Great salary and benefits, but static roles with no future
Developer (Former Employee) – Toronto, ON – 23 May 2019
The good - high salary, excellent bonus, company shutdown over the holidays, RRSP matching (you pay 6% and they will pay 9%!!), private cubicles, extremely quiet office, perks aplenty including free food 2 or three times a week (salmon filets and wild rice, not leftover pizza lol)
The bad - so many long time staff who have not been trained in doing anything else for decades that have become institutionalized into not wanting to rock the boat with new ideas. IT department prefers to buy a solution rather than build one. When it does build one, it must be developed quickly and matching the 15 year old technology of other in-house apps. Mgmt is sold new systems by salesmen and then tells staff to make it fit with their other systems.
free lunches from very fine restaurants, 17% bonus, 9% RRSP match
no company direction, mgmt prefers status quo, many lifers here doing the same job because $ is so lucrative