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Impetus Technologies Reviews

Updated May 20, 2017
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  • Does not promote onsite opportunities for employees (in 33 reviews)

  • Very less or no onsite opportunities (in 20 reviews)

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  1. "Module Lead Software Engineering"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Gatos, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Gatos, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good company to work with

    Cons

    This is not app licable

    Advice to Management

    NAAAAAA


  2. "Leader in the space"

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

    I worked at Impetus Technologies full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great company, one of the very few companies still investing heavily in RnD. Some really highly talented workforce. Was part of the technical sales and had opportunity to work with some great people. Company values all its employees and cares for them.

    The company has better talent and IP than any of its counter part both in product and services.

    Cons

    Sometimes communications are not clear and gets lost in translation, also promotions may be slower, but not a deal breaker.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work, keep investing in RnD and be the leader in the Big Data Space.


  3. "Work Culture"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Parsippany, NJ
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Parsippany, NJ
    Recommends

    I have been working at Impetus Technologies full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Have good work culture and gives opportunity to work on new technologies/domains.

    Cons

    Not strong employee connection in US due to employees distributed all over US.


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  5. "Good-ish Company"

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    Former Employee - Software Programmer in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Software Programmer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Impetus Technologies full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Strong technical team.
    Good projects, but very few of them to begin with.

    Cons

    Benefits were abysmal.
    Not enough projects leading to long duration on bench, potentially stalling your career.

    Advice to Management

    Hire according to need. A lot of people on the bench for extended periods of time is not a good look.


  6. "Quite friendly atmosphere"

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    Former Employee - Senior Technical Architect in Los Gatos, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Technical Architect in Los Gatos, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Impetus Technologies full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    In spite of being Indian company, the culture is close to multi-nationals.

    Cons

    Internally revenue comes from services and not products. Hence prone to downsizing or hiring frenzy depending upon market factors

    Advice to Management

    Focus on few but good products and sell them successfully


  7. "Experience"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Los Gatos, CA
    Former Employee - Manager in Los Gatos, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Impetus Technologies (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Very flexible environment to work for an IT professional, Management is highly focused on current market technology trend. Emerging as leading Big data solution provider.

    Cons

    I found none during my tenure.


  8. Helpful (1)

    "Zero Politics; Performance oriented culture; Bright Future"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Impetus Technologies full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - Strategic business initiatives well tuned to market needs in the Big Data and Analytics space
    - Huge upside in the stock options due to significant rise in value due to Product revenues building strongly this year and next
    - Culture of open communication where every body has an equal say or at least strongly influence direction of business and technology initiatives
    - The team in the US is small so every new person is well recognized and highly visible - contributions are well rewarded
    - Intellectually stimulating and rewarding environment where occasional extra hours occur mostly as fun and inviting rather than drudgery

    Cons

    - If you want to be really comfortable, slow paced and work 9-6 this is not the place
    - You may miss the well-stocked kitchen or a few other perks if you expect a "google" or "FB" type environment
    - Relatively low number of vacation days - but Christmas to Jan-1 is a shutdown for everybody
    - Lot of attention given to run a stable profitable company works well from a stability and salary-certainty perspective but may compromise the high-risk + high-reward opportunities

    Advice to Management

    - Think hard about wealth creation options for employees and create and communicate those options
    - Build a much stronger local and national brand in the markets of interest


  9. Helpful (5)

    "Beware!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Impetus Technologies full-time

    Pros

    Company working on big data services and products. Some good technical people offshore. Two capable people in offshore leadership roles.

    Cons

    All the mid-senior & senior people practise Vanto. Search for Landmark Forum and read the NYT article.

    They have 4 day long meetings every 3 months. People in India attend these meetings at 7pm-4 am and for people in US it is 5am-2 pm. About 20 people are cramped into a 20x20 room for these meetings and typically a few unfortunate and (sometimes) inept employees are blamed publicly for all that is bad with the company. No client meetings the whole week. No time to speak with family. US workers are kept in a hotel that is fondly called the haunted house. These meetings are conveniently scheduled around weekends with no consideration for the family commitments of employees.

    The company pretends that it is a product company though not even 2% revenue is from products.

    Extremely stingy expense policy. Ridiculous benefits & vacation policy.

    Advice to Management

    Wonder why you cannot hire & retain salespeople? Think hard. Stop the 'Sir' culture. None of you got a knighthood.


  10. "Software Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Los Gatos, CA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Los Gatos, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Impetus Technologies (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great opportunities in Research & Development in iLabs

    Cons

    Lost in management, Need more innovative peoples


  11. "Excellent company for big data expirants"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lead Quality Engineer in Los Gatos, CA
    Current Employee - Lead Quality Engineer in Los Gatos, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pays well for big data engineer.
    Good care of employees and provide benefits.

    Cons

    Green card processing is late but may be done in expedited processing category.


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