Culture is made by people, and some departments' culture is better than others. I was privileged to work with peers and leaders who were leaders in industry and technically savvy, yet humble, caring and fun.
Senior Management direction seems to have shifted in recent years, likely the result of daring economic times. Some changes have impacted people's ability to make decisions and take ownership, which has had an impact in team morale.
Relaxed atmosphere, friendly and supportive culture
Lacking good home / work life balance