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Oracle Reviews

Updated Dec 5, 2019

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3.5
64%
Recommend to a Friend
85%
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Oracle CEO Safra A. Catz
Safra A. Catz
78 Ratings
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  • "Starting pkg will be gud later no Hikes(in 706 reviews)

  • "No guaranties for salary increase each year(in 499 reviews)

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  1. "Great work environment"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Oracle full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Collaborative work environment, colleagues around the world are very helpful

    Cons

    Career progression is challenging

    Oracle2019-08-09
  2. "Solid reliable company"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Current Employee - Blockchain Specialist in London, England
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    I really enjoyed the people that I worked with.

    Cons

    Still driven by American short-term quarterly performance metrics. Also, company is undergoing a massive transformation and there is a fair bit of turmoil in some areas.

    Advice to Management

    Embrace longer-term investment and vision

    Oracle2019-12-01
  3. "Strong brand, stable environment"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Former Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Bristol, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Oracle full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule, decent work loads, small and productive team, solid financials, excellent benefits

    Cons

    Legacy technology, not much fun to work with, significant amount support work, lack of creativity

    Oracle2019-11-26
  4. "Ok"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Current Employee - Consultant 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Not bad at all. Good people

    Cons

    Bureaucracy, politics, slow progression. PowerPoint

    Oracle2019-11-23
  5. "Great Place To Work"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Current Employee - Applications Sales Representative in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Autonomy in role. Fantastic people to work with. Awesome company benefits and lifestyle.

    Cons

    Feast or famine, although there is opportunity macro events can ruin your entire year.

    Oracle2019-11-18
  6. "Me"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Oracle part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Challenging, fun, technology, security, location.

    Cons

    Lack of security, progression, salary, fun, development.

    Advice to Management

    Innovation

    Oracle2019-11-30
  7. "Great company with international and diverse teams"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    Current Employee - Principal Talent Advisor EMEA 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Oracle full-time

    Pros

    Entrepreneurial environment International and diverse teams Fast paced Great work/life balance

    Cons

    Their on premise portfolio is pulling Oracle down. Although the cloud business is constantly growing.

    Oracle2019-11-25
  8. Helpful (2)

    "Too big to fail."

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    Current Employee - Sales Representative 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great Brand name. Stability. Broad solutions portfolio with great products.

    Cons

    Unhealthy internal competition. Unclear strategy.

    Advice to Management

    Don't blame employees for the strategic decisions they never been involved.

    Oracle2019-11-06
  9. "Decent enough - good benefits, great people and technology"

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    Current Employee - Engineering Manager in Reading, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Depending on where you work - great people and technology. Business like but the new Redwood branding is more than superficial. There is a change going on across the company and it's for the positive.

    Cons

    So many people and products it feels somewhat siloed. Legacy products are clearly seen as such and lack funding.

    Advice to Management

    Don't forget the core business and its customers in the rush to embrace the new.

    Oracle2019-11-11
  10. "Not the most Dynamic"

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    Former Employee - Senior Account Executive in Reading, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Oracle full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Safety net of a large corporation

    Cons

    Not Dynamic in the slightest.

    Advice to Management

    NA

    Oracle2019-11-20
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