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Sybase Reviews

135 Reviews
135 Reviews
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Sybase Chairman & CEO John S. Chen
John S. Chen
87 Ratings

    very positive in UK, probably less so in the states

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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


    good atmosphere, good people working there.


    very regimented from the US and approval heavy. Lots of control and hierachy

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Trust people to make more decisions

    Neutral Outlook
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Sybase Interviews

Updated Jul 4, 2014
Updated Jul 4, 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience


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Getting an Interview


Interview Difficulty


Interview Difficulty




    Human Resources Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  London, England
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 5 days - interviewed at Sybase in September 2009.

    Interview Details

    The interview process was very thorough and detailed. I spoke with 4 people, with long interviews and competencies-based questions.
    Before the interview, I was sent an itinerary an name and job title of the people that were going to interview me. All in all, I felt I had all the info I needed at that stage.

    Interview Questions
    • I was asked a lot of examples on the kind of clients I had worked for in my past experiences. They were mainly interested in someone coming from a similar industry. Also, an additional language was a requirement so part of the interview process was in that language. Not difficult, but wuite a thorough check.   Answer Question
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    Positive Experience
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Sybase Awards and Accolades

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America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009

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Headquarters Dublin, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Acquired By SAP
Founded 1984
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Information Technology
Revenue £100 to £500 million (GBP) per year
Competitors IBM, Microsoft, Oracle

Sybase has your databases covered. Long known for its relational database products, the company develops software that stores and distributes content throughout enterprises. Its extensive product suite encompasses database servers, data warehousing, and business analytics; it also includes data encryption and device management tools. Other applications enable information and messaging to be delivered from databases to mobile devices. Sybase markets its products worldwide, with historically about half of its revenues coming from outside North America. The financial services... More

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