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Updated Jul 17, 2014

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3.2 114 reviews

65% Approve of the CEO

Ixia President & CEO Victor Alston

Victor Alston

(55 ratings)

62% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • You will get to work on latest cutting edge technologies(in 10 reviews)

  • Great talent and cut edge technology(in 10 reviews)


Cons
  • Problem with work life balance and salary compare to that is low(in 16 reviews)

  • could be long hours without recognition(in 6 reviews)

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    Excellent

    Senior QA Engineer I (Current Employee) Calcutta

    ProsGood opportunities, challenging work, latest tech, friendly work place

    ConsLeadership is averse to taking risks

    Advice to Senior ManagementManagement should work more towards employee satisfaction

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good people are working in a bad culture

    Software Engineer II (Current Employee) Calcutta

    ProsLocation, Pay is above average

    ConsWork culture and management is poor, no long term planning

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Decent Organization

    Software Engineer II (Current Employee) Calcutta

    Pros1. You will get to work on latest cutting edge technologies.
    2. You will have freedom to implement your ideas
    3. Workplace environment is cool, compared to my previous organization (service-based)

    Cons1. Compensation is comparatively on the lower side
    2. Work-Life balance can be better, with better planning upfront

    Advice to Senior Management1. There should be more technical training session
    2. Need policies to support latest technologies certifications

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    ok

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prostechnology good place to learn

    ConsPolitics, no human resource and benefits can improve

    Advice to Senior Managementnothing

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Work Experience

    Principal Engineer I (Current Employee) Bangalore

    Proswill get good work, salary is also good.

    Conswork life balance is not good, lay off culture

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Ok to work in Ixia in Kolkata

    Principal Software Engineer (Current Employee) Calcutta

    ProsOk to work in Ixia in Kolkata

    ConsProblem with work life balance and salary compare to that is low.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    15 hours in company

    Manager (Former Employee) Bangalore

    ProsGood package.
    Good technology. Engineers good.

    ConsThey expect employee to give 15 hours in a company. A lot of politics and meetings. Poor infrastructure. Low budget (loss making company).Closed down the development center.

    Advice to Senior ManagementTreat employees as an asset.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    IXIA

    Principal Software Engineer (Current Employee) Bangalore

    ProsGood learning.
    Get to do cutting Edge work.
    People management by senior management is incredible in terms of honoring employee's aspirations.

    ConsWork Pressure on the higher side.
    HR and other support staff is naive and inexperienced in terms of handling a Hi-Tech company.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Working at Ixia

    Systems Engineer, Sales (Current Employee) Bangalore

    ProsAggressive, fast-paced, dynamic and overall challenging

    ConsLack of good talent retention

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

     

    Management needs to be focused

    Senior Developer (Current Employee) Calcutta

    ProsOpportunity to work on latest technology. Ok package.

    ConsPoor HR, Hire and fire policy

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep the focus correct. With Visibility lot of overlap with NEM

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