Oracle Reviews

Updated August 28, 2014
Updated August 28, 2014
5,557 Reviews

3.3
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • The work/life balance at Oracle (at least the division I work for) is quite good (in 721 reviews)

  • Work from home option is available which is very convenient during busy times (in 329 reviews)


Cons
  • The work life balance is a trade off offered for lesser than industry average growth (in 97 reviews)

  • The consulting practice shrunk so much that there is no career growth (in 137 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Great Experience !!!

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Oracle as a contractor for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Performance oriented environment. Fast paced. Good for people who want a fast track growth.

    Cons

    Many positions require travel. Affects family life. Cannot spend enough time with them.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None at this time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Current orcl review

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    Current Employee - Senior Principal Software Engineer  in  San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Principal Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Oracle full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Challenging and interesting projects both hw and sw.

    Cons

    Giant company with policy and rules that come with large companies.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great place with great opportunities

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Oracle full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Very Low team Politics, Great career growth opportunities, bleeding edge technology.

    Cons

    pay-grade is not top notch.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to innovate!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Software Engineer

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Oracle as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    I was a very relaxed environment that allowed you to have space to breath, explore, and be creative.

    Cons

    The kinds of people who work here aren't necessarily motivated to create the next Google.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Excellent company with plenty of opportunities to advance. Great professionals and interesting projects!

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO

    I worked at Oracle full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Excellent company with plenty of opportunities for advancement. Flexible hours and the ability to work from home. Great people and interesting projects. Excellent benefits and flexible hours. Good work/life balance.

    Cons

    Bureaucracy and salary increases are rare.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Oracle is a good place to work

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    Current Employee - Principal Member of Technical Staff  in  Redwood Shores, CA
    Current Employee - Principal Member of Technical Staff in Redwood Shores, CA

    I have been working at Oracle full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Work at Oracle is challenging and interesting. My coworkers area pleasure to work with.

    Cons

    Salaries lag. You'll never see a salary increase.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    oracle apps

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    Current Employee - Oracle Applications  in  Delhi, MN
    Current Employee - Oracle Applications in Delhi, MN

    I have been working at Oracle full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good culture in the organisation

    Cons

    political environment in the organisation

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Working at Oracle is challenging and gives you a lot of opportunities to grow

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager, Customer Support  in  Morrisville, NC
    Current Employee - Senior Manager, Customer Support in Morrisville, NC

    I have been working at Oracle full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Technology exposure
    Big company atmosphere
    Brand name recognition

    Cons

    compensation is mid range and bonus not so great
    mobility and career growth limited due to organization
    politics quite prevalent
    silo in work environment

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    give more chances for employees to move up in their career. Currently, it is near impossible for some of us to move up in our career due to the hierarchy

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Associate Sales Rep

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Oracle

    Pros

    Great training and mentoring. Great first job.

    Cons

    Easy to get lost in the mix.

  11.  

    Adequate

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    Current Employee - Principal Software Developer  in  Stamford, CT
    Current Employee - Principal Software Developer in Stamford, CT

    I have been working at Oracle full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great work life balance, interesting project,

    Cons

    low pay compare to similar company. Difficult to make changes and overly bureucratic

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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