Finisar
3.0 of 5 28 reviews
www.finisar.com Sunnyvale, CA 5000+ Employees

Finisar Reviews

Updated Apr 8, 2014
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3.0 28 reviews

                             

50% Approve of the CEO

Finisar CEO and Director Eitan Gertel

Eitan Gertel

(10 ratings)

54% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Finisar

ProsSmart people. New challenges everyday

ConsRaises are worse than the industry stadnards.

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

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Friendly co-workers. Accessible management.

Design Engineer (Former Employee)
Sunnyvale, CA

I worked at Finisar full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGreat co-workers with interesting products to work on.
Subsidized lunch with a basketball court on premises.

ConsThe company takes on too many projects.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Product Engineer (Current Employee)
Ipoh (Malaysia)

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

ProsGood for Fresh Graduates & Learn Basic Manufacturing Envoirement

ConsNo much scope for Growth

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

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good company with multicultural environment

Software Engineer (Former Employee)
Ipoh (Malaysia)

I worked at Finisar as a contractor for more than a year

Prosemerging optical network communication market

Consvery limited work area with limited field

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Good company for Fresh Graduates

Product Engineer (Current Employee)
Ipoh (Malaysia)

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

ProsOrganized work culture.
End to End product development & Production.
Flexible work culture.

ConsSlow growth.
Not much to learn.

Advice to Senior ManagementBring R&D Department also in this factory.

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

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overall is good

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Finisar as an intern

Prosflexible time schedule, nice supervisor and colleagues

Consfood is not so good

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

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Overall I had good experience.

Senior Technical Analyst (Current Employee)
Hyderābād (India)

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

ProsGood Salary, merely moving to upgrade the ERP

ConsDidnt found any cons at this moment

Advice to Senior Managementno advice at this moment

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good freedom with mostly friendly colleague, however the company is facing too much competition

Firmware Engineer (Current Employee)
Sunnyvale, CA

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

Prosrelatively flexible working hour
quite diverse background of employee
some management are easy-going

Conssalary is lower than
some projects are not organized enough
some department is short-staffed while some are just redundant, make it unfair for some employee

Advice to Senior Managementorganize the work in a better way. need a systematic way to solve different problems

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Electrical Engineer (Current Employee)
Shanghai, Shanghai (China)

I have been working at Finisar full-time for less than a year

ProsWork/Life Balance is pretty good.

ConsTools used in development is a little bit too simple.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Good people, bad industry

Engineering Intern (Former Employee)
Sunnyvale, CA

I worked at Finisar as an intern for less than a year

ProsSmart co-workers.
Good access to quality IT.
Good work-life balance.

ConsUnstable industry means poor job security.
Projects can be boring or abruptly terminated due to lack of funding.

Advice to Senior ManagementDon't assign engineers to pointless projects with no future.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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