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Spirent Communications Reviews

Updated October 15, 2018
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Pros
  • "Work life balance and very flexible" (in 27 reviews)

  • "Company just opened up a new building in San Jose and the work environment has improved 5x" (in 19 reviews)

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  1. "Good Environment"

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

    I worked at Spirent Communications (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good environment to work with

    Cons

    No work from home options


  2. "Systems Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Get to work with the latest technologies. Good team dynamics. Marketing are helpful to sales.

    Cons

    Some products are buggy, and there does not seem to be a will to resolve these.

    Advice to Management

    Get closer to the customer and take advice from them.

  3. "Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Spirent Communications full-time

    Pros

    Good people and technology

    Cons

    Salary, benefits, and promoting current employees


  4. "Regional Sales Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Irvine, CA

    I worked at Spirent Communications full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    strong technology, and name brand

    Cons

    poor synergy between business units


  5. "Continuous firefighting mode"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Honolulu, HI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Honolulu, HI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Spirent Communications full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very competent and smart people

    Cons

    High technical debt, management wants to change this but offers no support


  6. "Program Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Spirent Communications full-time

    Pros

    Close to home, pay is OK.

    Cons

    Not a stable environment. Underperforming BUs are moving jobs overseas.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing to say, it won't change anything.


  7. "Employee Friendly"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Eatontown, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Eatontown, NJ
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Employee friendly company. Work life balance and very flexible

    Cons

    No projects to compete in market,

  8. "PM"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    Good people - support you in your work.

    Cons

    Not a lot - good place to work.


  9. "Systems Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Spirent Communications full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great enviornment. Flexibility to be as creative as needed. Excellent leadership,

    Cons

    Highly competitive space in a mature product space.

    Advice to Management

    Continue innovating.


  10. "Company Review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Spirent Communications full-time

    Pros

    Fantastic technology
    Limited Competition
    Great Benefits Plan

    Cons

    Executive Leadership struggling with growth strategy

    Advice to Management

    Develop targeted vertical marketing collateral
    Spend on targeted prospecting campaigns


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