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3.8
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98%
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IRESS CEO Andrew Walsh
Andrew Walsh
79 Ratings
Pros
  • "Relaxing work environment, options to work from home or anywhere else(in 17 reviews)

  • "Great People (people care both about people and their work)(in 14 reviews)

Cons
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Best Company to work for"

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    Current Employee - IT Systems Administrator in Melbourne, AR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IRESS full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    IRESS so far one of the best company with best people i ever work for. Company culture, people, support, Benefits are well above standard. There are millions of reason to feel proud working in IRESS. With Graduate program, CSR program , Charity, Supporting Employees, Carrier growth, Exposure to latest technology, Awesome offices, Friday Drinks and many more make you love where you work. Other best part is from your...

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    Cons

    Very hard to find any

    Advice to Management

    Be as you are

    IRESS2018-05-09

    IRESS Response

    June 25, 2018CEO

    Thanks for feedback. It’s great to hear you love things at IRESS...I feel the same!

  2. "Software Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IRESS full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Diverse range of technologies Opportunity to learn

    Cons

    Should learn by yourself Should keep yourself up to date

    IRESS2019-05-15
  3. "A not bad Aus local IT company"

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    Former Employee - Software in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at IRESS full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Good work life balance(depends on teams) Friendly colleagues

    Cons

    Pay is too low Tech is old(depends on team) Not driven by tech

    IRESS2019-05-19
  4. "IRESS Rocks"

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    Current Employee - Product Owner in Randburg
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IRESS full-time for more than 20 years

    Pros

    Great culture, daily fruit, competitive rewards, fun

    Cons

    Corporate red tape inhibits operations

    Advice to Management

    No advice, doing a good job

    IRESS2019-04-27

    IRESS Response

    May 16, 2019CEO

    Thanks for your feedback - great to hear. I hate corporate red tape too and should have no place at IRESS - come tell me about what and where. Andrew

  5. "An exciting place to work and grow"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IRESS full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    - the company culture encourages innovation and diversity. - lots of smart people who are also very friendly. many community events - fantastic CEO - visionary and approachable - modern workplace, technologies used have been evolving dramatically for the past 5 years - free fruits, coffee, Friday drinks and etc. - paid leaves etc. for example you get ~8 day paid leave when your kid starts school. - flexible working...

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    Cons

    - it can be overwhelming to keep up in a fast-paced place and sometime you just lose the work/life balance inadvertently

    IRESS2019-04-23

    IRESS Response

    May 4, 2019CEO

    Thanks for listing a variety of positives in your experience at IRESS. I am proud to read innovation, diversity, flexibility, leave and learning and growth. Things are pretty fast-paced (in the world too) but this needs to stay in control...if you ever feel yourself overwhelmed, ...

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  6. "Hitting all the right notes"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IRESS full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    * Good tech stack and knowledgable peers * Flat management structure * Inclusiveness

    Cons

    * Work could be consuming

    IRESS2019-04-07

    IRESS Response

    May 4, 2019CEO

    Sounds musical! Great to hear you enjoying your first year at IRESS..thanks for your feedback.

  7. "Not too bad overall"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IRESS full-time

    Pros

    Relaxing work environment, options to work from home or anywhere else. Hot desking, brand new office with games, large area for lunch, lots of free food activities and employee engagement

    Cons

    Lower salary, no job advancement

    IRESS2019-04-05

    IRESS Response

    May 4, 2019CEO

    Thanks for your comments. We are focused on ensuring everyone is paid fairly for their contribution and also has the opportunity to grow and develop. I’d love to understand the context to your comments, so please contact me if happy to chat.

  8. "Pretentious company"

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    Current Employee - Senior Full Stack Developer in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at IRESS full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    It has a relaxed environment with good work/life balance.

    Cons

    Advancing the career is quite tough. Have seen people who doesn't deserve to be promoted and those who do the real work, a lot of excuses and little or no raise. The compensation is average and the benefits are not as good as claimed. When your work depends on another team, it's painfully slow and cumbersome. In a nutshell, they oversell the culture and values. It sounds great on paper, the reality however, is far from...

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    Advice to Management

    The engineers are the cornerstone of a software company, not the "leaders". Pay more attention to them. A happy engineer translates into quality product.

    IRESS2019-04-17

    IRESS Response

    May 16, 2019CEO

    I’m disappointed to read your perspective/experience and meeting expectations in engineering - these aren't what I see and hear. In our most recent people surveys, 80% of people said IRESS they believed our values were important to us and 74% said they were proud to work for IRESS. ...

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  9. "Client Services Representative"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at IRESS full-time

    Pros

    1. Amazing Culture 2. Supportive Management Team 3. Welcome failures to enhance learning 4. Opportunity to learn extensively alongside industry professionals. 5. Outstanding Benefits.

    Cons

    Salary could be aligned with competitors.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work!

    IRESS2019-03-28

    IRESS Response

    April 7, 2019CEO

    It’s great to see you’re pleased with IRESS, and opportunity to learn and recognise support from your leaders. We focus on providing a total reward package, covering pay, benefits and many other things including growth, development, flexibility and opportunity - would love to chat ...

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  10. "Fantastic company to work for - Big company with flat structure"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Warwick, West Midlands, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at IRESS full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Very friendly and easy going atmosphere where everyone knows each other

    Cons

    The salary is increased at a very slow pace

    Advice to Management

    Increase the salary of your hard working and high performance staff who genuinely care about the company.

    IRESS2019-03-25

    IRESS Response

    April 7, 2019CEO

    Your feedback is appreciated. Our flat structure is important because everyone has a role to play in making a difference for our clients and users, and flatness encourages expediency. The remuneration model we introduced last year is focused on ensuring people are paid fairly for ...

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