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DragonWave Reviews

Updated December 15, 2016
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  1. "Project Coordinator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at DragonWave full-time

    Pros

    I'm able to work remotely and can get in touch with anyone in the company very easily

    Cons

    Don't get to share Canadian holidays


  2. "Senior software engineer"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good company to work for.

    Cons

    Need more growth and diversity.

    Advice to Management

    Dragonwave is a very good employer. Dargonwave takes really good care of their employee. We have good bonus option too.


  3. "Working at"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good insurance coverage
    Vacation time and sick leave
    Great work/life balance (understandable supervisor)
    The occasional treats and superb coffee machine

    Cons

    More social events and participation is lacking to help build relations and strengthen camaraderie


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  5. "Good employer"

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Designer in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Senior Software Designer in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    I liked working for Dw. It has good team work spirit

    Cons

    It is not doing good business. Currently in mess.


  6. "Great place to work for"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Really good company. Staff are very helpful and friendly. I enjoy working here and learning new technologies. It is a good experience.

    Cons

    The pay could be little better .


  7. "Senior software engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ottawa, ON (Canada)

    Pros

    Friendly work environment and challenge projects

    Cons

    No idea of this area.


  8. "Program Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours, Fast paced, friendly work culture

    Cons

    None to speak of, I love it here! DragonWave encourages growth and helps you to grow your career

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing. Employees are happy and loyal.


  9. "Great company."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good work life balance.
    Interesting work with new things to do all the time.
    Good benefits (vacation, medical ECT,)
    Great people work here.

    Cons

    Some lack of communication from the top down.
    Sometimes doesn't think about the future.


  10. "Verification"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - dynamic environment and great collaboration between test and design communities
    - Relaxed environment with balanced work load, and very little and close to none overhead. Somehow very efficient
    - compatible pay, benefits, work environment
    - good collection of test equipments and nice labs and well set up environment
    - clean and smart technology with potentials to be part of 5G wave

    Cons

    job security if it matters for anyone in high tech !


  11. "Company review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New Delhi (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New Delhi (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Innovative, R&D is key strength with world class product

    Cons

    limited Market reach and local support



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