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Electronic Data Systems Reviews

Updated July 21, 2017
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Pros
  • Gained good experience and exposure; met good people; development (in 22 reviews)

  • Many opportunities to work with new technologies, and to move around within the company (in 13 reviews)

Cons
  • Upper management and lack of strong sales (in 25 reviews)

  • Got to be ready to work hard and long hours (in 15 reviews)

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  1. "Client Delivery Leader"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    People oriented, client focused, Opportunities

    Cons

    personal career balance, long hours


  2. "Diverse group of people ."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Electronic Data Systems full-time

    Pros

    Great group of people to work with

    Cons

    weighted compensation is not always accurate. really have to do a lot of extra work/projects to get recognized.

  3. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Auburn Hills, MI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Auburn Hills, MI

    I worked at Electronic Data Systems full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    People were respected and taken care of salary wise.

    Cons

    Sometimes; there were long hours and no overtime.

    Advice to Management

    Respect your people and treat them fair.


  4. "Good company but HP now"

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    Former Employee - Inside Sales in Irvine, CA
    Former Employee - Inside Sales in Irvine, CA

    I worked at Electronic Data Systems (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Gained good experience and exposure; met good people; development

    Cons

    Low pay, unskilled mid managment


  5. "Large Company - Experience varies upon project"

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    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Washington, DC
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Electronic Data Systems as a contractor

    Pros

    1. Good opportunities
    2. Interesting projects
    3. Large scale projects
    4. Good learning and experience
    5. Good resources
    6. Experienced, knowledgeable colleagues

    Cons

    1. Can be very political
    2. If senior project management is not good, internal politics can be quite troubling
    3. Size of the project sometimes makes it hard to staff with high quality colleagues
    4. Overall not too bad though

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good job on the Pros, and improve upon them.
    Address some of the cons mentioned above.
    Try to reduce the internal politics on large scale projects.


  6. "Network Administrator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    You can move from group to group always learns different facets in the IT realm.

    Cons

    None that I can think of for the moment


  7. "Good company"

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    Former Employee - Systems Engineer
    Former Employee - Systems Engineer

    Pros

    EDS had very good processes and stuck to them. They also had good project management

    Cons

    I had trouble getting the tools I needed to retrain myself in the latest technology.

  8. "Good Company to work with"

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    Current Employee - Senior Developer in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Senior Developer in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible hours. WFH option. Good management

    Cons

    Loads of work. Endless deliverable s. No recognition to lower employees.

    Advice to Management

    Ne


  9. "Good place to work."

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    Former Employee - IT Specialist in Fort Worth, TX
    Former Employee - IT Specialist in Fort Worth, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Electronic Data Systems full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Very good benefits and flexible work hours. Wonderful adoption assistance program.

    Cons

    Very large company. Difficult to navigate certain processes.


  10. "analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    good company to start your career

    Cons

    very political organization just like any other large company


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