Deutsche Bank

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Deutsche Bank Reviews

Updated 19 November, 2014
Updated 19 November, 2014
1,265 Reviews
3.2
1,265 Reviews
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Deutsche Bank Co-Chairmen & CEO Jürgen Fitschen & Anshu Jain
Jürgen Fitschen & Anshu Jain
327 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work-life balance and a global footprint help one explore the corners of the world (in 109 reviews)

  • Change is the only constant - a highly dynamic work environment (in 69 reviews)


Cons
  • No work life balance; morale could go down at times (in 45 reviews)

  • a culture of long hours where they aren't required (in 61 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Cary and DB just ok

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Vice President Software Development in Cary, NC (US)
    Current Employee - Vice President Software Development in Cary, NC (US)

    I have been working at Deutsche Bank (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Money is very good, Most managers leave you to do your work, environment is nice and improving

    Cons

    All decisions made in London, No governance in IT, Lines of business do what ever they want regardless of IT strategy, cost or regulation.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give teams in Cary authority to make decisions. Move IT work out of the three most expensive cities in the world.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Complex HR processes

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Process Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Process Analyst in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at Deutsche Bank as a contractor (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good possibility toga exposure across the bank

    Cons

    HR usually create complexity in moving around

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Lean on HR more to retain talent

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    My Experience despite 5 rating

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Associate in Mumbai (India)

    I have been working at Deutsche Bank full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good work culture, Investment Banking Exposure

    Cons

    Very conservative growth for employees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Recognize and reward talent !

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Associate regulatory reporting

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

    I have been working at Deutsche Bank as a contractor

    Pros

    Self paced for the most part, but there are deadlines

    Cons

    Training is not good and too many systems

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Too much bureaucracy

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Technical Lead
    Former Employee - Technical Lead

    I worked at Deutsche Bank full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    One still can find a high-level professionals working in IT.

    Cons

    Bureaucracy, bureaucracy is everywhere. Even to do a small change in code, you need to collect dozen of approvals.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider to delegate responsibility to lower-level executors, rather than supervise each their step.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Learnt how to behave professionally and how to work with Excel during my internship

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern Global Wealth Management in Luxembourg (Luxembourg)
    Former Employee - Intern Global Wealth Management in Luxembourg (Luxembourg)

    I worked at Deutsche Bank as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    - many small discretionary projects for interns
    - very strict rules, a lot of online trainings, and people with integrity make you play the game in finance safe (with no mistakes)

    Cons

    - projects are repetitive and boring after a while
    - people are too boring and stiff, which makes it difficult to like waking up every morning to see the same people over and over again
    - low to no tolerance for errors

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - don't fund government, do not interact with politicians, and stay out of the business of making regulations, laws, rules etc.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Current situation

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Vice President in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
    Current Employee - Vice President in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)

    I have been working at Deutsche Bank full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Lot of opportunities, need to be looking constantly for challenges. Great team of people to work with lots of motivating people around in different teams.

    Cons

    Offen changing management and organisational changes, demotivating / lack of vision in some of yhe team members dampen your aspirations and also creates a lot of stress.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Change is inevitable but we need to keep these changes to the minimum. Its a great place to work different cultural background.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great company to advance your skills

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Jersey City, NJ (US)
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Jersey City, NJ (US)

    I have been working at Deutsche Bank as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great company to work at. Worked as a consultant in IT for a year. Pay was in line with market standards. This company is very into their human capital and is committed to career advancement and retaining talent. Direct management very aware of potential challenges within the bank and are quick to focus on avoiding disruption.

    Cons

    This large organization is constantly changing. This often shifts priorities of management and changes objectives to where it is difficult to maintain progress on current projects.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Create consistency in management without reorganizing every few months.

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

    Good Company to work for

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

    I worked at Deutsche Bank full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    As a global organization, one has the opportunity to work overseas. Room for advancement if willing to put in long hours.

    Cons

    Recent management left a lot to be desired. Lot of office politics.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You have good employees so treat them fairly. Compensation should reflect contribution.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Good working culture

    Current Employee - Senior ETL Developer in Jersey City, NJ (US)
    Current Employee - Senior ETL Developer in Jersey City, NJ (US)

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

    Pros

    Good working culture and fun place.

    Cons

    Not much benefits and more scratch work

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