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Aricent Reviews

Updated June 22, 2017
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US - All Cities Full-time Part-time

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Aricent CEO Frank Kern
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  • Work life balance will be challenge (in 103 reviews)

  • No work life balance in product projects (in 30 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Leader in Product Engineering Niche space"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Director Sales in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Director Sales in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Aricent (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    - Strong on Ethics, Work Culture, People, Technology Capability
    - Niche in the Product Engineering Services Space, no real competiton

    Cons

    - Less Branding for people to really know Aricent

    Advice to Management

    - Along with Bottom Line, Needs to be aggressive on the Top Line Too


  2. "I worked with Aricent more than 1.5 year"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Redwood City, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Redwood City, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Aricent (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good work culture, Good work-life balance

    Cons

    At times increments are not upto the mark.

  3. "good company"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lead Engineer in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Lead Engineer in San Francisco, CA

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

    Pros

    good place to work; decent compensation

    Cons

    not much career growth opportunities

    Advice to Management

    need to pay more attention to electronics hardware department; need to revise compensation to retain people for long time.


  4. "overall good"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Aricent full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    good perks for a design services company

    Cons

    no in house projects in US

    Advice to Management

    more projects in US rather than india


  5. "Senior Engineer Testing"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer Testing, NSN Gurgaon in Redwood City, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer Testing, NSN Gurgaon in Redwood City, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Aricent (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good work life balance, onsite opportunities, employee engagement activities

    Cons

    not so good work if you're not allocated the right project, senior management is incompetitive


  6. "Good place to work"

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redwood City, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redwood City, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    flexible working hours.. good & friendly work culture

    Cons

    HR policies r not very employee friendly..
    hectic working schedules in many projects..


  7. "Technical Lead"

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    Current Employee - Technical Lead in Redwood City, CA
    Current Employee - Technical Lead in Redwood City, CA

    I have been working at Aricent (Less than a year)

    Pros

    It just like other service company from india

    Cons

    You wont find much competition

  8. "Service Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redwood City, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redwood City, CA

    I have been working at Aricent full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    It has depth in the portfolio

    Cons

    Need to find more projects and cutomers

    Advice to Management

    Need to have more teams


  9. "aricent"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redwood City, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redwood City, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible working hours..
    employee friendly atmosphere
    Approachable seniors

    Cons

    Compensation and Benefits are not good
    Very few projects in terms of learning


  10. "Must join Aricent...till you are searching for the right job"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Director in San Diego, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good for the engineers, ask for 50~80% hike, if you are selected by client, they will pay. Stick around for some time, change again...

    Cons

    Don't waste too much time staying here...quality of work typically is very low grade, but hey you are getting high pay...

    Advice to Management

    They are smart, so should you be...


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