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Current Employee - Staff Engineer in Beijing, Beijing (China)
Current Employee - Staff Engineer in Beijing, Beijing (China)

I have been working at IBM full-time (more than a year)

Pros

- good international collaboration and info sharing

Cons

- environment is more business oriented, less academia

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    An excellent learning experience

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    Former Employee - Linux Developer (Internship) in Markham, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Linux Developer (Internship) in Markham, ON (Canada)

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

    Pros

    * Decent pay
    * Interesting projects -- IBM has their hands in a lot of cool stuff
    * Lots of opportunity to move around (and up)
    * Work with the best equipment (IBM makes some of the best servers, storage units, etc.)
    * Big company, meaning nice perks like travel, up-to-date equipment, etc.

    Cons

    * Situated in Markham
    * I was doing my internship during the recession of 2008. I was quite put off by the fact that I saw many senior-level people shown the door around January of 2008, while, at the same time, IBM was continuing to hire interns for cheap labour. Ultimately, I decided to go to grad school instead of accepting the full-time offer of employment that they made to me. Nevertheless, I had a great time there and learned a lot.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Cosy Life in IBM

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Advisory Software Engineer in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Advisory Software Engineer in Pune (India)

    I have been working at IBM full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Work from home,
    Good salary compared to market.

    Cons

    Very limited onsite opportunity from IBM Pune.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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