TIBCO Software
3.6 of 5 328 reviews
www.tibco.com Palo Alto, CA 1000 to 5000 Employees

TIBCO Software Reviews

Updated Apr 16, 2014
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3.6 328 reviews

                             

78% Approve of the CEO

TIBCO Software Chairman, President, and CEO Vivek Y. Ranadivé

Vivek Y. Ranadivé

(255 ratings)

77% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "good work-life balance (may be this depends on which team you work for)"
    in 16 reviews
  • "Even though TIBCO is such a large company, the work environment is a lot like a start-up"
    in 21 reviews
Cons:
  • "Some roles are particularly demanding, so work-life balance is not always achievable"
    in 12 reviews
  • "Senior Management is "taken care of" which is clear from company reports and company "filings""
    in 14 reviews
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Great product set

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I have been working at TIBCO Software full-time for more than a year

ProsSolid company, very innovative technical team
good training opportunities
Products work, and have a great professional services team

Consa little challenging for remote employees

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

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I work as Sr Manager in Quality department...

Senior Manager QA (Current Employee)
Palo Alto, CA

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

ProsThis place used to be very good for working and for trying new ideas since there was a time when TIBCO was doing new things and was investing in right direction....

ConsTIBCO has zero accountability at higher management...you can fail number of times and there is no impact to your package or your promotions...TIBCO has very regular salary, it's hard to expect other benefits such as RSU, Stock since you get very less of stocks, RSU and stock price is falling...culture is good but it's not thriving place to build your career ....

Advice to Senior ManagementValue people and pay them right...Get right people for right job...don't look for leaders within the company always...please make higher management responsible for their outcome...just meeting quarters should not be goal...goal should be to show a growth potential...very ordinary salary and no great potential is not going to take this company long way...

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Good company to work if you want to become tech guru

Member of Technical Staff (Former Employee)
Pune (India)

I worked at TIBCO Software full-time for more than 3 years

Pros1. cutting edge technology
2.Assurance of working on new products and technology
3. Good compensation and benefits
4. If you are lucky may visit HQ in palo alto

Cons1. Seeking promotion for management role is very tough
2. You have to continuously prove that there is need of you to be in there without which you may soon become a normal person

Advice to Senior Managementneed to create opportunities for people who want to grow in higher role.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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TIbco is not only the place to work ..

Programmer Analyst (Current Employee)
Pune (India)

I have been working at TIBCO Software full-time for less than a year

Pros1. None. I did not find anything.

Cons1. Very less onsite opportunities. They send onsite senior managers only where it is not required.
2. Do not have Group Anti Corruption Law Policies. Group of some idiots and unprofessional peoples can tarnish companies image.
3. Do not have sexual harassment policies. And HR is puppet show of managers.
4. Not recommended place for Experienced peoples.

Advice to Senior ManagementThere is huge world outside tibco. Pull of some senior older managers and hire new talent.

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

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TIBCO

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at TIBCO Software full-time

ProsWork from home is acceptable. Great vacation and sick benefits.

ConsUnable to advance career. Low salary possibly due to discrimination.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Below market compensation

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at TIBCO Software full-time for more than 3 years

ProsVariety of Technology to work on.
Cafe and company campus is quite nice.

ConsCompensation is way below the market rate and Management is not doing much to retain the quality resources due to these below market compensation.

Upper Management is not keen on addressing/fixing problems which employees are spotting left, right and central.

Technology stack is too wide (variety), but management is not able to generate constant revenue stream out of it, and hence the situation where unpleasant cost-cutting decisions are been pushed to employees.

Advice to Senior ManagementOpen your eyes, act on the feedbacks. It is easy to spot, and fixable (only if you have that mindset)

Do remember that - Engineering is the core for a technology company, and not the sales or support. And so compensate them accordingly. No brainer !!!

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

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Good company to work

Technical Architect (Current Employee)
Pune (India)

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

ProsOpen culture, smart people to work with. Good plans for growth for techie. Good work life balance. Decent compensation. Flexible in terms of working hours, work from home. Free snacks. Ping Pong and other recreational activities available.

ConsFocus on delivering quality has reduced a little over time.

Advice to Senior ManagementPresently the hiring policy is adhoc. Need to have stricter criteria before hiring individuals to ensure product deliverables meet quality standards that can enable it to stay ahead of the competiton.

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

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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at TIBCO Software full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGood scope of working with varieties technology.

ConsWork life balance.
Poor pay structure.

Advice to Senior ManagementCare for Human Resource policy.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great place to work

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at TIBCO Software full-time for more than a year

Prosgreat people, innovative products, lots of learning opportunities

Consemployee benefits could be better

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

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Excellent People, Great Products

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at TIBCO Software full-time

ProsEveryone is extremely knowledgeable and dedicated. You have the opportunity here to work on very big and interesting solutions. The company is big enough to compete with anybody, but small enough that it is possible to move quicker and be more responsive to customers. Also, best corporate cafeteria ever!

ConsDevelopment teams are geographically dispersed, often making it difficult to coordinate across time zones. Engineering is under-staffed relative to the product goals set forth.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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