Veeco Instruments
2.8 of 5 43 reviews
www.veeco.com Plainview, NY 500 to 999 Employees

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Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Santa Barbara, CA

ProsSanta Barbara is a great place to live.

ConsManagement is clueless and detached. Reorganizations seem to occur regularly at six month intervals, and these lead to three problems:

1. Projects get lost in the shuffle. As an engineer, you have no confidence that what you work on will still be considered a priority in six month's time.

2. Every reorg seems to introduce yet another layer of management. Even as a senior
engineer, I'm still five layers from the top. More and more of my time is spent generating
reports so that all of my bosses will look productive.

3. Management (especially the newest members) don't seem to know much about the technology they are supposed to be driving. Admittedly, it's arcane stuff, but there's no excuse.

Advice to Senior ManagementPay attention and try to figure out why people are leaving the company.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Good Business - Bad Location

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    I have been working at Veeco Instruments full-time for more than a year


    Pros: Work life balance, smart technical people Cons: business acumen is lacking, decisions take forever, tons of starts… Advice to Senior Management: consolidate the businesses, create a fundamental engineering team to work… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Good co to work but mgmnt keep changing ideas

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    Singapore (Singapore)

    I worked at Veeco Instruments full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: Good working environment. Enjoy working with professionals and flexibiity at… Cons: Upper management unsure of what path to take and always… 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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