TIBCO Software
3.6 of 5 328 reviews
www.tibco.com Palo Alto, CA 1000 to 5000 Employees

TIBCO Software Reviews

Updated Apr 16, 2014
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3.6 328 reviews

                             

78% Approve of the CEO

TIBCO Software Chairman, President, and CEO Vivek Y. Ranadivé

Vivek Y. Ranadivé

(255 ratings)

77% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Good company to work if you want to become tech guru

Member of Technical Staff (Former Employee)
Pune

I worked at TIBCO Software full-time for more than 3 years

Pros1. cutting edge technology
2.Assurance of working on new products and technology
3. Good compensation and benefits
4. If you are lucky may visit HQ in palo alto

Cons1. Seeking promotion for management role is very tough
2. You have to continuously prove that there is need of you to be in there without which you may soon become a normal person

Advice to Senior Managementneed to create opportunities for people who want to grow in higher role.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good company to work

Technical Architect (Current Employee)
Pune

I have been working at TIBCO Software full-time for more than 5 years

ProsOpen culture, smart people to work with. Good plans for growth for techie. Good work life balance. Decent compensation. Flexible in terms of working hours, work from home. Free snacks. Ping Pong and other recreational activities available.

ConsFocus on delivering quality has reduced a little over time.

Advice to Senior ManagementPresently the hiring policy is adhoc. Need to have stricter criteria before hiring individuals to ensure product deliverables meet quality standards that can enable it to stay ahead of the competiton.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Company with fantastic opportunities!

Director Human Resources - India (Current Employee)
Pune

I have been working at TIBCO Software full-time for less than a year

ProsFreedom of ideation and implementation, great worklife balance, insurance programs - better than most competitors..open and respectful environment...

ConsNeed to develop processes around employee life cycles

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great company to work for

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at TIBCO Software

ProsGood products to learn
open work culture

Consnone really that I can think of

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Chaotic, in a nice way

Architect (Current Employee)
Pune

I have been working at TIBCO Software full-time for more than 5 years

ProsThere are a few things very interesting about working for TIBCO. It is a big company ( > $1b in revenue, 4000+ employees) that feels small (everyone knows everyone, very startup-like culture). It is not a company where you look for linear growth, you either remain stagnant or rise high and rise fast. There is a lot of focus on customer satisfaction, and in general the quality of work is very good. It is a place of innovators. Even if your job is "boring", the amount of smart people you come across in your daily lives whether they are in India or Palo Alto is amazing.

The learning is amazing. Whether it's technology, or management, or political dynamics of a customer, there's lots and lots to learn. What you learn in TIBCO in a year is what you'll learn in other companies in two or three years.

The best thing about working for TIBCO is that there is a lot of freedom for you to do what you think is right for your customer(s) and for the company. This includes flying in to visit them and solve an escalation, taking an initiative outside the scope of the customer for personal improvement or taking your team out for a good dinner because they work hard for you.

ConsTIBCO is not a paymaster, and money talks in the outside market. Those who work for TIBCO are done chasing big money unless they are very senior management. Those who work for TIBCO are basically motivated by other things: quality of work, self-esteem, ability to innovate - but not money, because money alone as a parameter will fetch better paying jobs.

TIBCO also has a very Palo Alto feel to it. It brings a good startup culture, but every region is different and sometimes very senior management do not respect cultural and geographical differences, making it less easier to execute in upcoming markets.

Lastly, TIBCO is a company where two things matter a lot: who you know and who know you. The internal social network is a platform to exhibit your abilities no matter who you are, whether you are an EVP or a developer. But if you keep quiet and do your job day in and day out, you'll get the salary and earn the respect but your growth will be limited. TIBCO wants everyone to be rockstars so if you expect a company to invest heavily in your growth without showing a very high level of self motivation it is not the best company to work for. Having said that, you will be compelled to become a rockstar just by the company you keep.

Advice to Senior ManagementFocus on retaining good talent. We have the culture and the people to grow new heroes every day, but exceptional talent must be persuaded to remain with us.

Secondly, do not box innovation to certain departments, everyone must innovate whether they're a CEO or a doorknob.

Lastly, "overhead" investment in growth and relationship management is inevitable.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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TIBCO provides great opportunity to grow within the company and further your career.

Inside Sales (Current Employee)

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

ProsGood working culture and atmosphere to showcase your talent. Talent is always recognized.

ConsSome regions need more support in terms of resources to increase sales

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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You will definitely enjoy working in Tibco

Member of Technical Staff (Current Employee)
Pune

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

ProsYou will get good compensation along with good work-life balance.

ConsAs compare to other companies, you will have minimal career opportunities

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Very good software company to work for.

Senior Manager (Current Employee)
Pune

I have been working at TIBCO Software full-time for more than 8 years

ProsWorking on newer technologies, Challenging work environment, Great work satisfaction

ConsNeed to focus on new products from the engineering team, Need better compensation in terms of salary and stocks

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good company to work, challenging work

Member of Technical Staff (Current Employee)
Pune

I have been working at TIBCO Software full-time for less than a year

ProsGood work environment, challenging tasks, office time flexibility, work from home option, lots of good facilities

ConsVery less cons I found here but Senior level people can communicate more with team members for their work

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good company

Senior Consultant (Current Employee)
Pune

I have been working at TIBCO Software full-time for more than 5 years

ProsNice work culture, good work, good people. If you are working on some of better projects, you will get many things to learn.

ConsDid not find many cons about working culture, though sometime it may seem that climbing up the ladder is difficult.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep the good work going..

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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