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AT&T Bothell Reviews

Updated August 31, 2018
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Bothell, WA

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AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall L. Stephenson
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  • "Poor work life balance if you have a family due to American working hours" (in 1134 reviews)

  • "Long hours and absolutely NO WORK LIFE BALANCE" (in 333 reviews)

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  1. "Software Developer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Software Development Engineer in Bothell, WA
    Former Contractor - Software Development Engineer in Bothell, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AT&T as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    There will always be so much to learn.

    Cons

    Don't have any cons to mention


  2. "Area Network Process & Quality Manager"

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    Current Employee - Area Network Process & Quality Manager in Bothell, WA
    Current Employee - Area Network Process & Quality Manager in Bothell, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AT&T full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits and many opportunities

    Cons

    Lots of within the last 3 years

    Advice to Management

    Engage level II management with P&L line of business to help make better business decisions.

  3. "Great Work Environment"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bothell, WA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bothell, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at AT&T full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Bothell campus has a warm and welcoming culture. Team members are quick to help.

    Cons

    Lack of employee retention policy. Pay does not match norms of greater Seattle area.


  4. "Bureaucracy abounds"

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    Former Contractor - Project Manager in Bothell, WA
    Former Contractor - Project Manager in Bothell, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at AT&T as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Not many pros - perhaps the satisfaction that you survived in spite of the volatile work environment

    Cons

    Highly dysfunctional, the good people get pushed out while the crazies and abusers get rewarded. Walk sideways with your back against the wall, else you find an axe in it one day.

    Advice to Management

    Grow up and strive to attract and keep good talent and honest people.


  5. "Glad i got to work at ATT Bothell"

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    Former Contractor - Senior Software QA Engineer in Bothell, WA
    Former Contractor - Senior Software QA Engineer in Bothell, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at AT&T as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Got to learn lot about telecom domain, technology and nice people to work with

    Cons

    Too many team involved in each release and no one takes responsibility till you assign it to them.

    Passing an issue on to the other team was a so hard always.

    Advice to Management

    Recognizing smart and hard workers will help build a better team and lead to better of everything.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Constant change and reorg"

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    Former Employee - Information Technology in Bothell, WA
    Former Employee - Information Technology in Bothell, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at AT&T full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    They have decent salary and benefits with a bonus system based on company productivity. A lot of autonomy depending on group you are in.

    Cons

    Very little stability due to constant change and reorg depending on what merger is coming. Leadership lack communication and vision - I think most of this comes from trying to jump through the latest hoops and VP reorg.

    Advice to Management

    Create some stability for people and encourage commitment by either slowing down the reorgs or placing people during reports into another solid role.


  7. "Customer Service Representative"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bothell, WA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bothell, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at AT&T full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, Vacation, Working from Home

    Cons

    Sick time availability is not desirable

    Advice to Management

    Nothing specific, typical big corp

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Thank gawd for the good work mates"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bothell, WA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bothell, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at AT&T full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Really good people to work with. Good benefits such as direct tv and phone discounts.

    Cons

    Frequent all the time regorgs. Seriously one was just barely finished before the next one was in the works. SOO frustrating.

    Layoffs killed the love. So many layoffs with little notice. Make everyone feel unloved, undervalued and on edge. If you live in Washington apply elsewhere.

    Advice to Management

    No idea who really is in charge there.


  9. "Admin Assistant for At&t Entertainment"

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Bothell, WA
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Bothell, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at AT&T full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great Benefits, Union protected, and innovative company

    Cons

    Downsizes constantly, no job security, outsourcing for lots of jobs


  10. "Good working environment"

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    Former Contractor - Systems Engineer in Bothell, WA
    Former Contractor - Systems Engineer in Bothell, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AT&T as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    A good place to work. Nice working environment.

    Cons

    Too many vendors. Contractor payscale should be better.


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