Veritas: Careers Review

Some of the largest organizations in industries such as financial services, health care, energy, banking, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, and tech rely on Veritas solutions. With over 30 years of experience in the database management market, Veritas data storage solutions power 87% of companies on the Fortune “Global 500” list.

Veritas leverages an integrated product portfolio that unifies the data management experience to deliver performance and versatility from the edge to the cloud and everything in between. Its solutions manage and protect mission-critical data and business applications. In addition, some of its most popular data storage services include automated data capture and archiving, cloud-based archiving and data governance, digital forensics, insights, and data resilience.

Its strong focus on mergers and acquisitions in 2021 helped the company secure $52 billion in revenue by the end of the year.

See below to learn all about where Veritas stands an employer in the market:

Locations

Based out of Santa Clara, California, Veritas has over 6,000 employees worldwide, 20,000 global partners, and over 100 EB of data under management.

In addition, the global data storage and data management organization has over 80,000 business customers in 58 countries, such as the U.S., India, China, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Ireland, and the U.K.

The careers page on its website currently lists 349 open positions around the world, including many remote opportunities. Nearly 4,000 Veritas employees live and work in India and the U.S., with 325 employees China, according to Indeed.

While most of its positions do require some in-office time, it has adapted its hybrid and remote work policies to meet the needs of its teams. Remote workers also receive benefits, access to career resources, and diversity training.

Culture

Veritas is an organization that strives to care about its personnel and be a positive place to work. It says one of the reasons why data professionals should join them is that it allows freedom for innovation, with plenty of support for career growth.

Diversity and inclusion is another important aspect of the company’s culture, as it offers several Employee Resource Groups to promote equality and overcome unconscious bias. It also has plenty of resources for workers, including career support and flexible work opportunities.

The best locations to work include Pune, India (4.5 stars), Sydney, Australia (3.8 stars), and Dublin, Ireland (3.5 stars), according to ratings by former and current employees at Glasssdoor.

Reviews about company culture are mixed. Some say that their work-life balance was interrupted while employed there, while others say they experienced a great work-life balance and remark on the employee-centric nature of the company.

Overall, 76% of reviewers would recommend their friends work at Veritas, and 84% approve of the CEO.

People

The majority of the company is made up of various computer engineering and data professionals. Other popular roles include sales and IT. Moreover, people who work there typically have degrees with a focus in computer science, IT, and computer engineering.

Some of the skills that Veritas data professionals bring to the table include:

  • Cloud computing
  • Management
  • Linux
  • Enterprise software
  • Virtualization
  • Storage

Veritas makes an effort to diversify its workforce as far as background, personal life, and values are concerned.

Industry recognition

Veritas has earned countless awards in its 30-year existence as one of the top data companies in the world. Here are some of its most recent awards and recognition:

  • 16-time Gartner “Magic Quadrant” leader in enterprise backup and recovery software solutions
  • 15-time Gartner “Magic Quadrant” leader in enterprise information archiving
  • 2021 Computing Security Awards winner
  • Named one of the DCIG Top 5 for enterprise hybrid cloud and SDS block storage
  • Winner of Gartner Peer Insights Customer’s Choice in 2021

Ratings

One 5-star review from a long-term employee states that Veritas is a great place to work, citing a number of pros and cons. Some of the pros include competitive compensation, integrating with innovative technologies, and a “very open” culture. They also say there are good growth opportunities available for beginning data professionals but limited promotion opportunities.

Veritas earns a 3.8 star rating overall on Glassdoor, with the same rating for culture and compensation. Senior management is given the lowest rating of 3.4 stars, while career opportunities, work-life balance, and inclusion earn 3.6, 3.9, and 4 stars. 

Benefits

Veritas new hires in the U.S. who work 20 hours per week or more are eligible to participate in its benefits program from the first day of employment.

Some of its benefits offerings include:

  • Health, dental, and life insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Parental leave, adoption assistance, and work-from-home opportunities
  • Vacation, PTO, sick time, and volunteer time off
  • Employee discounts, gym memberships, and tuition assistance

Job openings

Veritas has nearly 350 current job openings, including roles in areas such as product development, field sales, corporate, and university recruiting. Here are some of the top data storage jobs available at Veritas:

  • Senior software/DevOps engineer, remote
  • Senior system engineer, Shanghai
  • Principal software engineer, remote
  • Technical cloud specialist, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Senior software engineer, Santa Clara, California
  • IT developer (AEM developer), Pune, India
  • Principal software quality assurance engineer, remote
  • Technical cloud specialist, Great Britain/remote
  • SQA engineer, Pune, India
  • Technical architect, remote

Conclusions

Veritas has been one of the world’s most trusted companies for data storage and management for enterprises of all sizes for over 30 years. It has won many awards for its technical innovations and is trusted by most companies listed on the Fortune “500” for their data management needs.

If you want to work for a global leader in data storage and data management, then Veritas might be a good fit for you. It has a positive outlook on diversity and offers plenty of support for teams in an open and flexible environment.

With locations all over the globe and numerous remote work opportunities available, there are over 300 positions open at Veritas. View more articles on Veritas and its business activities before you apply.

Nahla Davies
Nahla Davies
Nahla Davies is a software developer and writer. Before devoting her work full time to technical writing, she managed—among other intriguing things—to serve as a lead programmer at an Inc. 5,000 experiential branding organization whose clients include Samsung, Time Warner, Netflix, and Sony.

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