Synnefo Technology Solutions

www.synnefo.com
Profile Unclaimed

Synnefo Technology Solutions Reviews

Updated February 23, 2015
Updated February 23, 2015
6 Reviews
2.0
6 Reviews
Rating Trends

Recommend to a friend
Approve of CEO
(no image)
CEO
0 Ratings

Employee Reviews

Sort: Popular Rating Date
  1.  

    Great place to work to gain exposure to cutting edge technologies

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

    I have been working at Synnefo Technology Solutions full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Synnefo is owned by a much larger Systems Integrator, this provides exposure to some really cool training, access to manufacturers, and access to trade shows. The consulting work here is challenging and fun. I like to learn new products and systems, and increase my knowledge on the products I have already worked with. I get to do that here.

    Cons

    As a team we are often spread out. Team building is done mostly virtual. We do have an internal conference once a year, and a team meeting once a year.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Understand that being a consultant is challenging, and we have to be on our A Game.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    don't even bother

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

    I have been working at Synnefo Technology Solutions full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    close parnership with VMware and Forsythe.
    Lots of short span projects.
    Being a Forsythe employee has its perks.

    Cons

    they work as an outsourcing agency, you're just a number for the upper management.
    There's no work and life balance. If you travel they expect you to be at the customer site between 8 and 9 am on monday morning and leaving on friday afternoon.
    more than 40 hours of work a week are the norm.
    Training is just an unfulfilled promise.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  3. 2 people found this helpful  

    Horrid company. Move on.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Consultant in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Consultant in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Synnefo Technology Solutions full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Decent salary. Serves as a cautionary tale to others.

    Cons

    They will lie to you like you're a date on prom night.
    You will be promised bonuses that never materialize. You will be put on jobs that you have no idea how to do with no training or preparation. You will have zero insight into anything that is going on, but be expected to constantly update them. Project managers are a joke. Travel policy is absurd and childish. Benefits are alright. Don't trust them at all. Some of my expenses would take 6 weeks to complete. They mostly hire junior level people that don't know any better. If you're one of them, just know that other companies are better. Almost all of them.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You're probably making a ton of money, so why would you bother changing. If you ever wanted to make this place better for consultants, there's a ton of things you could do. But you won't. And they will leave, like I did, for much better companies.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  4. Is this helpful? The community relies on everyone sharing – Add Anonymous Review


  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    UCS Consultant

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Contractor - UCS Consultant in Ashburn, VA
    Former Contractor - UCS Consultant in Ashburn, VA

    I worked at Synnefo Technology Solutions as a contractor (less than a year)

    Pros

    I didn't find anything.No advantage to your career and sometimes it leads to debacle.

    Cons

    I worked as a consultant in synnefo. Before Joining in to the project they informed me that expenses will be paid and it was clearly mentioned in email. After Joining in to the project they didn't paid my expenses. They didn't approved my time sheet. I spent around 1000$/week as an expenses. This was a huge loss to me and I'll never work for synnefo in my Life time.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You know how to use people without paying anything..That's Great!!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  6.  

    Full of opportunities and options.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - VMware Consultant in Skokie, IL
    Current Employee - VMware Consultant in Skokie, IL

    I have been working at Synnefo Technology Solutions full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Projects come and go quickly. New environment all the time.

    Cons

    Might be asked to work from any location.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep on with what you're already doing. Showing love for the people that work for you!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  7. 3 people found this helpful  

    Do NOT work here

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

    I have been working at Synnefo Technology Solutions full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    - Pay is above average
    - Wide exposure to virtualization projects (assuming you are skilled in all areas)

    Cons

    - You are only a dollar amount to them, they do not care about your personal growth
    - No training unless you consider a .pdf and a link to video files = training
    - Your request of travel/local work/residency projects are ok'd initially then once you start they don't give you the option
    - No internal communications within workers
    - Mgmt never returns emails/calls
    - Bonus requires almost never taking any time off per quarter
    - Partners do not get the 'good' contracts usually
    - Upper Mgmt Extremely unorganized
    - No company structure - You don't know who you are working for (internally) on a per project basis
    - Lots of 'bait and switch' tactics with customers - "Just get the job via interview then we can switch you out after a few weeks' is common
    - Consultants are assigned as PM's who have never done PM's job, but are sold as PM's....

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Provide REAL training, not a pdf file and a link to videos
    - Be honest with customers/employees about project requirements

    Doesn't Recommend

Work at Synnefo Technology Solutions? Share Your Experiences

Synnefo Technology Solutions

 
Click to Rate
or

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.