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Hard work is rewarded. Tolerating a little stress pays serious dividends in the long run.

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Supervisor in Germantown, MD
Current Employee - Supervisor in Germantown, MD
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Competitive team atmosphere. Management staff who really care about your performance and job satisfaction. Lots of opportunities for advancement. Exciting & dynamic environment...never a dull moment. Company functions you won't beat anywhere else outside the Beltway. If you're ok with existing in a constant state of flux where your job is never the same two days in a row, JDSU is the place for you.

Cons

Stressful and fast paced. "Trial by fire" / very steep learning curve for those without an engineering background. It certainly isn't for everyone. Low morale as a result of layoffs and the current economic environment.

Advice to Management

Please right the ship. I love working here.

Other Employee Reviews for JDSU

  1. Bureaucratic...however good if you don't care much about the work and need a laid back company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great work life balance. People don't care much about your work as long as you are good at schmoozing

    Cons

    promotion is not based on meritocracy. Too old a firm considering that they are in the technology industry

    Advice to Management

    Make it more transparent. Bureaucracy is what's eating JDSU


  2. Not on a good trendline..

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director of Marketing in Germantown, MD
    Current Employee - Director of Marketing in Germantown, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    - Still has a lot of the Acterna ambition - Great market share in T&M -

    Cons

    - Company is on the way down - A lot of good top management has left recently - Contraction inside the company is hurting morale

    Advice to Management

    - Should have made sure Peeler stayed - Try to ensure you have leaders that can really affect change - Don't just manage the business by the numbers, understand the strategy and be able to drive businesses for accountability on these strategic items


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