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Updated April 23, 2019
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  • "At times work life balance gets challenging" (in 1112 reviews)

  • "Low Salary growth in comparison" (in 537 reviews)

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  1. "Senior software engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Prospects are best and environment for newer work

    Cons

    Most dedicated for employees welfare and work responses

    Advice to Management

    Sharpness and precise coordination and vision


  2. "Great Company with lots to offer"

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    Current Employee - Junior Software Engineer/Business Analyst in Raleigh, NC
    Current Employee - Junior Software Engineer/Business Analyst in Raleigh, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Massive Company with a lot of projects to work on

    Cons

    Massive Company with a lot to manage

  3. "Innovative but very big"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer
    Current Employee - Software Engineer
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    lots of leading innovation and smart people

    Cons

    slow, slow, slow, need to move faster

    Advice to Management

    less process


  4. "great place to work for"

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IBM full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Opportunity to work with great customers

    Cons

    low pay scale, no stock options


  5. "It's a great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer
    Former Employee - Software Engineer
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IBM full-time

    Pros

    Great Projects and Good cloud initiatives

    Cons

    Needs to be more agile


  6. "Its a good place to start working as a first time job"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Austin, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at IBM part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    They are very flexible. Calm environment

    Cons

    Too slow, everything takes a very long time


  7. "Ok"

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    Former Employee - Advisory Software Engineer
    Former Employee - Advisory Software Engineer

    I worked at IBM full-time

    Pros

    Work from home, flexible schedule

    Cons

    No advancement , no career growth

    Advice to Management

    Nothing

  8. "Great team however constant layoff fears"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Littleton, MA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Littleton, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great team, decent benefit packages

    Cons

    constant fear of layoff, no wfh policy


  9. "Interesting Work and Great Mentorship"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer(Internship) in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Software Engineer(Internship) in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazing coworkers and mentorship
    Interesting projects

    Cons

    Pay is a little on he lower end for Software Engineering Interns
    Corporate drag. Stiff corporate hierarchy


  10. "It was a learning experience"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Software Engineer(Internship)
    Current Intern - Software Engineer(Internship)

    I have been working at IBM as an intern

    Pros

    Good Pay
    Loads of intern programs

    Cons

    Rochester is boring
    desk work is boring!