SunEdison Reviews

Updated Apr 21, 2021

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3.7
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SunEdison President & Chief Executive Officer Ahmad R. Chatila
Ahmad R. Chatila
280 Ratings
Pros
  • "The company had large ambitions and many good employees working toward a positive vision of increased renewable energy footprint(in 33 reviews)

  • "Great people, good office space(in 24 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Upper management wasn’t watching the bottom line(in 18 reviews)

  • "The benefits including salary, culture, work life balance was all good so it's difficult to find negatives(in 12 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good place to work

      Feb 17, 2021 - Engineer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly culture and work environment

      Cons

      Generally short staffed, needs to expand

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Big ambitions but went too far

      Mar 9, 2021 - Senior Manager in Belmont, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Exciting to work for the largest renewable energy company in the world!

      Cons

      Tried to grow too fast and went bankrupt.

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    3. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great people, flawed leadership

      Mar 23, 2021 - Strategic Account Executive in Belmont, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great smart peers to work with

      Cons

      Admin wagged the dog's tail

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    4. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Do Not Recommend

      Mar 11, 2021 - IT Helpdesk Manager in Saint Peters, MO
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Got paid on time usually

      Cons

      Complete boys club. High school drama. Unorganized. Shady management

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    5. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Good opportunity to learn and grow but salary a bit lacking

      Nov 6, 2020 - Channel Sales & Business Development Manager in San Jose, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good up-and-coming spirit and work culture, and fairly flexible work arrangements under the right manager. Exciting new field of professional growth and technical knowledge.

      Cons

      Often unclear and rapidly-shifting integration of new acquisitions and adoption of new projects. Promotion opportunities also a bit limited and not elucidated.

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good company that takes care of employees

      Aug 5, 2020 - Senior Director, Operational Excellence in Belmont, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great opportunities to grow and learn about the renewable energy space with good competitive pay

      Cons

      Company went bankrupt and had to lay off most of their employees

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    7. 3.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Overall experience positive but needs stability

      Sep 23, 2020 - Account Manager in San Francisco, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The company was serving a good purpose

      Cons

      The pace is fast, but there are a lot of rework and lack of support

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great company, bad leadership

      Jul 13, 2020 - Product Manager in Austin, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Smart, motivated workforce with good mission

      Cons

      Overaggressive expansion by executive management

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    9. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Bankruptcy

      Aug 30, 2020 - Operations Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Culture started was good, work/life balance

      Cons

      Filed bankruptcy, over sold what they manage

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    10. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Company not very well run

      May 21, 2020 - Sales in Orem, UT
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      Pros

      Good pay, lower management wanted to help you succeed

      Cons

      Upper management wasn’t watching the bottom line

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