Good benefits. Work-life balance was good. Stock purchase program was similar to many other companies. Some good characteristics of big and small companies.
Tekelec was trying to get into new business, not doing too well. Struggle for profitability constantly held over employees' heads.
Advice to Management
Trust good employees to do their jobs. Continue to find ways to improve benefits when possible. For three too won.
I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at Tekelec (Raleigh, NC) in June 2013.
First the HR will contact you only asking you about your experiecne and will ask about Diameter (HSS, PCRF, OCS, OFCS, etc), later the manager will contact you (remotely) and they will ask questions about diameter (advanced) and UNIX/Linux
If you are a contractor in the US ask for 100 a year at leats (if you are 7 years of experience with strong skills), from then star negotiating down maybe 10Ks less ( no more)