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Seagate Technology Reviews

Updated 29 January 2015
Updated 29 January 2015
374 Reviews
3.7
374 Reviews
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Seagate Technology Chairman, President, and CEO Steve Luczo
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great work life balance at the moment, as management can not decide on projects to work on (in 50 reviews)

  • Great work environment with state of the art building and technology (in 35 reviews)


Cons
  • Frequent extra hours, bad work-life balance, less help from the team (in 6 reviews)

  • Your career growth can stagnate after few years (in 10 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Seagate Singapore Design Center working life

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    - Relaxing work environment
    - Flexible working hour
    - Readily available work related information

    Cons

    - Work is not challenging enough for person who want to learn new things, most things/features are improvement on existing one or leverage from US design center.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Seagate management encourages, collaboration, initiative and independent decision making. Keep on doing it.

  2.  

    Seagate great place to work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Guadalajara, Jalisco (Mexico)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Guadalajara, Jalisco (Mexico)

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

    Pros

    Great opportunities to learn, teamwork

    Cons

    There's so much structure and buroacracy

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take care of open new roles

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3.  

    Good place to work

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Failure Analysis in Longmont, CO (US)
    Current Employee - Failure Analysis in Longmont, CO (US)

    I have been working at Seagate Technology full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Super nice people, always lend you their hands when you need.
    - Work/Life balance = excellent

    Cons

    Dont have anything to complaint about.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promotion should be given to whom who is most deserved (in case that person is very well deserved), not based on number of service years. Or else, we gonna lose a lot of "full of energy" young talented persons.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Good company to work for

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Staff Engineer in Fremont, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Staff Engineer in Fremont, CA (US)

    I worked at Seagate Technology full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    High Tech facility, top management is very people-oriented. Always taking care of the welfare of its employee. Work hard and have fun kind of working environment. Promotion is based on efficiency and contributions.and not working hard. Would highly recommend anyone looking for a career to give this company a top priority.

    Cons

    Nothing negative to write about the company, its culture and the people working

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Overall company definitely has a bright future ahead

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    Current Employee - Commodity Buyer in Fremont, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Commodity Buyer in Fremont, CA (US)

    I have been working at Seagate Technology full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great place for work-life balance

    Cons

    Many processes can run slowly

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    Great people, good company.

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    Current Employee - Staff Firmware Engineer
    Current Employee - Staff Firmware Engineer

    I have been working at Seagate Technology

    Pros

    Good friends, reasonable pay, stock purchase program, dental, vision, 401k.

    Cons

    Horrible little perks like no employee purchase plan for drives (cheaper to get from newegg or Amazon). Cheating out with HD heal plans.

    Recommends
  8.  

    Great Place to Work

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Shakopee, MN (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Shakopee, MN (US)

    I worked at Seagate Technology full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The salary, benefits, and bonus money were all terrific. I was very happy working for the company.

    Cons

    Sometimes, there is an implication that you need to work the weekend and during off-hours.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Flexible Working Environment

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Staff Engineer in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Staff Engineer in Singapore (Singapore)

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

    Pros

    Very flexible working environment. Start work at 10am and lunch for 1.5 hours.

    Cons

    Not much growth. Product is bad

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Great experience, great working culture

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intern - Hourly in Fremont, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Intern - Hourly in Fremont, CA (US)

    I have been working at Seagate Technology

    Pros

    Learn lots of stuff, people are very knowledgeable and nice. Salary is very good.

    Cons

    management is not very organized

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    management can be more organized

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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