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NDS Southampton Reviews

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Southampton, England (UK)

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  • The software stack of STB is based on very old technology equivalent to that of Windows 3 (in 8 reviews)

  • Don't know about other teams, but My manager used to do micro management, Very old technology, nothing new to learn apart from design patterns in java (in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Great company to work for"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Southampton, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Southampton, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Well paid, lots of opportunities

    Cons

    Sometimes a lot of pressure.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing


  2. "Great place for a career"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineering Manager in Southampton, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Engineering Manager in Southampton, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Team players, strong finances, loads of opportunities

    Cons

    Becoming a large organisation. Creative energy dissipating.

    Advice to Management

    Remember: Process = good. Bureaucracy = bad.


  3. "Excellent place to work, good career progression and benefits package"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Southampton, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Southampton, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Career progression
    Fair and clear management
    Encouraged to take a good work life balance

    Cons

    Can sometimes be long hours, but not out of the ordinary


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  5. "great place to work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Southampton, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Southampton, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    culture, benefits, interesting work, opportunities to grow

    Cons

    quite narrow focus on TV-industry


  6. "Enjoyable place to work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Southampton, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Southampton, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good atmosphere and freedom to work on personal side projects is given.

    Cons

    Lack of flexible working arrangements



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