MapR Technologies Employee Reviews about "hadoop"

Updated 27 May 2019

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3.5
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MapR Technologies CEO John Schroeder
John Schroeder
51 Ratings
Pros
  • "The product is really a game changer in Big Data spaces(in 19 reviews)

  • "Great technology with extremely satisfied customers and high retention(in 13 reviews)

Cons
  • "Very competitive environment noSQL & Hadoop(in 6 reviews)

  • "Company Culture lost in the management swap out(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Sales"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at MapR Technologies full-time

    Pros

    Great product with strategic focus being away from low value Hadoop market

    Cons

    Poor management of people performance and tracking progression.

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  2. Helpful (1)

    "Mapr Technologies"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Product Specialist in Hyderābād
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Working at Mapr gives very good exposure to Hadoop ecosystem. People are highly skilled and it is the best place for learning distributed systems.

    Cons

    Poor marketing and sales. Engineering needs to share their knowledge more often.

  3. "Great company"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Regional Sales Director in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at MapR Technologies full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Smart folks for Big Data projects for test dev and enterprise production

    Cons

    Very competitive environment noSQL & Hadoop

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  4. "Great place to work and great technology"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Territory Sales Director in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The technology is great and the people at MapR are very talented. It doesn't feel like a small company and there is a lot of resources available for training to get ramped up quickly. The leadership team is very strong and MapR is gaining more and more momentum everyday.

    Cons

    Most enterprise accounts have chosen a Hadoop platform provider and lumps MapR into that category, though MapR is highly differentiated. The challenge is showing the technology's strengths that go way beyond just Hadoop distribution.

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  5. Helpful (6)

    "Differentiated technology, uneven execution"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at MapR Technologies full-time

    Pros

    Product has significant differentiation and is proven in demanding customer environments. Company positioned well to be relevant to a broader big data customer community beyond Hadoop. Significant wins at some impressive major accounts.

    Cons

    Fair to poor execution in some key areas (cloud, marketing, partners, customer, community) Longer term leadership positions may be holding back company progress New Oracle sales hires seem naive, entitled and pampered. Marketing underfunded and lacking in direction Poor internal communication. Executives are not accessible and don't inspire an inclusive atmosphere

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  6. Helpful (10)

    "Good tech, mediocre culture"

    3.0
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    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at MapR Technologies

    Pros

    Best Hadoop platform on the market. Experienced leadership (for the most part). Well-funded. No additional pros I can think of.

    Cons

    Not many people care about their value prop. Corrosive culture, particularly in Engineering. Little upward mobility. Benefits are meh. Constant outflow of talent, being replaced by mediocre clueless people from Oracle

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  7. Helpful (15)

    "Low Morale employees + zero morality mgmt = attrition"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at MapR Technologies full-time

    Pros

    Got a good product. Flexible work hours. Nothing other these... Just writing something to fill the 20 word minimum mandated by glass door.

    Cons

    Let's start with work... The Company has got an identity crisis. It claims to be a converged data platform company and NOT yet another Hadoop distro - but indeed customers are using this as a relatively better performing Hadoop distro only. While most of the Hadoop components are outsourced, when it comes to supporting customers' Hadoop deployment, it boils down to blame game & ego frictions. You see two kinds of managers - the one that thrive by satisfying their egos - the others that survive without dignity. No room for new ideas from new engineers unless certified by so called experienced people. The engineering organization is arrogant while the support organization is pathetic. Now the money... Good base pay (if you are lucky and negotiate well) on par with industry. Worst health insurance - even the most expensive PPO plan has a lot of out of pocket even for lab exams. Zero bonus Stock options not worth mentioning. No other benefits I could think of - yeah Friday free lunch from the same vendor almost every week....

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  8. "Sales Director"

    5.0
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     in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at MapR Technologies for more than a year

    Pros

    Museum quality Big Data Hadoop

    Cons

    Early Market in some territories

  9. Helpful (22)

    "Lack of leadership, lack of vision, very abrasive personalities"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at MapR Technologies full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    -Big Data experience -Start-Up experience -Forces you to hold yourself accountable and maintain a high level of personal responsibility and respect as others don't do the same

    Cons

    -Full of "rest and vest" employees -Leadership is invisible, non-existent and does not offer any form of mentorship -Office is a ghost town, poor work ethic and toxic environment -Not seen as Hadoop by prospective customers -Proprietary technology, CEO and other execs openly admit they want to be the next Oracle

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  10. Helpful (1)

    "Chance to transform an industry"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at MapR Technologies full-time

    Pros

    IT hasn't been this changed in over a decade. This is bigger than cloud was. Change to get in and see how Hadoop is transforming companies, and effect change.

    Cons

    It's hard work. There's a lot of new technologies to learn, so you have to spend a lot of time learning.

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