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Oracle Reviews in Cambridge, MA

Updated Mar 14, 2014
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33% Approve of the CEO

Oracle CEO and Director Larry Ellison

Larry Ellison

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    Group fell apart after acquisition

    Software Developer (Former Employee)
    Cambridge, MA

    ProsGood for resume. Working at home is fairly easy.

    ConsCouldn't support the most interesting and innovative projects from this firm they acquired. Lawyers made relationships with customers impossible. Over the course of a year the project and group fell apart.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great going away parties

    Senior Software Engineer (Current Employee)
    Cambridge, MA

    ProsJobs feel secure. Flexible hours in a casual working environment.
    Not bad for a big company

    ConsIn 2013 there were no raises. 90 percent of team left due to integration pains after being acquired. Even though there was no money for raises, Oracle Cambridge managed to find money to pay for lavish going away parties. Even former employees attended and drank on Oracle's dollar. This sure makes current employees feel wanted.

    Advice to Senior ManagementThink before you expense something in a year when there are NO raises.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    All about integration, no focus on innovation

    Senior Product Manager (Former Employee)
    Cambridge, MA

    ProsBig company resources are at your disposal if you can make a business case to the right person

    ConsInsular attitude, too much power in the hands of lawyers, not focused on market reality for individual products

    Advice to Senior ManagementBuying companies at the peak of their value and preventing them from further innovating is bound to fail at the point that fleeter competitors begin to eat your business out from under you.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Working at a Really Big Company

    Senior Principal Software Engineer (Former Employee)
    Cambridge, MA

    ProsOracle is a big company so its compensation and benefits are competitive.
    Other than the current exceptional economic climate, working at Oracle should be secure (provided that you do your job, of course).
    There may be pockets within Oracle where you can be doing really interesting work.

    ConsOracle is a big company so its culture can be a bit cold and stagnant.
    My immediate supervisor was one of the main reasons that Oracle was a nice place to work.
    You have to put up with a lot of processes, many are questionably useful.

    Advice to Senior ManagementTreat your employees as people and not just numbers on P/L.

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    Oracle continues to acquire companies but makes no efforts to properly integrate them

    Senior Consultant (Current Employee)
    Cambridge, MA

    ProsLarge, stable organization with good job security.

    ConsTop heavy management structure. Terrible bureaucracy.

    Advice to Senior ManagementResign. There is too much senior management currently in place.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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