Bally Technologies

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Bally Technologies Reviews in Nevada

Updated January 17, 2015
Updated January 17, 2015
232 Reviews
2.8
232 Reviews
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Pros
  • Very good salary - above standards (in 15 reviews)

  • Good Pay,good infra different, different technologies but no usee (in 12 reviews)


Cons
  • Tough to handle Work life balance in some teams though (in 56 reviews)

  • senior managements, NO WORK LIFE BALANCE (in 20 reviews)

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  1.  

    Good old company that struggles to keep up with modern tech

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Artist in Las Vegas, NV
    Current Employee - Artist in Las Vegas, NV

    I have been working at Bally Technologies full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits, nice people, decent pay

    Cons

    Struggles to stay current in design and tech.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Trust your employees more. Be more flexible and take more risks.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Review of Bally Technologies

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Las Vegas, NV
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Las Vegas, NV

    I worked at Bally Technologies

    Pros

    Competitive salary, excellent benefits, great company activities, innovative company, great products, opportunities to work with co-workers around the world, work-life balance depends on the department you are in.

    Cons

    Work life balance depends on the department you are in. Constant changes with ongoing layoffs and transitions.

    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Quality Assurance

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Quality Assurance Engineer II in Reno, NV
    Current Employee - Quality Assurance Engineer II in Reno, NV

    I have been working at Bally Technologies full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Informal work environment where fun was encouraged

    Cons

    Lots of office politics and leading questions

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't micromanage

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    fun place to work for. But project planning sucks

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Las Vegas, NV
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Las Vegas, NV

    I have been working at Bally Technologies full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good environment to work for. Employees seem to be talented and experts in their job.

    Cons

    Better project managements. Lack consistency in project plans and managers do not listen to employee opinions in project directions.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management should listen to employees on work and plan according to that. Set deadlines seems never met for any projects. Every project seems to bleed well over the set deadlines.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    Software Development

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer III in Las Vegas, NV
    Current Employee - Software Engineer III in Las Vegas, NV

    I have been working at Bally Technologies full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Goo salary and perks. Good for people who are ready to travel, specially if you are working with Systems.

    Cons

    Systems only for people who can sacrifice with personal life and willing to travel as much as 70% of the time

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Needs to motivate people by relaxing travel expense procedures and showing constant growth

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Rita Review

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Collection Analyst in Las Vegas, NV
    Former Employee - Collection Analyst in Las Vegas, NV

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

    Pros

    Intercompany... relations, support of sales team, generous salary comp, holiday parties, monthly birthday recognition, pot luck lunches and good benefits package

    Cons

    Little or no job advancement, mgmt was not involved fully, goal setting was not consistent for team members, flex time was premitted, collectors work 5 day 8 hr shifts in all industries not at Bally. excess absences tolerated

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take note of what is happening in the department

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Good people. Very complicated, full featured products.

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Reno, NV
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Reno, NV

    I have been working at Bally Technologies full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Compensation is good for the area. Stability is high.

    Cons

    Growth path is not very clear

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Let engineers train in product functionality.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Working for systems division better than the other parts of the company

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous in Las Vegas, NV
    Current Employee - Anonymous in Las Vegas, NV

    I have been working at Bally Technologies full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Lots of creative people on the system side of the company, lots of interesting potential but not sure how the acquisition will affect things.

    Cons

    Lots of company politics, despite record revenues company doesn't reward employees, few people seem to have grasp of all the moving parts, there is a focus more on deadlines than on improving quality

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    when you focus only on getting the product on schedule teams will focus on making simpler products.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Was a good company

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Technical Manager in Las Vegas, NV
    Current Employee - Senior Technical Manager in Las Vegas, NV

    I have been working at Bally Technologies full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The pay grade is descent compared to the Casino stranded. You can get in high, but you will be stuck there for a very long time.

    Cons

    Nothing to learn
    too much of Brown nosing
    The management thinks: you are good for nothing, if you are not from the Atlanta GA's company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    waste of time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11.  

    Stable Company

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Engineer II in Las Vegas, NV
    Former Employee - Software Engineer II in Las Vegas, NV

    I worked at Bally Technologies full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    The company was stable, talented co-employees, travel, benefits. My overall experience with this company was rewarding and I would recommend it to anyone looking to get off the ground in their Career.

    Cons

    I don't really have too many cons. I enjoyed my time there.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I don't really have advice to give.

    Recommends

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