Alvarion Reviews

Updated July 27, 2015
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  1. QA engineer

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Alvarion

    Pros

    It was a very nice environment, good place to work and interesting technologies to learn.

    Cons

    no cons to be raised

    Advice to Management

    -


  2. Software developer

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Virginia Beach, VA
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Virginia Beach, VA

    I have been working at Alvarion

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    helpful and good to work

    Cons

    not much to say anything

    Advice to Management

    love employees


  3. A rollercoaster ride

    Current Employee - Executive Administrator in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Executive Administrator in Sunnyvale, CA

    I have been working at Alvarion full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Great people, fun environment, interesting and promising technology

    Cons

    Got side tracked from their main mission, and then didn't keep up with the US carriers' move to LTE.

    Advice to Management

    How could a company with $170 million in cash, no debt, and 850+ employees around the world when I started in late 2007, go belly-up and shut down virtually all US operations and lay-off 350-400 employees by early 2011 - it boggles the mind.


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  5. An interesting experience of my career.

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineer in Bucharest (Romania)
    Former Employee - Engineer in Bucharest (Romania)

    I worked at Alvarion full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    A pleasant and useful experience. Friendly colleagues, ready to help. A company where you can learn and develop your skills.

    Cons

    Was affected by world wide recession in the last years.

    Advice to Management

    Try to get help from the government in order to tackle Chinese competitors.


  6. good enough

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Director in Mexico, Distrito Federal (Mexico)
    Current Employee - Sales Director in Mexico, Distrito Federal (Mexico)

    I have been working at Alvarion full-time (More than 8 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    innovative company, market leader, good people

    Cons

    poor management, luck of focus

    Advice to Management

    NA


  7. Not the best place to be right now

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Infrastructure Director in Bucharest (Romania)
    Former Employee - Infrastructure Director in Bucharest (Romania)

    I worked at Alvarion full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Posibility to learn a lot related to wireless and ip technologies

    Cons

    Chaotic, office politics at highest levels of the organization, no real comany leadership, questionable market strategy

    Advice to Management

    Change the bad culture, build proper products


  8. My shortest employee ever

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Team Leader in Tel Aviv (Israel)
    Former Employee - Software Team Leader in Tel Aviv (Israel)

    I worked at Alvarion full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Vey nice facilities. A lot of space and very convenient building and office services. Salary is relatively high.

    Cons

    Unstable, I have worked there for 5 months, In that time my direct manager was replaced 4 times and my team members were change 3 times. The job title also changed 3 times and all in only 5 months. After that and at the 4th manager change and team change I decided to leave (and the team just earned another manager change....)

    Advice to Management

    Decide!


  9. System/integration

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems/Integration Engineer in Tel Aviv (Israel)
    Current Employee - Systems/Integration Engineer in Tel Aviv (Israel)

    I have been working at Alvarion full-time (Less than a year)

    Positive Outlook
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    The company goes to a new directions which in case of success can benefit the employees

    Cons

    Big uncertainty currently exists in the company


  10. Once there was a company

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Tel Aviv (Israel)
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Tel Aviv (Israel)

    I have been working at Alvarion full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Top technology, good team, global company.

    Cons

    Poor financial management , wrong business decisions

    Advice to Management

    Try and save what ever is left.


  11. Very High Instability, Many Rounds of Layoffs

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer in Bucharest (Romania)
    Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer in Bucharest (Romania)

    I have been working at Alvarion full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible work hours, Nice environment

    Cons

    Bad Management, More managers than workforce



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