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Oracle Reviews

Updated 25 November 2014
Updated 25 November 2014
6,047 Reviews
3.3
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • The work/life balance at Oracle (at least the division I work for) is quite good (in 844 reviews)

  • Great work from home options; Good front-line managers who support their staff (in 372 reviews)


Cons
  • No flexibility for work/life balance--no telecommuting or working from home one day (in 111 reviews)

  • The consulting practice shrunk so much that there is no career growth (in 150 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good Company

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Oracle

    Pros

    I was part of Sun Microsystems(USA) in Oracle and it is a relaxed working environment.

    Cons

    Each project development time is long...couple of years....

  2.  

    sdm

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Bangalore in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Bangalore in Bangalore

    I have been working at Oracle full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    nice to work company in blr

    Cons

    no comments to add for this company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

  3.  

    Quality work with good work/life balance

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Bangalore
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Bangalore

    I worked at Oracle full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Colleagues are supportive
    Work from home option
    Good onsite consulting projects

    Cons

    Annual hike is low as compare to other companies

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    NA

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  5.  

    good company to settle

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Bangalore

    I have been working at Oracle full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    1. good work life balance
    2. lot of team outings
    3. good managers
    4. initial pay is good

    Cons

    1. You have to be self motivated to learn
    2. low/zero bonus and hike

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    1. Kepp your staff happy by giving them good hikes/bonus

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Place to learn technologies

    Current Employee - QA Prod Dev in Bangalore
    Current Employee - QA Prod Dev in Bangalore

    I have been working at Oracle full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Exposure to technical stuff
    learning
    Good technical people to help
    Brand value

    Cons

    Not much benefits as compared to Brand name

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Value employees
    Appraisal process and benefits could be better

  7.  

    Great place to work. Concerned to the Oracle Systems Bangalore Division

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Software Engineer in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Associate Software Engineer in Bangalore

    I have been working at Oracle full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    The work is pretty challenging provided you take some interest in it.
    Pays well (A fresher getting 50k, what else do you need)
    Flexible timings
    Great learning curve
    Work from home
    Internet and phone bills are on company :)

    Cons

    Nobody bothers to push you beyond your limits
    If you're an average performer, don't expect a hike of more than 7-8%
    Hikes and bonus depends upon the the overall performance of the team
    Bad cafeteria

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make sure that the hikes come annually and not once in every 2 years...

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Excellent product range and good work life balance

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Member of Technical Staff in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Senior Member of Technical Staff in Bangalore

    I have been working at Oracle full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    1. Work life balance
    2. Very big product range to work on
    3. Excellent team

    Cons

    1. Very less bonus and hike

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    HRs should demand for market pay for employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Lead in Hyderābād
    Current Employee - Project Lead in Hyderābād

    I have been working at Oracle full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent work life balance.
    Opportunity to switch with in Oracle.
    No variable pay component in your salary
    Encourages L&D

    Cons

    Salary is not on par with competitors.
    Dont have proper recogonization for the hard work.
    In some teams promotions are very slow.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Doing good job. Push good quality of work to IDC. Try to bring proper appraisal process.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Working as a software specialist is a great experience.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Oracle

    Pros

    The work here is challenging, developed my skill of working and inculcated alot many things that will help me in my future.

    Cons

    No such challenges instead love the new challenges that come across as it adds to my knowledge and helps me to resolve the sane issue if that comes across.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management does there job the best way they can keeping every aspects in mind.

  11.  

    3 years of satisfactory experience - Perfect company for freshers

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Associate Applications Developer in Mumbai
    Former Employee - Associate Applications Developer in Mumbai

    I worked at Oracle full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    1. Huge and unbounded scope of learning
    2. If you are technically sound, company will respect you. If you are not, their are lots of people to teach you
    3. No politics, at least in in OBP Development, Mumbai
    4. Package wont be great, but suffice to lead a comfortable life in Mumbai
    5. Average increment is good.
    6. Great work culture, inter team relationship.

    Cons

    1. No bonus or variable.
    2. No onsite if you are in development
    3. No external activities [ though people are so good you wont require any external activity]
    4. High attrition

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give developers chance to prove themselves at onsite [In OBP], they will perform better.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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