Sogeti

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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 a 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 a 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.  

    Amazing company in which to grow

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Dallas, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Dallas, TX (US)

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

    Pros

    Highly collaborative, high value on continuous training, several options on practice participation, no travel required

    Cons

    Pay is a little low

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8. 2 people found this helpful  

    Really happy with Sogeti

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

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

    Pros

    Healthcare is high deductible, but there is no premium. Fantastic 401k, just make sure you stay for 3 years. Additionally, they set aside 12k a year (per consultant) for tuition reimbursement - Masters degree, certifications, trainings, etc...

    Salary is competitive. Great job for recent grads especially.

    Cons

    401k takes 3 years to vest. High deductible insurance. Some clients just plain suck. Sometimes there is a lack of communication.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    If a consultant is doing staff aug work, and they are unhappy, please work your hardest to find a new role.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Good people, poor follow-thru

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX (US)

    I have been working at Sogeti full-time

    Pros

    Sogeti does a good job hiring talented people. You can definitely set your own career path and achieve your goals. 401K matching is about the best I've ever seen and often employees are given profit sharing through an added bump into our 401K accounts. The clients and projects are interesting and Sogeti works hard to support delivery. There is a strong focus on providing client delight and much talk is given around creating solutions over transactional, staff augmentation work.

    Cons

    Unfortunately, the great intentions do not always come to fruition in practice. They will take staff augmentation work to keep people billing, but it definitely takes away from the opportunity to do true consulting work. Decisions are made hastily at times and it feels like the kitchen keeps getting rearranged. There are a lot of short sighted decisions being made instead of lasting strategy implementation. The bonus structure is revamped every year, and they are quick to point out how much better it will be for the consultant, then a month or two later the bonus tiers are reset back to what it was originally and this is creating a great deal of frustration among the consultants. It also affects morale, as the bonus is strongly connected to billable rates which the consultant has no control over. The rates are negotiated by the Account Execs who make their money regardless. If you are put on a project that is in trouble, you are punished by working to fix it, because by the time you get there, the project is a financial loser and your bonus suffers. This is a deplorable way to deliver bonuses, and it sends a powerful message to the consultants that I do not think is intended. Further, the messaging around all of this is terrible. Lastly, vacation time is not aligned with career experience. When bringing in new managers/senior managers and higher, they start everyone with the same offering and one must build tenure within. This is a detractor for those that have already achieved more personal time off. It impacts work/life balance as well, as senior leadership is expected to maintain a fulltime set of duties and are also mandated to bill a set amount of hours on top of that. They only give 7 days for holidays and they do not float, so it makes it difficult to follow the client's schedule, and quite honestly, 7 days per year is bad anyway.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get your messaging right. Do not make promises or announce changes and then not follow through. Reconsider your time off policies and the way you deliver bonuses.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  10.  

    Good but not great

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Indianapolis, IN (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Indianapolis, IN (US)

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

    Pros

    Health insurance is included, regardless of whether you're single or are married and have 8 kids.

    Decent starting salary coming out of college

    Nice 401k matching (150% of up to 6%)

    Cons

    High deductible health insurance

    Bonus program isn't very good

    3 full years to get any 401k/profit sharing

    May get stuck on a project that doesn't have anything to do with your career goals

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good company overall but experience varies by location.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY (US)

    I have been working at Sogeti full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Sogeti has smart and talented consultants who really want to satisfy clients' needs. There's decent benefits including a large 401k match and a lenient policy on tuition/training reimbursement. They've had steady growth for a while and hopefully as their brand name becomes more recognizable, they will attract more prominent clients.

    Cons

    Large units like in Ohio probably have great structure and communication, but for years my smaller unit has struggled with this. Organization is lacking and there aren't as many client project opportunities as you'd expect. They will try to shoehorn you into a project if you're on the bench too long, and that's really frustrating.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Fix your communication structure in smaller units.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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