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Updated May 17, 2017
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  • Work life balance will be challenge (in 100 reviews)

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

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  1. Featured Review

    "Leader in Product Engineering Niche space"

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    • 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. "Project management engineer"

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    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Overland Park, KS
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Overland Park, KS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great working environment, great benefits, and good pay. It's a large corporation that feels like a small family business. Every employee is made to feel valued! That's rare these days!

    Cons

    Limited jobs in my area.


  3. "Best Product Engineering Services Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Excellent technical team to work for. Very ethical and in depth technical expertise.

    Cons

    Not a lot of value adds from the leadership team.

    Advice to Management

    Clear Strategy and focus update would help.


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  5. "Client Executive"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Director Sales in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Director Sales in Mountain View, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Aricent is probably the best product engineering and design company in the world.
    We have proud people who have been with the company for years doing great innovation.
    The leadership from our CEO is superb and with a stronger management team, Aricent is poised to grow faster and greater.
    The direction towards Software market segment is super important and with all new initiatives and partnerships that Aricent is engaging, it'd be choice place for many people.

    Cons

    There had been some changes in the past but with the new direction, Aricent will scale faster.

    Advice to Management

    Great leadership team driven by our CEO, Frank Kern. In my experience of working with him, he is truly inspirational and a great coach. His passion about our product engineering strength is amazing and makes Aricent simply the best such company!


  6. "Current"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Innovative, exciting people and work, enthusiasm of team and moving into new areas that offer new opportunities for people and the future

    Cons

    There are transformations that take place in any company and change is hard with new people and process and incorporating into the culture


  7. "Wonderful people and good work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Redwood City, CA
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Redwood City, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Smart motivated people, interesting work and lots of it. Clients are inspiring and like working with Aricent.

    Cons

    Communication within teams could be better.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to communicate with your teams and do it regularly.


  8. "Aricent"

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    Current Employee - Program Manager in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Nice work culture and good management

    Cons

    Nothing as of now. All is good

    Advice to Management

    nothing


  9. "best work culture"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Redwood City, CA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Redwood City, CA

    I worked at Aricent (More than a year)

    Pros

    for freshers, the nalanda training of 3 months they provide is just awesome.
    Work culture was brillant

    Cons

    Aricent dont pay much to employees.


  10. "Sr Technical leader"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Aricent full-time

    Pros

    Monopoly is telecommunication.service based company mainly deal with 3g, 4g, lte

    Cons

    does not have bench


  11. Helpful (2)

    "Aricent Overview, moving in the right direction."

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule. Higher than average pay for role.

    Cons

    Very long hours. Communication sometimes breaks down.

    Advice to Management

    Invest internally as much as you invest in your clients.


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