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Current Employee - Principal Technical Support Engineer in New York, NY
Current Employee - Principal Technical Support Engineer in New York, NY

I have been working at Oracle full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

Flexible work schedule
Encouraged to Work from home
Good work/life balance
My team is a great team, but others, not so much.

Cons

In 12 years I have gotten about 4 raises.
Best thing that happened to me was when they switched us to hourly from salaried and now we are compensated for the overtime - which is expected.
People that leave are rarely replaced, so the work load is at times, extreme.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Stop trying to make things more automated and start concentrating on keeping the employees happier so they stay.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Good place to work if you need flexible working hours

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    Current Employee - Consulting Member of Technical Staff in Redwood City, CA
    Current Employee - Consulting Member of Technical Staff in Redwood City, CA

    I have been working at Oracle full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good health insurance, flexible working hours

    Cons

    Career development not well defined. Need to battle for every salary raise.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Too much hierarchy in the company. We need more ICs and less management.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Stable company but unexciting. Lots of politics. Lack of true innovation.

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    Former Employee - Principal Member of Technical Staff in Redwood City, CA
    Former Employee - Principal Member of Technical Staff in Redwood City, CA

    I worked at Oracle full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Stable, predictable. Decent benefits. Nice campus.

    Cons

    Lots of politics (including cultural clashes) due to large size and multiple layers of management. No true culture of innovation. Has to resort to buying smaller companies. Destroys/pollutes many products bought eventually leading to decay in quality and loss of position in industry.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Flatten layers of management

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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