Opera Solutions

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Opera Solutions Reviews

Updated 4 October 2014
Updated 4 October 2014
163 Reviews
2.6
163 Reviews
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Opera Solutions CEO Bernhard Nann
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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 9 reviews)

  • Friday lunches, happy-hour, high-tea (in 9 reviews)


Cons
  • Senior management has almost 0 skills in people management (in 11 reviews)

  • Complete lack of transparency on how the company was doing overall (in 5 reviews)

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Varied projects , strong teams, tech freedom

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Dev Manager in Noida
    Former Employee - Dev Manager in Noida

    I worked at Opera Solutions full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility, work life balance, above par salaries, great clientele

    Cons

    Poor tech leadership/strategy, adhoc processes, unhealthy mix of profiles

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Spot your key talent early and encourage bottom up participation

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Not What I had Expected!!!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Support in Noida
    Current Employee - Support in Noida

    I have been working at Opera Solutions full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Job Flexibilty
    Work life balance
    no work pressure

    Cons

    No Management Exists
    Only Confusing People all Around
    People get paid for doing nothing

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Start thinking and taking decisions

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great Experience. Very Steep Learning Curve

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Analytics Specialist in Noida
    Current Employee - Analytics Specialist in Noida

    I have been working at Opera Solutions full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    - Amazing culture. Probably best I have seen. Ppl here are very heplful
    - Flexible working hours. Complete freedom.
    - Intelligent bunch of people and you learn lot of new things
    - Good work in machine learning
    - Friday office lunch, monthly parties, opportunity to travel

    Cons

    - Sometimes work you get may be montonous
    - Company still evolving and trying to find its vision.
    - Need to match skill of ppl with the work they get

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    One of the best organizations to work for and definitely the best at an early stage of your career

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Analytics Specialist in Noida
    Former Employee - Analytics Specialist in Noida

    I worked at Opera Solutions full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Very talented and selected set of people, probably the best in the industry.
    - Tremendous learning opportunities.
    - Growth not a function of number of years spent with the organization but directly related to the quality of work you deliver.
    - Managers and even the India head are very approachable and always ready to talk.
    - Very friendly work environment. People really willing to share their knowledge/expertise.
    - Flexible timings

    Cons

    - The company is growing at a tremendous rate. So, an increased focus on employee satisfaction is needed to retain the talented set of people and bringing them abreast with the company's vision.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I think the management is already working on the areas to be focused on to ensure growth

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    OK to work with

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Noida
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Noida

    I have been working at Opera Solutions full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    good and talented colleagues to work with.
    Can learn lot of new things.
    opportunity is given to handle more responsibilities

    Cons

    there are many employees who do not work at all, they are paid unnecessarily too much.
    and the deserving ones do not get there share, there is no clarity in job roles and worst is the introduction and induction part

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Company is all Zig-Zag

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Opera Solutions

    Pros

    Flexible
    Opportunities to work across domains

    Cons

    No vision
    Direction of company unclear

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Gain more skillset

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Not what I had expected

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Specialist in Noida
    Current Employee - Software Specialist in Noida

    I have been working at Opera Solutions full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good people in Siftware Team
    Free phones for all employees
    Friday lunches are free

    Cons

    Inexperienced staff
    Too many managers
    Not much guidance
    No standard practices of Software Development are followed.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Add more techies, reduce the number of managers; bring someone in senior leadership who can really steer it towardsbeing a software products company

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    No growth opportunities, work atmosphere is below average

    Current Employee - Research and Data Analyst in Noida
    Current Employee - Research and Data Analyst in Noida

    I have been working at Opera Solutions full-time

    Pros

    - Flexible work hours with decent pay scale for every level

    Cons

    - Too much politics
    - No growth opportunities for atleast 3 years
    - Job description does not match the actual job
    - status hierarchy is very strong
    - management is clueless
    - mismanagement of level one employees
    - induction and introduction methods need alot of improvement

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Start concentration on your level one and two employees, they are the ones who get the job done.
    Improve training programs in the organisation

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  10. 4 people found this helpful  

    Good Company going down the drain

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Noida
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Noida

    I have been working at Opera Solutions full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Excellent peers from top colleges all around
    Flexible working options
    Chilled work life because of no projects in the company

    Cons

    Total confusion in management
    Directionless approach
    No senior technical folks
    Inconsistent review and promotion cycles
    Deliberate delay on distribution of bonuses and appraisals to retain and mislead employees
    Very incompetent HR
    All talk in the air, misleading both clients and employees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please be honest about the company policies with the employees
    Cutting costs is only justified to a certain extent, you can't have drastic changes overnight

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Data Analytics and Technology Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Noida
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Noida

    I worked at Opera Solutions full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good peers to work with

    Cons

    Company that doesn't have much expertise in its area. Still struggling to gain a foothold

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Figure out what you are doing before going and pitching to clients

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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