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Aricent Reviews

Updated June 22, 2017
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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. "Project management engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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.


  2. "Not Bad"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Developer in Redwood City, CA
    Former Employee - Software Developer in Redwood City, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Aricent (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible timings good work environment casuals

    Cons

    politics at high level
    management does not care

  3. "Sr Project Engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Project Engineer in Bothell, WA
    Current Employee - Senior Project Engineer in Bothell, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Aricent full-time

    Pros

    There aren't many positives

    Cons

    Compensation is far below fair market value

    Advice to Management

    Focus on retaining top performers by compensating them accordingly


  4. "Technical leader"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Leader in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Technical Leader in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Aricent full-time

    Pros

    Good management and work-life balance
    Good work
    Good health benefits and 401k plan

    Cons

    Okay work
    Benefits are not great
    No shares/stocks/annual bonus


  5. "Senior Technical Lead"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Technical in New Brunswick, NJ
    Current Employee - Senior Technical in New Brunswick, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Technology wise work is really good and get opportunity to learn and grow technically

    Cons

    Offshore work culture in most of the projects is really bad. Unrealistic deadlines and late work stays is very common among most of the projects.

    Onsite compensations are one of the worst among industry standards.

    Advice to Management

    The management should be more transparent. Processes are in place, but not followed for all.


  6. "Best Product Engineering Services Company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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.


  7. "Client Executive"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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!

  8. "Current"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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


  9. "Not good place"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Lead in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Technical Lead in San Diego, CA
    Doesn't Recommend

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

    Pros

    Some good clients to work for.

    Cons

    Not great place to work for long term


  10. "Flexible Working"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Redwood City, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Redwood City, CA

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

    Pros

    Flexible timings
    best place to work

    Cons

    nothing to mention about aricent


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