10-12 hours a day, five to six days a week. It is all up to the individual. Staff that are passionate about their work are in the office more. Some of the old-school lifers skate out early as possible
Answered - Director, Network Technologies and IT Operations (Current Employee) - Chicago, IL
* writing long detailed technical emails to project mgmt and other engineers because there is no project management process, centralized documentation, or technical planning for that matter.
* working out configuration issues in commercial platforms for which there is little documentation or internal specialization, only how it worked yesterday.
* reporting my every action to highly entrenched management who can't read beyond an email's first sentence.
* maintaining a detailed record of my actions and work to use during my year-end-review, which is based entirely on how my project and dev manager feel today and if the one-over-one even remembers my name.
* working with dated web practices on 20 year old code that at no point seems to have benefited from updated infrastructure or refactoring and optimization.
Answered - Software Engineer (Former Employee) - Chicago, IL