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Topics regarding layoffs at Wind River Systems Inc.
Oct 23, 2017 "OK Company" Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Alameda, CA Doesn't Recommend Negative Outlook No opinion of CEO I worked at Wind River full-time (More than a year) Pros Everyone has a very flexible schedule you can pretty much do... read more
Will anything ever change in all workplaces? In our workplace? /
Just overheard two senior managers discuss a Dec RIF. Has anybody else heard anything?
well building C is under demo building D is next sad days are coming.
Mar 29, 2017 Former Employee - Anonymous Employee Doesn't Recommend Negative Outlook No opinion of CEO I worked at Wind River full-time Pros Global workplacee Everyone has an office door at least in alameda Great atmosphere when it was truly "wholly... read more
You be the judge...
This should be fun.
Anybody here? Eerily quiet in Alameda
First Review "Necessary technology; great customers; faltering direction" Former Employee - Product Management Doesn't Recommend Negative Outlook No opinion of CEO I worked at Wind River full-time Pros Great technology that will always be needed... read more
"Necessary technology; great customers; faltering direction" Former Employee - Product Management Doesn't Recommend Negative Outlook I worked at Wind River full-time Pros Great technology that will always be needed. Customers build amazing products... read more
Has anybody here at HQ made use of the EAP? Not feeling comfortable with my workplace environment and starting to have some physical effects from the stress here in Alameda. Would you recommend it?
Enjoying dinner on an old aircraft carrier tonight.
Anybody have any idea what this is about? /
Jan 4, 2017 "Not a healthy place" Current Employee - Senior Member of Technical Staff in Alameda, CA Doesn't Recommend Negative Outlook Disapproves of CEO I have been working at Wind River full-time (More than 8 years) Pros Great legacy products... read more
Jan 2, 2017 "smts" Current Employee - SMTS Design Engineer in Beijing, Beijing (China) Doesn't Recommend Pros good embedded software company, acquired by intel Cons an old and passion missing company Nov 7, 2016 "Well ..." Current Employee -... read more
Why are Q4 earnings late this year? Looks like Q4 earnings are scheduled for Jan 26, 2017. This is 10 to 14 days,later than usual dates. Does anyone know why? Usually late earnings has been bad news...hope this time its opposite... read more
Dec 23, 2016 "People are great, but...." Former Employee - Member of IT Staff in Alameda, CA Doesn't Recommend Negative Outlook Approves of CEO I worked at Wind River full-time (More than a year) Pros There are a lot of awesome people that works on... read more
The company has fallen with each CEO getting progressively worse from CRB to PSO and can't imagine getting worse than BK. With the current strategy and absolute failure in managing 14, 10, and 7nm execution the company is now past the... read more
"Used to be a great company" Former Employee - Manager in Alameda, CA Doesn't Recommend Neutral Outlook I worked at Wind River full-time (More than 8 years) Pros The location is beautiful. The employees are wonderful. They offer good benefits and the... read more
We had a fire in the campus cafeteria yesterday. After the commotion subsided, I overheard two senior directors chat about upcoming cuts in staff. Yea, we are in for another round of layoffs. Just in time for the holidays and new year...
/ This is a smart move for Intel, but the new guy is still going to run into a wall when trying to get the Quark and smaller CPU roadmap fully engaged again... read more
Post ID: Fm 101 at 8:19 this morning said that Intel is going through a major re-org. They did not give the details on layoffs etc, but what they did say was that Intel is focusing on the connectivity of devices rather than the devices... read more
"Manager" Former Employee - Manager in Austin, TX Doesn't Recommend Negative Outlook I worked at Wind River (More than a year) Pros People, location, Benefits, Offices, Dog Friendly Cons Middle Management, Lay Offs, Lack of Transparency.
I didn't find the article on the wearables layoff all that interesting or pertinent to us, but look at the comment from the analyst/investor at the end of the article - "A company like Intel can ill afford to support fad consumer devices if they hope... read more
"Long tails" Current Employee - Anonymous Employee Negative Outlook I have been working at Wind River full-time (More than 10 years) Pros Great team, unless they lay yours off. Awesome campus, that they're trying to sell. It is on the water You can... read more
Oct 16, 2016 "Great company with uncertain future" Two Stars Former Employee - Anonymous Employee Doesn't Recommend Negative Outlook CEO Pros Competitive salary and people are great. Cons Moral is low due to reorganization.
What did everyone else think of the All Hands Meeting?
Almost no activity on this page, no one reports anything. One would thought it's business as usual at Wind River Sys.
My principal engineer, PE, leaves at 2-3pm everyday and my colleagues that worked really hard doing real work were ISPed. PE and manager send emails on Saturdays and Sundays to pretend they are working 24/7. I really don't want to stay in this shi**y... read more
Big topics of discussion were severance packages to WRS staff not offered jobs with Intel, sale of Alameda campus, integration status and timeline, and discontinuing product lines. It sounded ugly and I think those of us still left here are going to... read more
How many of these are we seeing? /
Appears now that the senior mgmt team who aren't 'yes men' cronies to current President are on their way out of WR...latest was VP HR who left last week. Guessing a skeleton crew left will make full integration easier into IOTG? This place is eerily... read more
Kind of what lots of us have been saying about the old timers here. If you want to play on Facebook, take your daughter golfing, open up a microbrewery, ride Harley's or coach softball, then leave, get a job someplace else and go do it but don't drag... read more