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NCR Reviews in Atlanta, GA

Updated December 15, 2014
Updated December 15, 2014
942 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Management team speaks frequently on maintaining work-life balance (in 43 reviews)

  • Great option for female employers as there are work from home options (in 16 reviews)


Cons
  • Work-life balance is a challenge for most employees since this is truely a global company (in 42 reviews)

  • No Work Life Balance - Working from home is actually discouraged, and frowned upon (in 19 reviews)

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  1.  

    Senior Software Engineer

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Alpharetta, GA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Alpharetta, GA

    I have been working at NCR

    Pros

    Work on different products. Mobile & Web

    Cons

    There is no telecommute with this job.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Add Telecommute to this dinosaur.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Typical "self-service" company.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Quality Analyst in Alpharetta, GA
    Current Employee - Software Quality Analyst in Alpharetta, GA

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

    Pros

    Good work experience and the people are hard working.

    Cons

    Have to figure out how to do your job with limited resources

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Figure out other ways to share the wealth. Employees are constantly grinding to keep the company productive with little incentive over the past several years.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3. 4 people found this helpful  

    Decent starting job, but don't stay around too long

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Duluth, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Duluth, GA

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

    Pros

    Nice people to work with. It's a good place for recent college graduates to find a starting job and learn to work in a corporate environment.

    Cons

    Low morale, very little chance of advancement. The bonus plan is a joke, designed to miss the mark so they don't have to pay it. For a single employee, the cost for medical insurance is $3090 a year, but starting in 2016 if you don't meet your Biometric screening numbers they will take an ADDITIONAL $1,950 out of your paycheck. The intent of course is to so rid themselves of older workers, overweight people, etc. My advice is to view this company as a place to hang your hat for a short period of time, but keep looking for something better because it surely is out there.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take care of your people, and they will take care of you.

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Very good company!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Quality Analyst in Alpharetta, GA
    Current Employee - Software Quality Analyst in Alpharetta, GA

    I have been working at NCR as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good training and leadership, great company for personal growth.

    Cons

    No bonuses, hard to find a permanent job.

  6.  

    Smart people, market leading products. Has a chance to be more agile

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Alpharetta, GA
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Alpharetta, GA

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

    Pros

    Very smart people, generous time-off. Needless to say a company this size has more than enough resources to carry out projects. Office space is comfortable, great location. I would recommend the company to people who are used to the "big company" feel, however, not for you if you value a more start-up feel.

    Cons

    Very bottom-line driven. Leadership has a chance to be more product oriented. Projects underway are not generally best for product but best for bottom line. Not enough training for new employees. It feels the company is having a hard time in transitioning from a services company to a product company. This change needs to come from the top down and C-level management feels very old school.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    While financial performance is important, being product-oriented is more important.
    The environment is very normal for a company this size (which is ok if that's your ticket) but technology jobs must have a more start-up feel to get the best out of employees.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  7. 2 people found this helpful  

    Cultural Issues Since Recent Acqusitions

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Finance Director in Alpharetta, GA
    Current Employee - Finance Director in Alpharetta, GA

    I have been working at NCR full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    NCR continues to be a great place for those with talent and work ethic to advance in their careers and climb the ladder...there is plenty of work to go around. The skills you will gain here will leverage to other companies.

    Cons

    Since recent acquisitions, culture is at its lowest. Senior leadership keeps the businesses working long hours, generating a lot of answers that are not helping solve the root problems. In general, the company is spinning its wheels without any progress. Work is no longer somewhere you go, but something you do...constantly.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Set real expectations for the business and see how things improve. Motivation through stress or activity is not sustainable long term.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    It's okay for the most part.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Support Consultant in Duluth, GA
    Current Employee - Support Consultant in Duluth, GA

    I have been working at NCR full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Depending on your manager, flexibility in schedule. Lots of time off.

    Cons

    Managers have the power to keep you from moving to other positions. It's amazing how anything gets done because of bad coordination between departments. The culture varies from department to department and LOB to LOB. It's like several companies in one. Be prepared to work long hours.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Talk to the people doing the daily on the ground work. Decisions are made that don't take the daily workload and problems into account.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    No Growth Opportunity. Not able to use skills bought to management.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Account Support III in Duluth, GA
    Former Employee - Account Support III in Duluth, GA

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

    Pros

    The money was ok; but should have been better because of the crap you have to deal with.

    Cons

    Management sucks and does not value your opinion, does not believe in workforce balance.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get rid of the old managers with the old technology mentality and bring in new ones with new ideas.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    It's OK

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Field Sales Representative in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Field Sales Representative in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at NCR full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Work from home, not micormanaged

    Cons

    Lack of internal organization, and upward growth

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Calm down

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11.  

    Have experienced a great career with NCR.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - IT Services in Duluth, GA
    Current Employee - IT Services in Duluth, GA

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

    Pros

    This company is making a commitment to transforming itself to a software company with is an exciting new adventure. NCR has an appropriate focus on delivery within my organization.

    Cons

    Sometimes we try to juggle too many things. I hear 80% is good enough a lot. Would rather see us be 100% good on three top priorities, 60% good on the next 3 priorities, than 80% good on all 6.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Prioritize, plan, execute. Be great at fewer things that drive the greatest business benefit.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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