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Informatica Reviews

Updated 29 October, 2014
Updated 29 October, 2014
393 Reviews
4.1
393 Reviews
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Informatica Chairman and CEO Sohaib Abbasi
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work-life Balance: One of the best IT companies in Bangalore I have seen (in 64 reviews)

  • Good work life balance, helpful colleagues and work culture (in 28 reviews)


Cons
  • People worked themselves to the bone running in circles for upper management - no work/life balance (in 20 reviews)

  • Work is not a seasonal thing at GCS unlike R&D where everything happens "before" the release time (in 11 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    I have been with Informatica for more than 8 years, I learned trust from here.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Finance Manager in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Finance Manager in Toronto, ON

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

    Pros

    The company really cares about customers and employees' development. what I most value here is "money can be earned without doing evil", which is from company's annual ethic training.

    Cons

    As the world changes everyday, the company faces different challenges, to meet the requirement, I need study and update my knowledge, sometimes I am short of time.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I do my best for the company, when I don't have experience to do better and need support from management team. please support.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great Company

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Toronto, ON

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

    Pros

    Ability to work with "big data" and acquire skills that are demanded in the industry.
    Co-workers and managers are knowledgeable and very team oriented.
    Flexible work hours.

    Cons

    Can be a stressful place to work nearing deadlines.
    The first couple weeks of the job could be difficult as there is a lot to learn about the products.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    A good software company to work for

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Director in Toronto, ON

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

    Pros

    Flexible organization, doesn't micro-manage, lots of flexibility in roles, good products. The organization is in a good space for a software company, and it has a lot of growth potential

    Cons

    Internal systems need improving, some stronger integration between different business units would help in growing the scope of their opportunities in the data management space

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    A full push on moving from a tools company to a solution company is a must if the comany is to continue the growth expected as an organization.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Inferior Product Portfolio and In Difference towards Product Quality

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Delivery Manager
    Current Employee - Technical Delivery Manager

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

    Pros

    Salaries are good. Working from home is promoted

    Cons

    It is challenging to implement inferior products.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get your act together.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Great place, good people, great technologies and resources

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Enterprise Sales Executive in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Enterprise Sales Executive in Toronto, ON

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

    Pros

    Strong product, message, marketing, access to executives is fantastic.

    Cons

    Disparate teams leads to inconsistency and inefficient collaboration.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    On and Off

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Informatica

    Pros

    Culture is OK. Decent pay.

    Cons

    New management comes in and ruins morale...you are never valued and always replaceable. That is the mentality.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to the employess that have been around. They know what's best for the company not some new hot shot executive

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Informatica Response

    Sep 26, 2013Vice President International Human Resources

    Thanks for taking the time to post this review - I'm sorry to hear that there are some things that we could be doing better for you - please feel free to reach out to me direcly if you would like to ... More

  8.  

    Job Review

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Good culture. Informatica has a good work culture compared to many Software product companies.

    Cons

    Management always changing the way various tasks are done. Only thing that is constant is change. Change is supposed to be a good thing only if the change improves a process, most of the changes done by Infa Managment doesnt improve the process but just change it.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Excellent work culture

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Informatica as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    down to earth coworkers, great atmosphere, bright future if you can settle down soon, good food, ready to help, no discrimination between seniors and juniors, all are treated in the same level.

    Cons

    work-life is a bit stressful

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Would be helpful if the training is more fresher friendly as the products are entirely new to any employee joinee

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Better than most but there is room for improvement.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Sales Consultant in Chicago, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Sales Consultant in Chicago, IL (US)

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

    Pros

    Pay and benefits are very good and my immediate management is very good. Pre-Sales management has always worked hard to enable us in our jobs and listen/respond to our issues.

    Cons

    Corporate mostly acts as if pre-sales does not exist. Although I personally led the technical side of sales in doubling our number last year no one from corporate ever mentioned my name and in fact credited sales overlays that weren't even involved in deals. At this point HQ seems out of touch with what is happening in the field. Let's hope the new sales management will dig out of the hole created by the last regime.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Create an environment where hard work and quality results are rewarded in more than just the sales team.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Excellent management with a vision to the future...

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

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

    Pros

    great people & mgmt., forward thinking on business practices as well as technology. Without question, we are the leader in our S/W field of choice, always a huge plus when INFA is respected and recognized as much as it is. Our offices @ HQ are top notch, excellent encouragement from upper mgmt. to having a great work-life balance.

    Cons

    The stock price could and should be higher as compared to other Billion Dollar S/W companies. C-level exec's need to get the company name out there to a much broader investor audience via every/any means possible...you shouldn't have to just be in IT to know about INFA. A higher buy volume usually = stock price going up.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    see my notes above re: stock price

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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