Berkadia - Not for serious design or development professionals | Glassdoor
  1. Helpful (8)

    "Not for serious design or development professionals"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer in Ambler, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Some of your teammates will be excellent to work with. A handful of helpful managers may provide guidance and help you navigate the twisted, complex politics of a textbook corporate company that swears it's an agile startup.

    Cons

    Buzzwords and lofty hopes and dreams will fill your interview, but none of them will ever be realized or acted upon. Berkadia is not for you if: - you're a true UX or design professional - you're looking for a design-driven company that embraces UX from the top down - you believe in a developer-driven design methodology with no real interest in adopting UX best practices - you're a developer who likes autonomy or...

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    Advice to Management

    Practice what you preach. Support your talented employees. Stop the finger-pointing and immature reactions to real problems that lead to your best talent leaving you. Act directly instead of punishing everyone for a single outlier's problems. Listen to your employees' ideas, concerns, and issues and actually do something about them instead of letting them play out on their own. Do a better job vetting programmers for...

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    Berkadia2018-09-05
  1. Helpful (1)

    "Very good prospect"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Devops Engineer in Ambler, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice, open minded, professional people working here with the right attitude towards change, responsibility, ownership and support. Good potential and support for career growth as well as stability.

    Cons

    The company is currently transitioning towards agile methodologies, this comes with some growing pain. Nothing unusual, but sometimes the precise mission lacks a little bit of communication and transparency.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.

    Berkadia2019-04-09
  2. Helpful (5)

    "Job seems okay"

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    Current Employee - Client Relationship Manager 

    I have been working at Berkadia full-time

    Pros

    Good work culture at berkadia

    Cons

    They don’t pay you very much

    Berkadia2019-06-19

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