Seagate Technology
3.5 of 5 265 reviews
www.seagate.com Dublin, Ireland 5000+ Employees

Seagate Technology Reviews

Updated Apr 14, 2014
Seagate Technology – Singapore – “Asia Plant”

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3.5 265 reviews

                             

87% Approve of the CEO

Seagate Technology Chairman, President, and CEO Steve Luczo

Steve Luczo

(143 ratings)

74% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Pros:
  • "Encourages work life balance and healthy workplace"
    in 25 reviews
  • "Great People, Good work environment"
    in 28 reviews
Cons:
  • "A little career advancement opportunities for personal growth"
    in 8 reviews
  • "Large company and upper management can sometimes lose sight of what it takes to be successful"
    in 8 reviews
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A bottom line company

Field Applications Engineer (Former Employee)
Sacramento, CA (US)

I worked at Seagate Technology part-time for more than 3 years

ProsA High technology company. They offer reasonable training.

ConsEmployees are just company resources

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good and stable company to work for.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Seagate Technology full-time for more than 5 years

ProsBig company culture. Stable and good salary.

ConsBig company culture. You usually have to work in very small area.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Engineering at Seagate

Principal Engineer (Former Employee)
Longmont, CO (US)

I worked at Seagate Technology full-time for more than 10 years

ProsPay level. Relaxed environment.

Cons-Lack of opportunity for learning new engineering and science skills.
-Repetitive work that involves no challenges.
-Lack of vision by management.

Advice to Senior ManagementHire managers that are honest and have vision. Let people invent and take risk. Encourage/reward people to learn. Spin off startups.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Senior Staff Engineer (Former Employee)
Bloomington, MN (US)

I worked at Seagate Technology full-time for more than 10 years

ProsIntegrity, professional, growth, and good benefit/compensation

ConsNeed to further improve personal growth and challenges

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Awesome company!

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Seagate Technology

ProsVery family friendly.
Flexible work schedules available.
Bonus plus stock purchases.
Relaxed work dress code
Great starting vacation time

ConsWhile yearly bonuses are nice, annual raises are small.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good culture and fast paced tech company in the midwest

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Seagate Technology

ProsVery competitive compensation. Talented people around. Good culture.

ConsRelative fast paced. Engineers involve less part in decision making as supposed to be

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Awesome Place to Work, Learn, Grow

Marketing Manager (Current Employee)
Cupertino, CA (US)

I have been working at Seagate Technology full-time for more than a year

ProsThe people and environment at Seagate are amazing.
-Positive Environment
-Reasonable demands
-Spirit of growth, learning and innovation
-Realistic expectations of work hours
-Awesome management
-Great Learning opportunities

ConsSeagate is an old manufacturing company, it is still a bit slow to adapt.

It's tough to get contracts with vendors executed in a timely manner, making it a bit challenging to meet goals.

Leadership can be a bit harsh and occasionally unrealistic in their demands for speed to market for certain programs.

Every campus has different perks and benefits, so it's hard to speak for the company as a whole, but the Cupertino campus is limited as far as recreational (gym, cafeteria) options, and the locker room is seriously tiny and lacking in privacy.

Advice to Senior Managementtake away some of the red tape and allow us to be more agile

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Stable and good work environment

Staff Engineer (Current Employee)
Minneapolis, MN (US)

I have been working at Seagate Technology full-time

ProsGreat place to learn, excellent resources available, good environment to grow and learn, employees are treated with respect

ConsDiminishing raises and benefits over the last several years. (typical of all industries)

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Internship - Great learning experience.

Intern (Former Employee)
Shakopee, MN (US)

I worked at Seagate Technology as an intern for less than a year

ProsI had a summer internship with Seagate. I was connected with a mentor who helped me during the summer. It was a wonderful learning experience and it greatly impacted my future career. I ended up continuing on to Grad school and working for a different company more closely aligned with my research field, but I still keep in touch with my Seagate mentor.

ConsMy experience was as a summer intern, so I'm not sure I got to know the work environment deep enough to find any flaws with it.

Advice to Senior ManagementI'm very grateful for your internship program!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Seagate

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Scotts Valley, CA (US)

I have been working at Seagate Technology full-time for more than 8 years

ProsPersonal Growth and Training when you could get it. There was a budget; however, the director were not approving of spending money on training

ConsThe management was not managers, they acted unprofessional

Advice to Senior ManagementReplace Most of the Directors

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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