NDS Reviews

Updated August 18, 2014
Updated August 18, 2014
101 Reviews

3.5
101 Reviews
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NDS Chairman and CEO, Cisco John Chambers
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Facilities are Too Good , Work Life Balance is Good , No Time measurment (in 21 reviews)

  • Excellent work culture,rewards,recognitions and finally the best company to work with (in 10 reviews)


Cons
  • Process ,Lot of useless work to perform ,Work life balance very bad (in 4 reviews)

  • No technical growth uses age old technologies (in 5 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Working with NDS/CVTIPL

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer  in  Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at NDS full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good place to work and has good work life balance

    Cons

    Outdated technology and too many managers

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    reduce managers and provide better packages

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    All About the Numbers

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonimous  in  Lindsay, CA
    Current Employee - Anonimous in Lindsay, CA

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

    Pros

    Great job for this area with limited opportunities.

    Cons

    It's all about hitting the numbers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take care of your people

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    Nice place to work. Good for learning

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Free breakfast, free lunch and free snacks

    Cons

    after being overtaken by Cisco the retention rate has decreased drastically.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Compensation should be increased according to market competition. Need new projects.

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  5.  

    Over all OK

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer  in  Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)

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

    Pros

    Technology stack, employee care, flexible timing and team culture

    Cons

    poor process, lack of mgmt skills

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    It was a great place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Jerusalem (Israel)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jerusalem (Israel)

    I worked at NDS full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good atmosphere
    Good conditions
    Keen focus on customer needs
    Good balance between work and life in most departments.
    Always looking to improve

    Cons

    Attempts to replace the startup/family atmosphere with a cold business relationship.
    The merger with CISCO is problematic. The corporate needs to listen more and play less politics.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Bring back the startup feel while balancing the corporate needs.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
  7.  

    not good for long term

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

    I have been working at NDS

    Pros

    good offer to freshers to start with

    Cons

    management is not good very hard to tackle them

  8.  

    Standard big company fare

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer  in  London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in London, England (UK)

    I worked at NDS full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    You can build a solid career, a bunch of nice competent engineers to work with.

    Cons

    Bureaucracy and political pettiness pervade all decision making, it can be really frustrating.

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    A growth opportunity & challenge in an important area for the future

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Leader  in  Staines, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Technical Leader in Staines, England (UK)

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

    Pros

    If you're willing to go beyond "average" you will be well rewarded

    Cons

    Like any mid/large company, you will need to navigate the corporate jungle

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get real about code quality and agile software development

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Wornderful Place of work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer  in  Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at NDS full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Work timings are flexible. The environment is Friendly. Employee friendly HR policies, Amazing benefits for employees. Onsite opportunities frequently. The project and the code is managed efficiently. There are no unnecessary hassles in the work.

    Cons

    No work from home unless the reason is genuine

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    great learning expirence

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer  in  Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at NDS full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    freedom in the way one executes a given task.respect for opinions irrespective of the grade

    Cons

    bad middle management. compensation not based on the results achieved. lack of proper training on latest technologies.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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