Sogeti

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Sogeti Reviews

Updated 20 December 2014
Updated 20 December 2014
407 Reviews
3.1
407 Reviews
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Sogeti Chairman & CEO Luc-François Salvador
Luc-François Salvador
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Decent benefits (150% 401k match, 12k Tuition Reimbursment, Training Opportunites) (in 29 reviews)

  • Time-off for work/life balance is one of the best I have seen (in 13 reviews)


Cons
  • Bonus program seems to have taken the place of raises (in 18 reviews)

  • It seems that we always talk about Solutioning and practices but end up doing staff augmentation (in 17 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Good Company to work for

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Sogeti

    Pros

    Strong Client Pipeline
    Strong Testing Methodologies and Processes

    Cons

    Not integrated with Capgemini
    Limited Scope of Growth after a level

  2.  

    Couldn't wait to get out

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Principal Consultant in London, England
    Former Employee - Principal Consultant in London, England

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

    Pros

    some people were nice
    head office in London city centre
    office easily commutable

    Cons

    the management
    the hr team
    no scope for promotion
    abysmal pay
    no sense of team work
    no work ethics or integrity
    no respect for employees
    hardly any projects to send consultants on so a lot of people on the bench while the company continues to recruit more staff

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Recruit staff when there are projects to send them on instead of lining them all up on the bench. Company growth is important but so is company revenue. There's no point employing people for the sake of showing the company is growing while not having any projects to send them on for months at a time.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Great place to start testing but move on... quickly!!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - UK Based Tester in London, England
    Current Employee - UK Based Tester in London, England

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

    Pros

    In house training (Online courses)
    Good benefits
    Travel expenses
    Wider range of different projects
    Agile
    SC clearance (Depends on client)

    Cons

    Time on the bench
    Work life balance doesn’t exist
    Lack of comms from management
    Promotion opportunities lacking
    Sometimes seems to be unorganised - no one knows what’s going on
    Hard or impossible to get on training courses
    Never given straight answers from management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your staff

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    If you want to learn how to Test properly this is the place

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

    I worked at Sogeti full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Excellent place to learn and grow as a testing specialist, very good place to be training as they have in house training company

    Cons

    The variety of projects, the clientst that were treated as a priority were not implementing cutting edge technology, there is a not enough of market share in Financial Services
    Salary Package often under market rates
    Hard to get on training courses

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Look at career development and reward those appropriately

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    IT Projects time

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in London, England
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in London, England

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

    Pros

    Good but sometimes late in giving projects, have to go on bench.

    Cons

    lack on Investment banking projects.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to be more Agile.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    great working experience

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

    I have been working at Sogeti

    Pros

    tremendous growth opportunity, excellent benefits package,

    Cons

    not much to complain about

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Good at certain levels, a few areas need to improve a lot

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - IT Consultant in Cincinnati, OH (US)
    Current Employee - IT Consultant in Cincinnati, OH (US)

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

    Pros

    Lot of emphasis on sales which is good but if the person is sales oriented.

    Cons

    Less emphasis on team structure and team building. Salaries need to be normalized based on location.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please focus on resource management.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Middle of the road company

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

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

    Pros

    Not a whole lot of politics

    Cons

    Pay is a bit below the norm

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  10.  

    Find out your client before you go.

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

    I worked at Sogeti full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Company culture is pretty good. The people I worked with were friendly, and the benefits were ok if I recall.

    Cons

    Didn't like the Health insurance (high deductible). In house training resources were not impressive, closer to powerpoints than any type of actual classes.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great to get your foot in the door for experience - wouldn't recommend otherwise

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - IT Consultant in Atlanta, GA (US)
    Former Employee - IT Consultant in Atlanta, GA (US)

    I worked at Sogeti full-time

    Pros

    Offer opportunities for those with little experience in the field or college grads to break into the IT space. Training/knowledge base is expansive for those that take advantage of it - although it's all online. Great 401(k) program

    Cons

    Projects are more staff augmentation based then true consulting. You're expected to be onsite at one client for 40 hours - working at the client direction; Sogeti is more of a glamorized staffing firm with great benefits. Forget trying to get experience and be paid what you'd get out in the market - you'll have to leave the company for that. If you come in at a higher salary, don't expect a raise. Not really a place to stay and grow your career.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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