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Overture Networks Reviews

Updated 8 December 2014
Updated 8 December 2014
15 Reviews
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  1.  

    Works on Ensemble Orchestration Platform

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Overture Networks full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Laser focused leader running the development team.
    Very good team communication.
    Learning potential extremely high
    Good Pay and benefits
    No limit to potential

    Cons

    Team is small and needs more staff.
    Corporate and Sales needs to figure out how to sell the technology (Progress continues and getting better)
    Risk is somewhat high given the market for a small company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest a little more on side of cloud technologies
    Push Sales & SEs harder.
    Sales, sales, sales...

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Work Culture needs complete overhaul badly

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Overture Networks full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good Salary
    Good benefits
    Timely updates on company strategy

    Cons

    Management and leads in Bangalore, India are very misleading, and highly inept. They hardly do any work except doing meetings and pulling the legs of engineers. The work culture is very bureaucratic, very authoritative, lacks transparency. It is small company culture, people who have been part of big companies please stay away since you will find it very difficult to adjust to it.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Wake up, become technically stronger do some homework. Get more involved with the work rather than call for futile meetings all the time.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    painful and bad work experience at Bangalore india

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer II in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer II in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at Overture Networks full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Worst place to work,no respect to honest people.All dumb people are here only they no only here.If you want to become cheater join here.

    Cons

    Management and tech leads are misleading everybody.Don't join this company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be careful about the Cheating managers and leads(misleads) from India.They are spoiling India name

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    A very command and control, military style culture

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Overture Networks full-time

    Pros

    Some of the people. Very little else. As a restart-up, anything is possible.

    Cons

    It is the consummate borg culture. A place to do, but not a place to think. A company undertaking slow, painful attempt to re-invent itself.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    Good work culture

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Morrisville, NC (US)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Morrisville, NC (US)

    I worked at Overture Networks full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Employees are valued. Treated well.

    Cons

    Sales/Revenue on a steady decline

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improve training and lunch & learn

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Senior Product Manager

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    Former Employee - Senior Product Manager
    Former Employee - Senior Product Manager

    I worked at Overture Networks full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Overture Networks is a consolidation of several companies, of which I only worked for Overture Networks. During my stay I enjoyed direct management, executive management and the work. Work was challenging but never over exhausted. The office culture was great. I wish Overture all the best for the future.

    Cons

    Compensation was the going rate, with cost of living raises. Training was never an issue. HSA was a great perk, especially if your healthy and I suppose even if you're not. I really didn't have allot of con's other then BoD and executive seemed out of touch with the market space and direction.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Close unprofitable lines and get back to profitability.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    Great product design challenges and talent, but not every plan ends in success

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior FPGA Design Engineer in Morrisville, NC (US)
    Former Employee - Senior FPGA Design Engineer in Morrisville, NC (US)

    I worked at Overture Networks full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    There are a number of talented individuals that are willing to share in their knowledge and experience. The different teams all work well together for the good of the products and company. The company provides great benefits including PTO, health, and 401k.

    Cons

    The competition is tough in this area and a lot of the planning and budget decisions are based on high success rates. While the products are quite capable, not every contract can be won and there isn't much room for failure to produce revenue.

    Neutral Outlook
  9.  

    Ethernet Industry Leader with Exciting Future

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Overture Networks

    Pros

    Top tier engineering team with focused leadership.

    Cons

    Competitive industry leads to challenges in recruiting and retaining the best engineering and management talent.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    A favorable experience

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Overture Networks full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Small company atmosphere, good people in Raleigh, engaged management, success in the market, large customer base both domestic and international

    Cons

    Not clear how to continue growing the company due to competing priorities from large customers. Potential technology obsolescence is always a concern with high tech companies.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Exciting and challenging opportunity to play a role in an ambitious new technological direction.

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    Current Employee - Staff Engineer in Research Triangle Park, NC (US)
    Current Employee - Staff Engineer in Research Triangle Park, NC (US)

    I have been working at Overture Networks full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great to work with and learn from a proven team of successful innovators. Never a dull moment. Brand new company vision provides chance to work with best in class technology and be a part of historical new growth and success.

    Cons

    Requires ability to multitask and willingness to work overtime when deadlines approach.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Avoid common corporate mistakes which demotivate good employees. Demand high standards while respecting that which created past successes. Open communication is key.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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