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Actian has quickly transformed itself into THE major player in Big Data Analytics

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Senior Director, Marketing in Redwood City, CA
Current Employee - Senior Director, Marketing in Redwood City, CA

I have been working at Actian full-time (less than an year)

Pros

New website that better tells the Actian story. Management open to new ideas from employees and willing to adapt/change. Very intelligent people at all levels. Very collaborative

Cons

Very fast changing, dynamic culture. Probably too fast changing for some people. Organization used to be siloed across 3 groups: Ops Databases, Integration, and Big Data based on 2013 acquisitions. In the last month, they re-org'ed and morphed into offering a single Big Data platform.

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Provide company equity (stock) to all employees so they feel ownership

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Positive Outlook
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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great company to work for!!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Actian full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    - Positive, cordial atmosphere where everybody is available and approachable
    - Interesting work
    - Environment enables people to take decision and take ownership.
    - Excellent management team
    - Startup in a well settled and established company.
    - Great in integrating different products (after 3 acquisition) and aligning a single strategy

    Cons

    - Sometimes slow to react to technology headwind

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Schedule and implement career trajectory plans for employees
    - Be more aggressive in innovation and R&D

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Most exciting BigData Startup in the Valley

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Redwood City, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Redwood City, CA

    I have been working at Actian full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    -- Great BigData startup with solid customer and revenue base
    -- Exciting unique technologies such as Vectorwise (specialized in VectorProcessing), DataFlow (Faster alternative to MapReduce), Analytics, ParAccel(MPP db) in Big Data Space to work on..
    -- Good salary and benefits
    -- Startup Work Culture with good work life balance
    -- Right next to Redwood City Cal Train station with another office in Campbell. So two options for work place.
    -- Rapidly growing with great career possibilities
    -- Remote working flexibility when needed

    Cons

    -- I wish I had more vacation

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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