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"Established technology company with strong technical people and comfortable work/life balance"

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Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Redwood City, CA
Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Redwood City, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Oracle full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

work life balance
lots of great projects/tools/teams
Great food in the cafes
Free tazo and other drinks
Consistently doing well even through the recession

Cons

Does not feel like cutting edge

Other Employee Reviews for Oracle

  1. "Good job in a good company"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Principal Product Manager in Redwood City, CA
    Former Employee - Principal Product Manager in Redwood City, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good stable foundation, financially sound company, opportunity to learn wide variety of technologies, good experience in software product development lifecycle, good salary, great benefits, opportunity to build a good professional network to benefit future career.

    Cons

    chaotic political environment, frequent reorgs, multiple layers of management.

    Advice to Management

    streamline layers of management, factor in employee feedback for management evaluations.


  2. "All depends where you end up"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Redwood Shores, CA
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Redwood Shores, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Name brand company that can look good on a resume.
    Gym on site is a plus
    If you have good timing and territory you can do well

    Cons

    Lots of micro-management - have to play games to meet metrics
    Poor company culture - every knows they are just there to hit the year mark then move on
    Fighting between teams - reps fight over ownership of accounts, cant get deals done because of infighting between teams

    Advice to Management

    Pay more attention to employees, even if you have over 100k of them
    Work harder to get an actual company culture, especially with all of the acquisitions

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