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Headquarters Redwood City, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1991
Type Company - Private
Industry Telecommunications
Revenue $25 to $50 million (USD) per year
Competitors Wipro, Infosys, Tech Mahindra

Aricent is the world’s leading engineering, services and software company. We specialize in inventing, developing and maintaining our clients’ most ambitious initiatives in the communications domain. Combining more than 20 years of communications expertise with a force of more than 10,000 dedicated software engineers, Aricent is the only company in the world that offers the scale, experience and proven technologies necessary to deliver for a growing list of global companies, bringing the next generation of breakthrough, connected products to market.

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Aricent – Why Work For Us?

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Join a forward-thinking team that is driven to innovate. Work with high-performing teams and develop industry-leading skills. Collaborate on breakthrough engineering solutions for some of the world’s greatest companies. Come take on exciting challenges and make a positive impact on millions.


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Legacy of Innovation

Founded in 1991 as Hughes Software Systems, a research and development subsidiary of Hughes Networks Systems, Aricent has transformed industries. In 1992, we pioneered the first ground-to-air phone call. We designed, developed and delivered the first ever commercial mobile high-definition solution in 2008. Our engineers created some of the world’s first Femtocell, WiMAX and LTE solutions. Working across domains and technologies gives our employees the flexibility needed to visualize new possibilities and transform concepts from ideas into everyday technology.

World Class Opportunities 

Aricent works to solve the world’s biggest challenges and push the limits of what’s possible. Our engineers work with best-in-class technology and collaborate on the systems of tomorrow. We’ve created more than 125 licensable intellectual property rights and software frameworks, and our software innovations perform on more than 500 million mobile phones. Our clients include: 

  • 9 of the top 10 network equipment manufacturers
  • 8 of the top 10 device makers 
  • 7 of the top 10 service providers
  • 6 of the top 10 semiconductor chip manufacturers

We have some of the most extensive product engineering skills and expertise on the planet. We’re always seeking better approaches, ideas and outcomes to improve the world through technology. 

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Aricent Awards & Accolades

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Supplier Excellence in Quality, CISCO, 2012
Global L&D Team of the Year (Silver), TISS-LeapVault CLO Awards, 2012
Top 500 Technology Innovators, InformationWeek 500, 2012
Continuing Professional Education Provider of the Year Award, The Project Management Institute, 2011
4GWE Product of the Year Award, Technology Marketing Corporation and Crossfire Media, 2010
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