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"Software Engineer"

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Current Employee - Advisory Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
Current Employee - Advisory Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at IBM full-time (More than 8 years)

Pros

Heavy politics, outsourcing of work, lack of clarity of development direction

Cons

Awesome team work, very collaborative, Friendly team mates, Smart people, Flexible schedule

Advice to Management

Invest in cutting edge technology and dont bog down developers with processes and let their creative juices flow.

Other Employee Reviews for IBM

  1. "You are your own boss at tiemes"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Consultant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Travel benefits
    Consultant
    Many roles/Clients/Industries
    Salary/Benefits
    IBM name on Resume

    Cons

    Internal competition
    Annoying administrative work
    A lot of documentation to get promoted
    Low bonuses

    Advice to Management

    More training


  2. "Good place to work"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Costa Mesa, CA
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Costa Mesa, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at IBM full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    All the people I worked with were friendly, professional and very helpful. They paid well and had great opportunities for your career path.

    Cons

    I worked for FileNet that was acquired by IBM, so my experience may not reflect a typical IBM employee. I have heard that there is a lot more red tape now with a bigger company.

    Advice to Management

    I don't have any advice for management.

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