EMC
3.5 of 5 1,630 reviews
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Updated Apr 17, 2014
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3.5 1,630 reviews

                             

89% Approve of the CEO

EMC Chairman, President, and CEO Joe Tucci

Joe Tucci

(1,110 ratings)

72% of employees recommend this company to a friend
1,630 Employee Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "work-life balance is good and you have chance working with lots of smart guys"
    in 133 reviews
  • "You can occasionally work from home if you have personal things to handle"
    in 46 reviews
Cons:
  • "Work life balance is something EMC has tough time with"
    in 68 reviews
  • "Becoming a really big company - small raises, can be political, but that goes with the territory of being at"
    in 43 reviews
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A place to build your carrier with.

Technical Support Engineer I (Current Employee)
Bangalore

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

ProsA very friendly and helpful environment.
Bit stressful on times, but you will enjoy the most learning.
More opportunities to explore new things.

ConsYou are always encouraged for training's.
One place where learning never stops.
Promotions are based on your ratings and your contribution to the company.

Advice to Senior ManagementYou are always encouraged for training's.
One place where learning never stops.
Promotions are based on your ratings and your contribution to the company.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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good experience

Software Engineering Manager (Current Employee)
Bangalore

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

Pros- many things to learn. depends on how passionate you are to leverage.
- there are lot of opportunities but it is up to you to think of them
- leader in storage industry, no company is near it.

Cons- compensation not very great
- career opportunities are limited
- India is seen as a low cost dumpyard but this is there for most companies.

Advice to Senior ManagementThing about career management of employees and not just product delivery/management.

– I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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EMC rocks

Software Engineer (Former Employee)
Bangalore

I worked at EMC full-time for more than a year

ProsWork Culture, no junk work you will get quality work. Opportunity to learn more. Haven't seen micro management. Work from home option. Flexible timing.

ConsFood at food court :P. Training is not up to the mark.

Advice to Senior ManagementMoving between business unit policies should be modified and one shouldn't find it difficult if he/she is interested to work in different domain.

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

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Professional, supportive and challenging

Support Lead (Former Employee)
Mumbai

I worked at EMC as a contractor for more than 5 years

ProsTechnically challenging work environment, Supportive, Diverse culture

ConsNot in position to provide any feedback here

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Nice place to work

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at EMC

ProsOnw of the best places to work

ConsOffice is in horrible location.

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Software Engineer (Former Employee)
Bangalore

I worked at EMC full-time for more than a year

Proslaid back work culture, and talented people. Company is at the forefront of Storage technology particularly Cloud, and with the right project you get to keep abreast with latest technologies.

ConsA lot of "critical" and important work is kept in the US and not offshored. Lots of people end up doing not so challenging work.

Advice to Senior ManagementManagement must be proactive in pulling good work towards their teams.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Overall a great company to work with.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at EMC full-time for more than 3 years

ProsIt has a very strong technical team. It is well respected among customers. It provides a lot of opportunities to develop oneself technically. It also gives a lot of Flexibility and independence to do your job.

ConsThere is a lot of pressure on work. Can be frustrating some times.

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Its a great experience working at EMC. Lots of brilliant minds around and everyone is so helping.

Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Bangalore

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

ProsGreat work culture.
Very good work.
Motivating management.

ConsDidn't find any so far.

Advice to Senior Managementkeep up the good work

– I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good place to work

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at EMC

ProsWork life balance
Good opportunities for internal job transitions
Lot of wfh
Good medical coverage

ConsSalary is less
Sometimes projects get scrapped
Lay-offs are pretty common , that is based on performance

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

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too many managers, not enough do-ers

Principal Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Bangalore

I have been working at EMC full-time for more than 3 years

Prosgood benefits, once you're at a certain level

Consextremely closed environment, turf wars, etc

Advice to Senior Managementtrust the engineers

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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