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4.1
Average Rating
(based on 321 Nokia Review Ratings)

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Company Culture
4.1
Growth Opportunities
3.6
People You Work With
4.4
Person You Work For
4.3
Rewards You Receive
3.9
Support You Get
4.1
Way You Work
4.3
Work Setting
4.1
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"It was my pleasure to work at Nokia Siemens Network, and to support the MSO/NOC, Engineering team, Tech Eng team. We have completed a large project which was very complicated. I had a very good supervisor and worked with great team. Our customer was very satisfied and we have increased the network capacity for 3 generations of systems."
Posted 8 years ago in Irving, TX
Senior Designer

What do you like about working at Nokia?

"There is an overwhelming attitude present in the work environment which promotes openness and sharing of innovative ideas, where boundaries between management, senior staff, and junior staff can be blurred for the sake of progression."

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

"For the NRC department of NOKIA, a minimum and or equivalent of a master's degree/Ph.D is a necessity"

What don't you like about working at Nokia?

"When companies become too big, it is not easy for management or people at the higher echelon to make radical changes, so there is less flexibility in adapting to market(s) that are constantly fluctuating."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Because NOKIA is a big company, the layers of management should be streamlined to efficiently execute proposals and plans."

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 1 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Geographic Analyst

What do you like about working at Nokia?

"Having good scope of development and utilize my skills for development."

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

"Having a good profile and technology background for the development."

What don't you like about working at Nokia?

"There are no such things that I don't like about the company."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Innovation in any domain leads to the development and success."

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

What do you like about working at Nokia?

"The working environment, colleague workers and the different working areas."

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

"Great working place with tons of different areas to get expertise."

What don't you like about working at Nokia?

"The fact that employment in Portugal is getting overrated and companies are starting to take advantage of people when it comes to salaries."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Always stand up for you team/working colleagues when they deserve it."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Senior R&D Engineer

What do you like about working at Nokia?

"Company is good but doesn't provide growth options, hard word is not rewarded, no attention on grooming interpersonal and technical skills. Cost Cutting and improper management is leading it into losses."

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

"Judge the ability to think and how a person reacts when tough as well as easy questions are asked."

What don't you like about working at Nokia?

"No career growth, stagnant work, no training, compensation is not according to work quality but is according to years of experience."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Middle layer is not having a view of bigger picture, they always keep fighting among themselves. Learn to work as a team so that ultimately company will get benifit. Also stop hiring your own candidates when they have no talent and urge to learn. Stop supporting people who only talk and don't do any work."

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

What do you like about working at Nokia?

"It's an excellent, multi-cultural environment with nice people to work with. There are many opportunities to develop skills."

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

"Nokia is a great international company, although it is in a hard situation now. Show your skill to the interviewer and be straightforward."

What don't you like about working at Nokia?

"I dislike the bureaucracy, low efficiency, uncertainty, and non-competitive salary and benefits."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Trust people whom you've selected. Make decisions transparent and fast, but do not change strategy frequently."

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 4 / 5
Account Director

What do you like about working at Nokia?

"I have enjoyed the company culture and being part of large commercial deployments. Seeing the final results (i.e. T-Mobile UMTS deployment) is always rewarding to be a part of."

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

"Emphasize ability to work independently and work in an environment free of processes and direction."

What don't you like about working at Nokia?

"Current restructuring plans have deteriorated morale and made daily work difficult to complete."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Look for ways to complete restructuring and head count reductions quickly and move forward aggressively with new opportunities."

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

What do you like about working at Nokia?

"I enjoyed creating a valuable software tool that was used by thousands of mid and high level NSN managers."

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

"Make efforts to keep any software you develop out of the hands of the IT Department."

What don't you like about working at Nokia?

"They are penny-wise and pound foolish and they gave me very little notice about not continuing my contract."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Don't rely so much on their IT Department to manage Software Projects."

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

What do you like about working at Nokia?

"I like global programs, networking, people, technical challenges, and ability to work with latest technology."

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

"Network, get to know people inside Nokia, and check latest financial numbers before deciding."

What don't you like about working at Nokia?

"The current financial situation causes difficulties in a large company that's not always able to influence decisions impacting my work."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Clear the table, stabilize organization and projects, and show that there will be continuation."

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 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Senior Software Engineer

What do you like about working at Nokia?

"I liked the working environment and social side of my co-workers. Nokia is/was a well-known and highly praised company which gave me pride."

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

"Read about Agile. Try to offer something more than standard C skills."

What don't you like about working at Nokia?

"Nokia has been, as identified in the press, sliding down the market. There is a very much old world philosophy still in place. Politics take precedence of actions. Recent recruits (at my site) are lacking ANY skills - even at Senior level."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Speak to the ground floor programmers and tester. Your job isn't to please your boss - it's to please those you manage."

Person You Work For 2 / 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 3 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Technical Sales Support Specialist

What do you like about working at Nokia?

"Environment and support for trips, managing my own budget for trips."

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

"Intranet was very slow for data access at time. Office software release were out of date compared to customers."

What don't you like about working at Nokia?

"Time it has taken before you get refunded your trip allowances."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Arrange local Management for trip fees, improve access to data for travelling employees."

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

What do you like about working at Nokia?

"Working environment is good. But now company is going through tough time so it's changing quite much."

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

"Not actually. I hope they do research about project they are working on before hand."

What don't you like about working at Nokia?

"Opportunities are very less as of now, as Nokia is going through tough time."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"They should focus on right product based on customer demand."

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
Analytics Manager

"Great company, very talented people and a great culture."

What do you like about working at Nokia?

"Company, culture, people, resources, benefits, brand, potential, reward and recognition."

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

"Great company to work for. But due to fierce competition, the survival of this company is questionable."

What don't you like about working at Nokia?

"Slow innovation, reactive approach, slow turn around time due to company size, geographical locations."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Be proactive, innovate and diversity its products, go above and beyond the mobility space."

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 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Administrative Assistant

What do you like about working at Nokia?

"The flexible schedule and the ability to work from home."

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

"Be yourself and emphasize skills and flexibility to learn new skills."

What don't you like about working at Nokia?

"Should have had more cross training. Corporate down-sizing, over 200 employees were laid off."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"None, all management was very helpful and always interested in suggestions for improving processes."

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 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Coordinator

"Nokia is a great place to work."

What do you like about working at Nokia?

"As a Global company, they have the growth opportunities in any country."

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

"Other than established ones, have cultural openness leaving in clear their own."

What don't you like about working at Nokia?

"Some people had their own team work, and if a new member was hired, they made it a hard place to work."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"First meet the requirements of the company, be open to new and different ways of working, if they meet the company policies."

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

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Is Nokia a good company to work for?

Nokia has an overall rating of 4.1 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 321 Nokia Review Ratings left anonymously by Nokia employees, which is 5% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 98% of employees would recommend working at Nokia.

Does Nokia pay their employees well?

Nokia employees earn $81,000 annually on average, or $39 per hour, which is 23% higher than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. 107 Nokia employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find Nokia Salaries by Job Title.

How satisfied are employees working at Nokia?

98% of employees would recommend working at Nokia with the overall rating of 4.1 out of 5. Employees also rated Nokia 4.1 out of 5 for Company Culture, 3.9 for Rewards You Receive, 3.6 for Growth Opportunities and 4.1 for support you get.

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According to our data, the highest paying job at Nokia is a Global Head of Solution Development at $300,000 annually. Browse Nokia Salaries by Job Profile.

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