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Great opportunity to work on Amazing technologies

Advisory Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Austin, TX

Pros- Intellectual freedom in Architecture, design and implementation
- Compute resources and associated technologies
- Office environment (ie. no cube-land)
- Accessibility to world class research and personel
- prestige

Cons- Mature environment (ie. gray ceiling), growth requires extra effort
- Some areas not focused on modern tools or enforcing best practices in SW engineering
- very poorly implemented bonus program

Advice to Senior Management- Please communicate more with employees on group strategy and directions. It's best for technical teams to know where they're going for technical and company buy-in.
- Bonus structure and salary are one of the primary causes for loosing key talent.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Awful place to work

    Member of Technical Staff (Former Employee)
    Essex Junction, VT

    I worked at IBM


    Pros: Very good co-workers, nice facility. Good place to learn about semiconductor manufacturing and test. Beautiful… Cons: The extremely negative atmosphere made it a very hard place to work. Everybody was stressed out about coming to work and wondering when, not if,… Advice to Senior Management: IBM needs to remember that people are it's number one asset and to treat them accordingly. Structure… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Deadend dab senior management

    Advisory Engineer (Current Employee)
    Burlington, VT

    I have been working at IBM


    Pros: people are good some good problems to work on Cons: managers are clueless place is cheap Advice to Senior Management: MD mangement has no clue No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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