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IBM Bengaluru Reviews

Updated January 22, 2019
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  • "At times difficult work life balance" (in 1080 reviews)

  • "Low salary increments since last 2 years" (in 522 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Great work-life balance.
    - Freedom to learn whatever you want and work on it.
    - Very understanding management and leaders.
    -Option to work remotely as long as your manager is okay.
    - Unlimited casual and sick leaves.
    -Management supportive of personal goals for each individual

    Cons

    I personally could not think of any cons.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "IBM Review"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Relaxed
    -Flexible
    -Good Career Paths.
    - Moving into AGILE development.
    - Overall many projects are migrating to new tools thus allowing the opportunity to learn.

    Cons

    - Less Salary compared to other companies
    - Too much power in the hands of manager
    - Internal Politics

    Advice to Management

    Management should take serious plan to retain skilled employees.

  3. "Good company"

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    Current Employee - Test Analyst in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Test Analyst in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible work hours and good work life balance

    Cons

    Low salary hikes
    Opportunities are limited


  4. "Marketing Automation Specialist"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing Automation Specialist in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Marketing Automation Specialist in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible timings, friendly environments, helpful colleagues. Your work is recoginzed.

    Cons

    Salary hikes are less compared with Market trends

    Advice to Management

    Please provide the hikes as per current market trends.


  5. "Best to settle here"

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    Current Employee - Package Specialist in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Package Specialist in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work from home. A lots of nice people. Plenty of opportunities to learn and get certification paid by company

    Cons

    Challenge to get increment. Risky to be in bench for long time. Few unprofessional people like everywhere.

    Advice to Management

    Please reduce beaurocracy and increase visibility.


  6. "About the company"

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    Former Employee - Sales Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Sales Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at IBM full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Basically its good for mechanical engineering students to enhances their knowledge.

    Cons

    Its totally a core company.

    Advice to Management

    Environment in the company is quite friendly and supporting.


  7. "A Good Company to be a part of particularly if you are a fresher"

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    Former Employee - Linux Systems Administrator in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Linux Systems Administrator in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    1. Good Work Life Balance
    2. Good Opportunities to upskill

    Cons

    1. Low Salary growth in comparison

  8. "Good place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work from home
    Location
    Flexibility in projects

    Cons

    Salary is low for GBS or not direct employees


  9. "MNC with excellent work culture"

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bengaluru (India)

    I worked at IBM full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Work life balance and value oriented

    Cons

    Low growth and learning opportunity.


  10. "Software engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru (India)

    I have been working at IBM full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility to work from home, Access to good trainings to groom your skills

    Cons

    Salary hike Less opportunities for employees to change project in higher bands


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