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A great company to work at, but a bad industry to be in right now.

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Project Manager in Lake Success, NY
Current Employee - Project Manager in Lake Success, NY

I have been working at Dealertrack Technologies

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

DealerTrack is a very diverse, intelligent, driven workforce. The majority of the people are well educated and hard working.

Cons

Automotive industry is currently on the downturn, so the prospects of growth are limited at present.

Advice to Management

Let's hire more technologically savvy senior managers to help us implement new, innovative technologies to catch up with the leading software firms.

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  1. DealerTrack is a Great Company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lake Success, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lake Success, NY

    I have been working at Dealertrack Technologies

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    DT's people are by far the best reason to work for this company.

    Cons

    The industry is in a tough downturn and makes for a challenging work environment.

    Advice to Management

    Keep investing in your people and continue to push on cooperation between product teams.


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    Poor career growth and limited opportunities

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Programmer
    Current Employee - Programmer

    I have been working at Dealertrack Technologies

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The starting pay scales are good. Dealertrack has a superior benefits package, the best of all is the tuition reimbursement program. It offers a reimbursement of $10,000/year on a university degree program. I believe that few companies match that amount Their bonus rate has been far excellent compared to the bonus rate in other IT companies where my friends worked. Dealertrack is an industry leader in its area of business, which is auto-finance. It has a good brand value in the retail automotive industry.

    Cons

    In the few years of my experience as a full time employee, I feel that opportunities for professional growth in this company are very limited. There is poor communication across departments. I'm a tech person and feel be to relegated to one distant corner without any need to know about the business side of things. At the end of the day, managers seem to be concerned only on the delivery of the products without sparing a thought on the career growth of the team members. There also seems to be a great disparity between team members in the opportunities they get. The starting pay packages and benefits are good, but, you'd get some peanuts as pay hike every year. Dealertrack is very slow to adapt new technology. In our department, we tend to spend too much time on the business as usual tasks than getting to work on new projects.

    Advice to Management

    Please focus on the improving the career growth opportunities for the team members. The yearly HR surveys and interaction with the HR team are good steps to address the issues.


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