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TIBCO Software Reviews

Updated 9 December 2014
Updated 9 December 2014
395 Reviews
3.7
395 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • good work-life balance (may be this depends on which team you work for) (in 26 reviews)

  • Work culture is very relaxed and the main office is on a beautiful lake (in 27 reviews)


Cons
  • Some roles are particularly demanding, so work-life balance is not always achievable (in 13 reviews)

  • Senior Management is "taken care of" which is clear from company reports and company "filings" (in 14 reviews)

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Awful company

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Palo Alto, CA (US)

    I worked at TIBCO Software full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    I worked with some smart people but they lack long term vision. Product is good but company is mismanaged. The company went private and job security was nil. Gym, cafeteria etc are good.

    Cons

    They are highly disorganized and lack vision. They hire and fire, this company DOES not care at all for employees. It's better to work as a contractor here. HR is highly unresponsive especially in the hiring stages. There is no flexibility to work from home. You earn no PTO and if you don't end up taking paid vacation after months of working, you simply lose it. You have to lick the feet of management to keep your job. Overall, I would not recommend this company to anyone.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    A good place to work & learn

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Support Engineer in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Support Engineer in Pune (India)

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

    Pros

    - Lots of learning opportunities
    - You'll get a glimpse of latest trends
    - Work culture is also great
    - Good work/life Balance
    - nice medical/other benefits

    Cons

    - You may get loaded if your colleague leaves as there won't be any hiring done for quite sometime
    - Poor Training management. Classroom training can change/cancel & may not be arranged for long time (However, TEN material is awesome)
    - Salary increments (appraisals) are not significant/good. Even promotions won't make a big change in your salary

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Training should be managed appropriately.
    - Apart from following industry trend in terms of other process/benefits (like notice period) we should also make sure that increments/promotion process are also in par with them
    - There should be freedom of discussing package. I believe, hiding it within company only creates a bad impression about company
    - Benefits should be given as per experience (need not be considered at joining only)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Interesting

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Palo Alto, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Palo Alto, CA (US)

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

    Pros

    Good Package, Opportunities, Work culture

    Cons

    Nothing that i can point out

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    N/A

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Nice Culture and Salary ;)

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in Pune (India)

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

    Pros

    Awesome with respect to payments and work culture

    Cons

    Not at all proper knowledge management. Also, not so good to start as fresher.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get a little more focus on managing the resources and talent.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Sr. Network Engineer

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at TIBCO Software full-time

    Pros

    Good work culture, Good benefits, Awesome Cafe, comparable Salary, brown bag events.

    Cons

    IT network Team does not communicate among the team, Less RSUs compared to industry. I am not recommending only for this group, all other groups are very good from what I heard and interacted.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Leadership should have more skip level meetings, have open discussions.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 4 people found this helpful  

    Ship going nowhere

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

    I have been working at TIBCO Software (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good technology and smart employees. Nice HQ location, benefits.

    Cons

    Senior and middle management clueless. Many directors and VPs don't even deserve to be first-line managers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Dump unwanted products and consolidate brand identity around some products. Don't try to be a jack of all trades.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Rewarding yet frustrating

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales
    Former Employee - Sales

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

    Pros

    Great solution set. Many smart people. Flexible work schedule. Good services people. Good opportunity to learn new technology

    Cons

    Old boy network in management. Top executives out of touch with the field. Too many products to sell and support. Overly complicated sales order process

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get in touch with the front line soldiers

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Good

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

    I have been working at TIBCO Software full-time

    Pros

    Nice work environment, Leadership, Perks

    Cons

    Perks are less, training, growth

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    nothing

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    worked here for more then 5 years ... great company , flexible hours

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at TIBCO Software

    Pros

    lot of freedom workwise, depending on the dept. you work in.

    Cons

    a bit stingy when it comes to salary hikes

    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Has the potential but limited by poor leadership decisions

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Executive in Maidenhead, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Sales Executive in Maidenhead, England (UK)

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

    Pros

    Great sales people come and go, great atmosphere at conferences and most of the time in the office. Good technology and some very smart technologists. I really liked the CEO Vivek, super smart guy.

    Cons

    Quarterly targets a constant challenge, often senior sales VP's would pull rank and call the client directly, and under sell the value on a deal that may have taken months to set up. Usual challenge with revenue's across borders, with team work ending in different countries as soon as they thought they might lose revenue to you.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try not to change strategies so often, don't panic with bad figures, understand the problem and put in place a strategy to overcome the problem. The sales cycle is 12-24 months, stick by your good sales people and managers it takes a long time to bring in and bring up to speed replacements. It will require a period of sustained stability to bring the numbers back in my humble opinion, buy your team and stick by them, don't just sack them if you don't get the desired result in a few quarters.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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