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Seagate Technology Reviews

Updated March 19, 2019
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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (3)

    "Great Company"

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

    I have been working at Seagate Technology full-time

    Pros

    I have an awesome manager who really cares about developing his team.
    My team is high performing and collaborative.
    The campus has great amenities, it is a very comfortable place to work.
    Great work/life balance.
    Hard Drives are an interesting product in a fascinating industry, and it's exciting right now because we have the best technology and the best products.

    Cons

    Seems like enjoyment at Seagate is contingent on which manager you have.

    Advice to Management

    Promote people into management who are passionate about development and communication, not just good engineers.

    Seagate Technology Response

    Aug 27, 2018 – Talent Brand Strategist

    Thanks for your kind review! We're so glad to hear you've had a positive experience at Seagate. We're also excited by the growing need for data and we're thankful for our outstanding employees who... More


  2. "good environment"

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Cupertino, CA
    Current Employee - Engineer in Cupertino, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    a traditional company, well-established bureaucratic policy.

    Cons

    low incentive, knowing your limit.

    Advice to Management

    acquiring high technology company.

  3. "Working Technical and Customer Service for the European Market"

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    Former Employee - Engineering Technician in Oklahoma City, OK
    Former Employee - Engineering Technician in Oklahoma City, OK
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Seagate Technology full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Where able to use my native language.

    Cons

    Management leaked on communication between the employees and other manager.


  4. "long hours"

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    Former Employee - Prototype Operator in Bloomington, MN
    Former Employee - Prototype Operator in Bloomington, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Seagate Technology full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    benefits were great onsite gym,basketball court. descent pay with options for OT every week.

    Cons

    biweekly pay, confusion between shifts, every employ has to work nights before getting hired on


  5. Helpful (2)

    "Lack of compassion for employees"

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    Former Employee - Senior Program Manager in Oklahoma City, OK
    Former Employee - Senior Program Manager in Oklahoma City, OK
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Seagate Technology full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    decent benefit package. Good middle management

    Cons

    Used to be a great company to work for. Now a days purely monetary driven.

    Advice to Management

    They dont listen so not worth my time.


  6. Helpful (2)

    "Unreliable employer"

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    Former Employee - Staff Systems Administrator in Oklahoma City, OK
    Former Employee - Staff Systems Administrator in Oklahoma City, OK
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Seagate Technology full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    some benefits and work flexibility

    Cons

    career instability, company direction questionable, lacks an enjoyable company culture - a lot of work, not much play or pay reward


  7. "Great pleace to work"

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    Current Employee - Test Process Lead in Longmont, CO
    Current Employee - Test Process Lead in Longmont, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Seagate Technology full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Stabled Company
    - Talented / Nice co-worker
    - Work & Life balanced
    - Oskar blues

    Cons

    - Hard drive could far from the newest technology of your interest
    - repetitive work

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Decent Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Seagate Technology full-time

    Pros

    Chill colleagues, friendly environment, collaborations across different departments, good location, flexible vacation policy

    Cons

    Compensation is not competitive, no perks, unclear company strategy


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Spiralling downward"

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    Former Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Cupertino, CA
    Former Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Cupertino, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Seagate Technology full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    work-life balnce, good cafeteria, reasonable bosses

    Cons

    Deadbeat and lacking in strategy

    Advice to Management

    Think beyond HDD and stock price next quarter


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Its Ok"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Seagate Technology full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Not Many today, company was great 5 years ago

    Cons

    Lots of layoffs, change of culture, overload