IBM Employee Reviews in United States

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remote system engineer (Current Employee) –  Dallas, TXJuly 6, 2016
amazing place to learn and gain knowledge, met many people with amazing experience and that helped me in building my character.

People are willing to assist at any time.

the environment is very friendly
Pros
knowledge, experience
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Good company to work for but challenging to sustain pace for extended periods of time.
Sr. Software Developer (Current Employee) –  Orlando, FLJuly 5, 2016
The typical work week is normally 44 hours per week minimum within my sector with the expectation to do more on a continual basis. There is little balance between family and work.
Pros
Exposure to cutting edge technology; Interesting projects
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Highly volatile company. Flexibiliy is key
Market Development Executive - North America (Current Employee) –  Marlboro, MAJuly 5, 2016
Quite volatile. "I B M" I've Been Moved is quite appropriate. Lots of nice people. Lots of recent college grads. With transition to a cloud - SaaS based company - lots of interesting opportunities in the cognitive or "Watson" areas.
Pros
Young, vibrant staff
Cons
Young, vibrant staff and lots of turnover and reassignment
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Excellent place to work in the beginning. Great professional team. But at the end did not care for aging employees.
Global Project Manager (Former Employee) –  White Plains, NYJuly 5, 2016
Excellent first 20 years not too good the last 5 years.
As they let people go more and more work was given to employees creating a very stressful environment.
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Great work environment
Computer Support Specialist (Former Employee) –  Alpharetta, GAJuly 5, 2016
IBM is without a doubt a great place to work and explore your full potentials. The opportunities are unlimited for those who desired more.
Pros
Great Benefits, Salaries, promotions and personal fulfillment.
Cons
Long work hours.
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Great place for learning
Software Engineer (Former Employee) –  Austin, TXJuly 3, 2016
If you are a new grad, this is a great place to be. People are nice and talent. Some of them are team players, but some of them are not. Everyone works hard to compete with each other to get a better rating.
Pros
Training, Stock option, Job Advancement
Cons
Work/Life balance, Many overtime and weekend work.
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Lots of change, not all of it good
Project Executive (Current Employee) –  Oklahoma City, OKJuly 2, 2016
There are a lot of changes going on in IBM right now. Not all of them are good. IBM is trying to change who they are and are sacrificing what once made them great.
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Identity and Access Management (Current Employee) –  Boulder, COJuly 2, 2016
Flexibility in work environment.
Team environment everybody will help
Matrics driven environment.
Lean environment which can be make situation harder to move internally in company.
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Independent Consultant (Current Employee) –  Dallas, TXJuly 2, 2016
Great collaboration with all members of the IBM team. IBM is a global leader and I was extremely appreciative to work with all team members.
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Advancement Opportunities for Low Cost Countries
Manager (Current Employee) –  Dallas-Fort Worth, TXJuly 1, 2016
IBM has been a great place for me to learn and grow. The job variety was awesome. This allowed me to make excellent contributions to every team to which I belonged. This opportunity still exists, but is usually in the low cost countries.
Pros
Job Variety and Education
Cons
Layoffs in high cost countries
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Great technology corporation
Sales Executive Smarter Networks - IBM GTS (Current Employee) –  Cochranville, PAJune 30, 2016
Fascinating company with enormous potential. Extensive sales training, however, not job specific and too broad in scope.

Personally received very misleading information about position. Position varied greatly from what was described. Annual layoffs impact many and easy for new and senior employees to become part of a resource action.
Pros
fascinating technical coporation
Cons
experience is greatly dependent upon your manager
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High Stress, Management top heavy Environment
Team Leader/Manager (Former Employee) –  Salt Lake City, UTJune 30, 2016
I was told that the best part of working for IBM was being able to put it on my resume and that was true. There was freedom working from home and being able to come and go as needed. However their benefits package deteriorated over the years to where they covered very little. They have outsourced over seas the majority of their technical jobs. They used to pay out 26 weeks severance but laid me off with 4 weeks severance after 19 years combined service. In addition I had to train 4 resources from India and 2 from Brazil to do my job. Brutal company that does not care about it's workforce. 16 straight quarters of declining revenue. You know why.
Pros
working from home
Cons
everything else
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Good start out company
iOS Application Developer (Current Employee) –  Baton Rouge, LAJune 30, 2016
Starting here is great if you're trying to get your feet wet in the industry, not so much if you want growth and have an extreme passion to progress and learn new things.
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Interesting work environment
Help Desk Operator (Former Employee) –  Tavares, FLJune 30, 2016
I wasn't working for IBM but at the Help Desk for Lake County Schools. Unlocked users from their computers and reviewed report cards for over 3500 students.
Pros
hours were great
Cons
negative co workers
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boring to exhausting to satisfying
Senior Lab Tech (Former Employee) –  Austin, TXJune 29, 2016
from boring to exhausting
boring when you have conquered your objective and your given project is well under control

exhausting when line downs, project delays, time constraints with no margins for error.

satisfying upswing on progress charts , return customer ,
improve enhance push existing environment to next level
Pros
great coeworkers outstanding knowledge base
Cons
vastness
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Highly Technical environment
Pipe Fitter (Former Employee) –  East Fishkill, NYJune 29, 2016
A fast paced work environment encompassing a large spectrum of duties ranging from commercial construction to computer usage.

Learned a wide variety of skills in including capable leadership and the ability to train new employees.

Most enjoyable part of the job was starting new projects and new construction.
Pros
Work environment
Cons
commute
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Flexible hours and productive work ethics
System Service Representative (Former Employee) –  Las Vegas, NVJune 28, 2016
Was able to build my knowledge on servers and move to better opportunities. Management was behind every employee and was able to get the job done. Co workers are easy going and available to help and learn when needed. Hardest part was compensation. Enjoyed teaching others what you know and build team work.
Pros
Transportation fleet vehicle
Cons
Compensation
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Excellent Technology Solutions
Mainframe Software Sales (Current Employee) –  Atlanta, GAJune 28, 2016
Excellent Technology Solutions and brand recognition. Great commute and lots of travel. Did not pay per diem, submission kept getting lost.
Pros
Interesting work
Cons
Did a great job but still RIFed.
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Solid work if you can get it
Multi-year member (Current Employee) –  Hillsboro, ORJune 28, 2016
IBM is still a great place to work - if you want to be an IBMer. There is a lot of culture and if you want to be part of that culture you'll be comfortable. IBM is having a bit of an identity crisis moving into the cloud computing era and as usual strategists, marketing and development don't always have the best communication.
Pros
Good compensation/benefits
Cons
Upper level politics affecting the front lines
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Productive place to work in with many opportunities to learn and grow
Delivery Project Executive (Current Employee) –  Atlanta, GAJune 28, 2016
Productive place to work in with many opportunities to learn and grow. Best part of the job is working with the clients and expanding the cloud expertise.
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