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Cloudreach Engineer Reviews

Updated 5 Jul 2019

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Cloudreach CEO Aaron M. Painter
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "A genuinely good place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Devops Engineer in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cloudreach full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Excellent Pay, Unrivalled Work Culture, Perks including eating out Fridays, Working From Home, Bonuses and uncapped holiday allowance. Exciting tech driven work, in a market leader.

    Cons

    Going through severe growth, so business is adapting as it's outgrown being a startup

    Cloudreach2019-07-05
  2. Helpful (13)

    "We are growing faster than we can keep up with"

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Vancouver, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cloudreach full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Culture is awesome - Coworkers are incredible - Great office location and events - Opportunities to work on fun projects - Personal development budget

    Cons

    - The global compensation review was promised around a year ago. Still nothing! Some salaries are as much as 50% under the current market rates! - Some management positions have been filled with people with no previous management experience - It seems like we are struggling to adapt to our growth - No real career progression path. If you want to move on to a better role, you gotta either change BU or go into management

    Advice to Management

    Be careful with letting your best people leave. Most people who are leaving have given plenty of warning, and it's a shame we are not doing much to keep them around.

    Cloudreach2018-10-19
  3. Helpful (21)

    "Once a nice Company now floating in a Dark BUBBLE"

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    Former Employee - Systems Engineer in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Cloudreach full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Great learning and travel opportunities. - Good working equipment - Good life work balance. - Healthy and inspiring work environment filled with nice furniture, sleek design and well stocked fridge with healthy snacks. - Pushes for individual growth through certifications and time allocation for learning. - Awesome name on your CV - Fun Kick-offs and Quarterly

    Cons

    - A lot of unqualified and misfit personnel in executive management, senior management and strategic positions. - Two faced Senior management doesn't believe in an equitable financial rewards scheme for staff but for the selected few. - A facade with a chaotic benefits scheme and an inciting experience package to distract employees. - Loads of unfulfilled recruitment promises - Worst Pensions Benefit - Absence...

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    Advice to Management

    - Be agile when it comes to change and taking risks - Accept the consequences of risks taken in good faith - Have a better reason to retain people - Operate an equitable Employee and benefit policy across board in the organisation - Design and execute plans rather than becoming faint hearted when it comes to execution. - Employ competent hands to drive your Big Data , Software Engineering and R &D and leadership...

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    Cloudreach2018-07-11

    Cloudreach Response

    July 24, 2018Strategic Adviser to the CEO

    Thank you for the review. We appreciate your direct feedback. There's quite a few topics covered in this review, so we'll try and summarise it. There are a few things you point out where we recognise there's work to be done and others where we disagree with your assessment. Here's ...

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  4. Helpful (14)

    "Not all that glitters is gold"

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    Former Employee - Engineer in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Cloudreach full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    +Some good benefits +Unlimited holidays +Good performance review process

    Cons

    - It's all about how well you play the game these days. - Too much politics - A few strange hires have been made recently, not very "cloudy", it seems the recruitment get all the attention and shine to help them make the numbers. - Cloudreach Care initiative is fake, was a good idea but now it is all just about social media and "looking" good from the outside. - Hours are super long and if you are not seen to respond...

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    Advice to Management

    Go back a few years and look at the company it was then vs what you have now. Not all that glitters is made of gold.

    Cloudreach2018-03-01

    Cloudreach Response

    March 15, 2018Head of Cloudreach Europe

    *One* of out of five, that's a harsh review, ;-) Sounds like you don't work for us anymore, so it's tough to try and address these points without some more specifics unfortunately. My general thoughts: I'm glad that you enjoyed several aspects of Cloudreach life, and presumably ...

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  5. Helpful (3)

    "Nice place to work - Amazing Co-workers"

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    Current Employee - Cloud Systems Engineer in Paris
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cloudreach full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Cloudreach has great values and culture. It is a pleasure to wake up every morning to work with nice and smart people.

    Cons

    Carrer opportunities are difficult to take (internal interview processes, case studies...). But Cloudreach is growing fast and new carrer paths may appear.

    Advice to Management

    Keep focusing on our culture and values as we grow.

    Cloudreach2017-11-10
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Cloudy Culture"

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    Current Employee - Devops Engineer in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cloudreach full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Fantastic people, awesome benefits and huge growth

    Cons

    I challenge you to find any cons at Cloudreach

    Cloudreach2017-07-23
  7. Helpful (3)

    "Finally !! i found it :)"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cloud Systems Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cloudreach

    Pros

    Smartest people I have ever worked with, the easiest team to work within I have ever encountered. Individuality is celebrated here and everyone discovers their true place at the table bringing their individual approaches, skills and ideas to the team. Personal growth plans have extraordinary scope and is encouraged with the backing and resources to make sure you succeed. I feel extremely lucky to have been given the...

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    Cons

    cons? hmm... have not found any serious ones yet. oh... except maybe the crunch crisp cereal has always gone by Tuesday morning - they need to buy more crunch crisp and less chocolate and cheese !! ;)

    Advice to Management

    keep it going exactly as is - never let anyone influence the company away from the cloudy values.

    Cloudreach2017-06-26
  8. Helpful (5)

    "A great company to work for!"

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    Former Employee - Devops Engineer in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cloudreach full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Cloudreach is really amazing company. I was part of CR for 3 years and it was by far the best company I worked for. I learned so much during the 3 years and it prepared me very well for my next career challenges! Some of the best pros I would like to mention: - The people - everyone is very friendly, smart, helpful, positive. Really great people and you will enjoy working with the team - Quarterly meetings - 2 smaller...

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    Cons

    - The ops team supports many many customers who are using many different technologies and build various applications - this may be overwhelming for some people and you should be ready to learn a lot and grasp new things quickly.

    Advice to Management

    You are doing great work to keep Cloudreach amazing place to work for. Try to keep the culture as it is right now despite the big growth.

    Cloudreach2017-05-31
  9. Helpful (5)

    "Big changes are coming ( now for real)"

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    Former Employee - Cloud Systems Engineer Leader in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cloudreach full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Cloudreach got recently acquired by Blackstone, which means big changes are coming. Some of them are structural, but most importantly its a good investment into Cloudreach to speed up the business. I'm sure it's not solving all the issues which were mentioned in other reviews(, especially not instantly), however it should have a huge, hopefully positive impact on the company. Because of this, I would say the pre-2017...

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    Cons

    -Some internal communication issues -> the management is aware of this and they are trying to fix it -Lack of bonuses in the past (May change from 2017) -High employee fluctuation -Moderate salaries (in a booming market.)

    Advice to Management

    Don't give up the Cloudreach Culture and try to keep your talents, because they are amazing!

    Cloudreach2017-03-27
  10. "cloudreach is cool !!!!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Devops Engineer in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cloudreach full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    One of the best company I've worked for ! Everyone is always availabe to help, learning is made easy.

    Cons

    nothing to report, really.

    Advice to Management

    keep it the way it is !

    Cloudreach2016-12-07
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