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You will learn a lot... and will be stressed out most of the time.

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Current Employee - Vendor Manager  in  Seattle, WA (US)
Current Employee - Vendor Manager in Seattle, WA (US)

Pros

Coworkers are really smart
You learn a ton
Generally very fast-paced

Cons

High-pressure environment
Long hours
Burn-out is likely

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Fast-paced energic company with complex architecture

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    Current Employee - Systems Engineer II  in  Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer II in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

    Pros

    I work with some of the best engineers that I've seen. Company not too hierarchical. Good work is highly recognized. Ideas are listened to. Technical decisions are made with careful analysis.

    Cons

    Too many meetings. Too much email. Open space. Frugality. Sometimes work is not very engaging. Suffers from being too large. Internal tools sometimes a nightmare to work with. Specialization is difficult. Too much on-call duty.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest on better tools, with better documentation. Deprecate old things. Strive for good simple designs. Encourage specialization.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Tax Manager

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    Current Employee - Tax Manager  in  Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Tax Manager in Seattle, WA (US)

    Pros

    1) Pay is market rate
    2) Very smart people

    Cons

    1) Could be stressful
    2) Management might be too busy to meet with staff for personal development.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please ensure employees get work life balance.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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