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Updated December 22, 2017
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  • No work/life balance as you climb the corporate stairs (in 45 reviews)

  • Lack of personal consideration, pressure to bill project closure from senior management (in 71 reviews)

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  1. "Awesome Company!"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Advanced Solutions Architect in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Advanced Solutions Architect in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Avaya full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great to work at Avaya.

    Cons

    None I can think of.


  2. "System Support Specialist"

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

    I worked at Avaya full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    great training and good people to work with

    Cons

    It is quite the commute to the Highlands Ranch office

  3. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Avaya full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great company, a lot of talent and smart hard working dedicated workforce

    Cons

    Going through chapter 11, the moral is down and we do not have a clear picture of futer hear at Avaya

    Advice to Management

    Do you job to your best ability and keep a positive outlook, don't spread negativity


  4. "Good"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work environment and office

    Cons

    nothing to tell for nagative

    Advice to Management

    good


  5. "Documentation Specialist Technical Writer"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Management Associate & Information Design Engineer in Gloucester, MA
    Former Employee - Management Associate & Information Design Engineer in Gloucester, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Avaya (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work, great people, great compensation, great benefits, great learning environment.

    Cons

    I do not recall any 'cons' during my employment at Avaya until retirement in 2013.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work!


  6. "SAP Functional Analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - SAP Functional Analyst in Dallas, TX
    Current Contractor - SAP Functional Analyst in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Avaya as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great work culture. very professional atmosphere to work in.

    Cons

    sometimes the deadlines are very short.

    Advice to Management

    Resource planning can be more efficient


  7. "Treasure trove of opportunity"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Avaya full-time

    Pros

    Legacy telecom company transitioning to a software & services model opens the door for employees to own and drive optimization within each role. Great company for the self-motivated problem solver. Not suited for a professional looking to work within a box or requiring significant guidance.

    Cons

    Internal IT process is outdated and bureaucratic, slowing down change initiatives within company. Savvy personal leadership needed to navigate internal IT procedures.

  8. "Director Sales Operations"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Avaya full-time

    Pros

    Exciting environment and very fast paced.

    Cons

    Overly focused on current quarter profits


  9. "Working for a technology company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    I have had the opportunity and confidence from the company to grow my role and programs.

    Cons

    Not enough opportunities to meet cross functional teams.

    Advice to Management

    Stay the course with putting your customer first.


  10. "Territory account manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Avaya full-time

    Pros

    Good people work from home

    Cons

    Shrinking UC market changing identity

    Advice to Management

    Direction


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