Huawei Technologies Reviews in United States

Updated August 27, 2014
Updated August 27, 2014
1,005 Reviews

3.1
1,005 Reviews
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Huawei Technologies President and CEO Ren Zhengfei
Ren Zhengfei
480 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • It is a place to learn with several opportunities to develop careers (in 28 reviews)

  • But I had a lot of opportunities to learn new stuff and apply new knowligies in real projects (in 24 reviews)


Cons
  • No work-life balance - 9 hours of work is considered too early to leave the office (in 128 reviews)

  • No Work life balance, strict rules and regulations (in 56 reviews)

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  1.  

    good

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Huawei Technologies full-time

    Pros

    pay is high enough to raise my family

    Cons

    I suffered too much pressure

  2.  

    A great Chinese owned international company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer  in  Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Dallas, TX

    I worked at Huawei Technologies full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Huawei has a great leader, Mr. Ren, although he is not young now. Career opportunity is great if you have really good ideas and know the way how management system works and how Chinese works. Almost everybody is working hard. Lots of opportunities to develop your abilities of multiple domains. Huawei is a company owned by employees -- you contribute more, you get more in the long run.

    Cons

    It's hard to get balance between work and life. To really get along with the company culture is pretty hard for a western employee.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More open and ready to accept new ideas.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great working experience here

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Huawei Technologies

    Pros

    Competitive working environment;
    Nice people;
    Great payment.

    Cons

    Sometimes you have to work overtime

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Great. Just keep improving it.

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  5.  

    Solid but bureaucratic

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Huawei Technologies as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    The department I was in was very open and enthusiastic. Variety of projects and relatively interesting work. Lots of communication with other groups.

    Cons

    Other departments seemed filled with bureaucratic issues, some of which carried over during my stay.
    The company can feel very corporate, and likes to pit projects against each other to increase internal competition.
    The logo looks like a ripoff of the NBC logo.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pitting parts of the company against each other is not necessarily beneficial to growth.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Contract

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Huawei Technologies as a contractor

    Pros

    Everyone work very hard and working environment is ok

    Cons

    Still Chinese style even in US, not try to follow US culture Local people don't have much power to do things

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More localized and hire more Americans

    Neutral Outlook
  7.  

    Senior Staff Engineer

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Staff Engineer  in  Santa Clarita, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Staff Engineer in Santa Clarita, CA

    I worked at Huawei Technologies full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Get to expose a lot of early research and development opportunities

    Cons

    Huawei Secretive Code and Management Process

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    To be a leading tech company, unless you are open and transparent, you can not be a tech leader

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    A Chinese company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Management  in  Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Sales Management in Plano, TX

    I have been working at Huawei Technologies full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    -good benefit package
    -brand is relatively under-developed in the US so good time to gain experience in building it from scratch
    -co-workers overall are hard-working and friendly people

    Cons

    -pay is very low compared to other telecom companies
    -everything is micromanaged from China; US division has little say in what to do with its own business; very bureaucratic
    -no sense of direction on where the company is heading to
    -bad products, poor service
    -you're expected to work around the clock
    -employees are not assets, just robots to get the work done, trust me, you'll feel VERY STRONGLY about this
    -no career advancement nor training; the same people kept on getting promoted while the rest remain at the same position for 3-5 years before they decided to not waste their time here and either quit on themselves or get laid off
    -the company is deteriorating because the US government will not allow it to thrive
    -performance rating is a joke

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The company will not go anywhere under the Chinese management. Either employ US talents and learn to thrive in the US market, or just quit the market altogether.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Great People

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Huawei Technologies full-time

    Pros

    It's a great company, great people. fast paced company. you need to be a quick learner

    Cons

    Fast paced company. You need to be a quick learner.

  10.  

    Great people

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Huawei Technologies full-time

    Pros

    Fast paced, challenging. Hard working culture

    Cons

    A different experience. It is on the up and up.

    Positive Outlook
  11.  

    good hardware company

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Huawei Technologies

    Pros

    good stock options good person

    Cons

    may be no green card have to apply your self

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