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Rovi – Why Work For Us?


Rovi is a global leader in digital content discovery. Our pioneering guides, data and recommendations drive program search and navigation on millions of devices worldwide, leading the way to more personalized entertainment experiences. With our cloud-based capabilities and solutions for interactive advertising and audience analytics, we enable premier global brands to increase their reach and create better entertainment experiences across screens. Rovi holds over 5,000 issued or pending patents around the world and is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif.


We’re shaping the future of digital entertainment. We believe the right technology not only changes how we all enjoy content, but also removes barriers between consumers and the entertainment they love. Through innovative products and solutions, we help people around the world find and enjoy content.


At Rovi, employees at all levels are empowered to drive innovation. Not only do we develop products and services used every day by millions of people around the world, Rovi also offers monetary incentives and executive support to encourage team members to invent and co-author patents to help drive future technologies.


We work with some of the most iconic entertainment and technology brands in the world, helping their customers find the content they’ll love by enabling personalized entertainment experiences and offering advanced tools for learning more about consumer viewing habits. If you’re enjoying media, there’s a good chance Rovi helped you find it.


Careers at Rovi Corporation

At Rovi Corporation, we provide excellent benefits/perks, offer competitive compensation packages, a dynamic employee-centric culture, and an opportunity to make your innovative ideas a reality. We hire exceptional people who want to lead the way in digital entertainment. For details on our open positions please visit our career page at: Your career: Powered by Rovi



Rovi offers highly competitive benefits and perks to our employees.  At Rovi, we value your hard work, and the incentives continue once you are on board. We continue to motivate, encourage and reward you for your efforts. Benefits and perks are an important part of the total compensation package.

Health and Wellness

We offer a rich health and wellness package that will provide you and your family with reassurance that your medical, dental and vision needs are in good hands. Our medical flex spending and dependent care spending accounts provide you with the opportunity to set aside pre-tax dollars for out-of-pocket medical and dependent care expenses. Are you into fitness? Our generous health club reimbursement plan will help to pay for gym club memberships, personal trainers and more!

Incentives and Rewards

Aside from our competitive salaries, we have many reward and incentive plans, including a company bonus plan and equity. Our matching 401(k) helps our employees plan for retirement, while our Employee Stock Purchase Plan offers employees the opportunity to purchase Rovi stock at a discount. For transit riders, we also offer a commuter benefit.

Rest and Relaxation

We know that you enjoy your life outside of work, and we want you to take the time you need to refresh. Our sick, vacation and personal time policy is generous and flexible. Need to just get away from your desk to recharge? Some of our facilities even offer a game room or on-site gym.

Community Impact

We’re committed to giving back and offer employees many opportunities to serve in their communities. We work closely with local charities to provide employees the opportunity to participate in company charitable events. In fact, we provide all employees with two paid days per year to give their time to community service and will match charitable contributions.



Rovi cultivates an entrepreneurial and diverse work culture—helping employees thrive and succeed professionally.

Core Values

  • Innovation – We are passionate about generating forward-looking ideas, products and continuously improving everything we do.
  • Ownership – We take pride in our work and are responsible for delivering on our commitments to customers.
  • Customer Driven – Our customer is always our highest priority and drives everything we do.
  • Teamwork - We are one team. We share objectives and collaborate across locations and functions to deliver ourstanding results.


Rovi values the diversity of its employees and commits to maintaining an open and inclusive work environment.

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Rovi Interviews

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    Long, long interview process even when I was hiring, unless you have a lead into top executives. HR isn't as efficient and really you're better off with a referral.

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Rovi Awards & Accolades

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Emmy® Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering /Technical Development (Pioneering On-Screen Interactive Program Guides), National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS), 2012

Additional Info

Headquarters Santa Clara, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1983
Type Company - Public (ROVI)
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Cisco Systems, TiVo, Apple

Rovi Corporation is a global B2B leader focused on revolutionizing the digital entertainment landscape by delivering software and data solutions to connect people to the movies, music and television they enjoy – anytime, anywhere. Our products and services power some of the most iconic entertainment and technology brands around the world including Microsoft, Samsung, Apple... More


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