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Product Mgmt in Wireless Group

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Former Employee - Senior Product Manager in Murray Hill, NJ
Former Employee - Senior Product Manager in Murray Hill, NJ

I worked at Alcatel-Lucent full-time (More than 5 years)

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

Pros

well defined job function and great people

Cons

highly matrixes organization with no clear owner

Advice to Management

invest in the right areas and bet on few things vs everything

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  1. Great benefits, great work environment

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    Current Employee - Senior Network Architect in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Network Architect in Plano, TX

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great benefits, great work environment, telecommute is fine, management is easy to talk to, high salaries, encourage internal training

    Cons

    If you don't like to telecommute, not the job for you. Bonuses are erratic. Different divisions can be difficult, i.e. old Alcatel workers and former Lucent don't always play nice with each other.


  2. Mis-Managed, but great place to work

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    Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Naperville, IL
    Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Naperville, IL

    I have been working at Alcatel-Lucent full-time (More than 10 years)

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

    Pros

    - excellent flexibility w.r.t working hours
    - great pay
    - great vac
    - they'll pay for you to go to school
    - you get to work with some of the smartest people on the planet
    - family friendly - most managers promote family-first when personal issues arise

    Cons

    - company is mis-managed from way above
    - recent constant barrage of layoffs
    - company hasn't made money in years, future is questionable
    - recently no/little raises and/or bonuses

    Advice to Management

    - get your act together. Low-level technical leadership is great, but the higher you go the worst it gets.


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