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"Looking at Veeco? Keep looking."

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Santa Barbara, CA
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Santa Barbara, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Santa Barbara is a great place to live.

Cons

Management is clueless and detached. Reorganizations seem to occur regularly at six month intervals, and these lead to three problems:

1. Projects get lost in the shuffle. As an engineer, you have no confidence that what you work on will still be considered a priority in six month's time.

2. Every reorg seems to introduce yet another layer of management. Even as a senior
engineer, I'm still five layers from the top. More and more of my time is spent generating
reports so that all of my bosses will look productive.

3. Management (especially the newest members) don't seem to know much about the technology they are supposed to be driving. Admittedly, it's arcane stuff, but there's no excuse.

Advice to Management

Pay attention and try to figure out why people are leaving the company.

Other Employee Reviews for Veeco Instruments

  1. Helpful (2)

    "Good company to work"

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

    I have been working at Veeco Instruments full-time

    Pros

    In sales and business development, Veeco gives the employee plenty of room to be successful.

    Veeco does not want to be the next AMAT or Lam, they want to be a successful company to the customers it serves

    Very knowledgeable and supportive customer service organization.

    Fiscally responsible

    Cons

    Veeco needs to be careful not to grow too fast inorganically


  2. "Member of Engineering"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Veeco Instruments full-time

    Pros

    Cross functional teams , High tech

    Cons

    smooth scaling up or down of resources ( as per the cyclic market)

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