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4.2
Average Rating
(based on 414 Alcatel-Lucent Review Ratings)
Company Culture
4.0
Growth Opportunities
3.8
People You Work With
4.5
Person You Work For
4.4
Rewards You Receive
4.0
Support You Get
4.2
Way You Work
4.3
Work Setting
4.2
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"My job at Alcatel was the best ever. I was able to use my imagination skills."
Posted 11 years ago in Plano, TX
Technical Manager
in Boston, MA

"Good place to work. Your ideas are valued."

What do you like about working at Alcatel-Lucent?

"Good culture, encourage employees to bring their ideas on the table."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Need to have good technical knowledge, awareness of CSP environment."

What don't you like about working at Alcatel-Lucent?

"Encourages talent and good growth prospects. Processes and procedure are good and more or less flat hierarchy."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I suggest management to also rotate talent across countries and retain talent"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Systems Engineer
in Westford, MA

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"It is an honest company."

What don't you like about working at Alcatel-Lucent?

"Growth is limited."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"More career path opportunities."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Senior Consultant

What do you like about working at Alcatel-Lucent?

"Good team work, scrum agile project plan and review meeting, etc."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Your past experience may match (or not exactly) their need, but you must be a good team member because they normally interview you by 4-5 (managers, team leaders, etc.)."

What don't you like about working at Alcatel-Lucent?

"Need more fund for employment training, no overtime payment."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Need more fund for employment training, build more friendship within team members."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Lead Software Developer
in Westford, MA
Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Member of Technical Staff
in Westford, MA

What do you like about working at Alcatel-Lucent?

"I have worked here since getting out of college and like all the people I work with."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"There is very little new opportunity at this company right now."

What don't you like about working at Alcatel-Lucent?

"The constant job cutting and the uncertainty that it brings."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Management is from Europe and it is a totally different company than when it was Lucent."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
General Manager
in Santa Clara, CA

"Good experience in mobile phone industry."

What do you like about working at Alcatel-Lucent?

"It's a very international company with people from all over the world"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Find value you can add, tell what you really can do."

What don't you like about working at Alcatel-Lucent?

"It has too many branches in different locations and regions."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Need to implement new technologies and challenge to new product development."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Finance Director
in Miami, FL

What do you like about working at Alcatel-Lucent?

"Market appeal. Strong competition forces you to be innovative and alert."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Have a deep understanding of competitors and addressable market. Identify technology trends."

What don't you like about working at Alcatel-Lucent?

"Very complex organization negatively impacts decision making process. Need to look for consensus constantly affect chances to react quickly to market changes."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Simplify organization to streamline processes. Reduce internal P&L to facilitate decision making."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Software Engineer

What do you like about working at Alcatel-Lucent?

"It's good to be part of a company where I see people from different regions mingle together."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Here I can only say all the best and good luck."

What don't you like about working at Alcatel-Lucent?

"Honestly saying I don't have anything to say as I depend on employment."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Till now I don't have any opinion. But they can improve a lot."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Research Scientist
in Ottawa Hills, OH

What do you like about working at Alcatel-Lucent?

"Programming."

What don't you like about working at Alcatel-Lucent?

"Nothing."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Software Engineer
in Creedmoor, NC
Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Engineer

"Very good"

What do you like about working at Alcatel-Lucent?

"Everything it is, I used to like everything here."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"No. Just be normal and to the point. Rest all will go well."

What don't you like about working at Alcatel-Lucent?

"Nothing it is, I used to like everything here."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Become more active and precise. Please try to address employee problems."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Complex Application Integrator
in Seattle, WA

What do you like about working at Alcatel-Lucent?

"Often work from home. Empowered to decide on course of action, Team always helps."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Negotiate a higher salary because is may never change for years."

What don't you like about working at Alcatel-Lucent?

"Travel to client sites often with midnight maintenance windows. Training often comes after the project."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Need more relevant training in a timely manner. Raises would be nice."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Senior Engineering Technician
in Plano, TX

"In my experience working at Alcatel-Lucent was nothing short of amazing."

What do you like about working at Alcatel-Lucent?

"Innovation in engineering, the learning experience, and technology was awesome."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Just be who you are. You don't have to know everything but open to learn anything."

What don't you like about working at Alcatel-Lucent?

"It seems my time came to an end, therefore I don't like I am not there anymore."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"My managers were great to work for, very knowledgeable, experienced and focused."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Senior Software Designer

What do you like about working at Alcatel-Lucent?

"Friendly working environment. Working on new technologies. Flexible working time."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Pay attention to details. Prepare well before having any interview."

What don't you like about working at Alcatel-Lucent?

"Big company, some departments are not doing well, losing money."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep on investing on products which have good revenue and profit."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Engineer
in Longview, TX

"Alcatel was a great workplace for growing and learning"

What do you like about working at Alcatel-Lucent?

"The mentoring structure they had for new engineers. It was a refreshing approach that was very valuable"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"The interview for an engineering candidate is an 8 hour process with several meetings."

What don't you like about working at Alcatel-Lucent?

"There was a lack of vision with the direction of the company around the time of the Lucent merger"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Place more value on the loyalty of long term employees"

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
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