Electronic Data Systems

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Electronic Data Systems Reviews

Updated December 1, 2014
Updated December 1, 2014
650 Reviews
3.0
650 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Flexibility and Dependability and work from home option (in 18 reviews)

  • Good company and work/life balance (in 16 reviews)


Cons
  • Poor senior management & executive leadership during my time at EDS (in 36 reviews)

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

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Overall a great place to work, but balance between administrative work and tech work is off.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Information Specialist in Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Information Specialist in Irvine, CA

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

    Pros

    big company with lots of opportunity to develop, great benefits

    Cons

    too much administrative work, sometimes tedious managemen structure

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    This was a great company to work for, enjoy the many years their.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Team Leader in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Team Leader in Houston, TX

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

    Pros

    Great management and people to work with.

    Cons

    We needed more quality time or more team building.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    My advice to management miss you guys, you are the best.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    EDS WORKPLACE

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Assistant FSO in Herndon, VA
    Former Employee - Assistant FSO in Herndon, VA

    I worked at Electronic Data Systems full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    GREAT place and company to work

    Cons

    Same as with other companies

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Excellent experience at EDS

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Program Manager in Detroit, MI
    Former Employee - Program Manager in Detroit, MI

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

    Pros

    Great company culture that emphasized employee development and opportunities. Excellent opportunities to work at various large companies and gain a lot of experience quickly.

    Cons

    Some of company culture that made it a great place to work was lost with the acquisition by HP.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Best experience ever

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Electronic Data Systems

    Pros

    company full of activity you learn more day after day you always keep tracking of what's new in the developing world so happy to have this experience

    Cons

    can't find any I really enjoyed working there colleges and supervisors even the management was fair enough for me

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    It was a great place to work, and get technical training.

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

    I have been working at Electronic Data Systems full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The technical training program was outstanding.

    Cons

    The company was very concerned about share price.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  8. 2 people found this helpful  

    OK first job out of college

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Plano, TX

    I have been working at Electronic Data Systems full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good place to learn the ropes

    Cons

    HR driven management, too many CIOs -- they are like BANK VPs

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More focus on quality driven projects

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    My experience at EDS was good.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Troy, MI
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Troy, MI

    I worked at Electronic Data Systems full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    There was flex time, pay was decent, and the other employees were great to work with.

    Cons

    Web TV didn't always work, there were layoffs quite often, and jobs went overseas.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Working at EDS

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Plano, TX

    I have been working at Electronic Data Systems full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Employee oriented in the early days of strong CEO's. Opportunities to grow were boundless.

    Cons

    Company CEO's changed and profit pressure increased.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  11. 2 people found this helpful  

    Managing Consultant

    Former Employee - Managing Consultant in Plano, TX
    Former Employee - Managing Consultant in Plano, TX

    I worked at Electronic Data Systems full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    People, Plenty of work opportunities,

    Cons

    Company's Management team is too far removed

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Know who your contributors are

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