Leica Geosystems Employee Reviews

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An excellent, interesting place to work with a collaborative, team oriented, can do atmosphere
MANAGER FINANCIAL PLANNING & ANALYSIS (Former Employee), San Ramon, CAMarch 18, 2015
The Cyra division of Leica was an excellent place to work. Leica develops, makes and sells high tech, measurement and survey equipment for a variety of industries. As such the core products are pretty – more... interesting and high margin. This permeates throughout the company as in many positions you will get stimulating work that can make a difference. The team there is also exactly that, a forward looking, lets do this team environment. Because Cyra was owned by a Swiss Company, Leica, the benefits were also excellent.

Negatives include that the matrixed team environment can both sometimes be slow to make decisions and make the most satisfactory decision for the VP of the various functions (Sales, Manufacturing, HR, R&D, etc.) instead of the best overall decision for the company. HR has an inordinate amount of power at this company, sometimes to the detriment of getting the job done. Hours can sometimes be long depending on the position. – less
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Fun...from all over the world
Front Office Administrative Receptionist (Former Employee), Torrance, CAFebruary 5, 2015
Pros: free coffee
Cons: vacation, 401 and they would match with a $1
I had the best co-workers (engineers) they were tensed but I made it fun for them. How? well am glad you asked? In the mornings before start time I would get on the PA system and say "Good Morning Leica Geo Systems!!! and they would have a blast with just acknowledging. Always fresh coffee in the break room.
We were a family we had each others backs.
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Fun place to work
Student Programmer (Current Employee), Odense, D83January 24, 2015
Challenging and interesting problems. Co-workers are great and my boss is the best boss in the world.
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Exciting and positive atmosphere to work in. Great people
Learning and Development Manager (Former Employee), Atlanta, GASeptember 6, 2013
Pros: good pay. good benefits. good co-workers.
Cons: insesure. constant changes in management.
The work is exciting, since we are a high tech company. All the workers are professional and very intelligent.
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Great company
Software Quality Assurance Engineer (Co-op) (Former Employee), Atlanta, GAJuly 24, 2013
I only worked in Leica Geosystems based in Atlanta, GA for three month as intern and I liked it.
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Wonderful company with emphasis on staff morale
Assistant Accountant (Former Employee), BrisbaneApril 21, 2013
Pros: supportive staff, great environment
Cons: surrounding amenities
Maintain various database information, create and modify as required. Check, change and manage GL posting as well as Suspense Acc. Manage Visa purchase; correlating between receipts, online system and – more... invoice. Training new staff and liaising with all staff on Promaster and Great Plains. Managing and analysing AR debtors. Negotiating with debtors to achieve payments. This has been one of the most enjoyable places I have worked, management and relaxed and approachable. Co-workers are all friendly and welcoming. Nothing is too much trouble in this place and if someone can help you, they will go out of their way to do so. – less
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Conservative Company leaving from past sucess
Engineer (Current Employee), Heerbrugg, SwitzerlandMarch 1, 2013
Pros: brand name, stable environment
Cons: no career growth, compnesation, closed culter and rigidity, native swiss/vorarlbergerisch german are fostered
In Software Engineering department not so interesting work. They relay on old technologies, locked in a big code base in some place with code which is 20 years old and the management is very resistive – more... to changes. The career growth is almost none if you are foreigner. In some software department the bosses are all Austrians, many they got promoted because they are in the company since more than 10 years. Some of them with absolutely no management skills. – less
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There was not enough time to get familiar with the company.
RF Engineering Manager (Former Employee), Torrance, CAMay 23, 2012
My employment terminated and I was laid off because of the economic issues forced the company to move the research and development to Switzerland where the head quarter was. The management were very helpful, – more... however one of the engineers had a culture conflict with the project manager and I had to resolve that issue first. Even with all of these, the RF project under my supervision doing well on time and target. – less
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IT group was terrific
CRM Subject Matter Expert (Former Employee), Heerbrugg, SwitzerlandFebruary 25, 2012
Pros: multi-cultural
Cons: promotion difficult unless fluent in swiss-german
I enjoyed working in the multi-cultural environment within the IT group in the Swiss Headquarters. Lived in Switzerland for 1 year and loved it. All my coworkers were knowledgeable and friendly.
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Asssitante commerciale (Current Employee), Le PecqSeptember 8, 2014
• le management: peu présent sur la globalité de la société

• vos collaborateurs: des personnes qualifiées et aux compétances sures

• les opportunités de développement: nombreuses pour ceux qui ont des – more... compétances en topographie

• l'aspect le plus difficile de votre poste: acquérir des compétances techniques sur un matériel toujours en évolution et très technique

•l'aspect le plus agréable de votre poste: une grande diversités dans les taches – less