Seagate Technology
3.5 of 5 265 reviews
www.seagate.com Dublin, Ireland 5000+ Employees

Seagate Technology Reviews

Updated Apr 14, 2014
Seagate Technology – Singapore – “Asia Plant”

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3.5 265 reviews

                             

87% Approve of the CEO

Seagate Technology Chairman, President, and CEO Steve Luczo

Steve Luczo

(143 ratings)

74% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Pros:
  • "Work Life Balance: Quite easy going slow pace routine job"
    in 23 reviews
  • "Love the work environment and the people that I work with"
    in 27 reviews
Cons:
  • "Little opportunity for career advancement"
    in 8 reviews
  • "There is more upper management than many of the competitor organizations"
    in 8 reviews
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Good company to work with

Staff Engineer (Current Employee)
Fremont, CA

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

ProsGood culture. Not stressful. Have a very good life/work balance. Love the life here. Good manager.

ConsCould get higher pay. Relatively low pay job for similar experience.

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People don't leave good companies, they leave bad leaders

Director (Former Employee)
San Jose, CA

I worked at Seagate Technology full-time for more than 5 years

ProsMid to large size company allows for great project opportunities

ConsOld tech with old employees with old ideas. Time for some fresh blood over there.

Advice to Senior ManagementFocus on all storage, not just hard drives.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Tired but good pay

Principal Engineer (Current Employee)
San Jose, CA

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

ProsGood pay, nice compensation, good signon bonus

ConsFrequent extra hours, bad work-life balance, less help from the team

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Very good company. Decent salary. Great culture.

Automation Engineer (Current Employee)
Longmont, CO

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

ProsReally great culture here, lot's of very intelligent people who work here. Seagate really treats their employee's well too. There is a lot of opportunities to travel, if that's something you like, and they pay for all of it.

ConsSome of their HR systems are pretty outdated. The salary could be a little higher. But not much to say in terms of cons.

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

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Great component company, but not a retail, consumer one

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

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

ProsGreat people, pay well, nice benefits

ConsNot retail focused, incestuous industry, need to take more risks

Advice to Senior ManagementFocus on your core strengths, e.g. HDD components.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Excellent employer providing challenging technical environment to work in

Staff Analyst (Current Employee)
Bloomington, MN

I have been working at Seagate Technology full-time for more than 8 years

ProsGreat opportunity to develop and hone skill sets. wide array of skills needed across company for internal job opportunities, Telecommuting is supported

ConsWork life balance can be a challenge at times. Corporate bureaucracy to get things done can become a hindrance, IT is expected to do more with less than other high tech companies

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

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Great Company to Work for :)

Analyst (Current Employee)
Cupertino, CA

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

ProsGreat management, innovative environment, great work / life / balance, and love the perks. Seagate is the leader in hard drives and has a very bright future.

ConsI have no complaints about this company.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the great company strategy and culture. This is the best company I've worked for thus far and I don't see myself leaving.

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

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Great internship experience

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Seagate Technology as an intern for less than a year

ProsWorking with engineers who are very smart. Collaborative nature of groups. Ability to do multiple things.

ConsSometimes internship experience varies depending on group assigned to.

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Seagate has a decent technology development organization.

Senior Director (Current Employee)
Longmont, CO

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

ProsIt is a successful company with a lot of technical talent.

ConsThey endorsed too many best practices like lean manufacturing, six sigma, etc. and tried to keep all of them in place instead of choosing one or adopting a few good practices from one or two of these systems.

Advice to Senior ManagementAdopt a bonus system that pays out regularly, not once every several years.

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

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Awesome internship at Seagate Technology

Intern (Current Employee)
Longmont, CO

I have been working at Seagate Technology part-time for less than a year

ProsGreat pay
Learned a ton about hard disk drives.
Some benefits
Great experience
Strong resume builder.

ConsLimited software opportunity s at a Hardware company.

Advice to Senior ManagementCould have better organization with interns

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

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