Slower paced technology company layoff cycles every 3 years or so
Software Design Engineer (Former Employee) – Beaverton, OR – 9 January 2018
Let me start out by saying Tektronix is not a bad company to work for, but it is not one I would recommend.
On the plus side: comparable salary, educational opportunities, good work/life balance, friendly environment
On the con side: Tektronix is a slower pace technology company that is losing market share on their product lines. Not as innovative as they use to be and prone to layoffs every 2 to 3 years.
Upward mobility is limited as company seems to be shrinking instead of growing which is main reason for not recommending.
If looking for a job to pay the bills, work normal hours and not necessarily be challenged intellectually at work this is a good place to work. Caveat is not saying job is easy. Most product lines are sustaining and streamlining, so innovation is limited and work becomes routine after initial learning curve.
Work/Life Balance, Friendly enviroment
job security, slower paced not as challenging