ALTEN Reviews

Updated March 19, 2015
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ALTEN Président Directeur Général Simon Azoulay
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  • rience parce que vous venez de sortir de l'universit (in 3 reviews)

  • environnement de travail amical (in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • t de la vie dans cette zone (pas seulement (in 6 reviews)

  • ils ont menti sur les salaires et le co (in 6 reviews)

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  1. Great time in a leading company

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at ALTEN

    Pros

    Competitive consulting firm, exciting projects, great team and atmosphere

    Cons

    The salaries are quite low, at least in France

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  2. Big company but small company feel, they are just like a start-up in the US.

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    Former Employee - Vice President of Business Development in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Vice President of Business Development in San Jose, CA

    I worked at ALTEN full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Strong value proposition in product engineering, lack of strong sales structure in the US.

    Cons

    limited scale, limited vision, they are trying to cobble together capabilities from partners etc.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. Interesting

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at ALTEN

    Pros

    You work at client's site, you usually have a good team leader and you learn from that...

    Cons

    Lack of clear career plan, have to push. You rarely see you manager

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  5. 1 person found this helpful

    Concerned and effective management

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    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at ALTEN full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Salary
    Management
    diversity / assignments
    International mobility is easy

    Cons

    common to all consulting firms (assignements depend on customers and market health)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    more corporate events!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. Not bad as first job, but soon you will want more!

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    Current Employee - Consultant in Nice (France)
    Current Employee - Consultant in Nice (France)

    I have been working at ALTEN full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Attractive salary (a plus are the paid expenses), nice people, interesting projects. Young, motivated and innovative team. Multi sector business.

    Cons

    No flow up, no raise, no carrier perspective. Extra hours are not paid. Huge flow of people (coming and leaving). Mobility difficulty.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. as long as you make money

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer - Development in Apeldoorn (Netherlands)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer - Development in Apeldoorn (Netherlands)

    I worked at ALTEN

    Pros

    not really, there are beter company's

    Cons

    They will make you do any work as long as it makes money.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8. Poor Management and Bad decisions - Consultancy based on tech assistance model

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Extreme Flexibility
    Awesome Workplace (Sophia Antipolis)

    Cons

    Poor Management
    Very poor career/mission follow up
    No chances to grow

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
  9. Good experience, High Technical skills required

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    Former Employee - Systems Engineer in Bologna (Italy)
    Former Employee - Systems Engineer in Bologna (Italy)

    I worked at ALTEN full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    - High Technical skills required;
    - Challenging job;
    - Good opportunity to learn how to handle the Consulting jobs

    Cons

    - Nothing really bad to mention: it depends on the personal ambitions about the need to try something else or not

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  10. Nice company for starter

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    Former Employee - Technical Author in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Technical Author in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at ALTEN full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Great colleges, work life balance is good.

    Cons

    Pay is very less for experienced people

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please take care of experienced people.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11. Good experience

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    Current Employee - Business Development in Paris (France)
    Current Employee - Business Development in Paris (France)

    I have been working at ALTEN full-time

    Pros

    Young, motivated and dynamic environment

    Cons

    Poor possibilities of evolution when the economical environment is not growing

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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