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"Big, diverse, innovative technology, great career."

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Former Employee - Senior Principal Consultant in Salt Lake City, UT
Former Employee - Senior Principal Consultant in Salt Lake City, UT
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Master the Oracle products by doing. Surrounded by brilliant people around the world.

Cons

For implementers, the pay is not as great as working for the competition.

Advice to Management

You create your own competition with high prices, and average implementation methods.

Other Employee Reviews for Oracle

  1. Helpful (4)

    "good place to waste time and skills"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Applications Developer in Redwood Shores, CA
    Former Employee - Applications Developer in Redwood Shores, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - not very demanding or time consuming as most other dev jobs
    - good health insurance
    - good place to be if you are working another job
    - good place to be if you want to spend more time with family and a lot less working

    Cons

    - working with Oracle ADF is frustrating
    - a lot of the technology you learn is from the Oracle proprietary tech stack
    - no salary raises for long periods of time, no bonus
    - Some incompetent people in upper management
    - no innovation or ground breaking tech work as such

    Advice to Management

    almost 0 bonus trickles down to the engineers


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work but don't expect to be properly compensated in the long term"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Interaction Designer
    Current Employee - Interaction Designer
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Oracle full-time

    Pros

    - Great work/life balance
    - Telecommuting friendly
    - Product and engineering driven
    - Work with very talented people
    - Encourage submissions to conferences
    - Time to do design exploration
    - Strong attention to top quality

    Cons

    - Compensation, Bonuses, Stock Options are very poor after you are hired, except if you are very very senior
    - Cliquish in regards to promotions
    - Promotion opportunities are lacking
    - Do not reward loyalty properly
    - Performance Reviews unbalanced and to discretionary based on manager; inconsistent
    - Cutting edge work that could be killer features gets descoped by upper product mgmt if not a "standard"
    - Too many coasters in the PM dept
    - Working on one release while debugging the previous; need these to be better phased


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