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Avaya Reviews

Updated Jul 18, 2019

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Found 2246 reviews

3.3
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55%
Recommend to a Friend
58%
Approve of CEO
Jim Chirico
128 Ratings
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  • "The only issue is the senior management which now we are a public company will hopefully be fixed(in 73 reviews)

  • "Absolutely no transparency from upper management(in 67 reviews)

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  1. "Great Flexibility"

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    Current Employee - Team Leader in Belleville, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Avaya full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    logistics, benefits, hours, flexible, great management

    Cons

    Short Staffed, large workloads, distance

    Avaya2019-06-27
  2. "Avaya- BackBonn Enginner"

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    Former Employee - BackBone Engineer - Tier III in Saint John, NB

    I worked at Avaya full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Awesome Management -Can able to work from home if necessary. - Career growth

    Cons

    I don't think any off

    Advice to Management

    NA

    Avaya2019-02-06
  3. "Nice place to work"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at Avaya full-time

      Pros

      Great environment, great team members

      Cons

      There is nothing substantial for cons

      Avaya2019-01-22
    • Helpful (1)

      "Stay away"

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      Former Employee - Software Developer in Ottawa, ON
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at Avaya full-time

      Pros

      Good pay if you negotiate. Telecom pays too much. Don’t accept a position for less than $10K over your second offer

      Cons

      Dying company in a dying industry.

      Advice to Management

      Too late. Should have gone full cloud and open source years ago. Can’t help you now.

      Avaya2019-02-01
    • Helpful (1)

      "Project Manager"

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      Former Employee - Project Manager in Markham, ON
      Doesn't Recommend

      I worked at Avaya full-time for more than 10 years

      Pros

      Work at home for all employees Reasonable salary compared to industry standard

      Cons

      Toxic environment Impossible processes Not customer focused No career path No work/life balance

      Avaya2019-01-30
    • "Work variety"

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      Former Employee - Senior Product Manager 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at Avaya full-time for more than 8 years

      Pros

      Diverse projects and programs, remote work

      Cons

      Long work weeks, many projects at a time

      Avaya2018-11-28
    • "Engineer"

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      Current Employee - Ontario in Kanata, ON
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

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

      Pros

      Good benefits and pay, Some interesting technology

      Cons

      Lots of turnover in Senior Level Management

      Advice to Management

      Better Brand Managment

      Avaya2018-08-10
    • "Stressful but rewarding"

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      Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Ottawa, ON
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Avaya full-time for more than 8 years

      Pros

      empowerment , compensation, opportunities to learn, innovation

      Cons

      too many changes, lack of communications

      Advice to Management

      Focus more on your employees

      Avaya2018-06-08
    • "HR"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook

      I worked at Avaya full-time for more than 8 years

      Pros

      Talented team. Flexible hours. Cross functional exposure. Tons of opportunity. Good compensation.

      Cons

      Silos. Constant pivots in strategy. Continual reorganization without discipline.

      Advice to Management

      Time from the top to be consistent with actual desired culture. Culture can not be dictated.

      Avaya2018-04-22
    • Helpful (2)

      "Glad to be out."

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      Current Employee - Director in Ottawa, ON
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

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

      Pros

      Opportunity to engage with great people.

      Cons

      On a death spiral due to acceptance of mediocrity.

      Avaya2018-02-16
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