Avaloq Reviews

Updated Jul 27, 2020

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3.5
66%
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74%
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Avaloq Group Chief Executive Officer Jürg Hunziker
Jürg Hunziker
31 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great workplace, work environment(in 15 reviews)

  • "The company tries hard to create a good work-life balance for its employees, despite the longer working hours(in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • "Reliant on swiss headquarters results in slow progress(in 7 reviews)

  • "location of the company is not in the center of zurich(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Not for everyone, but if it fits, it fits =)"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Zürich
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Chaotic, Creative, Honest, Courageous, Committed

    Cons

    Requires a high amount of self-managing.

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  2. "Funny Micro Management"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Network Specialist in Singapore
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    only thing is good team member

    Cons

    management guy is funny, focus on micro management


  3. "Experience so far has been remote."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great team, great location and free cakes on a Friday.

    Cons

    Complex dev environment - too ofter I hear "it's the Avaloq Way", but why so complicated!

  4. "Ok company with too much politics"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Zürich
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Free meals, nice co-workers, international customers, good introduction to banking technologies

    Cons

    No vision, old technology, no evolution of salary, political games

  5. "Working with Avaloq"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good company to start career

    Cons

    The Management does not appreciate much the hard work you have done.

  6. "Here there is a tremendous opportunity to grow if someone wants to!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Support in Zürich
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Very good work environment. - Friendly and helpful colleagues to work with. - There are many opportunities to grow.

    Cons

    Running policies and processes should be always modified in order to matches Avaloq growth

  7. "OK"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Avaloq full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Smart colleagues, fun workplace, the Edinburgh office + people are amazing.

    Cons

    Constant stream of cultish corporate drivel coming from Swiss HQ. It's clear that they are only interested in profits, all of which accrue to private shareholders, a pittance of which is distributed to employees.

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  8. "Great company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Zürich
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Avaloq full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    there is enough space for self development

    Cons

    location of the company is not in the center of zurich

  9. "Great informal work environment"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Extremely clever colleagues, great product, great culture

    Cons

    Proprietary technology leads to lock in

  10. "Good company"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Avaloq full-time

    Pros

    Good culture and upward growth

    Cons

    Reliant on swiss headquarters results in slow progress

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