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Fast paced with incredible atmosphere for balanced work life
Lab Operations and Support Technologist (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ONJune 22, 2016
- The work style and schedule is very flexible
- Provides me with opportunity to explore other field while accomplishing your tasks. I had the the opportunity to learn web development while dealing with network engineering issues.
- The management provided every resource needed to accomplish any given task.
- Colleagues are very fun to work with.
- The hardest part is getting up to speed and meeting deadlines.

- And most interestingly, the community of experts and professionals I met on daily basis, gave me the opportunity to build a solid network of people.
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Good oppertunity to grow technically because that is the only growth you get here
Senior Engineer (Current Employee) –  Ottawa, ONOctober 5, 2015
Only growth possible is technical. If you get really good at your work you will be rewarded with more work . Keep on changing roles internally. It used to be difficult to change roles but not any more.
Pros
Freindly work envioronment.
Cons
low pay & no salary growth. Salaries not in sync with market average.
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Best work place environment
Customer Application Engineer - COOP (Former Employee) –  Kanata, ONJuly 8, 2016
I worked at Alcatel-Lucent in Ottawa as a coop in 2015 for four months. Compared to other workplaces, this was my favorite; everyone was very friendly, active, supportive and fun. I personally don't like quite workplaces, I like it when people talk to each other, have lunch together, ...etc. I learned a lot in those four months, both technical and soft skills.
Pros
Fun and cooperative environment
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Fun place to work
Software Test Engineer (Current Employee) –  Ottawa, ONSeptember 7, 2015
Fun place to work, work and personal life balance,
quiet work environment, no stress , job security,
no work pressure, have access to a good gym
Pros
Time to research and study
Cons
Low salary
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much further development
Software Developer (Former Employee) –  杭州市July 2, 2016
The management is good, that's why it can still stand up in the telecommunication market. Have some work life balance and competitive salary compared to most local companies.
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Fun workplace very flexible
Knowledge Base Web Developer - Part time (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ONMay 29, 2016
It was my first professional job at nokia. Overall, I liked it.
Very flexible.
No pressure.
Experienced working environment.
Pros
i Have learned so many things while working at nokia
Cons
I don't see any cons.
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Great place to work - amazing people and fun projects
Project Manager (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ONMay 9, 2016
The best part about working for Nokia - formerly Alcatel-Lucent are the amazing people. Everyone is professional and great to work with. Lots of positive energy with the different teams. Great benefits also!
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Fun working and very flexible
Web Developer (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ONMay 29, 2016
Very flexible
Good working environment
Working with different culture
Free lunch frequently.
Gym, tim hortons.
Overall, Liked working at alcatel
Pros
Overall good
Cons
No Cons
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Relaxed environment , great benefits, minimal growth.
Software Designer (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ONApril 26, 2016
Relaxed environment , great benefits, minimal growth.
good people, but overall lack of vision,
company was acquired by nokia.
Pros
Relaxed environment, great benefits
Cons
minimal growth, sold off to nokia
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Great workplace
Process and Application Deployment Sr. Manager (Current Employee) –  Ottawa, ONMarch 1, 2016
Very balance company with clear vision and diversity.

Management allows employees to take initiative and implement ideas.
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Helped engineer to solve customers’ issues
global technical support (Former Employee) –  600 march rd, ottawa, ONMarch 7, 2016
Setup and configured network devices in a lab
Compared and analyzed Tec-support files of device to find the root cause of issue
Provide solutions and suggestions to the customers about their issues
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Flexible work environment
Senior Software Developer (Former Employee) –  Kanata, ONJanuary 28, 2015
The flexibility is great. The self leaning is possible but not through instructor. Upper Management is poor on decision making for the road map of the product, ended up with layoffs.
Pros
Fun environment and flexibility depends on the department.
Cons
Lack of awards and appreciation. freeze salary
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Awesome place to do a internship with ample support from within the team and outside the team
Service Portal System Tester, Intern (Former Employee) –  Kanata, ONFebruary 2, 2016
1) Great place to work for as an intern with wide exposer in both technical and non technical side.
2) Great support from team mates in understand the project
3) Good to increase your knowledge in networking side.
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Interesting fast paced work environment
Power System Designer (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ONFebruary 29, 2016
Good place to work, learned a great deal, always something new to work on. Exciting place to work if you are interested in what is new and coming down the pipe.
Pros
Great campus
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The coolest gadgets, most talented staff
Manager (Current Employee) –  Vancouver, BCNovember 17, 2012
This is a great place to work. The people are friendly and supportive. I've learned lots about mobile phones and apps. The benefits are great and work/life balance is good. The environment is relaxed and people friendly. The best part is using the latest smartphones.
Pros
cool smartphones, great co-workers
Cons
highly competitive industry, long-term security
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Systems Administrator (Former Employee) –  Kanata, ONJanuary 18, 2016
• Worked with customers on daily basis
• Setup and maintained laptop, tablets, cell phones, hardware and software
• Replaced laptop screens, motherboards, CPU’s, hard drives and other components
• Troubleshooting of electronic components
• Ordered replacement parts from suppliers
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Great company
Vice President (Former Employee) –  APACAugust 8, 2015
It is a glorious company with honorable history and unique culture of growing business and at the same time making a lot of efforts to develop employee's career. Most of the executives are visionary, open-minded and well-trained in management skills.
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Fun place to work, great people
Human Resource Representative (Current Employee) –  Ottawa,ONNovember 14, 2012
My manager is amazing always has an open door, we work as a team in one office.

We are a Service Center that deals with all aspects of HR including;

Benefits, Compensation,Job Data, Pension, and Stock options.
Pros
friendly environment
Cons
long hours
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Great
IP CSS Remote Technical Support Engineer (Current Employee) –  Network SupportApril 5, 2014
Great work/life balance, competitive benefits. Great learning environment, friendly coworkers, only thing is that it is hard to get higher salary.
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Good company
NOC SHIFT LEAD (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QCAugust 25, 2014
It was good to work for Nokia , good benefits , but they sold the area i was working to Synchronica
Pros
benefits, job culture
Cons
sold
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4.1
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