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30+ days ago

Business Process Architect

Verizon Santa Clara, CA

The OnCue Business Operations team is looking for an experienced business process architect to help plan, build, and run the next generation business… Ivy Exec


3 days ago

Director Orchestration Software

Verizon Santa Clara, CA

This position will lead the team responsible for software development in cloud orchestration/management products in support of large key strategic… Ivy Exec


30+ days ago

Senior Cyber Security Strategy Consultant

Verizon San Jose, CA

Verizon Enterprise Solutions is seeking innovative, experienced, and driven team members to develop cybersecurity-relevant capabilities and business… Ivy Exec


19 days ago

OnCue Software Design Engineer in Test

Verizon Santa Clara, CA

Minimum Educational Requirement: • Bachelors of Science degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field. Minimum… Beyond.com


30+ days ago

OnCue Lead Embedded System Software Engineer

Verizon Santa Clara, CA

Verizon's OnCue Engineering Team is hiring passionate and talented Lead Embedded System Software Engineer, you will design and implement system… Beyond.com


30+ days ago

Oncue Development Operations Software Engineer

Verizon Santa Clara, CA

Come and join us to reinvent TV! You will be a member of the OnCue infrastructure engineering group; responsible for building a wide variety of… Beyond.com


30+ days ago

Speech Recognition Engineer

Verizon Santa Clara, CA +2 locations

Verizon's OnCue Voice technologies team is looking for a Sr. Software Engineer to help implement best in class ASR/NLU solutions for improving the TV… Beyond.com


30+ days ago

OnCue Manufacturing Test Manager

Verizon Santa Clara, CA

Verizon's OnCue hardware engineering team is looking for an experienced, well-qualified Manufacturing Test Manager. The group seeks to liberate… Beyond.com


30+ days ago

Software Development Engineer in Test

Verizon Santa Clara, CA

- Using Java and/or Scala, develop efficient & reusable functional automation scripts for critical client facing RESTful web services.- Maintain… Beyond.com


30+ days ago

OnCue Systems Manufacturing Engineer

Verizon Santa Clara, CA

Verizon's OnCue Hardware Engineering team is looking for an experienced, well-qualified Systems Manufacturing Engineer. The group seeks to liberate… Beyond.com


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    OnCue: not a positive work environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA

    I have been working at Verizon full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    - benefits and compensation are better than most startups, but worse than larger companies
    - work-life balance is good

    - some of the best engineers I've worked with in the Bay Area
    - an interesting technology stack
    - engineers are generally friendly, easygoing, helpful, knowledgable, and have a lot more potential than they display

    - good place to join if you like to:
      a. fail and say "it's nobody's fault"
      b. suck up

    Cons

    General for Verizon:
    - only 12 days PTO, accrued over the first 10 months of the year
    - 9 days of paid vacation
    - very few career opportunities. Verizon is an East Coast company and all strategic directives will be coming from there
    - few professional training and development opportunities

    General for the team:
    - this place only rewards complacency and compliancy
    - engineering and operational decisions are made by a handful of people without any meaningful feedback from the rest of the teams or the team members. Be mindful, however, that a better half of decision making people have no relevant engineering or operational experience though try to position themselves like they do
    - management style by the most part consists of the following (pick and choose one or more):
      a. micromanagement
      b. incompetence
      b. complacency/indifference
      c. backstabbing
      d. closed door policies
      e. no relevant communication to employees, or "worker bees" as they see it
      f. no feedback on performance
      g. varying degrees of ignorance

    - management relies on a few (say 3-4) "unicorns" who they think pull the whole engineering organization, therefore:
      a. get used to the fact and feeling of being completely ignored in terms of your input, suggestions, contributions, or performance because you'll still be grouped with "the rest"
      b. forget about individual and professional development opportunities since only a few selected people get to go to any training courses even if you show a significant interest in the training or the training is relevant to your immediate job responsibilities

    - organization is run by the people from two camps, if you don't belong to either of them you'll be on the sidelines regardless of your contribution or potential. This, in turn, leads to only people from either of those two camps being rewarded or promoted.
    - middle management often changes direction and scope of work just to show the amount of work performed, not the actual value or importance of it because five completed items no matter how you look at it looks better than one in their opinion
    - middle management pretends to be "the executives" and even go as far as calling themselves that
    - project management exist only on paper

    - very engineering heavy organization, though balanced inappropriately because some teams have excess capacity, while others are running super lean. This creates unneeded stress on the organization as a whole and individual teams.
    - management does not seem to understand the concepts of "code quality", nor do they believe in real testing of any kind. Velocity is the only determining factor for any project

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