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Bally Technologies Senior Software Engineer Reviews

Updated July 27, 2017
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  • Work life balance depends on the project (in 81 reviews)

  • No Work life balance, variable component is like lottery and completely dependent on higher management (in 34 reviews)

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  1. "Good people. Very complicated, full featured products."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Reno, NV
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Reno, NV
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bally Technologies full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Compensation is good for the area. Stability is high.

    Cons

    Growth path is not very clear

    Advice to Management

    Let engineers train in product functionality.


  2. "fun place to work for. But project planning sucks"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Las Vegas, NV
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Las Vegas, NV
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Bally Technologies full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good environment to work for. Employees seem to be talented and experts in their job.

    Cons

    Better project managements. Lack consistency in project plans and managers do not listen to employee opinions in project directions.

    Advice to Management

    Management should listen to employees on work and plan according to that. Set deadlines seems never met for any projects. Every project seems to bleed well over the set deadlines.

  3. "its been a nice experience and certainly rewarding one"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Reno, NV
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Reno, NV
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bally Technologies full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    rewards well for your hard work, non existence of biased political environment

    Cons

    right now casino software industry is a bit volatile and company and its decisions reflects its


  4. "NO Work/Life balance"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bally Technologies full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    More work more learning curve. Talented coworkers.

    Cons

    Work/Life balance is nill just work

    Advice to Management

    Increase the staff distribute the work so that people will not always stay till 7:00P.M.


  5. "Developer Perspective"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bengaluru (India)

    I have been working at Bally Technologies full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good environment with friendly managers

    Cons

    They are not recognising the talented employee


  6. "Gaming Company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Unique Domain, quite exciting place with Slot machines in office.
    Flexible work culture
    Open Culture

    Cons

    we all need laptops

    Advice to Management

    None

    Bally Technologies Response

    Nov 1, 2016 – HR Director

    Thank you for your positive feedback


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Good company for work life balance"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexibility in work hours,
    Good facilities,
    Very friendly peers

    Cons

    Not too much technical aspects to the job.

    Advice to Management

    So far the company is heading in a good way, keep it up

    Bally Technologies Response

    Oct 22, 2016 – HR Director

    Thank you for your positive feedback

  8. "Senior Software Engineer"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Chennai (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Bally Technologies full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good work culture and a good learning curve.

    Cons

    Bad management and bad pay scales.

    Advice to Management

    Would love to see you care for the employees and listen to them. Not just listen, but implement them as well.

    Bally Technologies Response

    Oct 22, 2016 – HR Director

    We introduced several new policies this year which has brought positive changes to our employee experience and hope to better it even further in the future. Please feel free to reach out to an HR... More


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Good Package and challenging work but worse work culture"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Chennai (India)
    Recommends

    I have been working at Bally Technologies full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Package
    Cab facilities
    snacks to eat in evening
    events

    Cons

    No professionalism
    No process
    Give importance to performers rather than politicians.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on team leads and managers to motive subordinates and not to crush them by non professional behaviours.

    Bally Technologies Response

    Oct 22, 2016 – HR Director

    We introduced several policies in 2016 which has brought in positive changes to our employee experience. Thanks for sharing your feedback


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Unreliable Unstable Unpredictable"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Work culture
    No Pros Here after the acquisition

    Cons

    No Promotions
    No Salary Hikes
    No future Promotions
    No future Salary Hikes
    Yes Layoffs (Past,Present,Future)

    Advice to Management

    Don't mouthwash employees.