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Director lacks leadership does not value skill sets on the team

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  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Engineer in San Diego, CA
Current Employee - Engineer in San Diego, CA

I have been working at Teradata

Pros

Good benefits, friendly staff, nice campus

Cons

Director level lacks experience and therefore does not value technical skill sets. 90/10 management philosophy casts a negative black shadow on employees productivity.
The entire company sits in cubicals

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Understand that people and their skill sets are the sturcture of the company not just ways to promote your own career.

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    IT is stuck in the dark ages

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Engineer in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Teradata

    Pros

    The salary is decent and competitive. The benefits are good and include a lot of things missing from other companies. Employees have flexible work hours.

    The company has a decent cafeteria and there are free sodas and coffee on each floor.

    Cons

    Sr. Management is plagued with micro-managers.
    The entire company is a cube-farm with no privacy.
    IT management is more interested in forcing their own agendas than listening to the talented people working for them. Project lists keep growing and growing and "nothing" ever gets done. Patching is a joke and no preventative maintenance is ever approved or done. The data centers lack basic features.

    IT professionals really should pass on this company until they fix the Infrastructure and bring it to modern day standards.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get rid of middle management that has zero experience in the field they are managing. Hire directors that listen to their employees and will stand up to upper management to do the things that are the right thing to do. Teradata says that it prides itself as having integrity, but they need to really practice what they preach. Many good qualified people are leaving because of this.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    OK

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Product Manager in San Diego, CA
    Current Employee - Product Manager in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Teradata

    Pros

    Work Flexibility, sense of community

    Cons

    low compensation, no growth oppurtunity

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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