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Great people, company mission may appeal only to select few.

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Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Austin, TX
Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Austin, TX

I have been working at National Instruments

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

A lot of smart and good, nice people. The company has a policy of working with people's strengths instead of forcing them into a mold or comparing to those considered "best." In my experience, the policy is actually implemented by management, and I tremendously value being appreciated for what I have to offer.

Cons

Well, does "measurements" give you goosebumps? If not, the company's mission may not be so exciting to you.

Advice to Management

The strengths approach to employees is an enlightened approach to management -- and a winner for all. Keep emphasizing it.

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  1. Helpful (3)

    Looking for an IT career, don't work here.

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    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst I in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst I in Austin, TX

    I worked at National Instruments

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

    Pros

    The benefits are the best I've seen anywhere. The work/life balance is great as well.

    Cons

    The IT department is the red headed step child of the company. The salaries are lower, advancement is limited, and investment into the department is low. Engineers are treated great, but the IT department is treated drastically different. Most of the people work there are good people, but there was too much backstabbing and pointing fingers. If you're a positive person and would like to stay positive its extremely hard in IT. If you are IT this is not the place to work.

    Advice to Management

    Treat the IT department with more value. All parts of a machine are important.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Learn as much as you can, enjoy your time, then move on to a better company

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    Former Employee - Hardware Engineer in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Hardware Engineer in Austin, TX

    I worked at National Instruments

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    -Learn a lot quickly -Given a lot of responsibility early on -Get lots of help and good feedback on your performance -Friendly company culture -Develop good relationships with co-workers

    Cons

    -Compensation generally lower compare to industry

    Advice to Management

    Keep on providing for your empoyees. Maybe pay them a little more.


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