Aricent  Company Profile

Aricent  Company Profile

  • Posted by  FreshersWorld 
    7 Jan, 2012

    Aricent Company Profile

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    Aricent is a global communications company that develops software and provides technology services to application, infrastructure, and service providers with operations in 19 countries worldwide.

    The company claims to be one of the largest privately held companies in Silicon Valley, with more than 33 offices, 800 customers, and 10,000 employees worldwide. The company licenses its own software products for use in telecommunications  design, manufacturing, and service. Aricent has been ranked as 17th in Top 20 IT services exports firms in India in terms of total revenue in 24th annual survey conducted by Dataquest, CyberMedia group journal in July 2010.

    Aricent is the successor to Hughes Software Systems, which was established in 1991, as well as Flextronics Software Systems, which was created in 2004 after the parent company's acquisition. In 2006, Flextronics sold 85% company to Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR) and Sequoia Capital. Flextronics retained 15% ownership.

    Frog design, acquired by Flextronics in 2004, operates as an independent division of Aricent.


    Founded:          1991 (as Hughes Software Systems)

    Headquarters:    Palo Alto , California , USA

    Key people:        Sudip Nandy


    Aricent India :

    India is Aricent?s largest region, with more than 4,500 employees in three locations. Aricent employee leads by example, personify Aricent values, and are role models for the next generation of professionals. Our employees work in all areas of the communications industry, including wireless, 4G/3G/2G, datacom, embedded solutions, and OSS/BSS. India is also home to our world class training programs, including our PRISM program which prepares new graduates to work on assignments with our blue chip customers.

    Corporate Offices:

    One Tower Center Boulevard,
    18th floor, East Brunswick, NJ 08816

    Official Website

    Work Culture:

    They believe in the "have fun while you work" ideology. To provide employees an opportunity to bond, unwind, express and exchange views beyond work, they conduct various employee-centric events throughout the year. The Club Zone provides employees with various avenues to develop share and pursue their creative interests.

    Club Zone groups include:

    • The music club: Budding singers, classical musicians, instrumentalists, amateur singers all get together and share music.

    • The dramatics group: Discover the actor in you by performing with like-minded people in stage plays.

    • The performing arts club: Keep your passion for dance alive through the performing arts club. In addition to performing at Aricent events, the club has also been instrumental in getting jazz classes organized for dance enthusiasts.

    • The adventure club: Whether you?re into bungee jumping, white river rafting or trekking, the adventure club organizes trips and expeditions to keep your adventurous spirit alive.  

    • The editorial team: Join the editorial team that publishes Aricent?s quarterly magazine, ?Reflections.? 

    • The sports club: Aricent?s sports club includes teams for badminton, chess, cricket and table tennis.

    Entry level Recruitment:

    Aricent, a global innovation, technology and services company focused exclusively on communications, offers you excellent career opportunities. They have an unmatched team of designers, consultants and engineers - the best talent, resources, and infrastructure to solve the most complex and challenging problems of their clients ? the world?s leading communications equipment manufacturers, device manufacturers and service providers.

    Ranked as the number 1 Global Telecom R&D Provider by Zinnov and one of the top employers by IDC Dataquest, Aricent gives the industry?s leading engineers, designers, and consultants the opportunity to work on cutting-edge communications technologies for our global top-tier clients.

    Aricent is an equal opportunity employer and provides employees with an environment that allows them to learn and grow. Their open work culture promotes creativity, inclusiveness, and teamwork, and encourages employees to maintain a healthy work/life balance.

    How to apply:


    You can apply for Aricent job.

    Training for freshers:

    PRISM is a specially-designed technical and behavioral program designed to give new graduates the skills they need to take on live projects. PRISM has been developed by Nalanda, Aricent technical training school, and is based on the Techno-behavioral Leadership Framework (TLF) of the company.

    Lasting 9-13 weeks, PRISM employs a multitude of proven training methodologies to build hands on skill sets and expertise in the following areas.

    • Programming languages
    • Data structures and algorithms
    • Operating systems and computer architecture
    • Computer networks
    • Software engineering
    • Programming tools
    • Key behavioral competencies

    As the name suggests, PRISM takes students from different disciplines, from pure computer science to non- computer/ IT disciplines such as civil, mechanical and the like, and give them the skills they need to become software engineers.

    About the Recruitment test:

    The recruitment test consists of 3 rounds.


    1)     Written test

    2)     Group Discussion

    3)     Technical interview


    How to prepare:


    Read more on Aricent preparation.



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