CCI Systems Reviews

Updated April 17, 2015
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  1. NOC Tech

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at CCI Systems part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible hours, good people,

    Cons

    Education is not considered when determining pay,


  2. Best place to work in the area.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Laid back, flexible hours, good people, room for advancement. Very knowledgeable people to learn from. Able to work at your own pace.

    Cons

    Lack of feedback. Sometimes poor communication from upper management.. lack of organization. The building needs to be renovated badly. Poor office layout...a bit dirty as well.


  3. Smoke & mirrors management

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    Former Employee - Anonymous
    Former Employee - Anonymous
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Decent health insurance, fast entry into benefits

    Cons

    Poor management, poor communication, no trust in employees


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  5. Great employee owned company takes care of its people

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Challenging but down to earth work environment engineering skills are world class and sr management is a whose who of ex fortune 50 talent

    Cons

    High paced highly comp not very vacation or family time friendly


  6. A good service company trying to be great within the limits of leadership from Iron Mountain

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    CCI has earned a strong reputation as a Cisco systems integrator of IP and Optical networking products, video headend systems and RF plant systems for cable TV operators. The company's Networks (equipment integration) division has a long relationship with Cisco and a high level of in house technical expertise. CCI has also developed an excellent though fledgeling managed services center located in Iron Mountain. The benefits package offered by CCI are not bad for a company of this size. The medical package is very good, they match 401k, and, after a wait period, employees become vested in the company's ESOP program.

    Cons

    Bonus and commission systems sound great up front but in reality they don't pay that well. Sales people from outside of Iron Mountain rarely stay with the company for 5 years.

    Advice to Management

    Consider working on career management of those outside of Iron Mountain.


  7. Dishonest

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    Current Employee - Engineer
    Current Employee - Engineer
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at CCI Systems full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    No one watching over you. Very Little contact with upper management. A great place to use as a stepping stone.

    Cons

    Poor Benefits, No advancment, Never really knowing if your job is secure. If your not from Iron Mountain then your not in the loop, or your treated like a outsider. Cant trust anyone.

    Advice to Management

    Find a business model that makes money, 10% profit is not realistic..


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    Good place to work for the Area

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Iron Mountain, MI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Iron Mountain, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fairly low-stress environment, with the ability to set your pace for the day. Direct access to almost all levels of management, and you don't having someone looking over your shoulder all the time. Business casual environment with many friendly people. Benefits include Medical, dental/vision, fitness incentives.

    Cons

    Low pay if you don't have a family member in management, and some people are laid off as soon as work slows. Sometimes hard to know if you're doing a good job/meeting expectations. Raises are very low for most people but if you can ever manage to get past an entry level position (not likely) you can earn an adequate living for the area.

    Advice to Management

    Less lay offs, perhaps by giving people work in another department if work slows.


  9. Horrible place to work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    None, everyone smiles at you but stabs you in the back as soon as you turn around.

    Cons

    The culture and work environment is nauseating. Low wages and very small increases. High turn around rate.

    Advice to Management

    Why bother no one's opinion counts.


  10. Good place to start

    Former Employee - Software Programmer Internship in Iron Mountain, MI
    Former Employee - Software Programmer Internship in Iron Mountain, MI

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

    Pros

    Good team work, friendly work environment, flexible work time.

    Cons

    Not a big team, not too much technical support. Many problems need to figure by yourself.


  11. Not so bad

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    Current Employee - GIS/CAD Drafter in Iron Mountain, MI
    Current Employee - GIS/CAD Drafter in Iron Mountain, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Easy work, minimal supervision, nice work conditions.

    Cons

    Laid off, jobs outsourced to India...

    Advice to Management

    Negotiate your contracts better and send people who know what they are talking about to meetings with customers.



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