Omnitracs Reviews | Glassdoor

Omnitracs Reviews

Updated November 21, 2018
182 reviews

Filter

Filter


2.8
StarStarStarStarStar
Rating TrendsRating Trends
Recommend to a friend
Approve of CEO
Omnitracs CEO Ray Greer
Ray Greer
17 Ratings

Employee Reviews

Sort: PopularRatingDate

Pros
  • "Easy work, laid-back environment, time-off and friendly staff" (in 9 reviews)

  • "Excellent work environment ascetically" (in 15 reviews)

Cons
  • "Very low pay for amount of work" (in 13 reviews)

  • "This is why we have issues hiring experienced mid-career talent and why we have a glut of 20-somethings in entry-level" (in 8 reviews)

More Pros and Cons

  1. "Great Place Beautiful Office"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Towson, MD
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Towson, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Pay Friendly People and anAmazing Environment

    Cons

    A lot of Debugging initially.

    Advice to Management

    Send more Opportunity


  2. Helpful (2)

    "General Review"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Omnitracs full-time

    Pros

    Great co-workers and positive environment (for those that don't get let go by the many lay-offs). Good benefits, lots of work, and interesting projects

    Cons

    Lack of career path and advancement opportunities. Not sure who is making the decisions to lay off certain personnel but some folks that are let go are crucial to successful business in this industry. I wish Omnitracs luck with the tribal knowledge gone.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Communication - Not!"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people to work with at peer level. Management not is much. For the most part a good work/life balance.

    Cons

    Mgt does not communicate often enough, especially at leadership level. Benefits so-so. Lots of changes. Clear company is reorganizing to sell the company. Lots of good people let go, while hanging on to iffy workers. So all about $$ not quality of work people bring to the table. It's a shame.

    Advice to Management

    They are going to do what they want, how they want. No advice will change the mindset at this juncture. Good luck.


  4. "Vice President"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great market and cool plans / technologies

    Cons

    Organization and culture facing important challenges


  5. Helpful (2)

    "Trending higher"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Omnitracs full-time

    Pros

    The new CEO who joined the company in early 2018 is overhauling the company for the long term, with significant changes having already been made in organization structure and key leadership positions. A long-awaited consolidation of 2 major acquisitions is underway that will lead to a single consolidated product line which will feature the best features of each platform. The organizations have been consolidated as well. Overall, a lot of positive changes are taking place that make the future bright for this company.

    I would not have "recommended to a friend" a year ago, but would now.

    Cons

    Small company problems. Lack of documentation, insufficient flow of information from product management. Somewhat weak on employee benefits and salaries. Changes in the industry add a bit of uncertainty in the short term.

    Advice to Management

    CEO is doing a great job remaking the company for a bright future.


  6. Helpful (2)

    "Big company"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Territory Account Manager in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Territory Account Manager in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Salary and commissions, co-worker reliability to share information, great offices in downtown Dallas.

    Cons

    constant internal reviews and employee 'modules' to complete; micro-management

    Advice to Management

    Let your people do their job


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Software Engineer"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Towson, MD
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Towson, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Omnitracs (Less than a year)

    Pros

    It's a decent company, great just starting out with an opportunity to do meaningful work and develop your skills.

    Cons

    Owned by a private equity company thats always looking to tighten their budget while simultaneously raising the bar. This means bi quarterly lay-offs and uneasy employees. It seems bi-quarterly the up production with new hires, then lay them off 5 months later. Join at your own risk.

    Advice to Management

    Im curious how this business model will last in the long-run. At least make some sort of effort to not over hire which results in layoffs. There are some people here that twittle their fingers all day and some that do a crap ton a day. Soon this company will get a bad rep and good luck finding quality employees, keeping quality products and satisfying your quality clients. Competition is out their and they will swap from roadnet if you cannot keep up with the latest technologies. The new employees that can learn new tech like containers, blockchain and the innovation of autonomy wont be able to save you if you keep laying them off. Invest in at least a few for the long run..

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Not employeee focus"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Omnitracs full-time

    Pros

    Company pays for you to ride the dart to work.

    Cons

    There is no care for the employees that work in the company. The focus is on management and looking out for themselves. If you are an employee, you will sit in a dead end position until you find a job that will value you and treat you right. The company says they look out for all employees but if you are not in management or a very good friend of a manager you will not be taken care of.
    Pay compared to other companies is significantly LESS.
    No room for advancement. They hire outside before they promote within.

    Advice to Management

    Bring in a team that can rebuild the culture of the organization because the current management team is not the best fit. The change in CEO was supposed to focus on the employees but that has not happened and if he thinks it did he is more unaware than a CEO should. HR was put in place to make changes but they must all be friends with the current management team.


  9. Helpful (5)

    "We're not sheep"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Scrum Master in Minnetonka, MN
    Former Employee - Scrum Master in Minnetonka, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The team is absolutely amazing in Minnetonka. Competent people, some rising stars, and a genuine comradery between coworkers and local management.

    Cons

    Above the supervisors is a huge mess of corporate BS. After (the CEO who ends his sentences with "Yo"), another took over and started what seemed at first to be a very promising cultural transformation within the company. They all preach Agile but when I approached Sudharshan asking him to give the Scrum Masters appropriate title and salaries for their level of responsibility, he was surprised that was an actual job title.

    Promises were made to adjust the abysmal compensation and benefits, the VP of HR was replaced, audits and gap analyses began, employee surveys... the whole works. That was in February. The only people who saw raises were the ones who approached their supervisors with offer letters from other companies. But not everyone.

    I approached my supervisor with my offer letter from another company for the same job title, less work, more growth potential, better benefits, on a smaller team, and with nearly double my salary and was told that there was no way they would match that.

    So I left. And so should you.

    Advice to Management

    Stop lying to your employees. Stop underpaying people and working them into the ground. All of the employees grinding away on their teams to keep your ship sailing... they all deserve better than you.


  10. Helpful (5)

    "People don't quit their jobs. They quit terrible managers."

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Co-worker the ones that work.

    Break room is nice. Pool table, Ping pong table. Tv's with new and sports on all the time.

    Cons

    Never get compensation when they say and when you do get it they didn't calculate correctly.

    Certain management teams dangle the carrot for promotion over your head for years. Than they will hire someone off the street with no experiences and offer them the position.

    They treat senior member of Omnitracs like we don't know what we are talking about.

    New firmware are written over bugged code.

    When new products or updates to application come out there is a lack of training. You have to fly by the seat of your pants to figure things out

    Too many Chiefs not enough Indians.

    Advice to Management

    Stop holding things over peoples head. people will perform when you do what you say your going to do for them. There are a lot of senior people that are looking to leave. This will hurt Omnitracs customers.