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IS Technical Services Consultant

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Current Employee - IS Technical Services Consultant in Madison, WI
Current Employee - IS Technical Services Consultant in Madison, WI

I have been working at University of Wisconsin full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Very flexible work hours in a self-driven environment. To succeed at UW you need to be a self driven person who knows their stuff. There are a lot of opportunities to do ground up application implementation which can be a lot of fun.

Cons

There are too many projects for the number of technical staff. While many projects are interesting the constant context switching can get to be a drag.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Fewer managers, more developers.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1.  

    A very satisfying and developing experience

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Madison, WI
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Madison, WI

    I have been working at University of Wisconsin full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    great location, great staff, and a very motivating workplace (campus). Numerous talented people in the field which drives better performance.

    Cons

    harsh winter and limited selection of graduate coursework

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Good overall experience, soured by stagnation at the end.

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    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst in Madison, WI
    Former Employee - Programmer Analyst in Madison, WI

    I worked at University of Wisconsin full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    A state with a strong union presence and a still-respectable civil service ethic; lower cost-of-living then the coasts; excellent public education system (and generally a nice place to raise kids); academic environment; friendly people in the area.

    Cons

    Broad disconnect between central and campus IT operations; lackadaisical upper management; difficulty in progressing internally (inadequate career path at the upper levels); terrible climate.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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