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If you like working and working and working ...

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Current Employee - Engineer in Morrisville, NC
Current Employee - Engineer in Morrisville, NC

I have been working at Ixia

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

Pros

Its a job and pay is good.

Cons

Personal time is non existent

Advice to Management

Look at the clock and know that people need to sleep.

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  1. No common yardstick for compensation, work expectations across the company

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calabasas, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Calabasas, CA

    I worked at Ixia

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Plenty of technical work opportunities to grow and work with cool people

    Cons

    no work life balance. disparity of pay....even within the same organization. Middle management is a 'yes man' team Each organization is held to a different standard...budgeting of time or money is never right.

    Advice to Management

    Senior management has 'double standards' Focus on your people and align compensation practices with Industry.


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    wouldnt recommend

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Calabasas, CA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Calabasas, CA

    I worked at Ixia

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    smart people to work with you will learn multi tasking Management promotes learning, they will set aside separate time for you to learn a technology etc It all depends what team, what manager you are under. You might get lucky you might not.

    Cons

    Micromanagement environment, tasks sent out every day, status reports expected at end of day. They will tell you how to do something, when sometimes you know better. Kills your creativity. emphasys on numbers, not quality. Some managers care about the number of bugs closed, thats all. Slave driving and no appreciation for hard work. If you do 100% the following week expectation will be set to 110%, if you dont deliver the 110% you are below expectation, if you do the following week it will be 120%. If you want to work there forget about balance. Everyone works at least 10 hours/day, this is if you mutlitask and take advantage of every minute.

    Advice to Management

    stop micro management, it kills creativity, and makes it not a pleasant place to work


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