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Oracle Reviews

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - BDM in Sydney
    Current Employee - BDM in Sydney

    I have been working at Oracle full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Top tier 1 organization, provides the entire IT stack meaning that there are so many vacancies coming up internally all the time and the possibility to climb the company internally is very high. The same applies to cross country transfers. The mindset is strict and tough in the sales space but they can provide intense training according to the location, training that is invaluable for a personal career growth. The company is successful and the product set is usually cutting edge. The style of Oracle in terms of dresses, building and the idea of Oracle is modern, stylish, modern which is pleasant and makes it easier to break into a customer or close a deal because the name of Oracle opens doors. The structure is formal but all is set up rightly and all is documented, all roles are clearly assigned so there is nothing to create, invest and there is nothing to struggle with in terms of confusion or documentation.

    Cons

    Oracle means the pressure is on! You need to work hard and sometimes that is not enough. You need to perform, achieve and overachieve otherwise you will not survive 6 months. The environment can be fun or dry according to the location, departments or floors.
    The processes can be appaling! Sales reps have to do lots of admin and too much forecasting at times which keeps them away from customer facing and revenue generating activities.
    Office culture is serious, you can't show having fun otherwise they are going to think your targets are not high enough, there is no space for having fun, there is space for making Larry rich.
    Big con is massive restrictions on salary increases in occasion of promotions. Negotiate your entry salary as high as possible as you won't see your base salary getting increased until you turn into a high level manager. This is a pity as people will tend to leave after a few years. Best is to enter at the management level.

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    Make the environment more human

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Oracle Interviews

Updated 20 Nov 2014
Updated 20 Nov 2014

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    Systems Support Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
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    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Oracle.

    Interview Details

    A very thorough process. You education history Is checked as in everyone is called to confirm resume details. There are a number of interviews to predict how you will fit into the team. The most enjoyable are the technical questions when you get to that stage. I would advise that being truthful and be yourself is the best advise ever.

    Interview Questions
    • It is not like the ridiculous questions you get from Google. But specific questions related to the role you are applying for.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Lopsided, here is the offer very little room for movement.
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Oracle Awards and Accolades

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25 Best Multinational Companies to Work For (in Latin America) (#7), Great Place to Work Institute, 2012
Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2010
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Additional Info

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Website www.oracle.com
Headquarters Redwood City, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1977
Type Company - Public (ORCL)
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $10+ billion (AUD) per year
Competitors IBM, Microsoft, SAP

With more than 380,000 customers—including 100 of the Fortune 100—and with deployments across a wide variety of industries in more than 145 countries around the globe, Oracle offers an optimized and fully integrated stack of business hardware and software systems.

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