Harmonic
2.7 of 5 31 reviews
www.harmonicinc.com San Jose, CA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Old technologies, lots of opportunities to make a difference

Senior QA Automation Engineer (Current Employee)
Beaverton, OR

I have been working at Harmonic

Pros* Good work/life balance, 40 hours a week really is the baseline
* Great people, I genuinely like my coworkers and boss.
* Management very open to new technology ideas. Technology used is very old, updating it is very useful and provides and lots of job satisfaction.

Cons* Technology is old (RCP, FTP, etc)
* Waterfall development methodology (no agile)
* Strong competition in the marketplace has lead to tight purse-strings at the moment, though I expect that to abate.

Advice to Senior ManagementShift focus when hiring from video experience to newer industry knowledge, there's a lot of good tech out there we're simply not using.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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A company of "yesterday-world" of Silicon Valley

Software Engineer (Former Employee)
San Jose, CA

I worked at Harmonic


Pros: - Good benefit compare to similar "public" company in bay… Cons: - In one of the all hand meeting when someone asked what steps management is taking to stop experienced and good engineers leaving. CEO's reply… Advice to Senior Management: Come up with new idea. Take risk. More

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I should have left sooner.

Senior Software Engineer (Former Employee)
Sunnyvale, CA

I worked at Harmonic


Pros: Since Harmonic designs their own hardware, the are opportunites for all different types… Cons: Some of the worst mid-level management I've ever seen. But… More

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