Electronic Data Systems Reviews

Updated July 1, 2015
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Meg Whitman,
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Pros
  • Good people, opportunities, career paths and training (in 20 reviews)

  • Lot's of opportunity and great people to work with (in 14 reviews)

Cons
  • Upper management and lack of strong sales (in 24 reviews)

  • No work life balance and limited availability of resources (in 12 reviews)

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  1. Project Manager

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    Former Employee - Project Manager
    Former Employee - Project Manager

    I worked at Electronic Data Systems

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Great place to work with great support for employees. You work hard, but are adequately compensated.

    Cons

    Work hours are too long.


  2. INFRASTRUCTURE ENGINEER

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Auburn Hills, MI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Auburn Hills, MI

    I worked at Electronic Data Systems

    Pros

    Good benefits, pension, room for advancement. Lots of opportunities for formal and informal training.

    Cons

    Bought out by HP, many of the good people were cut, accounts left


  3. Business Analyst

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Electronic Data Systems

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Not many. I liked my co-workers.

    Cons

    They micro manage all that you do, they are rigid and not flexible about your work-life balance, they scheduled poorly for their 24x7 call center and you had no life. If you were promoted, you had to work one year in that position before you were paid your new salary.

    Advice to Management

    Learn how to manage and listen to your employees.


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  5. Good place to work.

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    Former Employee - IT Specialist in Fort Worth, TX
    Former Employee - IT Specialist in Fort Worth, TX

    I worked at Electronic Data Systems full-time (More than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    Very good benefits and flexible work hours. Wonderful adoption assistance program.

    Cons

    Very large company. Difficult to navigate certain processes.


  6. Good Place to start

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Electronic Data Systems full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great team environment. I was unfortunate that I had to leave the company due to unforeseen personal issues.

    Cons

    Schedule changed monthly and had a rotating weekend skeleton crew for grave shifts which can be automated

    Advice to Management

    Would have like more communication between management and team about upcoming projects and what to expect due to special events


  7. Good

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Electronic Data Systems

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good work life balance
    Good co workers

    Cons

    Too many processes
    Lot of middle management


  8. analyst

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Electronic Data Systems

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    good company to start your career

    Cons

    very political organization just like any other large company


  9. Intense, demanding

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Electronic Data Systems

    Pros

    Develop lots of skills, wide variety of opportunities

    Cons

    Management differed widely, made getting consistent feedback difficult


  10. Helpful (1)

    A good place to work

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Infrastructure Specialist in Webster, NY
    Former Employee - Infrastructure Specialist in Webster, NY

    I worked at Electronic Data Systems full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    worked with great people and on our account it felt like a family. We all worked together as a team to accomplish what we needed to for the client.

    Cons

    Put in a ton of hours and was on call 7x24. I preferred it more when HP didn't own the company and we were independent. With HP I felt like more of a number than a person.


  11. QA tester

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Electronic Data Systems full-time (More than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    Coworkers made it easy to work there

    Cons

    Long hours became the norm to complete your job.

    Advice to Management

    Work life balance



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