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Raleigh-Durham, NC Area

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Pros
  • Great team members; excellent work/life balance; wonderful benefits (in 27 reviews)

  • Company just opened up a new building in San Jose and the work environment has improved 5x (in 18 reviews)

Cons
  • Work/life balance can be a challenge (in 7 reviews)

  • The upper management doesn't care that much about employees or long term development of the company(even though they always say so) (in 9 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Engineering Intern"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Software Intern in Raleigh, NC
    Former Intern - Software Intern in Raleigh, NC

    I worked at Spirent Communications as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Low stress, enough time to do things. Got to work with many people.

    Cons

    Some of the people were busy and didn't get much help.


  2. "Great people and interesting technologies"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cary, NC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cary, NC

    I worked at Spirent Communications full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    With any job the people make the difference. At Spirent there are lots of talented individuals that it was a pleasure to work with. And since Spirent is focused at Test & Measurement it means that the technology will constant evolve keeping things interesting.

    Cons

    Work/life balance can be a challenge.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to focus on building a work environment that small size companies enjoy.


  3. Helpful (3)

    "OK company to work with"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Research Triangle Park, NC
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Research Triangle Park, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good work/life balance, new technologies to work on.

    Cons

    Not so good compensation. Management needs to communicate more.


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  5. "Intern"

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    Former Intern - Intern in Raleigh, NC
    Former Intern - Intern in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Spirent Communications as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Very Good, ambient and well knit team. Good work and good projects.

    Cons

    Nothing, no complaints. They moved to a new office, Senior VP of HR and Engineering Director visited Raleigh office. Its good.

    Advice to Management

    You guys are awesome


  6. Helpful (3)

    "Working here is like being condemned to hell"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Raleigh, NC
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Raleigh, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great talent
    Lots to learn

    Cons

    Very rude management
    Bad environment
    Too much pressure
    No work-life balance
    No respect for employees
    Very bad pay
    Very low promotion prospects
    No bonus
    Minimal benefits
    Company getting beaten up by competition
    401K vesting period is 4 years
    No relation between performance and promotion
    Multiple standards for employees
    I can spend the whole day but still will not complete this list

    Advice to Management

    Please respect the employees and make it a good place to work else you will not attract talent


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Nice place for IT geeks"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Software Development Engineer in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Work life balance
    Smart guys
    Exposed to many tech skills
    Nice mentor
    Care for employee's career growth and other advice

    Cons

    Very slow to get promotion

    Advice to Management

    Provide more training


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