Avaya Layoffs

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Spirit Systems and Legends. Partner 2 also

These systems are going to be returning that's what i hear. Anyone not fluent in these systems will be let go and declared a surplus employee. Not sure if i can learn this technology in time.

Avaya - Herd Mentality

I see 'herd mentality' around Avaya. Nowadays all the fuss at Avaya is about Devops, Agile and Cloud and that's because industry is moving towards it. The one who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. And Avaya will surely... read more

Promotion at Avaya

I am In R&D pune. Can some one tell me how many years we need to stay at 20-20 level before we are promoted to 30 level.? How many years we need to stay at Software Engineer III to go to next level Software Engineer IV? Minimum pay of Software... read more

Baltimore, New York, Miami and Georgia

There will be a surplus announced mid September in Baltimore, Miami,New York and Georgia. 5 tech positions total. 2 in NY and 1 in each other area. LA could see a reduction but not in September. Confirmed information.

September 2018 Layoffs

I am hearing lot about next round of layoffs in September. Is it true or rumours...? Heard that short list is being prepared again similar to last round of layoff.

Tough times for Avaya in Europe

Avaya lost yet another deal against Huawei. http://e.huawei.com/in/videos/global/2016/201612301724 Huawei Cloud Enterprise Communication sales have gone 25% higher than Avaya in last one year.

Ottawa office is being sublet (partially)

The second floor of the Legget Drive office is to be sublet to Innovapost. They will take 3 months to renovate before moving in. Innovapost is taking the entire second floor including the customer visit center, so that they can come in the front and... read more

Next round of layoff

Aug-Sept 2018 will see another round of layoff. The data collection exercise to identify the people has already been started similar to how it was done last time where 100s of people were fired. This will happen at all locations where hiring is going... read more

Forcing people back to Avaya

A tech will be back soon that was laid off in December. He doesn't want to come back but is being forced to. And long island has zero techs. (At the moment) there will be one returning very soon. I'm sorry, but can you explain how are they forcing... read more

Tuesday layoffs

Services layoffs today. VTP is out Is this true? Haven't heard anything about it outside of this.

Are we expecting more layoffs this week at Avaya?

From what we know, India was hit last week. I haven't heard of anything else being hit but I might be wrong in that. I'm always scared that India layoffs are just an intro round, and that more will follow in America soon after. Any indication of that... read more

Is it Good time to join Avaya??

Hello, I left Avaya 3 yrs back. Now they want me to join back. Guess what I am offered double the salary on which I left them.(32L for Tech Lead) It looks like a risk to join now. What do you suggest?


The managers and directors in Avaya Pune really have no work to do other than techathon/hackathon which brings nothing than few ideas which can anyways be brought by product management and delivered as product in small timeframe. I hope that the new... read more

Avaya bankruptcy rumors 2018

What's the likelihood that Avaya will go bankrupt in 2018? On a scale 1 to 100, where would you place it? I'd say it's 80% based on the limited info I have (all info I have is public, so no insider info here)...

Dell to take over Avaya.

Dell is considering to buy Avaya. Most likely acquisition news will be officially announced by end of this month if everything goes well. Congratulations, we will be in safe hands now.


When can we expect more layoffs at Avaya? I'm asking about US primarily, and California specifically. Things have been too calm for the past several weeks that I keep waiting for the other shoe to drop any moment now. Are we really doing better, or... read more

Again layoffs in Pune

Few of us are asked to leave today. During last layoffs management confirmed that no more layoff will happen in Pune but today Friday (hell day) we got the notification. After 6 years of service now they're asking to rejoin as contract employee. Left... read more

New York long island

There is not ONE single union dues paying tech in ALL of Long island Nassau and Suffolk County. Every customer should be told this and NO TECH should be going into this area against their will. It's leading to the demise of our jobs. Go to the... read more


Did you notice that more people are being fired lately at Avaya? I wonder what's going on with that. Some of them deserved it, but a few we lost in the last month were among the better employees. I wonder if now in addition to layoffs we have to... read more

New York Gca 104 and 105 are a mess

New York is a complete mess there is a massive layoff coming in March and we are in huge trouble. Long island still has no techs at all. And still the workers and the union allow this because they are so weak. A really good tech in new York is about... read more

More layoffs incoming

More layoffs expected after announcement of product discontinuation. If you were not fired in this round it is just because they had some dependency on you. Expect it by mid March after meeting of global leads conclude and new product strategy is... read more

Who is at risk?

Most of us above 8 year's experience are at risk. Company needs new talent for new product development. And the funny part is that managers still remains the same.

Avaya via bankruptcy via layoff

If layoff in Pune which is cost saving center compare to all other locations, then Avaya must be in deep trouble. No growth in Pune from last 3 years, no backfill, no new project. I am loosing faith in Avaya growth and may soon close down :(

Excerpt from my Exit interview

Hahaha. Layoff at Pune was already in plan. I left 6 months back sensing the downfall of my company. My manager tried to stop me saying that you will work in cloud , Machine learning. I will repeat what I said that time. G*** mein daal le cloud. You... read more

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