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A Falling Star

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Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Santa Clara, CA

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

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

Pros

Use to have a lot of nice and smart engineers but now just a few left. It was an excellent company once..

Cons

CEO and management team are still making big bucks through incentives even if the company is facing difficult time.

Advice to Management

Need to recruit a new CEO just like HP, Yahoo, etc...

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  1. Helpful (2)

    Was a good place to work but corporate direction is confusing

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Comp & Benefits
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    Former Employee - Senior Quality Assurance Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Quality Assurance Engineer in Santa Clara, CA

    I worked at Rovi full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits with bonuses, Excellent office culture, Budget for social events. Good group of engineers but bad executive management.

    Cons

    Too many aqcuisitions leading to layoffs. Unclear product direction. New CEO has not improved things evident in stock hit. Lots of restructuring going on. Outsourcing overseas.


  2. Helpful (1)

    confusing

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Burbank, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Burbank, CA

    I have been working at Rovi full-time (More than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    convenient location and campus, good cafeteria

    Cons

    lack of opportunities, quite average compensation, no vision


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