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Principal Manager Business Intelligence Developer iLottery

WMS Gaming Inc. Pune

Primarily utilizing the BI platform MicroStrategy, the Principal Business Intelligence Developer enables business units to trend, analyze and… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Senior Software Engineer LAMP iLottery

WMS Gaming Inc. Pune

This individual is to specify, design and develop critical high-performance and scalable platform frameworks and components. Apply software… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Estimator/Project Manager

WMS International Stuart, FL

Estimator/Project Manager with Heavy Civil Construction experience. Must have HCSS Computer software skills, plus 10/15 years Estimating/Project… Glassdoor


30+ days ago

Energy Enrollment Specialist

WMS INC Los Angeles, CA

Looking for 12 candidates to market Energy Supply services in the LA and surrounding areas. Must be able to pass a background check. We will train… Glassdoor


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    Top-heavy, disorganized, technologically behind company

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    Former Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Chicago, IL

    I worked at WMS Gaming full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    * Flexible PTO.
    * Decent benefits.

    Cons

    * Way too much middle management. Most do not have engineering backgrounds.
    * Poor communication among disciplines. Various groups are stand-offish with each other since no one talks directly enough (ie: it's always through managers).
    * Development environment is a travesty. The tools and libraries are very ancient. There's never a concerted effort to pay down technological debt.
    * Upper management seems to genuinely want to improve the work environment. Unfortunately, they only seem to communicate with middle-management and not the people who actually develop.
    * Unqualified people are promoted way too often. The Peter Principle is in full play.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    * Trim the fat. There's too much middle management.
    * Similarly to the first point, people who are clearly unqualified need to be let go.
    * Rigorously screen people during interviews. If you want the best, then demand it. Also, the salaries *and* the work environment need to be attractive. The second point is quite important. If a good applicant realizes the you resist process improvement and use outdated tools, they're going to look elsewhere for a job.
    * For software engineering, people need to be allocated for cleaning up code and researching process improvements. The current mindset seems to be that an employee must always be working on a game. However, no one actively works on improving the process or ensuring the developers can iterate quickly.

    Doesn't Recommend
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    Disapproves of CEO

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