There are newer employer reviews for Oracle

 

Difficult place to work, but does have some upsides

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Redwood Shores, CA
Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Redwood Shores, CA

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

Pros

-Benefits (health insurance, company facilities) are excellent
-Great work/life balance
-Great collegial, cordial, friendly environments
-If you land in a great org, it's important to stay there because bad ones abound
-Oracle is big on telecommuting
-Very little "big-brother" mentality from the corporate level
-Walks the walk on diversity in the workplace

Cons

-Outrageous levels of worthless management (3-4 vp's deep in some places)
-Non-competitive salaries and COLA, even if you are a rock star
-Promotions happening regularly in management, extremely rare among individual contributors
-In some orgs, extreme micromanagement
-Many US-side headcount replaced by multiple bodies in India

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Please take an interest in the career paths and compensation for worker bees, not just management. Oracle doesn't seem keen on retaining talent at all

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

5885 Other Employee Reviews for Oracle (View Most Recent)

Sort: Rating Date
  1.  

    Fabulous ! Love their products and the people.

    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redwood City, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redwood City, CA

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

    Pros

    Fantastic software solutions
    Great place to work

    Cons

    Can't think of anything to say

  2.  

    Need a tough skin to survive

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

    I have been working at Oracle full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Very smart executive team-innovative with respect to both technology and business strategy; don't prolong decisions and will revisit if initial decision was not the right one

    Cons

    Internal politics is an ongoing challenge as well as arrogant and combative external posture.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
There are newer employer reviews for Oracle

Work at Oracle? Share Your Experiences

Oracle

 
Click to Rate
or

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.