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Tekelec Reviews

Updated May 23, 2018
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Tekelec President & CEO Ronald J. de Lange
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  1. "Terrific Company!!"

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

    I worked at Tekelec full-time

    Pros

    Work environment was friendly and collaborative.

    Cons

    Unfortunate that the company was acquired by Oracle.


  2. "Product Verification Group"

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    Former Employee - Software Test Engineer in Raleigh, NC
    Former Employee - Software Test Engineer in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Tekelec full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, learning opportunities, challenging work

    Cons

    challenging to merge old and new methods of working

  3. "wonderful company"

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

    I worked at Tekelec full-time

    Pros

    freedom to fail; freedom to succeed

    Cons

    the ride should have lasted longer

    Advice to Management

    none


  4. "Document Control"

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    Former Employee - Document Control Clerk in La Mirada, CA
    Former Employee - Document Control Clerk in La Mirada, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Tekelec (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I worked for Great Boss and had a great team.

    Cons

    Took a while to get promoted.

    Advice to Management

    Great Management


  5. "Software Engineer Co-Op Review"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer Co-Op
    Former Employee - Software Engineer Co-Op
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Tekelec (More than a year)

    Pros

    Small company that let interns/co-ops contribute meaningful work to the business.

    Cons

    Excessive use of proprietary tools on the software side didn't provide much transferable knowledge.


  6. "CFO, BNS Division"

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    Former Employee - Vice President in Raleigh, NC
    Former Employee - Vice President in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Tekelec full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Energetic and Intelligent Management team. The management created a team environment that allowed for input by all members.

    Cons

    Hours were sometimes long and difficult, especially during the economic downturn. It was difficult to keep staff motivated and on task at all times. All in all, the result was a stronger company.

    Advice to Management

    It is always best to take good care of your people and they will do the same for you. There is a place for kindness in the workplace.


  7. "A great Company to work For"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Friendly, Progressive and very Professional Culture

    Cons

    Nothing To Report, A good company to work for

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing

  8. "Services Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Tekelec full-time

    Pros

    Great team. Interesting work.

    Cons

    The company is going through many changes, so the environment can be chaotic at times.


  9. "Short title for my review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good benefits. Work-life balance was good. Stock purchase program was similar to many other companies. Some good characteristics of big and small companies.

    Cons

    Tekelec was trying to get into new business, not doing too well. Struggle for profitability constantly held over employees' heads.

    Advice to Management

    Trust good employees to do their jobs. Continue to find ways to improve benefits when possible. For three too won.


  10. "Tekelec"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Tekelec was a really great place to work!

    Cons

    No cons to share about Tekelec


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