Teradata

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Teradata Reviews

Updated Jul 16, 2014
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3.5 293 reviews

80% Approve of the CEO

Teradata President and Chief Executive Officer Mike Koehler

Mike Koehler

(167 ratings)

73% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • The people are extremely nice and I've not had any issues with work-life balance(in 30 reviews)

  • Wonderful corporate work environment(in 21 reviews)


Cons
  • No career path, the inner circle of senior management always look after themselves(in 10 reviews)

  • Flat Hierarchy structure, not clear career path(in 6 reviews)

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    Managing Partner

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsExcellent company to work for with ample opportunities for growth. I've had a number of opportunities to move around to various positions and grow my skills set. The people are extremely nice and I've not had any issues with work-life balance.

    ConsThe health insurance isn't all that great, but I've had worse.

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

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    Database Engineering

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGreat work environment
    Bright people
    Challenging projects

    ConsInternal management views differ, need to work together more

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    Great Professional Services Experience

    Professional Services Senior Consultant II (Current Employee) New York, NY

    ProsWorking with top notch technology and coworkers. Much more age and gender diverse workforce than many tech companies.

    ConsThe only downside is the amount of travel that goes with consulting, but this is part of the job description and not anything Teradata can do anything about. We have to go where the clients are.

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

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    Freedom to be as creative as you are capable

    Program Manager (Current Employee) Denver, CO

    ProsGood pay...bonus and other benefits...leading edge company on the forefront of BIG data and analytics. great opportunities for advancement. They also are very understanding and supportive of a great balance between work and life and do realize you have a family.

    ConsAs with any large organization, politics, unfortunately, play a part in the company culture. For example, spinning off as our own corporate entity from NCR gave us an opportunity to fix some of the previous culture's broken processes. Instead of fixing them, we took them lock, stock, and barrel and will "fix them later". That's just a silly management decision and, of course, they still have not been fixed, three years later.

    Advice to Senior ManagementLISTEN to your people. You tout them as experts, but don't listen when they suggest opportunities for organizational improvements

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

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    The smartest people in Data Warehousing

    PS Consultant (Current Employee) Charlotte, NC

    Pros-Good training
    -Good support (I was given 2 months off to care for an ill family member, no questions asked)
    -The best can rise to the top quickly
    -If you are aggressive, there are lots of places to go.
    -They have the best data warehouse from the ground up, and they've had it that way for 30 years. There is a reason Apple uses our systems for all the analytic on their stores.
    -Lots of very intelligent and experienced guys that aren't intimidated by a bright young person, and will teach you!

    Cons-HR is ineffective and bloated.
    -Internal systems need to be more coordinated and streamlined.
    -This is not a job for a person with small children.

    Advice to Senior ManagementTighten the coordination between what we sell, and what PS delivers. Penalize SAs and salesmen who undercut their PS team by committing to deliverables without securing funding for them.

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

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    energizing, professional, and lot of opportunities to grow

    Professional Services Consultant (Current Employee) San Francisco, CA

    ProsFlexibility and lot of perks if involved on traveling engagements. Great training program to learn new skills or refined existing ones.

    ConsThe maximum PTO at any given time is pretty low at 80 hrs.

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

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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGood experience, good PM & colleagues

    Consheave workload, work overtime usually

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    Great Employer, Strong Corporate Culture, Long term prospects

    Senior Product Manager (Current Employee) North Atlanta, GA

    ProsFocused on Big Data and Integrated Marketing technologies, provides ability to interact with cross-industry verticals providing rich experience to employees. I feel the culture is very strong for collaboration and associates go out of the way to help each other.

    ConsNot the highest paying employer in the industry

    Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to be more lean in HR practices to attract and keep top talent

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Experience

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsMy time at Teradata was great, I was only an intern but learn more than i expected during my 3 month stay. The work environment is great.

    ConsThey worked me to death.

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    Market leading innovative company focused on providing the best analytical capabilities to the enterprise and government

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) San Francisco, CA

    ProsEmployee and customer focused, best data solutions including big data in the market.

    ConsMore marketing needed to separate from the competition.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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