SERENA Software

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My stay at Serena was short but nevertheless full of fun and excitement.

Software Developer (Former Employee) San Mateo, CA

ProsI would like to thank each and every one of you for showing me something new, challenging me and helping me ship software. Above all, I am glad I had the chance to meet so many smart and fun people.

ConsToo many projects going at one time and not enough time in the day to get it all done.

Advice to Senior ManagementYou really need to listen to your folks and make sure they have the tools, time and means to be successful.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    No Career but good place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at SERENA Software full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: Good people company focused on work/life balance and people are people not machines or work horses. New CEO is good… Cons: Top Down communication (exec to staff) is poor and lots of time wasted on repeating work because no one knows who is doing what. … Advice to Senior Management: Lots of invisible people doing a lot of work. … More
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    There comes a time when you have to stop crossing the ocean for people who would not even jump a puddle for you

    Director of Professional Services (Former Employee)

    I worked at SERENA Software full-time for more than 8 years


    Pros: Small startup mentality and scrambling to survive Cons: Watch your back. Senior management is more like a bunch of back stabbers. If you so much as question or disagree, you are put on… Advice to Senior Management: Try not to do what the Government has just done and stick your… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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