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IBM Mississauga Reviews

Updated July 5, 2018
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Mississauga, ON (Canada)

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  1. "my review"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Enterprise Solutions Architect in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Senior Enterprise Solutions Architect in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    amazing company, you learn too much

    Cons

    as a big one, Bureaucracy there is very high


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Mixed Work Culture"

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    flexibility
    Major Companies
    exposure
    high visibility
    Exposure to major companies

    Cons

    No Work life balance

  3. "IT coordinator"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - IT Coordinator in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Former Contractor - IT Coordinator in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IBM as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    No boss, work from home

    Cons

    Greedy for money, want to get rid of as many employees as they can


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Sales Specialist"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Specialist in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Sales Specialist in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IBM (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great training opportunities on both products and IT industry trends.

    Cons

    Needs extreme patience on tools and process.

    Advice to Management

    Help from managers should be genuine with long-term vision.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Package Solution Consultant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Package Solution Consultant in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Package Solution Consultant in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Very good company to work with.Quite Flexible in approach.Supports employee in all the ways.Good remuneration.Understands employee.

    Cons

    Not much cons.Project directives depends on delivery manager you are working on.Sometime skills may be mis match with seniors and subordinates

    Advice to Management

    Continue the good work


  6. Helpful (2)

    "good company to work"

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    Current Employee - QA Team Lead in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - QA Team Lead in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    variety of products; healthcare business exposure,
    now it is IBM , market identity

    Cons

    long work hours,
    stress situation @ times


  7. Helpful (3)

    "Fast paced - good experience"

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    Current Employee - Software Developer in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Company is fast paced and has many interesting products. Good to gain knowledge and experience in healthcare.

    Cons

    It could be difficult to make progress. Also, there is no policy for extra hours/work.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Deployment Technician"

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    Former Employee - Deployment Technician in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Deployment Technician in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at IBM (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Extra down-time.
    Straightforward work.
    Later work days.
    Able to finish and leave when done rather than stay to a point in time.
    Usually easy to access locations.

    Cons

    Locations sometimes far out of reach without a car.
    Servers for RBC not always ready to back up to and restore from.
    Laptops required to have a specifically entered server to backup/restore to.
    Unexpected cancellations of shifts due to RBC complications.
    End-users equipment sometimes not found and make the shift even more complicated.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the scheduling ready long before shift in case it needs to be cancelled.


  9. "System Administrator"

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    Current Employee - Systems Administrator/Consultant in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Systems Administrator/Consultant in Mississauga, ON (Canada)

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

    Pros

    Work environment is excellent and appealing

    Cons

    Location is a commute, but its ok

    Advice to Management

    Its nice place to work


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Very BAD!!!"

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    Former Employee - ADVANCE SUPPORT REPRESENTATIVE in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - ADVANCE SUPPORT REPRESENTATIVE in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at IBM (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    There is nothing pro worth mention in here. The biggest and the worst company in Canada.
    Absolutly no loyalty. I have been on pager duty for 5 years straight and thats was not enough !! they hired Indians to replace my job!!!

    Cons

    Manager especially 2nd 3rd level are very rude with no basic knowladge how to treat poeople with respect. Constant verbal abuse. One manager in particular bought cell phone for private use and pay by giving some pepole OT money Discussting !!!

    Advice to Management

    No advice I think the whole organization is bad


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