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Current Employee - Field Support Engineer in Albany, NY
Current Employee - Field Support Engineer in Albany, NY

I have been working at Oracle full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

The paycheck is regularly issued

Cons

Just a number at this company, no concern for people

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Former StorageTek equipment. Company squashed good technologies and ostracized them self from customers.

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    Current Employee - Senior Field Service Engineer III in Gaithersburg, MD
    Current Employee - Senior Field Service Engineer III in Gaithersburg, MD

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

    Pros

    Flex able time. Health and 401k contributions good.

    Cons

    No experience in running a hardware company. Trying to deploy software customer service practices in hardware data centers Lack of understanding critical customer requirements.
    Respoce time to fix hardware can take 2-3 weeks and get lost in backline support before being paged out to field personnel leading to customer dissatisfaction and anger by the time field help is involved..
    No further sales or development in the storage products and traditional storage SE and FE from StorageTek are being let go or are leaving to seek employment else ware.
    No downward vision of hardware progression by high level CEO's.
    Company does not need your input on best practices and ignores or is angered you even bring it up. They invented the wheel they just need bodies to run it.
    Total disconnect between departments, hardware,software,backline,IT.No urgency to get correct tools i.e laptops.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Let the proven practices of StorageTek and Sun run the hardware side,Oracle has lost too many customer to ignorance unwillingness to work with customers. Customer constantly express "hard to work with" company. They do their tech refresh with companies that have a life-cycle plan and change data center equipment to other venders cutting out Oracle/Sun?StorageTek from those data centers.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Good Company to work for, cut throat competition internally between employees

    Former Employee - Sales Consultant in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Sales Consultant in Seattle, WA

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

    Pros

    Stable job, good salary, bonus

    Cons

    Very political organization. You have to be well connected or you can get mowed down by others.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please do some employees review management too.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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