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Staff Software Engineers at IBM give their company a 4.3 out of 5.0, while the average rating for IBM is 3.9, making them 10% happier than every other employee at IBM and 12% happier than every other Staff Software Engineer on CareerBliss - the happiest Staff Software Engineers work for Brocade.

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Average Rating
(based on 5 Staff Software Engineer Review Ratings)
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Staff Software Engineer
in Austin, TX

"I worked with IBM for 10 yrs. It's great company."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Staff Software Engineer
Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4.8 / 5
Support You Get 4.8 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.8 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5

Average Staff Software Engineer Ratings in the Past 5 Years

Year Salary
2011 $3
2012 $4
2015 $4
Staff Software Engineer
in Encinitas, CA
Person You Work For 4.3 / 5 People You Work With 4.3 / 5 Work Setting 2.9 / 5
Support You Get 3.1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2.4 / 5
Company Culture 3.1 / 5 Way You Work 2.8 / 5
Staff Software Engineer
Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 3.9 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.9 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5

Average IBM Attributes by Staff Software Engineer

Company Culture
4.4
Growth Opportunities
4
People You Work With
4.6
Person You Work For
4.4
Rewards You Receive
3.8
Support You Get
4.3
Way You Work
4.2
Work Setting
4.3
Staff Software Engineer
in San Francisco, CA
Person You Work For 4.7 / 5 People You Work With 4.9 / 5 Work Setting 4.7 / 5
Support You Get 4.8 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4.8 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4.8 / 5
Company Culture 4.8 / 5 Way You Work 4.3 / 5
Staff Software Engineer

"Bureaucracy at its finest."

Staff Software Engineer
in Research Triangle Park, NC

"IBM struggles with internal problems around quality and management political infighting."

What do you like about working at IBM?

"Work environment was nice."

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

"Keep your day job."

What don't you like about working at IBM?

"Frequent layoffs."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Learn ethics."

Staff Software Engineer
in La Verne, CA

"Low salaries with inept management"

What do you like about working at IBM?

"Kept busy working in QA department"

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

"Seek elsewhere."

What don't you like about working at IBM?

"Company was bought by IBM. Once that happens things changed;i.e. management attitudes and procedures.Worked with satisfactory reviews and then called in and told your worked was un-satisfactory;selected for lay-off."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Better direction and leadership qualities. Manager needed more hands-on experience and more morale building techniques."

Staff Software Engineer
in Poughkeepsie, NY

"Good company, poor career growth potential."

What do you like about working at IBM?

"The people and the stability."

What don't you like about working at IBM?

"Promotion, raise and employee rating process."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Put more emphasis on bringing your top talent up the ranks and try to retain your young people. Move employees into better positions if they deserve them, get rid of 30+ year sr management and replace with younger motivated top talent."

Staff Software Engineer
in Tucson, AZ

What do you like about working at IBM?

"Flex schedules and work site."

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

"A good place to start your IT career."

What don't you like about working at IBM?

"No free coffee."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Provide free coffee."

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