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4.0
Average Rating
(based on 186 Avaya Review Ratings)
Company Culture
3.8
Growth Opportunities
3.5
People You Work With
4.5
Person You Work For
4.1
Rewards You Receive
3.9
Support You Get
3.9
Way You Work
4.1
Work Setting
4.0
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Technical Instructor
in Plano, TX

"I have worked for Avaya twice in my career and would recommend anyone interested to apply. This is a great company."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Sales Operations Support Manager
in Basking Ridge, NJ

"I worked for Avaya for 15 years and within that time I was able to develop my skill set through company training and external resources. I would recommend Avaya as a very good place to work in the telecommunications industry."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Avaya Employee
in Fairfax, VA

"Excellent company and excellent product. Very competitive environment with main competitor being Cisco. Avaya had a 25% downsizing of the sales force due to continued pressure on their margins, and thus my job in Dallas was eliminated. But overall, Avaya was and is a great company."

Person You Work For 4.3 / 5 People You Work With 4.3 / 5 Work Setting 4.3 / 5
Support You Get 4.3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.3 / 5
Company Culture 4.3 / 5 Way You Work 4.3 / 5
Avaya Employee
in Belleville, ON

"I was working over 3 years with Avaya. It is a significant player in voice customer applications and solutions with little lesser result moving into multimedia space."

Person You Work For 4.3 / 5 People You Work With 4.3 / 5 Work Setting 4.3 / 5
Support You Get 4.3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.3 / 5
Company Culture 4.3 / 5 Way You Work 4.3 / 5
Avaya Employee
in Fairfax, VA

"No clear direction and lack of leadership. CEO and the VPs and not on the same page and the expectations are unreal."

Person You Work For 2.3 / 5 People You Work With 2.3 / 5 Work Setting 2.3 / 5
Support You Get 2.3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2.3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2.3 / 5
Company Culture 2.3 / 5 Way You Work 2.3 / 5
Senior Manager
in Santa Clara, CA

"It has been a hard journey in the last 18 months."

What do you like about working at Avaya?

"We are still trying to turnaround the company. Good products in the pipeline."

What don't you like about working at Avaya?

"Luck of employee development, constant downsizing, the performance management process forces people to compete against each other rather than collaborate in a team environment."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"We need a new CEO who can engage employees with excitement, and can communicate a clear strategy. Stop hiring executives from the street."

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

What do you like about working at Avaya?

"Flexible works hours and the ability to work from home on a semi-regular basis."

What don't you like about working at Avaya?

"Lack of stock options now that we are a private company."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Hurry up and go public so that stock options can return."

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 Manager
in Denver, CO

"Cheapest labor - untrained just to lower expenses so owners can get a profit."

What do you like about working at Avaya?

"Individual team is top of the line. Salary is top reason."

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

"Unless you live outside the USA, do not apply here; you will be released."

What don't you like about working at Avaya?

"They are only interested in bottom-line revenue. Customer satisfaction is lip service and execs want cheapest (lower skills) help."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"They need an investment group to sell Avaya. There's no interest in people, and leadership should step down due to lack of confidence."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Global Account Manager
in New York City, NY

"Not a happy place."

What do you like about working at Avaya?

"I was allowed to travel all over the world. It was a great perk, but that's about it."

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

"Wait for the company's finances to stabilize before working here."

What don't you like about working at Avaya?

"I dislike the poor finances and mandatory furloughs (one day a week last two months). Management was not the swiftest."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Invest in people and resources. Clients and revenue will come back quickly."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Software Engineering Manager
in Westminster, CO

"Overall, my experience has been good."

What do you like about working at Avaya?

"Avaya has a flexible work environment where I can work from the office or home."

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

"The company is focusing on software, virtualization, video, and whatever else is the current hot item."

What don't you like about working at Avaya?

"Recent restructuring has left employee morale low and in need of a boost."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Management needs to start paying more attention to employees and less attention to the latest fad."

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

"with this company in the last 5 years. Not much growth oppertunities."

What do you like about working at Avaya?

"great team of people. Good collaboration with entire team. Healthy work habits."

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

"Keep an eye on the benifits and salary offered.Negotiate a bonus plan."

What don't you like about working at Avaya?

"not much growth oppertunities. No pay rise, bonus.No promotion either."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Improve the benifits. Offer few more benifits to their employees."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Data Engineer
in Basking Ridge, NJ

"I love the people I worked with. The job was what I like to do."

What do you like about working at Avaya?

"I like the data work I was given, and the time I was given to do the job."

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

"Know what you are talking about, and ask questions about how long the job could last."

What don't you like about working at Avaya?

"I am no longer at the company because of cut backs."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"They should know what workers add to the job. Reports created should have creators' names."

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

"It is a competitive career where I could learn a valuable skill set."

What do you like about working at Avaya?

"I like the teamwork with co-workers, and the trust and support of management."

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

"Be ready to learn fast and work hard. Get used to working overtime, and never quit until the job is done."

What don't you like about working at Avaya?

"The hours could sometimes be brutal, but that is the nature of the business."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"They should provide more training on new products and new technology for employees."

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
Management Analyst
in Falls Church, VA

What do you like about working at Avaya?

"The people that I worked with were team players and all-around good people."

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

"Do your homework! Come dressed to impress, and have an updated copy of your resume handy."

What don't you like about working at Avaya?

"I disliked the lack of upward mobility and pay, and the funding was always in question."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"They need to develop a long-range strategic plan. Each new addition to the team should be evaluated by the entire team. This keeps group cohesion."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Consulting Engineer
in Fairfax, VA

What do you like about working at Avaya?

"Avaya has a diverse set of products that can keep you challenged and busy, staying on top of the learning curve."

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

"Avaya is a very good company. It has great people and only average processes. Getting things done right for the customer and the company takes patience."

What don't you like about working at Avaya?

"We have a coin-operated R&D group with very little flexibility. As a result, changes rarely get made without an escalation through management."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Expand the work force to capture new markets, in order to expand revenue and gain profitability."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
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