Infinera Employee Reviews about "work environment"

Updated Jun 13, 2020

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Infinera CEO and Director Tom Fallon
Tom Fallon
300 Ratings
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  • "Upper management inefficiencies(in 9 reviews)

  • "There is no new investment into upgrading or replacing the very old infrastructure(in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Great Technology and Team"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Infinera full-time

    Pros

    Incredible technical talent at Infinera in terms of breadth and depth Science and engineering is valued Smart and effective decision making Very difficult to find a technical work environment better in Silicon Valley or elsewhere Compensation, benefits and work/life balance in aggregate above average

    Cons

    Not enough staff in the right places in the company Growing bureaucracy as company scales Too much emphasis on small expenditures/savings while much larger priorities loom

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  2. "work environment"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Infinera full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    working environment is good and work culture is good

    Cons

    not many bonus but not bad

    Infinera Response

    Infinera Glassdoor Management Team

    We have placed a focus on developing our culture, thank you for your feedback.


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Good company to learn embedded software knowledge."

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Software Engineer 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Infinera full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Lots of software knowledge to learn. Very good work environment.

    Cons

    Commute through 237 is time consuming.

  4. Helpful (1)

    "Infinera QA"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Infinera full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Salary is good Flexibility - work life balance Work environment Benefits are good Team is good

    Cons

    Poorly managed Not efficient Work pressure

  5. Helpful (1)

    "Overall it is good place to work. People are very friendly."

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Hardware Development Engineer in Allentown, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Infinera full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Friendly working environment. Peoples are all very nice to each other.

    Cons

    Always working under a tight schedule. A lot of people are not fairly treated. Promotion is difficult.

  6. "Fast-paced, challenged and rewarding place to work"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Infinera full-time

    Pros

    Great work environment......energizing and supportive Outstanding, passionate and inspiring CEO Pride in delivering world class products

    Cons

    More focus needed on creating and sustaining scalable processes

  7. "Add/Move/Change Lead Engineer"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - ADD/Move/CHANGE LEAD ENGINEER in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Infinera for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Fun, Dynamic Work Environment. Flexibility to learn a new industry and new technologies inside of optical telecom.

    Cons

    Utilizes contractor employees in critical positions that should be valued/rewarded as full time employees instead.

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    "Company Review"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Infinera full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great People. Great company. Good benefits. Casual work environment.

    Cons

    Many in Management have been in their positions for a long time and are getting comfortable with where they are. (maintaining the status quo). Company is at a transition point where some tough, strategic, way forward decisions need to be made. Quite a bit of frustration is brewing with lack of decision making.

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  9. Helpful (1)

    "Staff, HW Development Eng"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Member of Technical Staff in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Infinera

    Pros

    Open culture, work environment, balance work-life

    Cons

    None that I can think ok

  10. Helpful (4)

    "Manager"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Unwilling to Disclose in Sunnyvale, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Infinera for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Professional workers; generally a good working environment; benefit package good; vacation package good.

    Cons

    Poor management oversight; managers are weak, seem to be amateurs; program oversight is weak; some department heads are unfair to their staff (witnessed).

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