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Telenav Reviews

Updated May 14, 2017
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Pros
  • Other perks include: free food, team events, free massages, on-site gym, low-cost health insurance (in 15 reviews)

  • Software engineers are smart and hard working, many new technology and best practice are used (in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • watch how quickly google and apple can drink your milkshake (in 8 reviews)

  • Don't know why the Upper management team transfer some English Major ladies to manage the project (in 7 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "qa engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - QA Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - QA Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Telenav full-time

    Pros

    friendly working environment
    not big but comfortable place to work
    many things to learn as a growing company

    Cons

    organization architecture is not clear
    management team changes frequently
    employee turn around rate is a bit high


  2. "Customer Support Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Support Manager in Sunnyvale, CA
    Former Employee - Customer Support Manager in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Telenav full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great company culture
    Everybody is passionate about their role
    Very culturally diverse
    Fun company sponsored events
    Family friendly
    Great benefits

    Cons

    I found no cons during my 8 years of employment.
    If you come to work with a positive attitude, then you will likely feel the same way.

    Advice to Management

    Being a former employee, I'm not sure my advice would be current enough to be worthy. I would say to keep up the good work. I often look back and really miss working there.


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Navigation"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Telenav (More than a year)

    Pros

    Wide variety of interesting opportunities

    Cons

    Waterfall process in some projects


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  5. "General and Administrative"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Telenav full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I really like Telenav's working environment. People are friendly, smart and fun to work with. They work hard to get things done. I find a place where I am happy to go to work every day.

    Cons

    sometimes it can take a while to get things done.

    Advice to Management

    I like my manager and he gives me the guidance and also the autonomy to do interesting and challenging projects.


  6. "Intern"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer Intern in Berkeley, CA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer Intern in Berkeley, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Telenav (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Nice work enviornment. Toastmaster training. Volleyball activities. flexible time

    Cons

    I wish they provide lunch everyday.


  7. "Good environment"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - QA Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Former Employee - QA Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    friendly coworker, food truck and happy hour

    Cons

    less pay, too much layoff, no completion


  8. "Staff Software Engineer in Test"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Software Engineer In Test in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Staff Software Engineer In Test in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Telenav full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Smart and good management, People are nice and friendly, Good and deep technical knowledge, People are smart and hardworking

    Cons

    Weak in marketing and brand name creation. May be not aggressive enough to take on new ideas or technology.

    Advice to Management

    Good job on pivoting the product for automobile industry. Looking forward to make the big idea happening.


  9. "Great place to work together"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Staff Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Telenav full-time

    Pros

    A lot of learning and growth opportunities in mobile application. There are lots of genius around. Lost of team building.

    Cons

    Stock not doing well and need more business area

    Advice to Management

    Explore a new right areas or business to keep growth


  10. "Great place to work!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Manager in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Telenav full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great teamwork atmosphere. People genuinely want to help each other.
    A lot of learning and growth opportunities in hot technologies (map and search). it is up to you about how much you can absorb.
    Freedom to move to different positions and try different things.
    Least politics in all the companies I have worked for.

    Cons

    Fierce competition in the market place. Stock not doing well.

    Advice to Management

    Explore and invest in the right areas to regain growth.


  11. "One of the best companies I have worked for"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director of Engineering in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Director of Engineering in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Telenav full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    1. If you have potential, Telenav will have a fantastic growth path for you
    2. Innovative work. Executives will set the overall direction and give you the freedom to execute your own way.
    3. Some of the best engineers you would work with. Devoted, hardworking and people who care about making a difference.
    4. "Genuinely caring for you" executive team and managers.

    Cons

    1. Sometimes you might have to put it extra time to make things happen, if there is an external deadline.
    2. Stock price is not growing exponentially.

    Advice to Management

    Continue doing what you do, its a matter of time.


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