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Updated 12 Nov 2019

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3.3
49%
Recommend to a Friend
36%
Approve of CEO
Silver Spring Networks CEO Michael Bell (no image)
Michael Bell
32 Ratings
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  • "SSN has a strong meeting culture(in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Great people"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Engineering 

    I worked at Silver Spring Networks full-time

    Pros

    Free lunch, free on site gym.

    Cons

    Org keeps changing. Not enough direction

    Silver Spring Networks2019-11-13
  2. "Okay place to"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Redwood City, CA

    I worked at Silver Spring Networks full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Free lunch, free snack, lots of team building activities

    Cons

    Not much process in place. Not pay well.

    Silver Spring Networks2019-07-24
  3. "Good with the bad"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Silver Spring Networks full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good people, best in field product, strong work ethics.

    Cons

    leadership disconnected from customer values

    Advice to Management

    spend time with customers

    Silver Spring Networks2019-06-25
  4. "Terrific group of high energy people!"

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    Former Employee - Technical Project Manager in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Silver Spring Networks full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Never a dull moment in support of customer networks

    Cons

    Engineering and delivery often repeat same mistakes which creates added effort to remediate

    Advice to Management

    None

    Silver Spring Networks2019-06-19
  5. "Company culture is start-up mentality"

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    Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Silver Spring Networks full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Company develops exciting technologies for efficient use of resources.

    Cons

    A lot of turnover due to disorganization, good ole boy culture and lack of consistent strategy and goals.

    Advice to Management

    Figure out your goals and stick to them. Work on processes and get people trained. Recognize people for their good work.

    Silver Spring Networks2019-05-03
  6. "Great work environment"

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    Former Employee - Software Developer in Redwood City, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Silver Spring Networks full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Bright team of people fun to work with.

    Cons

    no clear guidance from management.

    Silver Spring Networks2019-05-01
  7. "Great Company , now part of Itron"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Silver Spring Networks full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great teams , joined early on while it was leading smart grid space

    Cons

    Poor execution of vision

    Advice to Management

    Too focused on utilities ..

    Silver Spring Networks2019-03-27
  8. "Software Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Escondido, CA

    I worked at Silver Spring Networks full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Decent work, Decent Pay, not bleeding edge or anything

    Cons

    Not the most exciting job

    Silver Spring Networks2018-07-06
  9. "Was a great company"

    StarStarStarStarStar
     in San Jose, CA
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Silver Spring Networks for less than a year

    Pros

    The people are great. Perks were good too.

    Cons

    Not a real con, company was acquired.

    Silver Spring Networks2018-06-01
  10. "Supply Chain"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Silver Spring Networks full-time

    Pros

    Great group of people, onsite free lunches and gym

    Cons

    none that I can think of

    Advice to Management

    Hard workers are hard to come by

    Silver Spring Networks2018-02-05
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