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Petrobras Reviews

Updated July 17, 2017
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Pros
  • Good salary in general for IT workers (in 13 reviews)

  • A multi-national entity which encouraged a consistent work-life balance across board (in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • The poor management led the company to the situation where it is today, with many problems of corruption (in 3 reviews)

  • Slow career growth, as a public company they do not fill open positions quickly, causing an overload on some employees (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Big job in big company"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Petroleum Chemist in Salvador, Minas Gerais (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Petroleum Chemist in Salvador, Minas Gerais (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Technological competence, company infra-structure and work visibility.

    Cons

    Political interference in the company objectives.

    Advice to Management

    Go ahead with the strategical plans


  2. "Systems Engineer"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Systems Engineer in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Current Contractor - Systems Engineer in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Petrobras as a contractor (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    - Stability
    - Excellent team
    - Several areas to work
    - A lot of training

    Cons

    - Every process is too slow
    - You can be working in an area that is not the best for you, and the mobility is too difficult
    - Professional growth sometimes depends on political questions.

  3. "Systems Analyst"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Stability
    - Excellent team
    - Several areas to work
    - A lot of training

    Cons

    - Every process is too slow
    - You can be working in an area that is not the best for you, and the mobility is too difficult
    - Professional growth sometimes depends on political questions.

    Advice to Management

    More attention on where you locate your professionals. You can get much more from them.


  4. "Petrobras"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    It´s a great company with many complex projects and where the best practices in project management is totally used.

    Cons

    Sometimes the decisions take to much time to done.


  5. "Great company."

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Salary. Amazing benefits. Health plan and free medicines for employee and family.

    Cons

    Too much bureaucracy in daily activities.


  6. "Great Experience!"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    - Flexible Time
    - Learning Opportunities

    Cons

    - Third Party usually don´t have good opportunities.


  7. "Excellent company to work."

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Great people and professionals are in all the sectors of the company.

    Cons

    Administrated by the government, the company has some issues related to the management which should be reviewed.

  8. "they care about the employee. good benefit package"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Benefit package, different opportunities, hogh salary growth curve

    Cons

    Bureaucracy that is inherent to a big Company


  9. "Great company"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Supervisor in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil)
    Current Employee - IT Supervisor in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Hard to get in, but comes with great salaries, benefits and working team

    Cons

    Currently undergoing a bad phase, but with good prospects


  10. "Software Engineer"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Aracaju (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Aracaju (Brazil)
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Good work environment, great team with high level knowledge

    Cons

    so much burocracy, big hierarchy.


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