Opera Solutions
2.9 of 5 122 reviews
www.operasolutions.com Jersey City, NJ 500 to 999 Employees

Opera Solutions Reviews

Updated Apr 11, 2014
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Opera Solutions CEO Bernhard Nann

Bernhard Nann

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47% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Flexible hours of work, though that can turn around and bite you by taking your work-life balance haywire"
    in 8 reviews
  • "Opportunity to be part of the most advanced company in the exploding Big Data arena"
    in 7 reviews
Cons:
  • "Senior management has almost 0 skills in people management"
    in 8 reviews
  • "Whenever someone who knows what they are doing in the big data / product world (e"
    in 5 reviews
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Nice working Environment

Software (Former Employee)
Noida

I worked at Opera Solutions as an intern for less than a year

ProsCompetitive and learning work atmosphere, decent work life balance, office party-every month, friday lunch, fifa tournaments, playstations, cafeteria facility.
Good HR

ConsLack of proper job training.
Status hierarchy exists.
Unrealistic expectations from the employee in terms of subject knowledge.
Only hires from top brands.

Advice to Senior ManagementConsider recruiting people from tier 2 colleges also.

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

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It sucks to be here !!

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
New Delhi

I worked at Opera Solutions full-time for less than a year

Pros- Good brand
- Good work in analytics if are in that role
- Work pressure is less as compared to other companies

Cons- Decision making is very slow
- Lot of politics
- No understanding of software development process
- Hire people by setting wrong expecations.

Advice to Senior ManagementCompany is working in a great space. Leadership needs to get its act together, otherwise it will soon by just another failed company.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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A view of a developer

Senior Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Noida

I have been working at Opera Solutions full-time for more than a year

ProsFlexibility is surely a plus.
It is solution oriented firm instead of just being service based.
Good Amenities

ConsLearning technologies we have less opportunity
The skill management in this firm is not good

Advice to Senior ManagementI seem a little lag in the way the management misunderstands skill management for a consultant and a developer. We are turning towards a amulgmated firm, but the existence of developer and consultant shouldn't be mixed.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Flexible work trend

Software Engineer (Current Employee)
New Delhi

I have been working at Opera Solutions full-time for more than a year

ProsFlexibility around the clock, Learning and better salary

ConsFaulty review process, Lack of standard process of work

Advice to Senior ManagementEnhance capability to make transparent review process

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good place if you want full enjoyment

Senior Software Engineer (Former Employee)
New Delhi

I worked at Opera Solutions

ProsTime flexibility
Facility to employee(laptop, blackberry, datacard charge reimburcement)
Monthly event
Friday Lunch

ConsSoftware eng's are lead by non technical IIM guy or consultants
You have to do what they want as they want, dont share your view.
Some politics by Managers, if they like you, you will get good work and promotions

Advice to Senior ManagementBe professional, give chance to people who are capable, get good work and find best employee by their work not by relations.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great

Senior Software Developer (Current Employee)
Delhi

I have been working at Opera Solutions

Proseverything is very good at opera solutions

ConsSome times you have work so hard to miss your personal life

Advice to Senior Managemental the best

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Lots of politics, non-favourable Attitude,unfairness in staffing and promotion.

Senior Data Analyst (Current Employee)
New Delhi

I have been working at Opera Solutions

ProsOpportunity to work with lots of financial firms unfairly but sometimes.

ConsLots of politics at senior management level unfairness in project assignments
Promotion depended on whether you buttering your manager.

Advice to Senior ManagementYour staffing process is completely unfair and you better sort out all the internal politics, the good people are being treated unfairly by the seniors.

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A good place to start up

Software (Current Employee)

I have been working at Opera Solutions full-time for less than a year

ProsYou can work with people from other countries. A good place to learn something about big data and machine learning.

Consdon't pay for overtime.Still a small company. lack of work-life balance

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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A OK company but not good.

Staff Scientist (Current Employee)
San Diego, CA (US)

I have been working at Opera Solutions full-time for more than a year

ProsThere are many smart people in the company. Projects are diverse, and you can learn a lot.

ConsPoor management. Policies keeps changing, e.g., the bonus. I have never received bonus in 2 years. Many times the promises are simply promises (and never come true). Bad benefit.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Lots of experience that will be taken with me

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Opera Solutions

ProsThe variety and level of clients we work with is pretty amazing. Anything from a smaller company in a rural setting to a fortune 500 company right in NYC. Not only that, but there are healthcare companies, state agencies, banks, credit card companies, manufacturers, etc. The people area really intelligent and from all over, making for a (mostly) enjoyable experience. The work environment is awesome and something I wish more companies had. Gives you a good sense of freedom compared to the typical corporate structure.

ConsWhere to start on the cons. There is a definitive struggle to find a working strategy here. I think we all know we want to be innovative and product solutions in some way that harnesses data, big/small/disparate/whatever. Though we can't seem to get past fancy marketing and smoke/mirror tactics and simply explain the real value that we provide. I feel like we sell ourselves short of what we really do with trying to make it look like this magical machine that spits out insights. Nobody really knows what is going on, though it is hard to stay positive with how things are.

Another review mentioned this, but while the variety of work is nice, the quality of project can vary greatly. Plus we're now in the spot with little room to move.

Advice to Senior ManagementWe need more transparency and a clear/concise plan. Pick one and let us work towards it.

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

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