Shopify Software Developer Reviews

Updated 18 May 2020

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4.7
92%
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99%
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Shopify CEO Tobias Lütke
Tobias Lütke
25 Ratings
  1. "Amazing company to work for"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - IOS Software Developer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Shopify for less than a year

    Pros

    They have a healthy work culture Promotes a creative minded working environment Has an autonomous work approach

    Cons

    Sometimes the projects you work on may be a little daunting but if you're passionate about what you're doing, it doesn't really matter that much.

  2. Helpful (7)

    "Good on paper, poor in practice"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Developer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Shopify full-time

    Pros

    Lots of growth and learning, lots of experience to be had.

    Cons

    Poor support for employees, politics and discrimination are ripe throughout management.

  3. "Great workplace"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Stockholm, Stockholm
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    - Lots of opportunities to grow - Welcoming culture - Down-to-earth upper management

    Cons

    Nothing I can think of right now

  4. "Great culture"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Software Developer in Waterloo, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Shopify for less than a year

    Pros

    Great Culture. Cares about developers.

    Cons

    Not too many cons. Could improve hours.

  5. Helpful (2)

    "Great company with great benefit package"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    RSUs, free food, lifestyle spending account, super talented and friendly coworkers

    Cons

    The company moves quite quickly and things aren't always well written down and documented which makes it hard at times to keep up with the latest status of things

  6. "Great company culture, amazing growth opportunities, plus all the added perks!"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Shopify part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Two words. Amazing culture.

    Cons

    Sometimes directions on a project are unclear but team is always there to help clarify.

  7. Helpful (5)

    "Great people, good culture"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Software Development Manager 

    I have been working at Shopify full-time

    Pros

    Great pay, perks and culture. Felt cared for

    Cons

    Lots of chaos, still learning how to be a big company. A few jerks

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  8. Helpful (2)

    "10x your career"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Development Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Shopify full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    A company that encourages you to learn and push yourself further every day. It values ownership, accountability, learning and thriving on change.

    Cons

    Work environment can get somewhat stressful from time to time.

  9. "Good culture"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Developer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Shopify full-time

    Pros

    People here are genuinely nice

    Cons

    The company is getting larger making it harder to be a generalist

  10. "Great workplace"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Waterloo, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of learning Smart people Hard work Great comp Good work life balance

    Cons

    Things change often (can be a pro, but also overwhelming) Growing company has growth pains

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