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Dell San Jose Reviews

Updated February 19, 2017
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  1. "Senior Systems Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dell (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible Schedule
    Lot of career progression options
    Good benefits
    Get to work on some of the best products in the enterprise segment

    Cons

    Company going through a lot of changes


  2. "It's what you make of it after hired"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Room for growth within the company. Great work hours , holiday pay and medical benefits.

    Cons

    Cut throats upper management . It's best to do your job and refrain from trusting upper management.

    Advice to Management

    Be open and trust worthy.


  3. "Old tech running out of steam"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Principal Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Principal Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Dell full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good talent and interesting problems to solve

    Cons

    Bad benefits, low compensation, loosing good talent at a very fast rate


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  5. "Good company, no vision..."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Development Lead in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Business Development Lead in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits and respectable salary. Access to resources is good and management is solid. Everyone works hard for the win and colleagues are generally great people.

    Cons

    Selling hardware is very 1990... competition from new business models in IT doesn't seem to be something Dell is prepared for.

    Advice to Management

    Most companies in IT are in transition now as they respond to the cloud, and other market forces that drive different models of purchasing. Time to change the go to market strategy - especially if the company expects to compete at the enterprise level.


  6. "Company ethics are not good"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Enterprise Technical Support Senior Analyst in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Enterprise Technical Support Senior Analyst in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Dell (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Nice work if you are in certain groups

    Cons

    Company business ethics and policies do not look customer beneficial

    Advice to Management

    Take care of employees, it will help in long run


  7. "Wyse Product sales Specialist -Inside sales"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Inside Sales - Cloud Computing in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Inside Sales - Cloud Computing in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Dell (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent team work, CEO is fantastic, Dell has great energy, good technology, good work life balance.

    Cons

    bureaucracy, no job promotions, internal politics are terrible, work goes unrecognized, non tech savvy bureaucratic bosses, old school management style.

    Dell Response

    Nov 17, 2015 – Candidate and Employee Experience Team

    Thanks for your review! Your feedback is important and we take it very seriously. We wish you all the best.


  8. "qa intern"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - QA Intern in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - QA Intern in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Dell (Less than a year)

    Pros

    best place to work and good starting salary. also networking with lot of people and good working environment

    Cons

    no cons. its all good to be here and which will add new dimensions in your resume

    Advice to Management

    no advice to management as its all good and i am very satisfied with the work.

    Dell Response

    Nov 6, 2015 – Candidate and Employee Experience Team

    Thank you so much for sharing your comments with us! We are thrilled to hear that you're enjoying your time at Dell and hope that you continue to grow in your career here!


  9. "Test Engineer"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Dell full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Stable job. Professional people. Be treated great at CM site b/c Dell is a big customer.

    Cons

    Not much room to grow. Hard to get promotion no matter how many contribution you make.

    Advice to Management

    Recognize people's contributions.


  10. "Great company to work for!"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources Generalist in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Human Resources Generalist in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Dell full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent management training programs. Great culture! Top notch leaders with great vision!

    Cons

    Hindered by process and poor tools.

    Advice to Management

    Flexibility allows for creativeness and innovation. Need to improve process and tools.


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    "Very bad exit experience"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Technical Recruiter in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Technical Recruiter in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Dell full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Work life balance, collaborative environment , great teamwork experience. Flexible

    Cons

    Low compensation
    No scope of growth
    Management has no investment in top talent
    Critical decisions based on whims of executives rather than market research

    Advice to Management

    Respect your employees like they respect you
    Value and recognize your top performers



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