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Aviat Networks Reviews

Updated September 11, 2017
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Pros
  • Work life balance is the best part for working in the company (in 8 reviews)

  • Company accommodates a flexible work schedule (in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • Upper management most of the time gets it right, but sometimes they are very reactive (in 6 reviews)

  • No pay increase (for 5 years), no hope, no bonus, No direction, no challenge (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Not bad, not great"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Antonio, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Antonio, TX

    I worked at Aviat Networks full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Relaxed environment, office events throughout the year, work/life balance

    Cons

    Instability, rounds of layoffs, no matching 401k contributions, lack of opportunities for advancement


  2. "Not A Good Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Antonio, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Aviat Networks full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    plenty of good people to work with, though there are a number of exceptions
    benefits OK
    pay OK
    no issues if you need to be out

    Cons

    poorly run company
    raises are very uncommon
    high stress, mostly due to it being a poorly run company
    little to no investment in employees

    Advice to Management

    start investing money in your employees
    quit obsessing sole on quarterly revenue

  3. "Good Company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Senior Technical Program Manager in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Technical Program Manager in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Some of the most close nit internal groups I've worked with in a long time.

    Cons

    Company leadership tends to lean towards tal8ng longer to turn around areas that are not productive.

    Advice to Management

    Listen more to the employees when asking where they think change should or could be made for the betterment of the company.


  4. "Employee"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Aviat Networks full-time

    Pros

    Work and life balance is good

    Cons

    there is no good new products released


  5. "engineer"

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    Former Employee - Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Aviat Networks (More than a year)

    Pros

    There are honestly no pros to this company

    Cons

    they are not advancing with current technologies and only have ancient products that won't do anyone good any more and as a result have almost no revenue


  6. "Inventory Control"

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

    I worked at Aviat Networks full-time

    Pros

    Nice people to work with.

    Cons

    outdated ideas, "stuck in their ways"


  7. "Aviat"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Aviat Networks full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Mostly very good people with whom to work. Willing to help each other. In a high-profile business making an impact on broadband wireless connectivity around the world.

    Cons

    Tough hardware margins make profitability a challenge. Competing versus some big players.

    Advice to Management

    Expose more people in the company to customers.

  8. "Aviat NOC Operations"

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    Former Employee - Network Operations Technician in San Antonio, TX
    Former Employee - Network Operations Technician in San Antonio, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Aviat Networks (More than a year)

    Pros

    pay was decent however management did not reward good job performance with raises.

    Cons

    Supervisors and management were ignorant and did not listen. Every chance available they would blame employees for faults they were well aware of. No advancement.

    Advice to Management

    Hire compotent supervisors who understand responsibility and whatbit means to be a leader.


  9. "Needs to refocus"

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    Current Employee - Finance in San Antonio, TX
    Current Employee - Finance in San Antonio, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Aviat Networks full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Its a job with opportunity to learn about telecom with some positive coworkers.

    Cons

    This is not a place to grow old. Mgt does not support a work life balance .HR only supports Mgt. Aging employees are laid off . Medical issues are looked down upon. No stock value.

    Advice to Management

    Company focus has been off track for years with no raises. Get rid of bad Mgt. and practices. Innovation grows in a positive work environment.


  10. "Management problems"

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

    Pros

    Work environment and health benefits.

    Cons

    Management keeps changing bringing discontinued flow of projects.


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