CA Technologies Reviews in Hyderabad, India

Updated September 26, 2014
Updated September 26, 2014
968 Reviews
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Pros
  • I thought the work-life balance was great for where I was in my life (in 127 reviews)

  • most people can work from home because the employees are already living all over place (in 44 reviews)


Cons
  • I do not feel that my team was always adequately supported by senior management (in 37 reviews)

  • This puts a huge strain on your work-life balance (in 17 reviews)

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  1.  

    good and cool

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Quality Assurance Engineer  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Quality Assurance Engineer in Hyderābād (India)

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

    Pros

    good salary
    work life balance
    dream company

    Cons

    no or very late promotion

  2.  

    Sr Software Engineer

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Hyderābād (India)

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

    Pros

    Good work life balance, good manager, good comphenstation

    Cons

    slow growth, less innovative, no travel

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    NA

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great if you are resilient to change

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Principal Product Manager  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Current Employee - Principal Product Manager in Hyderābād (India)

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

    Pros

    Great exposure to technologies and given it is large company, it gives you the ability to work in different functions and roles, provided the current role is done well. Reasonable work life balance depending on the team you are on.

    Cons

    Changes in management have been frequent in the recent past (for the right reasons though)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None, the growth strategy being adopted is great!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    good place to work if you can't handle more pressure and want to enjoy your personal life too

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Hyderābād (India)

    I have been working at CA Technologies full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Goo growth within orginization, not much workload , values their employees

    Cons

    not much innovative, still surviving on their old products, on erge of death if not awaking soon

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    think out of box and its a time to change. you cannot live long with your old mainframe technology.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    6+

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Hyderābād (India)

    I have been working at CA Technologies full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Perks is good, very good campus, facilities. Work like balance, Work From Home option (But managers won't usually approve WFH)

    Cons

    Career Growth is a worrying thing

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Strategy changes shouldn't be too often

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    I have been working in CA Technologies for more than 5 years

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Principal Business Analyst  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Current Employee - Principal Business Analyst in Hyderābād (India)

    I have been working at CA Technologies full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good work life balance, nice campus, Average pay,

    Cons

    Poor learning curve, Frequent changes in org structure and layoffs

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    A stable albeit stagnant company

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Engineer  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Hyderābād (India)

    I worked at CA Technologies full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Good campus
    - Good transportation facility
    - Excellent work life balance

    Cons

    - Internal movement is difficult
    - I worked till 2010. That was a period when the company was not doing that good and couple of senior folks got fired
    - Salary is comparable to Cisco, CSC, and the likes. It is lower.
    - The growth of the company in my time was not that good. For 3 years we were a $4 B company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Place talent in appropriate positions.
    - Reduce office politics. (It was a muck in my time)
    - Improve office culture.
    - Improve the technical strength of the engineers

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Place to excel

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director, Software Engineering  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Current Employee - Director, Software Engineering in Hyderābād (India)

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

    Pros

    Challenging work environment drives the individuals to be more competent. Actively encourages innovation at all levels and recognition to innovative ideas.

    Cons

    highly conservative travel budget

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Bad Management

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hyderābād (India)

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

    Pros

    Work life balance
    You don't have to work to get promo. Just be nice with your manager.

    Cons

    No future growth.
    Total mis management.
    Plans changes every day. everyone is having a new definition of agile.
    Incompetent management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Scan all pse, sr. pse, managers, directors, VPs and SVPs as soon as possible.
    Get rid of redundancy. Too many seniors.
    Allow HR to play some role. Many managers are misusing their positions and authority.
    Have some outside representative in India to get the pulse.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    review

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer  in  Hyderābād (India)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Hyderābād (India)

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

    Pros

    Nice office culture and company values

    Cons

    no personal growth, less compensation as compared to market

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    not good management in india

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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