Sierra Wireless Reviews

Updated Jan 18, 2021

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3.6
67%
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Sierra Wireless President and CEO Kent Thexton (no image)
Kent Thexton
12 Ratings
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  • "No growth, office is in the middle of nowhere, not much diversity(in 4 reviews)

  • "Growth opportunity can be limited if you are not digging yourself in the opened internal position(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Good to go"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sierra Wireless full-time

    Pros

    Good environment to work for everyone

    Cons

    Company is not growing fast

  2. Helpful (1)

    "Need to build teams besides products"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineer in Richmond, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Sierra Wireless full-time

    Pros

    Allow working from home. Have a cafeteria on-site.

    Cons

    Recent layoffs, offshoring & future local commitment.


  3. "Good"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Richmond, BC

    I worked at Sierra Wireless full-time

    Pros

    Good learning experience for first job

    Cons

    Boring environment as located outside city

  4. "Good Experience as an Intern"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Firmware Designer Coop in Richmond, BC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sierra Wireless full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Experience in contributing to large code bases

    Cons

    Help was not easy to get as a co-op

  5. Helpful (3)

    "Management culture"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Validation Engineer in Richmond, BC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Sierra Wireless full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Almost the remaining telecom career in Greater Vancouver Area

    Cons

    Poor management culture, misdirect staffs on irrelevant business

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  6. "Good company for growth and learning"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Firmware Engineer in Richmond, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Sierra Wireless full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - learning opportunities - IoT - benefits - friendly

    Cons

    - sometimes slow to make change happen

    Sierra Wireless Response

    June 23, 2020Human Resources

    Thanks for sharing your feedback!

  7. "Great leadership no room for growth"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales in Richmond, BC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great team, leadership, benefits, decent pay, easy job

    Cons

    No growth, office is in the middle of nowhere, not much diversity

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    Sierra Wireless Response

    June 23, 2020Human Resources

    Sorry to hear that you found that your career development was not supported, but really appreciate your feedback. We will take it onboard.

  8. "Company review"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Tester in Richmond, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Sierra Wireless full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    co workers are really nice. willing to help coops willing to spend time nurturing them and help them understand their products

    Cons

    There is a transitional period of 2-3 months before you really understand the products you are working with. other than that the working environment is very great and coworkers are really willing to help you

    Sierra Wireless Response

    June 23, 2020Human Resources

    Thanks so much for sharing your feedback

  9. Helpful (2)

    "Most of these reviews are for engineers. If you're not one, do your research."

    1.0
    Former Employee - Non-Engineering 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Sierra Wireless full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Some of the people are nice.

    Cons

    If you're not careful, you might join a bad team that will make your life miserable. Ask the right questions before you commit because nobody is going to help you when things get toxic.

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  10. "Good"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Software Engineer 

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

    Pros

    Fun challenges, lots of work & opportunity.

    Cons

    Sometimes unorganised in terms of management.

    Sierra Wireless Response

    June 23, 2020Human Resources

    Thanks for sharing your feedback

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