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AVG Technologies Reviews

Updated July 23, 2017
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Pros
  • Freedom, chance to meet great people and learn from them (in 21 reviews)

  • work / life balance and compensation & benefits are great (in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • Work/life balance seems to be an issues (in 4 reviews)

  • The thing the top management did with company is very upset me (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Good Company Overall"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at AVG Technologies full-time

    Pros

    Good people, great atmosphere, company treats employees with respect

    Cons

    More strategic focus is needed


  2. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at AVG Technologies full-time

    Pros

    great people, benefits, interesting project

    Cons

    company was sold and closed

  3. "Grate place to work at"

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    Former Employee - QA Team Lead in Tel Aviv-Yafo (Israel)
    Former Employee - QA Team Lead in Tel Aviv-Yafo (Israel)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at AVG Technologies full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    work / life balance and compensation & benefits are great.
    Tere are very interesting new projects that open once in a while

    Cons

    The company was bought by AVAST, a company that makes the same products, I do not know what will by the company future


  4. "Feels like a second family"

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    Current Employee - R&D Team Leader in Tel Aviv-Yafo (Israel)
    Current Employee - R&D Team Leader in Tel Aviv-Yafo (Israel)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at AVG Technologies full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    A lot: great and talented people, good atmosphere, lots of benefits, company events and bonuses. and very nice offices.

    Cons

    AVG Technologies was acquired by Avast a few months back, and they are closing the Israeli site...


  5. "Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at AVG Technologies full-time

    Pros

    Great atmosphere, good compensations, average salaries, perfect conditions to work, great benefits (health insurance etc.)

    Cons

    Not so advanced technologies, closing branches over the world, average salaries, no stable roadmaps for the projects.

    Advice to Management

    listen to employees,


  6. "they are closing their TLV site"

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    Current Employee - Technical Team Leader in Tel Aviv-Yafo (Israel)
    Current Employee - Technical Team Leader in Tel Aviv-Yafo (Israel)
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at AVG Technologies full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    was a good place in Tel Aviv

    Cons

    a lot of legacy code


  7. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Automation Engineer in Tel Aviv-Yafo (Israel)
    Former Employee - Automation Engineer in Tel Aviv-Yafo (Israel)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at AVG Technologies full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    My department closed following the sale of AVG to Avast.
    But It was pleasure to work in this place.

    Cons

    The main office some did not pay enough attention to our site.

  8. "Great times"

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    Former Employee - IT Senior Specialist
    Former Employee - IT Senior Specialist
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at AVG Technologies full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Freedom, chance to meet great people and learn from them

    Cons

    CEO sold the soul to competitor

    Advice to Management

    Next time do not sell the company


  9. "good experience for selfimprovement"

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    Former Employee - QA Automation Engineer in Brno (Czech Republic)
    Former Employee - QA Automation Engineer in Brno (Czech Republic)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at AVG Technologies full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    challenging projects, new technologies, friendly environment

    Cons

    seriously understaffed teams for too many projects, lack of stable company strategy, unexplained structure changes

    Advice to Management

    N/A, incorporated into AVAST


  10. "Director"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at AVG Technologies full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great deal of autonomy and freedom

    Cons

    Old commoditized products, weak product pipeline, poorly conceived/executed acquisition of leading competitor

    Advice to Management

    Step aside and bring in professionals who know what they are doing


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