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Nice environment to work for GIS professinals

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  • Senior Management
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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Product Engineer in Redlands, CA
Current Employee - Product Engineer in Redlands, CA

I have been working at Esri full-time (more than 5 years)

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

Pros

Very good work like balance and benefits, folks in software department are very intelligent.

Cons

Company location: Redlands, CA. This is not a happening place like some of the other urban areas in US.

Advice to Management

Improve your planning. War-room goes on for ages without releasing the software.

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  1. Helpful (3)

    Micromanagement, and a lot of politics.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Esri full-time (less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule
    Benefits
    Training

    Cons

    Limited paid time off your first 3 years. No bonuses, and limited raises.
    Management doesn't listen.
    Working in support is like working in a CALL CENTER/HELP DESK. The job ad is false advertised. You do not know what you are getting yourself into until you start working.
    You are MICROMANAGED. Working in support is all about metrics/numbers. If you do not meet your metrics one week, you are chastise.
    Working in support makes you feel like you are glued to your chair, answering calls all day. If you take a break, you are asked why you are not logged into your phone taking calls; you feel like you are not valued.
    My advise would be not to work in support unless you are looking to work in a help desk environment, taking calls all day. Maybe working in other parts of ESRI is better, but working in ESRI support is not something you would want to do or make a career out of.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your direct reports. Stop hassling your direct reports with metrics!! Hire managers with managerial skills.

  2. Helpful (1)

    Great company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redlands, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redlands, CA

    I worked at Esri full-time (more than a year)

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

    Pros

    Medical benefits and beautiful campus

    Cons

    Limited communication regarding overall company initiatives; would live to hear from sr management in an all staff meeting setting

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