Sarnoff Reviews

Updated February 12, 2015
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  1. Excellent

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    Former Contractor - Development Engineer
    Former Contractor - Development Engineer

    I worked at Sarnoff as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    High level of credentialled and intelligent cxo-workers

    Cons

    Compensation s low for full time emloyees

    Advice to Management

    Recognize creativity and inventiveness more in hiring.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Sarnoff is no longer in business

    • Work/Life Balance
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    Current Employee - Managing Director in Princeton, NJ
    Current Employee - Managing Director in Princeton, NJ

    I have been working at Sarnoff full-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Very stimulating environment - bright hard working people - very creative

    Cons

    Management didn't know what to do - was focus on the wrong things and kept VPs in place that should have been put on the farm

    Advice to Management

    No point since SRI shut down Sarnoff becasue it couldn't manage itself


  3. stressful work, but you can learn a lot.

    Former Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Princeton, NJ
    Former Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Princeton, NJ

    I worked at Sarnoff full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    the company is in the contract research business. Basically, they sell the brain power to customers who need help.

    Cons

    you would be under pressure if your research projects do not progress fast enough.


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  5. Good experience

    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Princeton, NJ
    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Princeton, NJ

    I have been working at Sarnoff full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    flexible working hours, on site free drinks and snack

    Cons

    very hard problem, overtime weekend working


  6. It is a great place to do R&D work

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at Sarnoff full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    You get to work on some really cool technologies related to computer vision

    Cons

    Management is clueless. Get freshers assigned to big projects without training.


  7. OK but uncertain

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sarnoff

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Benefits, varied topics, smart people, good engineering activity

    Cons

    Job security, high cost of living, lack of focus

    Advice to Management

    Improve management systems



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