Seagate Technology
3.5 of 5 266 reviews
www.seagate.com Dublin, Ireland 5000+ Employees

Seagate Technology Reviews

Updated Apr 15, 2014
Seagate Technology – Singapore – “Asia Plant”

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3.5 266 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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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Encourages work life balance and healthy workplace"
    in 25 reviews
  • "Great People, Good work environment"
    in 28 reviews
Cons:
  • "A little career advancement opportunities for personal growth"
    in 8 reviews
  • "Large company and upper management can sometimes lose sight of what it takes to be successful"
    in 8 reviews
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great

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Seagate Technology

Prosjust want to find a summer job

Consthe biggest company of hard drive

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Intense but interesting

Staff Engineer (Former Employee)
Minneapolis, MN

I worked at Seagate Technology full-time for more than 10 years

ProsCompetitive pay, very good benefits, commitment to personal and social well-being
lots of bright, dedicated people working together

Conscyclic hiring / firing phases, rigid rank ordering required for evaluations
a bit top-heavy in management
somewhat silo-ed, departments guard their turf jealously
sudden changes in direction, seemingly less from internal findings than following other companies.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep honest with the employees

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

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Seagate

Senior Staff Engineer (Current Employee)
Bloomington, MN

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

Prosgood company in terms of compensation, salary, flexibility

Consless career opportunity, location is also not as good since winter is too long in minnesota

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Work and life balance is just balanced!

Firmware Engineer II (Current Employee)
Longmont, CO

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

Pros- Location: beautiful Rockies Front Range visible all day outside the window is really amazing
- Office Culture: People are chilled out, hours are flexible
- Type of Work: The type of work is usually good and managers are understanding.
- Competition: In most teams, the competition is healthy and inspiring to work with some really smart people.

Cons- Difficulty of work: For new hires, the amount of information can be overwhelming and one requires a good manager and team to help overcome the learning curve. I do not think they take that seriously and it reflects badly on the engineer if he under performs.
- Office Culture: As I said the office culture is great but the team's culture supersedes that.

Advice to Senior ManagementIn general, improve on the training of new hires. More than management, it is a team initiative.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great opportunity and excellent work/life balance!

Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Minneapolis, MN

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

ProsGreat opportunity to manage huge data overseas
Excellent work/life balance
Decent compensation

ConsProbably not the best for Software Engineer since main industry for this company is not Software

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great Place to Work

Staff Engineer (Current Employee)
Bloomington, MN

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

ProsCasual, informal work enviornment. Flexibillity in work hours. Good benefits.

ConsTough to get permotions. Long-term prospects uncertain.

Advice to Senior ManagementLayout a clear plan where the company is headed 10 years down the road.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Well balanced and healthy work environment

Design Engineer || (Current Employee)
Longmont, CO

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

ProsNice people to work with, you can get variety of tasks to work on. Good for fresh grads as mentoring is good. You can have easy life going on. Flexible office hours, can work from home at times.

ConsCompensation and benefits are average. Low on vacations. Slow on promotions. Immigration process is very slow. Your career growth can stagnate after few years.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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A bottom line company

Field Applications Engineer (Former Employee)
Sacramento, CA

I worked at Seagate Technology part-time for more than 3 years

ProsA High technology company. They offer reasonable training.

ConsEmployees are just company resources

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

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Good and stable company to work for.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

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

ProsBig company culture. Stable and good salary.

ConsBig company culture. You usually have to work in very small area.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Work environment

Senior Staff Engineer (Former Employee)
Bloomington, MN

I worked at Seagate Technology full-time for more than 10 years

ProsIntegrity, professional, growth, and good benefit/compensation

ConsNeed to further improve personal growth and challenges

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

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