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Sybase Reviews

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137 Reviews
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Sybase Chairman & CEO John S. Chen
John S. Chen
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    Work life balance is excellent.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Technical Support Engineer in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Senior Technical Support Engineer in Boston, MA

    I worked at Sybase full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Best reason to work here is because of work life balance. Excellent colleagues and benefits are excellent

    Cons

    Salary not as great and career progression is very slow.

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    Promotions and compensation needs to be looked into.

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Sybase Interviews

Updated Sep 26, 2014
Updated Sep 26, 2014

Interview Experience

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    Practice Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Internal recruiters are friendly and efficient at what they do. After that, it takes a long time to go through the entire interview and hiring process. I interviewed with the company over a two day period with six managers. Then it took forever to actually get the offer, because the HR process is so slow.

    Interview Questions
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    Ask for 5% higher than they offer. If they like you and it's within the range they can offer, they'll probably be OK.
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America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009

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Website www.sybase.com
Headquarters Dublin, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Acquired By SAP
Founded 1984
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors IBM, Microsoft, Oracle

Sybase has your databases covered. Long known for its relational database products, the company develops software that stores and distributes content throughout enterprises. Its extensive product suite encompasses database servers, data warehousing, and business analytics; it also includes data encryption and device management tools. Other applications enable information and messaging to be delivered from databases to mobile devices. Sybase markets its products worldwide, with historically about half of its revenues coming from outside North America. The financial services... More

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