Quantum Corporation CEO and Director Jon W. Gacek
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Benefits are good, people are great, work life balance is great too (in 13 reviews)

  • Flexible time and good work environment (in 10 reviews)


Cons
  • Upper management is all about the good old boys network (in 5 reviews)

  • No stock price movement in what, ten years (in 4 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great Place to Work if you are into Technology

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    Former Employee - Marketing Intern in Bellevue, WA
    Former Employee - Marketing Intern in Bellevue, WA

    I worked at Quantum Corporation as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    -Great Work/Life Balance
    -Surrounded by tons of smart people who really understand the technology
    -Lots of meetings and chances to improve team productiivity

    Cons

    -Cubicles is Work Environment reduces collaboration
    -No one in the marketing team understands code, not even basic web development
    -Marketing team is understaffed

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Perhaps add on to the marketing staff

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    A place where an individual can make a difference

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    Current Employee - Quality Engineer in Englewood, CO
    Current Employee - Quality Engineer in Englewood, CO

    I have been working at Quantum Corporation full-time

    Pros

    The people I work with on a daily basis are fantastic. I feel that Quantum has a small company feel and absolutely you can determine how much you want to contribute to Quantum's success. The culture of helping each other and working as a team, not keeping secrets, and working towards a common goal is very prevalent.

    I have a lot of respect for managers and individual contributors. In my group, the current manager has done a great job sharing his vision and directing where he wants the team to go. Except for 2 people that come to mind, Individual contributors at Quantum are self motivated and will always assist if needed.

    Cons

    Due to previous down-sizing, many people are stretched thin. I know that I wear multiple hats and it's difficult to accomplish as much as I'd like or meet everybody's expectations. Fortunately, I do feel that the workload is understood and appreciated, and I appreciate not being micromanaged. Because of the sheer amount of work, the work-life balance tilts much more towards work than I'd like, but the hours are flexible so if there are outside commitments it's easy to work them in.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It is exciting seeing our financials continue to get stronger and hopefully that will eventually allow additional perks for employees. Right now benefits/perks are very average.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Great company

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Jose, CA

    I worked at Quantum Corporation full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Work life balance
    Nice work environment

    Cons

    Compensation
    Slow decisions
    Project management can be better

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    A great place to work

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Quantum Corporation full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    The work -life balance was great. The relationships with co-workers was cherished

    Cons

    Compensation could have been better, but the work-life balance helped for me.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    NO Comments

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Colorado Springs: Many good years, but manufacturing is now contracted to other companies.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Colorado Springs, CO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Colorado Springs, CO

    I worked at Quantum Corporation full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    There is a strong focus on engineering and the Agile system really works well to track changes, deviations, BOMs and specs, and when there wasn't enough "bandwidth" to cover all the ECs, the system does a good job of keeping them from falling through the cracks. Engineers are bright and enthusiastic about their jobs, even if sometimes overwhelmed. New Product launches were typically on time, teamwork was effective, and communication between all functions usually worked very well. Lots of meetings! Maybe that's a con to some, but communication was effective. Good compensation and benefits. Nice modern facilities, CO SPGS has a gym/showers/lockers and self serve café, basketball/volleyball courts. I had many good years between several sites, I miss working there.

    Cons

    There have been so many layoffs in manufacturing I can't count. Of course now it's over, there is no manufacturing at Quantum, it has been outsourced to other US companies in AL, AZ, and CA. The remaining functions are scattered in several states, not sure that is sustainable, so I would be wary of the longevity of any facility. There are 3 sites in CO, so I would expect at least one to remain.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I can't speak for the remaining functions. I supported production so I can't advise on something that no longer exists. Bring production back to PPO, or Englewood? Nice dream, but I think that ship has sailed for good. Thanks, I had a good run.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Company overview

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    Former Employee - Engineering Technician IV in Colorado Springs, CO
    Former Employee - Engineering Technician IV in Colorado Springs, CO

    I worked at Quantum Corporation as a contractor (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Data storage is a growing industry, Stornext is great technology

    Cons

    Competitive industry, transitioning company

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Great place to work, lots of smart, good people

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Quantum Corporation

    Pros

    Great people trying hard to turn the company towards growth. Fun, smart people

    Cons

    just cant seem to break the flat revenue barrier into a growth company

  9.  

    I'm working my way up the Quantum ladder from the first rung of sales to Sales engineer

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    Current Employee - Territory Development Representative in Bellevue, WA
    Current Employee - Territory Development Representative in Bellevue, WA

    I have been working at Quantum Corporation full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Benefits are good, people are great, work life balance is great too

    Cons

    Lack of proper training in some areas. You have to be a go getter to get the info you need

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    decent

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    Former Employee - Shipping Associate in Colorado Springs, CO
    Former Employee - Shipping Associate in Colorado Springs, CO

    I worked at Quantum Corporation full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    good work enviroment,good people to work with

    Cons

    being laidoff,not room for advancement

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Great company with amazing people and customers.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Storage Systems Administrator in Richardson, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Storage Systems Administrator in Richardson, TX

    I have been working at Quantum Corporation full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Quantum is getting ahead in the cloud with their latest rollout.

    Cons

    Quantum is making big changes to their service structure. The jury is still out.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make sure your resume is up to date.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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