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BMC Software Reviews in San Jose, CA

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2.5 35 reviews

44% Approve of the CEO

BMC Software Chairman and CEO Bob Beauchamp

Bob Beauchamp

(21 ratings)

31% of employees recommend this company to a friend

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Pros
  • Good benefits and work environment allows for appropriate work/life balance most of the time (in 42 reviews)

  • Work from home facility is available" Good food is available at canteen (in 25 reviews)


Cons
  • Bad work life balance as per my personal experience but apary from it all good :) (in 12 reviews)

  • Some groups are run like family business - senior Management is not aware of reality on the ground (in 10 reviews)

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    Software Engineer

    Senior Product Developer (Former Employee) San Jose, CA

    ProsNice people, good team work; competitive salaries and benefits

    ConsDecreasing quality of the product - and thus a lot of long hours to fix that - due to increased level of hiring abroad

    Advice to Senior ManagementLimit the rate of over seas hiring as they do not stay long - we train them and then many leave

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Sr Product developer

    Senior Product Developer (Former Employee) San Jose, CA

    ProsGood benefit and working environment, good work/life balance, flexible working hours.

    ConsOld technology, not chanlleging, not follow the technology trend

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Its above average

    Product Developer (Current Employee) San Jose, CA

    ProsGood place for experienced people to join and retire. Not much innovation and career scope.
    work life balance is good.. not that much hectic work.

    ConsNothing specific but you need to let your employees grow with the organisation. HR is not that great helpful with employees. Not much innovation and career scope. Use 30 years old technology and stuck with it.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) San Jose, CA

    ProsGreat company for specific depts such as Sales and Product Dev'ing.

    ConsOverall limited opportunities for advancement.

    Advice to Senior ManagementI cannot speak for all depts but in regards to internal I.T. the management is using the "do more with less" approach which stresses out the I.T. employees. I better balance of man power to work load is necessary to ensure a more positive work environment.

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    Grass is the same color as most other large companies...

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) San Jose, CA

    Pros- Large company, situated well to ride out bumps in the global economy
    - High level of vocal community support for the Remedy product line
    - Good at integrating acquired companies into larger solutions

    Cons- Big company with lots of internal process overhead - not very nimble
    - Tends to be driven by what competitors do or large customers demand vs. innovative
    - Most employees tend to just do what is in their job description without going above and beyond

    Advice to Senior Management- Be forward looking in 3-5 year plans and stick to them
    - Listen to your folks on the front line - they'll help you decide what's important to do

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    It's a decent place to work.

    Senior Product Developer (Current Employee) Sunnyvale, CA

    ProsOverall it's a decent place to work for, they have been successful in integrating new companies and executing well on their BSM strategy.

    ConsInfrastructure software is not a Hot growth area, all the other companies which BMC competes are big companies like HP, IBM and CA.

    Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to encourage more innovation.

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    nice place to retire, wrong place to make a difference

    Lead Product Developer (Current Employee) Sunnyvale, CA

    Proshas a few gorillas, and there is not much competition if you are above average

    Conswell being a gorilla it does not compete well nor does it seem to have that hunger

    Advice to Senior Managementfoster innovation or we might end up being irrelevant

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