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Updated 25 April 2017
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  • Less Pay hikes and high workload and less work-life balance to most if not all teams (in 42 reviews)

  • senior management changes very frequently - That makes product roadmap unclear (in 66 reviews)

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  1. "Senior Qa Engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior QA Engineer in Pune
    Current Employee - Senior QA Engineer in Pune
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Has great culture and good worklife balance

    Cons

    Limited growth opportunities and onsite opportunities

    Advice to Management

    Promote growth opportunities


  2. "Avaya-Smart Company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Hyderabad
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Hyderabad
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    It has a good Great Culture
    It supports innovative people
    Work Life Balance is good in the organisation
    Pay is generally in par with the market

    Cons

    Organisation leadership went bankrupt due to poor decisions
    CEO needs to be changed

    Advice to Management

    Give People Reason to be proud of


  3. "Happily Employed @ Avaya"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Not bad pay
    Great work culture
    Individual respect
    work from home flexibility.
    your manager wont even ask where are you? The work should be done and completed wherever you are.

    Cons

    Company is going through some bad time due to some bankruptcy stuffs

    Advice to Management

    Hike Pay every year :)


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  5. "Working Environment"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations in Pune
    Current Employee - Operations in Pune
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    fairness, growth opportunities, transparent, management, work life balance, benefits, work from home, flexible hours, excellent co workers

    Cons

    outlook for the company, some old managers are not open to new ideas, managers sometimes do not let you grow


  6. "Good work culture, Fair Compensation, Good work life balance, flexible timings"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - QA Engineer III in Pune
    Current Employee - QA Engineer III in Pune
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible timings, good work life balance
    no onsite politics
    fair compensation and appraisals if you are committed on your tasks

    Cons

    No onsite work options

    Company going through rough times financially so don't expect phenomenal growth in terms of increments

    Advice to Management

    Need to revive Senior Management, lot of mismanagement lead to bad performance of company.
    Loads of money being siphoned to Contractors.


  7. "6 month internship at avaya, pune"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern in Pune
    Former Employee - Intern in Pune

    Pros

    Very friendly work environment.
    Work from home facility.
    Good food at cafeteria.
    People very helpful to us interns.

    Cons

    None I can think of.


  8. "Senior Software Engineer"

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

    I worked at Avaya full-time

    Pros

    + Good work culture
    + Great leadership team

    Cons

    - Legacy technology
    - Company was under debt and making losses

    Advice to Management

    Turn around the ship or sell it off......


  9. "Great company to start your career with"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Pune
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Pune
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Avaya full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good product development practices followed. Lot of value to innovation. Number of sessions conducted to explain Avaya current products. Motivate the employees to innovate and file patents. Facilities provided in Pune are good.

    Cons

    No trainings provided before taking the role. Complete on job learning. As a fresher they don't ask your preference and just assign a team or profile.

    Advice to Management

    Speak to the freshers and understand their preferances before assigning them to teams.


  10. "Not such a Great company to work for"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Bengaluru
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Bengaluru

    I worked at Avaya full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    1.Not much work
    2.Work life balance is the best
    3.Good facilites
    4. Lot of options in Flexi Benefit plan, Good car lease program

    Cons

    Since, work is very less. Learning is not much. So you might become obsolete in market.
    Politics is one more problem. Lot of managers were from service companies because of whom work environment got spoilt

    Advice to Management

    Stop politics by people managers.
    Pay well to employees and not freshers by giving good hike.


  11. "Work here only if you want a great work life balance"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hyderabad
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hyderabad
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    A great work-life balance here at avaya

    Cons

    No learning , senior management doenst know how to handle teams

    Advice to Management

    Can work on proper managemnet of resources/projects


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