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Great Place with work with great minds!

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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Development Engineer in Austin, TX
Former Employee - Development Engineer in Austin, TX
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

The best part of my experience in IBM was the right mix of engineering and research. While I was working on real product, I also got to solve challenging problems to make my way.

Cons

Did not work long enough to find a downside. Except they are not in a hiring spree. Otherwise great.

Advice to Management

Keep up the good work would be most of it. On a side note: finding ways to speed up the logistics of a new hire will help.

Other Employee Reviews for IBM

  1. Helpful (2)

    Poor decisions being made

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Managing Consultant in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Senior Managing Consultant in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    IBM has good benefits and offers opportunities that vary across differnet jobs

    Cons

    Poor decisions around offshoring lately have caused client satisfaction issues

    Advice to Management

    Dont just focus on costs


  2. Helpful (1)

    Good projects to work on, management too demanding of employees without proper compensation

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Advisory Software Engineer in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Advisory Software Engineer in Austin, TX
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Work with intelligent people, actual technology and development work is interesting

    Cons

    The work assigned to teams is consistently and significantly more than the teams can produce in the given schedule. Items/scope is rarely traded off or out, the teams are just required to work more overtime to contain the work effort.

    Advice to Management

    Too much thrashing on work items for the teams reduces the actual time available for development to deliver the product. Everything can't be the highest priority and need to be delivered yesterday.


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