EMC Reviews

Updated July 1, 2015
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EMC Chairman, President, and CEO Joe Tucci
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Pros
  • Work/life balance in most system administration functions are good if you can set deliberate limits with managers (uncomfortable to say the least) (in 185 reviews)

  • Work from home option for some teams (in 61 reviews)

Cons
  • work life balance is off but comes with the territory (in 92 reviews)

  • Still a big company with all that comes with it (in 49 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (9)

    Great company, knowledgeable management, good benefits

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at EMC

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The benefits here are good. The company is on top and still on the rise. The management knows what they are doing and where they are going.

    Cons

    Salary is lower than average despite the good benefits. The future career plans of the individual is not particularly cared for.


  2. Great Internship Experience

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Intern in Boylston, MA
    Current Employee - Human Resources Intern in Boylston, MA

    I have been working at EMC (More than a year)

    Pros

    EMC is a great place to intern because of the atmosphere, experience, and career opportunity.

    Cons

    There are no downsides to working at EMC as an intern


  3. sr. director

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Director in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Senior Director in Seattle, WA

    I worked at EMC (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    great people, good projects, solid people

    Cons

    good old boy network
    not very strategic


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  5. Customer Support/Contracts Renewals

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA

    I worked at EMC full-time

    Pros

    Love working with customers and resolving pain points when able.

    Cons

    Sometimes, try to go above to make sure customer resolve issues.

    Advice to Management

    Very Dependable and hard working. Goes above and beyond to exceed.


  6. Internship

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at EMC

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Most structures internship I've ever been exposed to, get to learn so much

    Cons

    Work life balance is tough due to the intense program


  7. Program Manager

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Program Manager in Cleveland, OH
    Former Employee - Program Manager in Cleveland, OH

    I worked at EMC

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Strong reputation and account teams. Talented technical folks in delivery.

    Cons

    PMO tough to break out of and try other roles in org. Not a high proportion of women.

    Advice to Management

    Get creative and promote more women.


  8. Great Place to Work, Very Flexible.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at EMC full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    If you are a TSE, shifts and locations are very flexible if you are a performing individual.
    Incredible benefits, matching 401k, stock options, excellent health care, good amount of days off.
    Opportunity to learn lots of products, easy to collaborate with other products

    Cons

    Pay could be better especially since this is a Pay for Performance company.
    Raises even if you are the Top performer is not ideal
    Moving to management is very hard unless you perform and get noticed.


  9. EMC

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at EMC full-time (More than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Excellent benefits and work/life balance.

    Cons

    Limited opportunities for career advance.


  10. Awesome Place to Work

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at EMC

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great team work atmosphere makes the job enjoyable

    Cons

    Can't really think of any cons at this moment


  11. TSE at EMC

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer in Midvale, UT
    Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer in Midvale, UT

    I have been working at EMC full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    * Fantastic benefits
    * In the technical realm, very merit-driven
    * Extremely good training and education opportunities
    * Time with high-profile customers
    * Very LGBTQIA+ friendly
    * Extremely successful and well-established business

    Cons

    * Internal mobility varies
    * Expected work hours also vary
    * Hiring process is inconsistent



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