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3.7
Average Rating
(based on 104 BMC Software Review Ratings)
Company Culture
3.5
Growth Opportunities
3.2
People You Work With
4.2
Person You Work For
3.9
Rewards You Receive
3.7
Support You Get
3.7
Way You Work
3.9
Work Setting
3.7
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"I've enjoyed my time working for BMC. They constantly and consistently keep an eye on how well their employees are taken care of. They offer many great benefits, and encourage career progression, both in the form of education assistance and BMC product training. I highly recommend working for them."
Posted 8 years ago in Burlington, NJ
Server Administrator
in Austin, TX

"Great place to work."

Outside Sales Representative
in Orem, UT

"In my experience, if you are not Mormon, forget it!"

What do you like about working at BMC Software?

"Most of the people were ok."

What don't you like about working at BMC Software?

"Religion and Politics."

Senior Systems Administrator

"Good place to work for."

IT Contracting Technician
in Kennesaw, GA

"Great job if you are willing to commute."

What do you like about working at BMC Software?

"Good pay, interesting job environment. Two projects are never the same."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Great pay if you are willing to commute and sometimes spend the night at hotels."

What don't you like about working at BMC Software?

"Always commuting. BMC often wanted employees to commute 100+ miles a day for a project."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Try to find projects closer to the employee's home. Many co-workers needed to get hotel rooms for multi-day projects since the projects were so far away and that money came out of the co-workers pocket."

Director of Product Development
in San Jose, CA

"Too bottom-line focused, not enough concern for employees."

What do you like about working at BMC Software?

"Great employees and interesting work."

What don't you like about working at BMC Software?

"Senior management not focused on big picture."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Carefully review investments before throwing them away."

National Sales Manager

"They hired me, went to two weeks of training, and then let go of 50% of my division. Insane."

Product Development Manager
in Austin, TX

"BMC was a great place to work."

What do you like about working at BMC Software?

"Challenges, fun, excellent co-workers."

What don't you like about working at BMC Software?

"Downsizing."

Senior Product Developer
in Austin, TX

"BMC has many good points, but quality of life and environment was adversely affected by executive incompetence."

What do you like about working at BMC Software?

"Challenges and learning new technologies."

What don't you like about working at BMC Software?

"Layoffs, layoffs, layoffs."

Salesperson
in Houston, TX

"It was a great experience. It introduced me to the IT world."

Senior Software Engineer
in Dallas, TX

"Cut throat employment (New Dimension Software)."

Enterprise Account Manager
in Atlanta, GA

What do you like about working at BMC Software?

"People."

What don't you like about working at BMC Software?

"Processes."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Focus on the customer's needs."

Manager
in Costa Mesa, CA

"POOR company to work for outside of HQ."

What do you like about working at BMC Software?

"Work 14 hour days, and then they laid me off."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Yes, if you are going to work there, watch your back."

What don't you like about working at BMC Software?

"Poor senior management. One came to visit our site and fell asleep while the team was talking to him."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Wake up and see that you used to have good people working for you."

Enterprise Account Manager

What do you like about working at BMC Software?

"Working with Enterprise customers, solving their problems."

Technical Support Engineer
in Waltham, MA

What do you like about working at BMC Software?

"BMC had a good team of people I worked with at the time, everyone was locally based."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"They have consolidated their development from Waltham and relocated product development to HQ in Houston."

Senior Software Consultant
in Waldorf, MD

"A great place to work."

What do you like about working at BMC Software?

"Great people and work environment. Training was good. Rewards and bonus were good. Overall an excellent place to work."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"No, it's been a few years. So, I'm sure things have changed since I interviewed with BMC."

What don't you like about working at BMC Software?

"When I was with BMC there were constant layoffs. It was a drip drip drip approach to finding the right size for the company. This created a drain on the people and a distraction as everyone was constantly on the phone with headhunters and on interviews to be prepared for the next round of layoffs."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Try and do layoffs less frequently. A larger layoff is better than two small rounds of layoffs."

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