Oracle
3.3 of 5 5,209 reviews
www.oracle.com Redwood City, CA 5000+ Employees

Oracle Reviews

Updated Jul 10, 2014
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3.3 5,209 reviews

                             

78% Approve of the CEO

Oracle CEO and Director Larry Ellison

Larry Ellison

(3,056 ratings)

66% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Pros:
  • "The work/life balance at Oracle (at least the division I work for) is quite good"
    in 655 reviews
  • "Work from home option is available which is very convenient during busy times"
    in 308 reviews
Cons:
  • "The work life balance is a trade off offered for lesser than industry average growth"
    in 85 reviews
  • "Employee satisfaction, career growth etc are the least important thing at Oracle"
    in 127 reviews
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    Team Lead (Current Employee)
    San Jose, CA

    ProsExcellent culture. Good work life balance

    ConsCould do better with salaries

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good & exciting place to work

    Industry Principal (Current Employee)

    ProsLOTS of new technology and a vast array of products

    ConsComplexity and difficulty navigating the org

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    great company with great employees

    Tax (Current Employee)
    Redwood City, CA

    Prosgreat bosses and a great staff

    Consit's a job. that's what they hired me to do.

    Advice to Senior Managementkeep up the good work...

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    If you have initiative, Oracle is a place where you can succeed.

    Inside Sales Representative (Current Employee)
    Reston, VA

    ProsAt Oracle you have access to people who are experienced in the entire stack which gives one the ability to enhance their knowledge base.

    ConsOracle like any other organization can be political.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Presales for cloud services

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsSolid solutions with great roadmap and a lot of R&D dollars to support it. Excellent management team. Intelligent and experienced colleagues. Excellent work environment.

    ConsAlthough acquisition strategy is strong in building out the portfolio, Some overlap in products confuse clients and Internal processes can bogg down sales process.

    Advice to Senior ManagementContinue to drive innovation, clear up internal sales territory boundaries, simplify some internal processes.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Principal Software engineer

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGood friendly place to work with multicultural ethinicity

    Consless growth opportunities by low level employees

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Be like Salesforce.com

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGood pay, no raises, telecommute. Ample parking. Close to restaurants, well groomed grounds. Just making stuff up to achieve 20 words min. There really is not much good to say. Managers s multiple personalities keep you guessing. Are you a good witch if z bad witch today?

    ConsManagers constantly shift their focus when TK says do it better than Salesforce.com but they never get traction and it all falls short.
    SFDC envy much? Ha ha ha

    Advice to Senior ManagementTry something original

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    Great company

    Consulting Technical Manager (Former Employee)
    Chicago, IL

    ProsGood successful products that are widely used

    Cons- Too big a company
    - acquired companies bring their own culture and value system

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    One of the best large tech companies

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsStability
    Top down strategy
    Sales execution
    M&A
    Liberal work from home policies

    ConsBureaucracy
    Inside Politics
    Poor marketing
    Top-heavy compensation
    Less open to change

    Advice to Senior ManagementPush more decisions down

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great company. Provides lots of opportunities for career development.

    Software Development Director (Former Employee)
    Stamford, CT

    ProsThe people here are excellent and very professional.

    ConsProject schedules are very tight and simultaneous projects res.ult in resource challenges

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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