NDS Americas Reviews

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    Great career development opportunity

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    Current Employee - Engineering Manager  in  Costa Mesa, CA
    Current Employee - Engineering Manager in Costa Mesa, CA

    I have been working at NDS Americas full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Global team. Cutting edge technology. At the cusp of accelerating the pay tv related technologies. Result focused and merit based reward systems in place.

    Cons

    Not much to say here. The teaming happens at a global scale rather than local. Which is good for some and bad for others.

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    Keep it up!

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    No opinion of CEO

NDS Americas Interviews

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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Costa Mesa, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Costa Mesa, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at NDS Americas in January 2009.

    Interview Details

    Company requires idiots to fillup the joint; every once in a while, a skilled engineer accidently joins the company. Company requires PERFECT TRW and credit scores. They pretend that the company has important secrets to protect. Do not try to join unless you want to be screened by CREDIT SCORE and SECURITY COMPANY and 3 or 4 letters of REFERENCE and calls to past employers. 30+day process NDS painful.

    Interview Questions
    • how do you deal with managers who do not speak your language?   View Answer
    • Are you willing to take continous and ongoing bonings from your direct manager, in order to continue employment?   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    So long as you were willing to take recurring from your bosses, they were willing to pay. Start as high as you think they can bear, because you will get HARD and OFTEN, should you take job offer. Consider high 110's. High 120's are for mgt. Architechs might ask mid 140's. Few senior mgr make $300K+, but rare.
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

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Website www.nds.com
Headquarters Costa Mesa, CA
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 1997
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $25 to $50 million (USD) per year

NDS Americas hopes to be there in the time of need for all sorts of American television viewers. The company is a subsidiary of NDS Group, which provides smartcards and set-top box software that manage customer access to digital satellite, pay TV, and Internet services. Its products link set-top boxes with databases of subscriber profiles and preferences, enabling users to access pay-per-view content and other programming. The company also provides a digital recording platform that allows users to record and watch a variety of content. Customers and partners for NDS... More

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