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Not a Stable Employment Company
Test and Reliability Engineer (Former Employee), Torrance, CAJuly 19, 2014
Pros: free coffee juice
Cons: incredible pressure, management by fear (job loss by what ever method)
A typical day at work was typically characterized by simultaneous, demanding work item requests and schedule with not time for training.Most of the work items were not made easier by the proper resources of technicians and test equipment

I learned an quite about about their SSD product line and the use of tools to characterize them.

Most of te co-workers were good but there was a sense of technical snobbery.

The hardest part of the job was having enough time and resources to do all the work items and with avoiding dumb mistakes caused by demands of others and schedule.

The management - they managed and control by fear and there was no job stability for the long term. There were penny raises or none.
There was not performance review the last year and I was not notified of this. There was not any bonus plans. Management squander hundreds of thousands of dollars on the wrong equipment and the wrong choices for product development.
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Always learning something new here
Network Analyst (Current Employee), Seattle, WAMay 6, 2014
Pros: excellent benefits and schedule
Cons: long shifts but bearable
Excellent if you are interested in working and learning the latest telecom technologies.
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Busy but productive
Senior Director - Legal and Regulatory (Former Employee), Annapolis, MDMarch 13, 2014
Busy - full service telecom company. Geographic diversity.
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Fun place to work...Free drinks!
Lead Quality Assurance Technician (Former Employee), Tampa, FLJanuary 20, 2014
Fun place to work...Free drinks, good location, great culture. Management and HR could be more professional, however.
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I had a good experience here
Sr. PSAP Program Coordinator (Former Employee), Seattle, WANovember 25, 2013
I was able to grow in the technical field and I enjoyed my work experience. Co-workers made going to work a pleasure.
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excellent team environment
Business Manager/Controller (Former Employee), Tampa, FLDecember 14, 2012
enjoyed team spirit , management and fellow team members. we got things done in a timely manner, accurately and with conviction.
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Great working envirnoment with advancement opportunities
NOC Technical Support/KMS Project Lead (Former Employee), Seattle, WAJune 21, 2012
Pros: excellent training
Cons: hours
Working in the TCS N.O.C. was a great experience. N.O.C. team members were very helpful and willing to share knowledge regarding the latest trends and training in the telecommunications industry.

The open door management style provided a atmosphere teamwork and cooperation within the N.O.C., in addition excellent opportunity to increase your industry related knowledge.
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Avoid this company
Is personally identifiable information (Former Employee), Seattle, WAMay 9, 2012
Pros: nice people - outside of management levels
Cons: commitment to very low quality, everything tribal knowledge only, keep things status quo, always crisis mode, continuous extreme level of turnover, no training, unrealistic expectations, managers need managerial training, teamwork minimal and discouraged, processes broken.
If you care about delivering a product that the customer will be happy with and continue to use, choose another company.

If you want to work for a company that values its people and understands their skills, choose another company.