SAP
3.8 of 5 1,656 reviews
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Updated Apr 16, 2014
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3.8 1,656 reviews

                             

93% Approve of the CEO

SAP Co-CEO's Bill McDermott & Jim Hagemann Snabe

Bill McDermott & Jim Hagemann Snabe

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Great place to be

Marketing Director (Current Employee)

I have been working at SAP full-time for more than 8 years

ProsThis is s greet company with a real vision for where it wants to go.

ConsWork loaf can be overwhelming at times

Advice to Senior ManagementSet more realistic goals and expectations.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great company; masters at execution and reasonably paid. Opportunities for advancement are not always based on merit.

Value Engineer (Current Employee)

I have been working at SAP full-time for more than 3 years

ProsChallenging environment with measurable KPI's makes it clear cut to know if you are doing well or not.

ConsAdvancement and opportunities are sometimes based on politics and relationships not necessarily on merit or being better than others.

Frequent organizational changes.

Work / life balance is not very good. Have worked up to 10 hours on weekends for over 2 months now.

Advice to Senior ManagementDon't overlook your stars and don't think everyone is happy. There are many options out there who are offering great renumeration to folks with SAP experience.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Powerful company with powerful solutions and some great people.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at SAP

ProsVery smart people working there. Strong enterprise market/solution coverage. Large development budgets. Great employee benefits (health, etc.). Well known in the industry.

ConsLarge complex organizations. Sometime difficult to understand who "owns" an issue and is responsible to solve. Political organization, particularly in regards to development vs others. Very impatient organization in terms of sales.

Advice to Senior ManagementAddress politics that exists between sales, development, and others. Address internal and external perception that its still "Germans" that really run the company.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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I enjoyed my experience at SAP, but getting a full-time permanent role is challenging no matter how valuable you are.

Sales Communication Intern (Current Employee)
Newtown Square, PA

I have been working at SAP full-time for more than a year

ProsVery relaxed workplace, ability to work from home

ConsVery difficult to get a full-time position

Advice to Senior ManagementThe system for hiring isn't fair and is turning away a lot of valuable employees.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Senior Developer (Former Employee)
Los Angeles, CA

I worked at SAP full-time for more than 5 years

ProsThere are a stable and big company. They provide good benefits. They have yearly raises, which is nice.

ConsThey are not keeping up their salaries with the industry. There is too much bureaucracy. There is not much growth.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Many good people with an unclear direction

Senior Software Developer (Former Employee)
Los Angeles, CA

I worked at SAP full-time for more than 8 years

ProsGood salary and freedom to develop your career if you are working on the right projects.
Good opportunities to work in different locations and travel if one likes it.

ConsCan get stuck for many years in the same project working with old technologies if located in a small office.
Small offices do not share a proportionate amount of perks as big offices.

Advice to Senior ManagementBe more clear about direction. Less emails, shorter ones and more focus about what need to be done.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great company environment, people and leaders

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at SAP as an intern

ProsThe office has great perks and everyone working there is very smart and nice.

ConsBecause SAP is so big, if you are trying to make some major changes you better be willing to wait and jump through hoops to get it done.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great team environment

Usher (Current Employee)
San Jose, CA

I have been working at SAP part-time for more than 5 years

ProsVariety of events to work, great team to work with, trainings, supportive management, and great pay.

ConsPerhaps at times it can be challenging being on your feet for a very long time. Just remember to have great footwear.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Senior Director (Current Employee)

I have been working at SAP full-time for more than 10 years

ProsPeople are great, global work environment

ConsPolitical culture in upper management. Limited senior management roles for those not politically connected.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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A fun, truly international company

Consultant (Former Employee)
Downers Grove, IL

I worked at SAP full-time for more than 3 years

ProsDiversity, great work/life balance, and awesome benefits.

ConsSoftware consulting was/is sensitive to swings in the economy so projects can get stalled with a moment's notice. That experience left me in limbo and killed my consulting career.

Advice to Senior ManagementManagement is great here.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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